Style, Travel, and Wellness

 

Pretty Spring Looks

I've started and stopped several blog posts in the last couple of weeks because, like all of us, I'm trying to figure out this new normal. What's important? What's not? Does my blogging even matter right now? I decided to go ahead with it because everything I've read...

25 Simple Self-Care Ideas

"Self Care is giving the world the best of you, instead of what's left of you." ~Katie Reed Women, especially mothers, are notorious for taking care of everyone's needs...except their own! Besides caring for those we love, other things constantly compete for our...

Recreate New Outfits From What’s in Your Closet

This is my year of shopping smarter, and one of the ways I'm doing that is by shopping my closet first. By taking pieces I already own and searching that item on Pinterest and Instagram, I'm discovering fun fashion inspiration. Not only is it fun, it's also a great...

The Perfect Three-Season Dress

When I find an outfit item that works without fail, I don't hesitate buying it in multiples! That's what I've done with this ruched body-con tank dress from Nordstrom. I own it in three colors, and I just ordered my fourth one in black because it's currently on sale...

Styling Jogger Pants Up and Down

I've always been a jeans girl, but these jogger pants I purchased last year won me over! They're so comfortable, I bought them in two colors, and I wear them all the time. I really do! They're also a versatile wardrobe piece, so today's post is about how I style my...

How I’m Shopping Smarter in 2020

I've always been a minimalist at heart. Clean lines, uncluttered areas, white spaces, and neutral or monochromatic color palettes bring me a sense of peace and calm. But until a few weeks ago, you wouldn't have known it looking in my closet. It was packed with a...

Styling White Pants in Winter

I've been a fan of white pants and jeans for years. So much so that I have a variety of them with different fabrics, lengths, and fits that are in frequent rotation throughout all four seasons. Last fall, I found these lightweight, ivory-colored, wool pants from Ralph...

10 Things I’m Decluttering this Season

Last year I began setting healthy seasonal goals instead of a year's worth of resolutions (see my summer and autumn goals). It's more manageable for me that way. To continue that theme, my goal this winter, and from here on out for that matter, is to make decluttering...

Life in Fort Collins, Colorado

Welcome to another edition of Where Bloggers Live! In this post, I'm excited to show you a little slice of life in Fort Collins, Colorado, voted by Forbes as one of the best U.S. places to travel in 2019, and once voted by Money Magazine as the #1 place to live in the...

Highlights from our Ultimate Caribbean Cruise

My husband and I just returned from a fabulous 11-day Ultimate Caribbean Cruise on the award-winning Celebrity Reflection. This was our third cruise with Celebrity, and once again, it didn't disappoint! In this post, I'll show you our highlights and give a few tips...

Pretty Spring Looks

I've started and stopped several blog posts in the last couple of weeks because, like all of us, I'm trying to figure out this new normal. What's important? What's not? Does my blogging even matter right now? I decided to go ahead with it because everything I've read...

read more

25 Simple Self-Care Ideas

"Self Care is giving the world the best of you, instead of what's left of you." ~Katie Reed Women, especially mothers, are notorious for taking care of everyone's needs...except their own! Besides caring for those we love, other things constantly compete for our...

read more

Recreate New Outfits From What’s in Your Closet

This is my year of shopping smarter, and one of the ways I'm doing that is by shopping my closet first. By taking pieces I already own and searching that item on Pinterest and Instagram, I'm discovering fun fashion inspiration. Not only is it fun, it's also a great...

read more

The Perfect Three-Season Dress

When I find an outfit item that works without fail, I don't hesitate buying it in multiples! That's what I've done with this ruched body-con tank dress from Nordstrom. I own it in three colors, and I just ordered my fourth one in black because it's currently on sale...

read more

Styling Jogger Pants Up and Down

I've always been a jeans girl, but these jogger pants I purchased last year won me over! They're so comfortable, I bought them in two colors, and I wear them all the time. I really do! They're also a versatile wardrobe piece, so today's post is about how I style my...

read more

How I’m Shopping Smarter in 2020

I've always been a minimalist at heart. Clean lines, uncluttered areas, white spaces, and neutral or monochromatic color palettes bring me a sense of peace and calm. But until a few weeks ago, you wouldn't have known it looking in my closet. It was packed with a...

read more

Styling White Pants in Winter

I've been a fan of white pants and jeans for years. So much so that I have a variety of them with different fabrics, lengths, and fits that are in frequent rotation throughout all four seasons. Last fall, I found these lightweight, ivory-colored, wool pants from Ralph...

read more

10 Things I’m Decluttering this Season

Last year I began setting healthy seasonal goals instead of a year's worth of resolutions (see my summer and autumn goals). It's more manageable for me that way. To continue that theme, my goal this winter, and from here on out for that matter, is to make decluttering...

read more

Life in Fort Collins, Colorado

Welcome to another edition of Where Bloggers Live! In this post, I'm excited to show you a little slice of life in Fort Collins, Colorado, voted by Forbes as one of the best U.S. places to travel in 2019, and once voted by Money Magazine as the #1 place to live in the...

read more

Highlights from our Ultimate Caribbean Cruise

My husband and I just returned from a fabulous 11-day Ultimate Caribbean Cruise on the award-winning Celebrity Reflection. This was our third cruise with Celebrity, and once again, it didn't disappoint! In this post, I'll show you our highlights and give a few tips...

read more

Create a Casual Chic Outfit with these 5 Tips

Many women have a very casual style these days, and there's nothing wrong with that. Since I've retired from teaching, you can find me wearing jeans and a casual top most days. However, I'm starting to build a capsule wardrobe (essential items that don't go out of...

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The Most Flattering Sweater Dress

Hope you're having a great weekend so far, ladies! I'm currently in Scottsdale, and the weather couldn't be any better...for now! We're going to cool down quite a bit and get some rain later this week, so I'm enjoying it while I can. Like me, you're probably seeing...

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