7 at-home spa day secrets


I received product to facilitate this post. All opinions are my own. What woman doesn’t LOVE going to the spa? I go EVERY chance that I get, but with a day at the spa costing as much as a weekend away, it’s not as often as I like. So, I do what many of my […]

Color me bold with Nexxus Color Assure


This is what my hair looks the day I color it. THIS is what it looks like 2-3 weeks later. The vibrancy and color have faded. My brown and red have turned into just a bizarre ashy red blur with medium brown and I HATE IT. By the time I make it to Shana’s at the 4-week […]

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 […]