Beauty

What Do You Do?

Happy day, dear reader! I ran across this little beauty questionnaire out in the blogosphere, and was tagged by a friend (?) to share. Here goes! The good, the bad, and the potentially embarrassing... 1. Eyelash Curler – Yes or No? YES! Sadly, everyday. Even when I am not wearing mascara. Which is rare. I… Continue reading What Do You Do?

Capsule Wardrobe

Summer Capsule, Here I Come!

Wishing you a happy day, dear reader! For us in the U.S., the Memorial Day long weekend (bank holiday) is the big summer kickoff! So, hot on the heels of my 80/20 Capsule experiment, I am starting my summer capsule. The planning started about two weeks ago when I pulled my warm weather clothing box… Continue reading Summer Capsule, Here I Come!

Wardrobe 101

Style Staples: #2 Short Colored Necklace

Happy day, dear reader! Today I thought I would share with you the second installment in the Style Staples series. Style Staples are those pieces that help you turn the Building Basics in your closet into a look with intention. When I work with a client, we identify a client’s style recipe and start by… Continue reading Style Staples: #2 Short Colored Necklace

Spirituality & Style

Mindful Dressing

Happy day, dear reader! Just so you know that I am not ignoring the royal wedding... Yes, I saw part of the festivities, and enjoyed the outfits, hats, and fascinators. I will leave it to my British blogging sisters to dissect the event, and provide much better context than I can from across the pond.… Continue reading Mindful Dressing

Wardrobe 101

Style Staples: #1 Long Necklace

Happy day, dear reader! If you have been following my blog for any time, you know how much trouble I have with Must-Have lists! Must-Haves are very personal. Your must have may not mine. Our lifestyles, personalities, values, and budgets aren't the same; our Must-Haves won't be either. That said, I am often asked what… Continue reading Style Staples: #1 Long Necklace

Body Shapes

Dress Picks for Summer (2018)

Happy day, dear reader! If you have been reading for any time now, you know that I Love Me a Dress! Some people are not dress people and would not be caught dead in one! I especially love them in the spring and summer. They are a great way to stay cool, and they transition well… Continue reading Dress Picks for Summer (2018)

Capsule Wardrobe

80/20 Capsule Update (Two Months In)

Happy day, dear reader! Well, I am two months into this 80/20 Spring Capsule experiment, so it's time for another update! Caveat: The pictures you see here are all just me and my iPhone. No fancy lighting. No editing. No filters. No Instagram husband. Sorry! Real life. Not lifestyle. Clearly I need to spend some… Continue reading 80/20 Capsule Update (Two Months In)

Capsule Wardrobe

Dress it Up or Down

Dawn-to-Dusk Dressing Happy day, dear reader! Many of our shopping and wardrobe attitudes and habits come from our upbringing, which is a great reason to get a handle on poor shopping habits, unless of course you want to share them with your offspring! (And their offspring. Ad infinitum...) I wrote last week about a shopping… Continue reading Dress it Up or Down