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    On living a stylish, balanced, adventurous, delicious life after 50.


  • Outfit: Playing The Long Game

    Outfit: Playing Long Game

    I popped out for a quick sidewalk sashay yesterday. Don’t worry, I haven’t given up my wonderful photographer, just had a couple of new things I wanted to... Read more

    Posted on 24 February 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Thinking About: Originality And Authenticity

    Thinking About: Originality Authenticity

    I haven’t had a subscription to any of the glossy magazines in a while, with the exception of InStyle, a holdover which I’ve allowed to auto-renew every couple... Read more

    Posted on 23 February 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • The Savvy Traveler: 5 Wardrobe Shopping Tips

    Savvy Traveler: Wardrobe Shopping Tips

    When le Monsieur and I began traveling overseas ten years ago, I was clueless about how to pack. I overpacked, I brought lots of  bulky “just-in-case” pieces... Read more

    Posted on 21 February 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Outfit: Boho In WeHo

    Outfit: Boho WeHo

    I’ll admit, as much as my Inner Hippie Chick loves the idea of Boho style, so many pieces in this genre end up feeling too costume-y when I try them on. Read more

    Posted on 20 February 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Weekend Sale Alert…

    Weekend Sale Alert…

    Because we all love saving a little green… Whether you’re hunkered down in lousy weather, or off on a long weekend getaway, hope you’re having a bon weekend! Read more

    Posted on 18 February 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Casual Vendredi: Graphic

    Casual Vendredi: Graphic

    Another of those age-related “rules” that I’m ready to chuck is the one that says we shouldn’t wear graphic tees after 50. I say if you like them, wear them. Read more

    Posted on 17 February 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • A Few Spring Things

    Spring Things

    Whether you’re already experiencing some springlike weather or are still deep in the grip of winter, it’s a good time to assess and update your transitional... Read more

    Posted on 16 February 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Chocolate Shops Of Paris

    Chocolate Shops Paris

    Happy Valentine’s Day! Paris is known for its delightful window displays, and the chocolate shops and patissieries are no exception. Read more

    Posted on 14 February 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • From LA, With Love…

    From With Love…

    Here’s a slightly different look with some of the same pieces from last week’s outfit post. A simple outfit base (here dark jeans and a black top) can be the... Read more

    Posted on 13 February 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Casual Vendredi: Balancing Act

    Casual Vendredi: Balancing

    On the style continuum between “girly girl” and “tomboy,” my comfort zone is somewhere in the middle. I feel most myself when I can achieve a balance between... Read more

    Posted on 10 February 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • On My Style Radar: White Bags

    Style Radar: White Bags

    So I have to admit that I’ve been crushing on white bags lately. They may not be the most practical choice, but wow, do they brighten up an outfit! Read more

    Posted on 09 February 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • My Paris City Guide: Hotels

    Paris City Guide: Hotels

    Welcome to the first of my Paris City Guides! I’ve had many requests for recommendations for Paris, and can’t wait to share some of my favorites with you. Read more

    Posted on 07 February 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Dressed For Winter In LA

    Dressed Winter

    Even though I grouse (a lot) about our lack of a proper Autumn, it’s hard not to love Southern California in the winter. In between rainstorms we get some... Read more

    Posted on 06 February 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Casual Vendredi: Twinkle Toes

    Casual Vendredi: Twinkle Toes

    Animal prints and pops of color are two ways to give a neutral outfit a boost; another option is adding something metallic. Jewelry works of course, or even a... Read more

    Posted on 03 February 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Wednesday Miscellany

    Wednesday Miscellany

    I love my Clare V. leopard clutch and how it really pops against a neutral outfit, but have been hoping to find a similar bag with handles and/or a strap. Bingo! Read more

    Posted on 01 February 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Carry-On Vs. Checked Luggage: Which Is Right For You?

    Carry-On Checked Luggage: Which Right You?

    I’m occasionally asked why I bother with light packing and traveling with carry-on only luggage. I recognize that this isn’t necessarily the best choice for... Read more

    Posted on 31 January 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Hair Update

    Hair Update

    While I really liked last year’s pixie cut, I’ve been wanting something a little softer and with some movement. I’ve been letting the layers grow out a little... Read more

    Posted on 30 January 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Yes, I Still Love Wearing Black…

    Yes, Still Love Wearing Black…

    It’s always fun when I find that one of my blogger friends and I are on the same wavelength. I’ve been on a “noir” kick lately, and Tish at A Femme posted... Read more

    Posted on 27 January 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • At Home: The Bar Cart

    Home: Cart

    As I recently admitted to my friend D, I’m becoming a little obsessed with home decor. For so many years, with both of us working and jeune homme living at home... Read more

    Posted on 25 January 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Where In The World…

    Where World…

    …are we going in 2017? We’ve been making travel plans, and have some great trips in the works! In March, we’ll be heading up to Napa for a long weekend to... Read more

    Posted on 24 January 2017 LIFESTYLE