Summer dresses. They are some of the best things about the season. Do you find them to be a cooler option when the days are hotter? I certainly do. Whether it’s air circulation, freedom of movement or lighter fabrics, dresses are what I reach for all summer long. In my corner of the world the… Read More Summer Dresses Under $100
Summer hit with a vengeance this week. Heading to a lunch meeting Wednesday my car, hot enough to fry an egg, informed me the outside temp was 113. Ugh. According to the calendar it’s still Spring. For the rest of the country. June-September is the penance we pay for our amazing weather October – May.… Read More Summer Skirt
Like the saying goes, “when life hands you lemons, make lemonade.” Or maybe a glass of champagne with a little fresh-squeezed lemon juice. 🙂 And these cute shoes. About the time I got this great striped linen J.Jill shirt, my daughters gave me these adorable Soludos shoes. I just had to put them together! My J.Jill… Read More When Life Gives You Lemons. . .
Eliminate, Donate, Participate Recycling has become a part of our daily routine. Glass, plastic, aluminum – these are all commonly recycled materials, but have you thought about fabric or, more specifically, clothing? Cleaning out my closet gives me the perfect opportunity to do just that. I pull pieces that just don’t work for me anymore.… Read More Eliminate, Donate, Participate
I don’t think of myself as a boho chic kind of girl, but once in a while I find a boho-inspired piece I like. This J.Jill Peasant Top caught my eye recently and I thought I’d give it a go. I love the embroidery which includes just about any color you might want to use… Read More Feeling (Slightly) Boho
Well, today is the day! Last December, Brookside Dark Chocolate asked me to make a BALLSY New Year’s resolution for 2018. I said I’d model a bikini on my blog. What was I thinking?? In truth, I wanted to prove to myself I could do something I set my mind to. I also had something to… Read More Happy Birthday to Me – My Bikini Post!
When the summer heat hits, I prefer dresses over shorts. Summer dresses feel cooler and less binding than other clothing options. Since our little corner of the world hit 109 degrees yesterday little details like that become really important! I want a dress that is loose and comfortable but still has shape to it. Otherwise… Read More Easy Summer Dress
Summer is definitely a time for hats! Whether for shade, style or a combination of both, hats are such a fabulous summer accessory. How much better when you find them at a great price. I’ve rounded up a collection of hats under $100. Some are less than half that and I’m loving them all! I’m… Read More Hats Under $100
Not many of us can say we have more free time than we did a year ago. For all the new time-saving gadgets and techniques out there, we seem to be busier than ever. Finding ways to balance all the demands on our time is a real challenge. Priorities are shifted. Things get sacrificed. Our… Read More The “I Don’t Have Time to Workout” Workout, Part One
Memorial Day I’m taking a moment today to recognize those who have served our country and paid the heaviest price. Our fallen service men and women and their families have made a sacrifice few of us can really fathom. From those whose lives laid the foundation of our great nation to Master Sgt. Jonathan J… Read More Memorial Day 2018