• Style and Styling

    Why Trends Matter

    Or: Why Curiosity Doesn’t Kill the Cat! Happy day, dear reader! Twice a year, I run a trends post about the previous season’s shows, and how I might apply those looks to my own ordinary world. I’m not a red…

  • Color

    What is Value Contrast?

    And Why Does It Matter? Happy day, dear reader! Is your week rolling along smartly? This one feels a bit like the Keystone-Cops… Lots of busy-ness, but busy doesn’t equal accomplishment. We’ll have to see how it all plays out,…

  • Wardrobe 101

    Caring for Your Wardrobe

    Happy day, dear reader! This post may come across as bossy… (Me, bossy? NEVER! Just ask my children!) Since working as a Wardrobe and Image consultant I am often asked how to take care of clothes, and it’s not just…

  • Musings & Miscellany

    Why Whole 30?

    Reset Your Relationship with Food Happy day, dear reader! How’s your 2019 going? How about now? When our youngest was small, he would ask repeatedly on your birthday if you were having a good one. “Are you having a good…

  • Travel & Packing

    Packing for LA

    Happy day, dear reader! By the time you read this, I will be in LA, hanging with my best friend, her sisters, daughter and cousin for a few days. These women feed my soul and have been rocks through thick…

  • Style and Styling

    The Modesty Trend

    Featured image above from boraaksu.com. In Support of NOT Letting It All Hang Out… Happy day, dear reader! I hope yours is going swimmingly! In a previous post, I mentioned that off-the-shoulder and cold-shoulder tops are disappearing from the stores…