Best of 2016

Well, 2016 has been quite a year! From knee surgery and losing my buddy, my yellow lab Charlie, to new grandbabies (one here and one on the way) and the engagement of my youngest daughter, we’ve run the gamut of emotions.  The year started rough but fortunately ended well.  Through it all I’ve plugged along… Read More Best of 2016



Scarf • Ted Baker | Top • Nordstrom | Jeans • Paige | Boots • Similar here, splurge version here | Bag • Michael Kors  | Sunglasses • Ted Baker | Lip Pencil • M·A·C Burgundy | Lipstick • M·A·C Dark Side There is nothing like a gorgeous scarf to change the mood of an… Read More Scarf


Cozy Grey

Top • Target | Jeans • Paige | Hat • Similar here | Boots • Sam Edelman | Bag • Michael Kors Well, the hustle and bustle of Christmas is now a memory.  Yes, there are the after-Christmas sales,  but the busy-ness is finally ebbing.  I don’t know about you, but I ate like each meal was my last.  I’m working… Read More Cozy Grey


Burgundy Boho

Boho Top • Lucky Brand, various options here, here, here and here | Jeans • Paige | Hat • Similar here, here and here | Bag • Michael Kors similar here and here | Boots • Vince Camuto, other options here, here, here and high end Stuart Weitzman boots here | Lipstick • M·A·C Dark Side This may be the first Boho-style… Read More Burgundy Boho

Finance, Looks

Money Monday – Leather Weather and Tax Planning

Tunic • Nordstrom | Skirt • Similar here | Tights • Talbots | Shoes • Zappos | Bag • Louis Vuitton (mine is older; I’ve linked several pre-owned options below, some with an initial $25 sign-up credit!) | Sunglasses • Tory Burch | Lipstick • M·A·C Dark Side One of the things I enjoy about cold weather is leather.  (You’ve probably noticed… Read More Money Monday – Leather Weather and Tax Planning



Red Coat • Similar here and on sale!  High end version here | Scarf • Charlotte Russe(on sale for $5!!) | Jeans • Paige (on sale!)| Sunglasses • Nordstrom | Lip Pencil • M·A·C Ruby Woo | Lipstick • M·A·C Ruby Woo | Lipglass • M·A·C Ruby Woo Sometimes we love that little pop of color, don’t we?  But there are times… Read More Red


Gifts for Him

1 | 2 | 3 |4 | 5 | 6 |7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 Looking for gifts for the men in your life?  Or perhaps a unique present for that one special guy?  I’ve put together a great collection of gifts for him.  From gadgets to clothes, I’m sure you’ll… Read More Gifts for Him


Casual and Comfortable

Shirt • Target | Leggings • Zella | Boot • Vince Camuto (also here)|Beanie • Nordstrom | Bag • Michael Kors (more options below) | Earrings • Kate Spade | Sunglasses • Nordstrom | Lip Pencil • M·A·C Burgundy  | Lipstick • M·A·C Dark Side Sometimes I feel like I’d leave my head behind if it weren’t attached to my body.  Last week I was… Read More Casual and Comfortable


Blue Sweater and a Blessing

Blue Sweater • Nordstrom | Leggings • Nordstrom | Bag (old) • Similar Tory Burch | Earrings • Kate Spade | Sunglasses • Nordstrom | Shoes • Nordstrom | Lip Pencil • M·A·C Subculture | Lipstick • M·A·C Half-N-Half Isn’t this such a cool sweater?  It’s more than just a plain knit tunic; I’ve provided a close-up to show the knit detail.  You know me, I love… Read More Blue Sweater and a Blessing


Red Flare

Red Flare Sweater • Nordstrom | Skirt • Nordstrom | Wallet • Louis Vuitton, also here | Booties (sold out) • Similar here | Sunglasses • Nordstrom | Lip Pencil • M·A·C Ruby Woo | Lipstick • M·A·C Ruby Woo | Lipglass • M·A·C Ruby Woo Christmas season is upon us.  It’s a time of year when the color red is so prevalent, even Santa… Read More Red Flare