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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

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Out With the Old

I’m surprised how quickly 2018 has passed. It really is true how time seems to fly as we get older. I think it’s because we try to fit in so many more things now. At least I’d have to say that’s how things are in my life. I have my very full-time accounting career. I’m… Read More Out With the Old

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Post-Christmas Blues

The only blues I’m dealing with are these pieces from J.Jill. After so much Christmas Red (I tend to go a bit overboard), it was great to pull out the cool, soothing tones of blue. Now that the rush of Christmas is over, are you turning your attention to the new year? I’m taking a… Read More Post-Christmas Blues