Style & Beauty

crushing hard on velvet this fall

Fall Fashion Craving: Velvet

The last noteworthy velvet garment piece I owned was a velvet dress. I wore at university prom about… 30 years ago. I still remember it fondly because it was quite a statement …

Madison Reed Hair Colors

You colored your hair? Now save your investment

I don’t know if it’s simply a reflection of my astrological sign (Leo), but my hair has always been really important: the color, the texture, the style… It all counts …

Fake Bake self-tanner

Fake Bake - Natural Self-Tanner Review

One of our more popular posts is the one on natural self-tanners. I guess I’m not the only one who hates bearing reflective-white legs that have been hibernating under tights and pants …

CNN Style Grandma Stereotypes

Grandma Shoes are the Shoe Silhouette of Summer

  In an interesting moment of reversal in ageism, older women are the new hot thing. See CNN’s piece called “Throw Out the Granny Stereoptype” which just proves that grandmas just …

Hair styled with Timeless by Living Proof

Want Ageless Hair? A Review of Timeless Products by Living Proof

This post was sponsored by Ulta as part of a Blog Blast Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review.   It was about 10 years ago …

Rent the Runway for New Year's Eve

RENT THE RUNWAY for your holiday dress(es)

I have a new rule since we moved and downsized this past spring: One In – One Out. I am stedfast about this rule in my closet and in the kitchen. …