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


  • Room With A View: Paris

    Room With View: Paris

    I have a courtyard view this time. Not as exciting as a boulevard, but it’s lovely and very quiet. It’s so nice to be back in Paris! Read more

    Posted on 19 October 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Tuesday Miscellany: EMME Bag Promotion

    Tuesday Miscellany: EMME Promotion

    The Amazing Emme Bag Those who have been reading this blog for a while may recall that I’m a big fan of the EMME toiletries bag for travel. It’s hands down the... Read more

    Posted on 17 October 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • The 12-Piece Paris Travel Wardrobe

    12-Piece Paris Travel Wardrobe

    It’s time to pack! As of this point, the forecast for Paris looks cool-to-mild, with a chance of rain on a few days. While I’ve put this wardrobe together with... Read more

    Posted on 16 October 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Travel Shoes: Water-Resistant Styles

    Travel Shoes: Water-Resistant Styles

    When assembling a travel wardrobe, I always start with the shoes, and usually include at least one water-resistant pair in the mix. Read more

    Posted on 13 October 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Wear It In Paris: Fall Styles From Halsbrook

    Wear Paris: Fall Styles From Halsbrook

    One week from today I’ll be waking up in Paris! So yes, I have Paris on the brain. When the lovely people at Halsbrook invited me to feature some items from... Read more

    Posted on 12 October 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Sale Alerts

    Sale Alerts

    I’ve had an opportunity to check out some sales in person recently. Talbot’s is currently having a Fall sale, up to 40% off selected items. This longer ribbed... Read more

    Posted on 11 October 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Travel Tuesday: Las Vegas

    Travel Tuesday: Vegas

    Viva Las Vegas While Paris is my favorite travel destination, for le Monsieur it’s Las Vegas. We’d been planning a visit for weeks to celebrate his birthday. Read more

    Posted on 10 October 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Bags, Downsized

    Bags, Downsized

    And speaking of comfort, I just can’t anymore with the big, heavy bags. Or even the little heavy bags. It’s really amazing to me just how much some bags weigh... Read more

    Posted on 09 October 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Comfortable Shoes For The Win

    Comfortable Shoes

    Jolie Laide Slip-On Sneakers They’re funky, they’re clunky, and are one of the most comfortable pairs of shoes I’ve ever worn. Read more

    Posted on 07 October 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • On The Beauty Beat: Foundation

    Beauty Beat: Foundation

    Foundation, Revisited Yes, foundation. I thought I had sworn it off forever. A few days ago I watched a makeup artist at a cosmetics counter apply this one to... Read more

    Posted on 06 October 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Outfit: Hi-Yo, Silver!

    Outfit: Hi-Yo, Silver!

    When In Doubt, Simplify. One of the things I’ve learned about myself over the years is that I never feel right in an outfit that’s been over-thought or... Read more

    Posted on 05 October 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Travel Tuesday: Carry-On Luggage And More

    Travel Tuesday: Carry-On Luggage More

    The Personal Item Most airlines allow people to carry on one small suitcase and one smaller bag often referred to as a “personal item. Read more

    Posted on 03 October 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Les Essentiels: The V-Neck Sweater

    Essentiels: V-Neck Sweater

    A Wardrobe Staple I’m always on the lookout for a good v-neck sweater. They’re a classic style (just ask Ines de la Fressange), and you’d think they’d be easy t... Read more

    Posted on 02 October 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Loafers, Not Slackers

    Loafers, Slackers

    I love the lift that a bit of heel adds to an outfit, but with each passing year I find them harder to wear for extended periods of time. Read more

    Posted on 29 September 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Skincare Update

    Skincare Update

    Favorite Skincare Products I’ve been meaning to write about my skincare routine for some months now, but will admit it’s been a moving target. Read more

    Posted on 28 September 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Fall Florals Even The Print-Averse Can Love…

    Fall Florals Even Print-Averse Love…

    We’re back to what I call “desert weather.” Cool mornings and evenings, warm, dry days. My Easy White Shirts feel a bit too summery now and have given way to... Read more

    Posted on 26 September 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Fall Wardrobe Refresh: Accessories

    Fall Wardrobe Refresh: Accessories

    Fall is my favorite season to replenish and refresh my wardrobe, and that includes accessories. As with clothing, I think it’s important to consider how an... Read more

    Posted on 25 September 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Supporting Player

    Supporting Player

    Every wardrobe needs a few good Supporting Players. This little cotton sweater doesn’t look like much on its own, but is a nice lightweight layering sweater... Read more

    Posted on 23 September 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Eyewear Roundup

    Eyewear Roundup

    eyewear (similar) | stone necklace | chain necklace | watch | bracelet (similar) | jacket (similar) | bag | top | pants | shoes Eyewear Is An Accessory… I’m... Read more

    Posted on 22 September 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Thinking About: The Why Of Style

    Thinking About: Style

    Getting right to the point. (Ha!) Pointy-toed black patent kitten heel pumps. I’m suddenly enamored of this style again, and am so glad I kept these shoes... Read more

    Posted on 21 September 2017 LIFESTYLE