I’m still milking this shirt for all its got. It’s such a great fall transition piece! Almost everything goes with jeans, so no surprise this cute top does as well. With a great color like Olive (even though J.Jill calls it Arugula) I can look like fall while it still feels like summer. How are you… Read More More Olive
Every American knows July 4th is special – it is known as Independence Day in the United States, and marks the anniversary of the day our forefathers declared independence from King George of England. Not many Americans are familiar with the birthday of another document, although I’d argue it is every bit as important if… Read More We the People – Happy Birthday to the Constitution of the United States of America
Fall Look There’s nothing like a casual weekend after an overloaded week. Put on a comfortable pair of leggings and a shirt and you’re good to go. It’s a great way to look pulled together with virtually zero effort. More than most looks where I’ve changed out the shoes to give you a different mood,… Read More Fall Look Two Ways and Random Thoughts
Still Wearing White What do you think about wearing white after Labor Day? It’s not an earth-shattering question, but it’s funny how certain fashion “rules” find their way into our lives. I think this “rule” had more to do with shoes than anything else. I remember my white patent leather Mary Janes going into retirement… Read More Do You Wear White After Labor Day?
Don’t you love mixing business and pleasure? These J.Jill cuffed plaid pants help me with that combination. They look like trousers but feel like your favorite pair of yoga pants. We know how great that can be, especially when you’ve got a long day stretching out before you. I’m thinking office, travel, or a casual… Read More Transitional Plaid
What I’ve Been Up To A few weeks ago (six, actually) I started the Bikini Body Guide (BBG) workout. The BBG workout is a twelve-week fitness program designed to get you, well, bikini ready. If not bikini-ready, how about going for simply being in better shape? Yes, please. Kayla Itsines (it-seen’-ez) is the hugely popular… Read More A Fitness Update
How’s your posture? As you read this, are you sitting up straight? I’ll bet you are now! As soon as someone mentions it I find myself adjusting my posture. We all do it. The longer the period of time we sit, the easier it is to slump lower and lower as we read a book,… Read More How’s Your Posture?
Don’t you love it when you get a lot of mileage from pieces in your closet? I really feel as though I’ve spent my money well when I can take a piece and style it multiple ways. I’m doing that today with pieces you probably already have in your closet. Sometimes little changes can make… Read More Little Changes
Andy gets the credit for today’s salsa recipe. About five years ago his doctor discovered his cholesterol was high and prescribed some kind of pill to lower it. Andy being Andy, he didn’t want to start down that path so he asked the doctor about his options. He was told he could change his diet,… Read More La Salsa de Bieneverde (Greenwell’s Salsa)
The Stuff Beauty products/body care products. Love ’em, hate ’em, can’t live without em? Do you feel as overwhelmed as I do trying to negotiate the beauty aisle? So many products. When we moved to our new home I realized I, too, had so many products. Seriously. I could stock my own beauty… Read More The Five Body Care Products You Really Need