Style, substance, and protection

NG Otterbox

I received product to facilitate this review. All opinions are strictly my own. If only the rest of my life were klutz proof. There would be no stubbing my just pedicured toes on a rock – ruining the pedi & making me limp There would be no screaming that I hit my elbow yet again […]

Is it all downhill from here?

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Product & compensation was received to facilitate this post. All opinions are strictly my own. SIXTY I’ve finally come to a point in my life that is easier. I’ve got no more family to raise, Mr. S and I retired and I found a second career in blogging. Life is generally a lot easier, with […]

Summer travel essentials


Giveaway sponsored by Sawgrass Mills. Opinions are strictly my own. I admit it. I can pack a suitcase like NOBODY’S business! My carry-on looks like a bazillion clowns getting out of a little car at the circus, or at least it seems that way. I’m always asked just HOW I can fit SO MANY outfits […]

Simple, comfortable, quality

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I received the outfit shown to facilitate this review. All opinions are strictly my own. In my book that’s a homerun. In the case of San Francisco CityLights, I’m thinking it’s my new uniform. Days at the mansion are spent writing from my office, certainly NOT the surroundings for fancy dresses and stiletto heels. At […]

5 minutes to the perfect pedicure


I received polish to facilitate this review. All opinions are strictly my own. I’m determined! Each time I attempt to give myself either a manicure or pedicure I end up RACING to the salon to have them redo it. I suppose it’s because I never learned when I was younger, and now I’m …. slam, […]

Exposed: My cosmetic bag

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I created this Poise Microliner post as part of a sponsored #PoisewithSAM program from Socialstars. All that junk I spilled out of my bag is strictly my own. I’ve let you into my beach bag, let you explore DEEP into my suitcase, but I’ve NEVER let you see what I carry with me in my […]