An Update for Your Old Suit

Blazer (old) • Similar here, here, here, here, and here | Top • Similar Anthropologie, here, here and below |  Leggings • Nordstrom, other options here and here | Shoes • Calvin Klein, similar here and here | Bag • Rebecca Minkoff (also here) | Fedora • Nordstrom | Lip Pencil • M·A·C Ruby Woo | Lipstick • M·A·C Ruby Woo | Lip Gloss •… Read More An Update for Your Old Suit


Money Monday – Social Security Benefits

I had a great chat with my mom the other day.  Of course, they’re always great chats.  Every once in awhile, as happened the other day, the topic turns to finance.  On this particular day, we talked about Social Security.  We’re pretty exciting like that.  Mom’s concern?  Many people don’t understand the options and choices… Read More Money Monday – Social Security Benefits


My Take on Menswear

Denim Shirt • Target | Pinstripe Pants • Similar here, here and below | Shoes • Nordstrom, lower heel version here | Hat • Nordstrom |Earrings • Kate Spade I’ve enjoyed watching the menswear revival from the sidelines, but I haven’t had much gumption to jump in.  To be honest, it felt like we’d just been through that style.  Maybe that’s… Read More My Take on Menswear


Winter White

Coat • Similar here and below | Skirt • Similar here | Necklace • Similar here | Bag • Louis Vuitton | Shoes • Christian Louboutin | Lipstick • M·A·C Myth Last week I featured this winter white outfit on Instagram (@helengreenwell ) when I wore it to work with over-the-knee boots.  The boots were fun… Read More Winter White



I haven’t always been one to wear a watch.  In fact, I didn’t wear a one for years.  Instead I wore one of many pretty bracelets I’d collected over time.  I didn’t want to set those aside for a watch!  I mean, to tell time I always had clocks around, and when I was out… Read More Watch


Monday Blues

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 We’ve all felt them – the Monday blues.  Today I hope to chase them away with these beautiful blue pieces.  Taking a cue from… Read More Monday Blues


Boot Sale

  1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 It’s a boot sale! Nordstrom has some incredible boot deals going right now. I’ve rounded up a few of the best discounts that, as of now, still have a large variety of sizes… Read More Boot Sale



Sweater • Nordstrom | Pants • Similar options here, here, here and below | Boots • Vince Camuto | Fedora • Old, similar here | Tote • Michael Kors (similar here) | Lip Pencil • M·A·C Burgundy | Lipstick • M·A·C Dark Side   I love a monochromatic look.  I remember watching the TV show Dynasty years ago.  Linda Evans as Krystle Carrington always… Read More Monochromatic


Red Boots

Red Boots • Hunter | Top • Ann Taylor | Jeans • Ann Taylor (more white jeans here and below) | Utility Jacket • Similar here, here and here | Scarf • Similar here | Lip Pencil • M·A·C Ruby Woo | Lipstick • M·A·C Ruby Woo | Lipglass • M·A·C Ruby Woo Why did I wait… Read More Red Boots


New Year’s Resolutions

So here we are in a brand new year. To be honest, 2016 went by so quickly. I’ve included a couple of pictures of two of my granddaughters with thier great-grandparents (my mom and Andy’s dad) to emphasize that point.  Time goes by so quickly, doesn’t it?! As I shared in my post on the… Read More New Year’s Resolutions