Category: beauty

5 Things I’m Crushing on This Spring

Waiting For It… I have to tell you that I wondered if Spring would ever rear its beautiful head. I sat around waiting like a kid at Christmas. It seemed like a very long winter. Let’s be clear I don’t mind winter. I love the time to slow down and relax a little bit, but

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Three Takeaways From My Bold Night In NYC

How Bold Are You If you have been following along on Instagram you know that I’ve had what could be described as a fairytale moment in NYC recently. I wanted to share it here too because I feel like what’s happening over at Chico’s deserves more attention than I can give in an Instagram post,

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The Best Skin Creams for Those Who Want to Look 15 at 50

The Best Skin Creams *While I do receive compensation for any items purchased through my amazon influencer page, the views and opinions expressed here are purely my own.  The other day a friend’s daughter posted on FB about wanting to find the best night cream. She’s a beautiful young lady in her twenties. I can’t

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2018 For the Win and a Better Bolder Real Chic Life

Happy New Year friends Like many of you I dive head first into a New Year. There’s just something about goal setting, organizing my thoughts, dreams, and future plans that really gets me going. An excuse to make a list? Yes, please! A reason to reflect on all of things I am grateful for… Oh,

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How To Be Graceful In 5 Easy Steps

How to Be Graceful My grandmother was the classiest lady I knew. I learned a lot of my “how to be chic” lessons from watching my grandmother as a little girl. When she passed away last week those who spoke of her kept referencing her poise, style and her grace. It became evident that she wasn’t only

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The Real Chic Life’s Favorite Fall Things

My 7 Favorite Fall Things When I was much younger I once had someone tell me that Fall was their favorite season. Fall?? Who likes fall? What about summer? I couldn’t imagine back then that anything could beat fun in the sun, convertible tops, flip flops and beachy vibes. This was way before the whole

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How to Be Your Very Own Trophy Wife

How to Be Your Very Own Trophy Wife Yes, you read that correctly. I am going to tackle a subject that might make some people cringe. The idea of being a trophy wife conjures up images that really aren’t seen as flattering or particularly positive. We often visualize a much younger woman married to a

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