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


  • A Wardrobe Wake-up Call

    Wardrobe Wake-up Call

    Above: earrings | jacket | top | necklace | bag (similar) | bracelet | jeans | shoes The blogger conference was such a great experience! I learned so much, was... Read more

    Posted on 24 April 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • It’s All About The Brows…

    It’s About Brows…

    The first afternoon and evening of the conference was a social whirlwind. It was SO much fun to meet so many other bloggers I’ve known online for years. I’ll... Read more

    Posted on 21 April 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Catching Up…


    It’s been a bit hectic here the last couple of days. Trying to plan for two trips within a week of each other (each with very different packing requirements),... Read more

    Posted on 20 April 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • If You’ll Be In L.A. This Weekend…

    You’ll L.A. This Weekend…

    It’s no secret that I’ve been a fan of Eileen Fisher for some time. Her clothes are the basis of much of my day-to-day wardrobe, and are some of my favorite... Read more

    Posted on 18 April 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Casual Spring Style, My Way

    Casual Spring Style,

    Truthfully, I’ll just never be a pastels-and-florals kind of gal. (Not that I have anything against either, and I often find them charming on others. Read more

    Posted on 17 April 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Spring Sweaters (On Sale)

    Spring Sweaters Sale)

    Two of my favorite words: Spring Sweaters, made even better with some discounts! Ann Taylor is having a 50% off everything (code SPRING50) event. This pretty... Read more

    Posted on 15 April 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Some Old, Some New

    Some Old,

    So yes, some of these items probably look familiar. When I find pieces or combinations that work, I wear the heck out of them. This long linen cardigan is one o... Read more

    Posted on 14 April 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Style Formula: Simple, With Interest

    Style Formula: Simple, With Interest

    Most days, I don’t want to employ a complex calculus in order to get dressed. I like to keep it simple and rely on a stable of cohesive, basic pieces for my... Read more

    Posted on 13 April 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Mmmmm…Chocolates!


    Lest you think we did nothing but drink wine on our visit to Napa Valley last month, mais non, we also tasted some lovely locally made artisanal chocolates! Read more

    Posted on 11 April 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Monday Miscellany: Special Olympics, Passover And More

    Monday Miscellany: Special Olympics, Passover More

    Want an uplifting way to spend a few hours? Check out a Special Olympics event. The overwhelming amount of encouragement, support and celebration for special... Read more

    Posted on 10 April 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Casual Vendredi: Beachy

    Casual Vendredi: Beachy

    I’m often asked about what to pack for a visit to Los Angeles, and I always advise that if you’re going to be near the coast to bring a lightweight jacket or... Read more

    Posted on 07 April 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Baubles And Blooms

    Baubles Blooms

    Speaking of pretty things, French Kande has released their “Madeleine” Summer collection, and it’s a really good one! It includes some new medallions and... Read more

    Posted on 06 April 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Italy Travel Itinerary: Planning Smarter With These 5 Tips

    Italy Travel Itinerary: Planning Smarter With These Tips

    Le Monsieur and I spent most of the weekend hunkered down at home to start mapping out our itinerary and booking activities for our trip to Italy at the end of... Read more

    Posted on 04 April 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Step Lively…

    Step Lively…

    Some people just naturally gravitate toward color and love wearing lots of it. I’ve never been one of those people. But each Spring, with the return of sunshine... Read more

    Posted on 03 April 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • No Fooling…


    There are some pretty good sales on this weekend… Neiman Marcus – up to $100 off on shoes and handbags. Code NMSAVE (Don’t you just love that Sakura print from... Read more

    Posted on 01 April 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Things That Made Me Happy This Week

    Things That Made Happy This Week

    First, this outfit. I threw on a few of my favorites on my way out the door to run errands, and just felt really good in this all day. Read more

    Posted on 31 March 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Thinking About: Sticking With What Works

    Thinking About: Sticking With What Works

    When I was working on last week’s “10 Things” post, I went back and did a lot of reviewing of old style and outfit posts. And in thinking about #10 (wear what... Read more

    Posted on 30 March 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Color And Neutrals In A Travel Wardrobe

    Color Neutrals Travel Wardrobe

    Each time I post one of my travel wardrobe capsules or actual travel wardrobes, a few people will invariably ask “but where’s the COLOR? Read more

    Posted on 28 March 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Spark Of Jean-ius

    Spark Jean-ius

    Most days you’ll find me in a pair of jeans. Lately I’ve been alternating between my favorite boyfriend jeans and a pair of raw hem cropped flares (which hit... Read more

    Posted on 27 March 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Bienvenue, Printemps!

    Bienvenue, Printemps!

    No, I haven’t cut my hair short again. These are a few more of the photos taken in Paris last year. This white-and-cream outfit felt particularly spring-like, s... Read more

    Posted on 24 March 2017 LIFESTYLE