Train Ride to Virginia

I must admit that Virginia was never on my radar before my daughter decided to go to UVA and, coming from New York, it does take some time getting used to the distance to get there.   We’ve done the car ride, explored the flight options but my comfort-zone lies on the train.  It’s too […]

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Shopping for Jeans Series, My Favorites.

In the spirit of full disclosure, I don’t find jeans comfortable for the most part; there’s something very liberating in admitting that! Now, having said that, I love the idea of wearing them, so that is what I’d like to focus on – my tips, tricks and suggestions. Some of you may know that I […]

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Maxi Favorites So Easy to Transition

“Your dresses should be tight enough to show you’re a woman and loose enough to show you’re a lady” …Edith Head And that is what I look for when I am shopping for a maxi dress, and this is what I have found with the dresses I am highlighting. Not only have they taken me […]

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Penciled in

When it comes to the summer and the warmer temperatures, I usually go for long and flowy, but every once in a while I find something I didn’t know I was looking for. Comfort and style are always a priority for me, and I tend to think of pencil skirts as too tight and clingy […]

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Lip Service (a review)

Imagine a lipstick that goes on smooth, stays on without reapplying every 1/2 hour, never fades, and is nourishing to your lips at the same time. It sounds too good to be true, but I found it in this product by Simple Beauty Minerals.   As I have matured, 57 years young, I prefer a natural […]

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London Calling

7.25.18 Early morning flights are never fun but sometimes necessary.  New York to London is one of those flights unless you want to do the redeye.   I must admit, as much as I love the destinations, the anticipation of the flight can cause me enough stress to change my mind about going. As my husband […]

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Stress-Free Packing series, focus on toiletries

Love arriving at my destination; the actual plane, car or train ride, not so much. That is why organization and packing for me are key.  I have streamlined my approach to packing clothes, shoes etc, as I have shown in a previous post.  Today I want to focus the bathroom stuff – soaps, serums, creams […]

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If you’re looking for comfort & style: Palazzo

Palazzo – or wide-legged – pants are a big part of my spring/summer style, but it has taken me a while to learn the differences among these very comfortable and versatile pants. Add to this that I was a 70s teenager (meaning that I go back to culottes and gauchos), so understanding the difference of […]

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Makeup in Sight with Natural Eyes

It doesn’t happen often, but every once in a while you find products that you just want to tell everyone about, so I discussed it with Lisa and here they are! Lisa’s company is Simple Beauty Minerals and I became familiar with Lisa’s products through a wonderful Facebook group I found, ‘Style your way to […]

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Going on Vacation, Stress free Packing!

While I love vacations, the stress of packing usually takes away from the anticipation of the journey. How to pack, what to pack, what if it’s colder or warmer than expected? When I fly, I worry about the luggage checks, I spend all of my time organizing my suitcase (and my children’s when they were […]

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