Looks

Bring on the Burgundy!

What? Helen’s wearing burgundy? That’s so unexpected! No one who knows me has ever said that! It’s certainly a fall favorite. After black, which occupies a huge swath of my closet, burgundy has the strongest presence. And as comfortable as these Calvin Klein separates are, they’ll be items you reach for over and over again!… Read More Bring on the Burgundy!

Lifestyle, Looks

Checkered Past

Many midlife women seem to have given up on their dreams, and haven’t chosen to set new ones, because their checkered past is such an anchor. I’m not talking about an illegal or immoral history, but a history of undervaluing ourselves is just short of criminal. … Read More Checkered Past

Looks

Squared Away

You already know this, but layers are key when the weather is unpredictable. A sweater or jacket you can quickly put on or take off to suit the temperature makes life so much more comfortable. I love the tailored look of this Calvin Klein cardigan. The clever side vents allow this long-line to move with… Read More Squared Away

Lifestyle

What Scares You?

What scares you? When I first started training with my neighbors, their American Ninja Warrior equipment scared me. As my neighbor, Michael, talked about all the crazy things we’d eventually be doing on this contraption it was a little tough trying to appear enthusiastic. What the heck had I gotten myself into? We didn’t start… Read More What Scares You?