There are very few trends that I immediately fall in love with, but when I saw this one it immediately became my favorite Fall layering piece. I found it in camel (one of my favorite Fall neutrals) at a reasonable price at Zara. (As it works at Zara, this particular item is no longer available, […]

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You’ve probably heard of the latest rage in getting organized – based on the method described in the bestselling book by Marie Kondo “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up.” She’s a young woman from Tokyo who has been keenly interested (obsessed?) with tidying-up since she was a very young girl. With that innate drive, she’s […]

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I’ve been getting inquiries lately about my exercise routine and what, in particular, I like to do. So here we go. First of all I will say that I’ve been a pretty consistent exerciser all my life, although my routine (like everything else in life) has definitely changed throughout the years. Years ago when I […]

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Here in northern California we’re finally starting to get a few Fall-ish days mixed in with the warmer ones. I’ve been itching to bring out some of my Fall clothes and now I can. Of course, we’ve been seeing Fall fashion in the stores for months, and the September issues of fashion magazines are now […]

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Getting ready to run out and only have 5 minutes to put on your makeup? You’ll be amazed at what you can do in those 5 minutes, and it’s totally worth the effort. Make-up expert Lisa Eldridge shows you how – it may take a bit of practice to finish up as smoothly and quickly […]

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It’s so refreshing to see new options for the guys in their business attire, like creative pocket squares and patterned socks. While guys may shy away from wearing patterned socks, as being ‘too loud’ for business, it all depends on which socks they choose and, of course, their own penchant for creativity. I personally like […]

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I think I’m addicted to collecting organizational tips. It’s so easy to do these days, especially with Pinterest (which is where I like to compile all my favorites.) These particular tips (there are 50 in all, so settle in!) came to me via Elle magazine and I just had to pull out a few of […]

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Well, we may be the 50+ set, but that doesn’t mean we’re mature. (Just kidding!) Without a doubt the way we apply makeup changes through the years, or at least it should. When you’re younger, you can get away with very dramatic makeup and not scare everyone (think bright blue eyeshadow, for example.) Wearing that […]

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