Style, Travel, and Wellness

 

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...

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...

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...

Where Bloggers Live: Travel Guide to Scottsdale

Welcome to the second post in the 'Where Bloggers Live' series where a group of bloggers (linked below) show their homes, towns, states, and regions! Last month, I shared photos of Rocky Mountain National Park (an hour from my northern Colorado home) in all its fall...

Casual Neutrals and Slow-Fashion Accessories

"As we travel the world, we often become intrigued by creations influenced by the culture and traditions of different corners of the earth...to remind us of the diverse beauty that exists beyond our borders." ~Lesetta As someone who's been intrigued by different...

Easy and Delicious Avocado Toast Recipes

I used to think of avocado toast as strictly a summer breakfast or something to order when going out to brunch, but not any more! It's so simple, delicious, and healthy, and since I've been eating mostly vegan for several months now, I make it at least three times a...

Where Bloggers Live: Rocky Mountain National Park

Welcome to the monthly edition of Where Bloggers Live. It's kind of like HGTV's "Celebrities at Home," but...Bloggers! Who doesn't like to peek behind the scenes and see inside people's homes? Over the next few months, a group of seven bloggers will be sharing their...

10 Healthy Things I’m Doing This Autumn

Are you a goal setter? I am, and I tend to get 'em done when I write my goals down. Instead of doing a New Year's resolution list, I've been setting seasonal goals with an emphasis on my overall wellbeing, hence the "10 Healthy Things I'm Doing this Autumn." Because I...

Two (Clearance) Dresses I Wore in Newport Beach

Hi friends...hope your week is off to a great start! Yesterday was my daughter's baby "sprinkle," Relax! It's not what you might be thinking! It's a light baby shower for a second baby. Have you heard the term before? I think it's too cute. She's having a baby girl...

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5 Days in Newport Beach: The Pacific Riviera

We just returned from a five-day trip to the Pacific Riviera...AKA the Newport Coast in California. Honestly, I didn't want to come home! We went for a friend's wedding and extended our trip to enjoy a mini vacation. Here's where we stayed and what we did, and these...

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Double Duty Swimsuit Cover Up

Ladies, I realize fall fashion is starting to make its way into stores, but we still have two months of summer left! I'm not ready to look at jackets, sweaters, and boots just yet! Is anybody else with me? I recently bought a new swimsuit and this shirtdress-style...

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Summer Neutral Outfit and a Standout Accessory

My go-to color palette is always neutral. It's easy on the eye, you can mix and match neutrals, and they're foundational pieces that don't have to be boring...especially when you add a special touch! Today I'm showing a casual, neutral outfit for summer with pieces...

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My Healthy, Summer Bucket List

Ahhh, sweet summer...my favorite season! I decided to create a summer bucket list. Not just a list filled with fun activities, although I do have some of those, but one that would benefit my overall wellbeing. I already live an active and healthy lifestyle, but I've...

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Rompers for Women Over 40 and 50

There are so many things to love about rompers: they're a one-and-done outfit, they're super flattering, you can dress them up or down, and they're comfortable for many activities. The problem I've had is that many rompers are so short and the styles look too juvenile...

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Wide-Leg Cropped Pants for Summer

Even though summer is officially three weeks away, we all know that Memorial Day is the unofficial start to the summer season. And, according to the old-school fashion rule, we can now wear white! I wear white year round, so it doesn't make one bit of difference to...

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Black Maxi Skirt Outfits for Summer

I've had this black maxi for several years, but I haven't worn it much. I think it must have migrated to the back of my closet! Does that ever happen to you? I pulled it out recently and decided to give it new life with these easy black maxi skirt outfits for summer....

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4 Ways to Style a White Blazer

White blazers are versatile, elegant, and timeless wardrobe staples that can be worn year round dressed up or down. White blazers are everywhere right now from fashion blogs and Instagram to magazines and on celebrities, and they’re easy to style for a casual wear, for work, or for a night out.

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Weekend Brunch Style

How often do you go out to brunch, ladies? For me, it's just a handful of times a year, and Mother's Day is one of those times. With Mother's Day just a week away, and being the most popular brunch day of the year, I wanted to share my weekend brunch style, inspire...

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