The weather here in Southern California has been warm and beautiful the past week or so. The wildflowers have burst upon the scene and all manner of blooms are taking center stage. Case in point – my entryway arbor vine has exploded.

Although cooler temperatures are on the way, with the current warm temps and blue skies, I’m craving everything Spring – including clothes. View Post

The title of this post was squealed by my sister amidst much laughter while playing a game of cards. When she won, with joyful righteousness, she waved her arms in the air to proclaim her victory. At the exact moment that her arms were waving their delight, she squealed, “don’t look at my arms, don’t look at my arms.” Of course, her husband and I laughed hysterically, as did she, but her angst at her jiggling arms being witnessed by others (who love her dearly, by the way) was something I completely understood and could relate to. View Post

Scenario: You’ve hit your 50’s, 60’s, 70’s or beyond and you want to amp things up a bit in your style? Maybe you’re starting a new job or career, maybe you’re getting off that track and trying something completely different, or maybe, just maybe you’re finally giving your Self the time and attention you deserve and you feel like a new look is in order. Where to begin.

I have a suggestion. View Post

Here’s another Shop Your Closet opportunity.  Just to illustrate how simple it can be to change your look and expand your wardrobe options, Dona and I took a basic outfit – pants and shirt — and created three different “stories.”  Starting with a denim shirt and a pair of chinos, we added different jackets and shoes to create new outfits.

Maybe one of these is more “you” than another, View Post