If my feet could talk (shoe talk)


They’d probably yell at me….and use profanity. I have an ambulatory issue, having had an accident some 15 years ago. Seven surgeries and countless hours of physical therapy mean that I can walk (or limp) without crutches, a leg brace, or a lift in my right shoe. I should be very conscious of what I […]

Paula Dorf Perfect Color a 3-in-1 cosmetic


As a gal on the go, who carries a VERY small handbag, I need cosmetics that are multi-duty, ESPECIALLY when I travel. I mean with the silly carry-on restrictions lately, having too many products can mean paying $25-$35 for checking even a carry-on size bag. What’s a travel journalist to do? I like to pare […]

Splurge or Steal: Valentine’s Day dresses

raspberry dresses

While red may be the traditional color of Valentine’s Day, I prefer the softer raspberry shade. It’s less harsh and much more flattering. Check out these splurge or steal dresses…which one is YOUR favorite? Halston Strapless Structured Dress ($127.50) Halston – HERITAGE Women’s Strapless Structured Dress with Flare Skirt, Coral, 12 – $127.50, Free shipping […]

Ulta and YOUR red carpet look


This post has been sponsored by P&G. As you know they have some of my FAVORITE brands, so all opinions are CERTAINLY my own. Yes YOU! If you watch the awards shows JUST to check out the looks on the Red Carpet, than you are going to LOVE what ULTA and P&G beauty products have in […]

Pixie dust

audrey tautou pixie

The day that I talked my hairdresser into chopping off all of my hair in a pixie cut she panicked. What if it didn’t look good? There was NO going back. Fortunately, I knew it would be the best look for me, as I’d worn my hair cropped close to my head for many years […]

What shape shapewear?


Have you ever wondered exactly what shapewear is the best for YOUR figure? I found this great graphic Presented by Classic Shapewear that explains which shapewear will give you the look that you’ve been wanting!!  

Splurge or Steal: The basic black weekender

weekender totes sors

    Girlfriend getaway for the weekend? You’ll want to look chic as you stash a few of your favorite outfits in a big black tote. Coach Peyton Satchel ($218) $218.00 Fullfillment By Amazon Perfect Pockets Tote ($115.50) $115.50 Boscov’s Urban Grip It and Reverse It Bag ($59.99) $59.99 ModCloth, Inc. Girlfriend getaway for the […]

Splurge or Steal: Love Knots

Love knots are this year’s hottest jewelry gift for Valentine’s Day, but you don’t have to break the bank to get one (or have HIM get one for you). Check out which are worth splurging on and which to save on. Infinity Love Knot Pendant Sterling Silver ($65) Blue Nile – Infinity Love Knot Pendant […]