Freeing up Your Summer Look with Wardrobe Staples

There is always something freeing about summer. Like most of you, I longed for summer breaks in my youth. Back then the only scheduled occurrence was the white truck that slowly crept down my street emitting a melody that, although expected, still induced a panic that sent me rummaging for loose change. The angst of […]

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What Taking Chances in 2020 Has Meant for Me

The other day I was talking to someone on the phone. She was bemoaning a situation that had recently occurred. “I’m a good person,” she said. “And I believe I deserve better than this!” She was right. She was probably one of the best of them. In my eyes anyway. And she didn’t deserve the […]

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How I Got My Health and Fitness Routine Back on Track

I’m not sure how many of you have heard of the “Covid 19” but it’s a cheeky little take on the Freshman 15. You know those extra pounds that late night pizza and solo cup filled parties in college are said to take up residence on our bodies during our first year of college? Apparently […]

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A Guide to Stepping Out in Stage 3

Dining, shopping and beauty in the midst of stage 3 I have seen several people posting about their experiences or lack thereof of feeling comfortable traveling, dining and shopping. So many people are ready to get back to normal. I even said that myself when it all began, but I honestly don’t know when I […]

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How to Maintain a Positive Mindset Right Now

I just like many of you have been working from home for the past week. We are certainly experiencing unprecedented times right now and if you’re anything like me your emotions are a little mixed. You might be thankful for the downtime and the ability to spend more time with your families in the comfort […]

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How to Embrace Midlife With Joy!

As someone who never shies away from my age, you have heard plenty from me about all things over 40. I have shared before that even when I was in my twenties 40 sounded glamorous and complete, but that was it for me. I never really thought about what my life would be like after […]

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How to Show a Little Gratitude to YOU!

Happy Thanksgiving Friends! Today is the day that most of us have a laser focus on gratitude and many families share out loud exactly what they are grateful for. I love that tradition. Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday, but when thinking about writing another post on gratitude I couldn’t get Snoop Dogg out […]

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How to Dress a Petite and/or Curvy Figure in Fall Knits

*The following is a guest blog post by Courtney Imade of Living the M Life. It’s no secret that fall is my favorite season. When we think of fall, we tend to think of changing leaves, cooling temps, and cozy sweaters. But for a long time I disliked the way I looked in fall sweaters. […]

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How to Embrace Every Season on the Way to Your Dream!

The other day I was sitting around anxiously reflecting on my goals. I have so many things I would like to achieve, and while I am good about acknowledging how far I have come, I am not so great about sitting with my goals in the meantime. The waiting season is a challenge for me. […]

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