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Thankful Thoughts

  Today I plan on finalizing all the details for the holidays. Farmer’s market for vegetables… I can’t wait to make a new green bean casserole. The “kit” I got from William Sonoma should be a home run. Everything I Read more …

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Modern Gatsby

  I have a client, who is also a friend, who “pins” lots of photos from the site “Modern Gatsby.” She sent me some of the photos and I instantly fell in love. The photos made me begin to think, what Read more …

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Sunday Mornings

  I love Sunday mornings at home…. Slowly starting the week, maybe promising to do one or two really productive things, but no big promises. This Sunday’s productive items: -Move the fall/winter clothing into main closet -Exercise and spend more Read more …

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Funky and Fashionable

  Some trends never get old. They come around again and again a bit renewed but never really gone. The vest is one of those trends. This fall you will find it in a variety of styles… colors that flow Read more …

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Jeans, Jeans and More Jeans

This is a little fall fashion school on jeans:It’s funny how much jeans are a part of our lives. They are items we can wear to the club for dinner or on an airplane and still look sophisticated. Add some Read more …

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Joys Of The Holidays

  I pour myself a cup of coffee and settle into my favorite chair. I look out on the backyard, the trees and flowers are glistening with rain from the night before. It is finally fall here in Florida. The Read more …

Chicago in Fall

There are some cities that seem to shine in the fall. Chicago is one of those cities. The hotels welcome their guests with arrangements of deep purple flowers and bright yellow gourds. Stores begin to fill their windows with displays Read more …

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Hands Of Time

  Traveling, Oh my! I look down at my hands at times and cannot believe they belong to my arms. Somehow traveling has transformed my hands into dry, crabby, crinkly, appendages. More today than ever, we wash and sanitize our Read more …

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A Few Of My Favorite Things…

  I unwrapped the dry cleaning hanging in my closet. Ahh I love that feeling, the feeling of of fresh pressed clothing….  all new feeling. I sort out the items and hang them neatly in my closet. My favorite white Read more …

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Thoughtful Person

  It’s 3:00 a.m. and I can’t sleep. Does this ever happen to you? My mind races on about a trip I will take this weekend to a wedding… Did I book a car?  Will it be too chilly for the Read more …

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20001, The Shoe Zipcode

  On a recent visit to the City, I made my semi-annual pilgrimage to the shoe department at Saks. Just walking into Saks Fifth Avenue in New York is a delight, a treat, pure shopping heaven.  The smell of new Read more …

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The Dress

This morning I needed a dress to wear to a meeting. I knew there was going to be some conflict at this meeting, so I wondered if I should wear a feminine dress or a business dress? Does it matter Read more …

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Friends and Handbags

I have a new gray handbag and I love it! A new bag is like a friend. You never know how it will work out till you get into spending more time together. It is not always love at first sight, Read more …

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Sitting Pretty

Want to improve your look and your health all in one simple step? Change your posture. Stand and sit up straight. It’s just about that simple, except is has to become a habit… and that will take two weeks. You Read more …

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Imagine

  As I thumb through my Pinterest account  I realize the photos of the women posted on there are the women in my imagination.They are relaxed, in jeans and a fabulous handbag, sipping coffee at a Paris cafe. Sometimes they Read more …

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On The Fringe

Funny how things go in and out of fashion… My guess is that if you live long enough you will probably see it all. When I was in eighth grade fringe was very in. I am from a family of Read more …