• Wardrobe 101

    My French 5 Wish List

    Spring/Summer 2020 Happy day, reader dear! Yup. I do know. It’s trivial to be writing about style, fashion, and shopping right now, but sinking into the swirling morass that is the current news and social media freak-out isn’t very good for my mental health. Yes, I believe it’s imperative to stay safe and be informed, but that does not require plugging into the 24 hour news cycle. I’m of the opinion that we still need to get up, get dressed, and do what we need to that day. At home, of course! And since what I do is write and teach about style and wardrobing, that’s what I’ll do. Hopefully,…

  • Style and Styling

    Work/Stay at Home Style

    Why Bother Getting Dressed? Happy day, reader dear! Without sounding too much like I’m climbing on my sartorial soapbox, I’m just a little tired of all the Whee!-I’m-working-from-home-in-my-jammies posts. I get it. It’s fun for the first day or week.…

  • Musings & Miscellany

    2020 Style Resolutions

    1st Quarter Check-In Happy day, reader dearest! I pray this post finds you safe, sound, and sane! With all this home-staying, I’m again noticing how time expands and contracts with our level of busy-ness. After the birth of number three…

  • Travel & Packing

    A Surprise in the Mail!

    Mini-Capsule Inspiration Happy day, reader dear! I hope your day contains a pleasant surprise. Because unexpected good never fails to cheer and feels like a little blessing from the universe! I try to remember to say this regularly: Please feel…

  • Style and Styling

    Tall Style Challenges

    Happy day, dear reader! Back in December, I wrote about some of the style challenges petite women face when shopping and dressing! One of the very first comments on Instagram was from a follower who said that her problems are…

  • Money & Style

    Save, Spend, Splurge

    Happy day, reader dearest! I pray that you are safe, sound, and sane in these interesting times. If I can make any assumptions about the actions of others by my own during the “adventures,” I would say that there is…