• Musings & Miscellany

    Fall Favorite: Food NOT Fashion!

    Pumpkin Wild-Rice Soup (Soup-Stew-Chili Blog Hop) Happy day, reader dear! Welcome to the party! It’s a food party. If there’s one thing I love even more than style and fashion, it would be food. Because, I LOVE to eat! Yum.…

  • Color

    Burgundy: A Colored Neutral

    Colored Neutrals: Installment Three Happy day, reader dearest! I LOVE wine! No, not that kind of wine. I mean the color wine! Oh, who am I kidding? I like that wine, too. Although it doesn’t like me the way it…

  • Style and Styling

    Easy Halloween Costumes from Your Closet

    Bonus Post! Happy day, reader dearest, I certainly wasn’t expecting to pop an extra post in this month, but I couldn’t resist. Halloween is coming and it’s one of my favorite holidays. Costumes. Candy. Our wedding anniversary. Did I mention,…

  • Color

    Olive, Moss & Forest: Colored Neutrals

    Colored Neutrals: Installment Two Happy day, Reader dear! Back in 2020 I fell head over heels with green. I wish I could explain why. Green has never been high on my chart, except that if you asked me my favorite…

  • Style and Styling

    Copycat Style: October 2021

    Happy mid-October, reader dear! You know what that means, don’t you? It’s Copycat Style time! Copycat style is a little series that began in January of 2020 and took on a life of its own. I felt like my style…

  • Accessories

    10 Ways to Style Your Scarf

    Scarf Challenge Days 1-10 #fallstylechallenge #scarfstylechallenge Happy day, reader dearest, Ten down, 40 to go! Maybe I should call this Volume 1? I feel like I’ve gotten a great start on my Scarf Style Challenge. The easy part of this…

  • Color

    Teal: A Colored Neutral

    Colored Neutrals: Installment One Happy day, Reader dearest! If you are new here, Welcome! I’m Liz, a recovering Blackaholic and lover of color. This is where you say, Hi, Liz! (No, I’m not making fun of recovery or those in…

  • Accessories

    Mixing Metals: 3 Tips for Effortless Cool

    Style Myth Busted! Happy day, reader dearest! I would have thought we would have gotten past the Don’t-Mix-Metals thing by now, but this style myth keeps rearing it’s ugly head. Why? Sometimes one particular metal is having a moment. One…

  • Color

    Colored Neutrals

    & Neutral Colors (Oh, my!) Happy day, reader dear! How’s your new season sorting out? I’m enjoying our cooler mornings and warm sunny afternoons. Now if we could just get those afternoon temps to stay in the 70’s (Let’s say…

  • Color

    5 Ride or Die Beauty Products

    Happy day, reader dearest! This will be the last post of September. Wowza. Where has the month gone? September is traditionally the back to school, back to routine month, but this year? Maybe not so much. Back-to is always a…