My mom turned 80 last month. My daughters and nieces have children or are expecting children of their own. We’re just now re-igniting this long-forgotten tradition. The point is, it’s not too late to start. We’re building memories and the continued expectation of an annual, enjoyable event. That’s what traditions do. They tie you together… Read More Family Holiday Traditions
I know what you’re thinking. I thought the same thing. Leopard print is too much for the office. When I combined a leopard shirt and black slacks and ralized I had tamed the wild beast. The trick is to keep everything tailored. The sleek lines are sophisticated so you don’t look like you’re heading straight… Read More Taming the Wild Beast
When I picked out this J.Jill buffalo check dress I knew I loved it but I didn’t realize everyone else would feel the same way. It’s already almost sold out! I’m so sorry. I really wanted to give you a chance to buy it because it’s so festive. Never fear, I was able to come… Read More Ubiquitous Buffalo Check
“Three Little Angels, all dressed in white, tried to get to Heaven on the end of a kite. . .” My daughters and I used to sing that song when they were small. A friend even gave me a little hanging bird feeder with three small cherubs sitting around it because it reminded her of… Read More Three Little Angels . . .
If leopard is the new black, here’s your next LBD. This leopard dress is so much fun. It’s an easy shirtdress you can wear loose as I have, or tied up with a belt. Wear it like a long tunic as shown, or lose the leggings and treat it like a true dress. Options. Give… Read More Leopard Dress – Your Next LBD
One of the great things about cooler weather? Scarves! I’m such a fan. I love the way a scarf completely changes the look of a simple top. My crewneck black sweater is probably 20 years old, and a true favorite. I wear it by itself a lot. It’s simplicity and classic styling make it the… Read More The Options of a Multi-Fabric Scarf
Am I the only one who’s a bit over the Black Friday situation? About five years ago I stood in line on Thanksgiving night in the cold rain with my daughter, Tiffany, to pick up some great deals at Target, only to find later everything I wanted could have been purchased from the warmth of… Read More Did Someone Say Sales?
How do you feel about statement pieces? As a fashion blogger I’m all for them! I love a cool fashion focal point, something a bit out of the ordinary. For a former wallflower, this did not come naturally. I wanted to fly under the radar as much as possible. Now? I’ll try all kinds of… Read More Making a Statement
Being in the present. As a tax and financial planning professional, I know planning makes a difference. I can help clients save money much more easily before the end of the year. After that, it’s more about damage control. With a continual forward focus, it is sometimes difficult to step out of that perspective in… Read More Looking Ahead
It’s funny, in the Haute Business bio I say I don’t want to ride off into the sunset wearing tunics and elastic-waist pants. Yet here I am. Why? Because this particular look is so cool. I love the way the print swirls basic black and white into something really interesting to the eye. And are… Read More Checking out the Chico’s Traveler Collection