Style & Beauty

White Dress - Not this.

White dresses for the 50+ (i.e. that won't scream "prom" or "wedding")

By Anne-Marie Kovacs, Chief Wife Just before the holidays last year, I was lamenting about the fact that it’s so difficult to find a basic Little Black Dress for this …

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Fashion Craving: Polka Dots

By Anne-Marie Kovacs, Chief Wife Last month my craving was floral patterns. This month it’s polka dots. But, only in the manner of the real, classic, unadulterated interpretation of polka …

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Fashion craving: Spring in full bloom

After an eternal winter, nothing says “Welcome Spring” like colorful floral prints. We’re craving a little bit of color in our wardrobe and we’re finding this season’s flowering trend to …

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HAIR DYE-ARIE - A Madison Reed Hair Color Review

By Susan Keats, Contributor &  Seize-the-Day Propagandist Monday Dear Dye-arie, It has been years since I have written. When was the last time? Was it way back when I read a story in …

Radiant Orchid

Radiant Orchid - Ode to the Pantone Color of the Year 2014

By Anne-Marie Kovacs, Chief Wife I’ve never been a “pink” or “purple” girl but there is something about this year’s Pantone Color of the Year…. I find that Radiant Orchid is …

Scarf Knot Master List

Bright scarves - Great end-of-winter therapy

We are well into March and there’s still a foot of snow on the ground. I have been wearing clunky winter boots for the past four months and will have …