Style, Travel, and Wellness

 

4 Resort-Casual Outfit Ideas

"August is like the Sunday of summer." ~Anonymous I always savor the last days of summer as one clings to Sunday afternoons before the work week begins. Don't get me wrong, I love early autumn in Colorado with brisk mornings and the change of season visible all...

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...

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...

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...

My Favorite Recipes from a Month of Eating (Mostly) Vegan

It's been a little over a month since I’ve started eating a clean diet, which is one of my Healthy, Summer Bucket List items. I started by purging my pantry and eliminating food items containing refined sugar, gluten, and those that were highly processed. I cut out...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

The Sneakers I Never Travel Without

One thing we all agree on is that comfort is a must when traveling. I not only want to be comfortable when I travel, but I also want to look stylish, too! Clothing and shoe brands are making that much easier to achieve these days since comfort and style are what women...

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5 Reasons to Add a Jumpsuit to Your Wardrobe

Have you added a jumpsuit to your wardrobe yet? I've had my eye on them for a few years, but this is the first one I've purchased since the 1980s. I loved jumpsuits back then, and I love them now! My off-the-shoulder jumpsuit is from a local boutique, Acey Design. In...

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All Occasion Spring and Summer Dress

It’s that time of year! The arrival of spring brings Easter, Mother’s Day, bridal showers, graduations, weddings, and warm-weather patio dining. I'd wear this all-occasion spring and summer dress from Reformation brand at Nordstrom for any of these events. What first...

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10 Strategies to Manage Anxiety Naturally

Not too long ago, my husband sent me an article in which the author described her anxiety attacks. He said, “This sounds like you.” When I finished reading, I immediately did a Google search on anxiety, and I couldn’t believe what I saw. I scrolled through article...

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My Favorite 3-Season Jacket

You may have seen my Instagram pictures of this stunning, double-breasted jacket from Curetê (pronounced CURE-ah-tay). I wanted to highlight it here for a few reasons and show you different styling options. First, the jacket is exquisite (even more so in person than...

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Southern Caribbean Cruise Highlights and Tips

In early January, my husband and I returned from a 7-night southern Caribbean cruise on the Celebrity Summit, but the memories are still fresh in my mind. If fact, they’re almost fresher because, as we’re currently experiencing below freezing temperatures in Colorado,...

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A Beginner’s Guide to CBD

You’ve probably heard of “CBD” before. Cannabidiol, its real name, can be found in a variety of products such as oils, tinctures, vape pens, pills, edibles, balms, energy drinks, and even skin care products. With CBD surging in popularity, people have questions and...

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Styling Ideas for Denim Shirts

You probably have at least one denim shirt hanging in your closet. In my case, I have three! Denim or chambray shirts are timeless classics you can wear year round. From super casual to sophisticated chic—from the office to a night out, this wardrobe staple is...

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21 Reasons to go on a cruise this year

"Aruba, Jamaica, oooh I wanna take you To Bermuda, Bahama, come on pretty mama Key Largo, Montego, baby why don't we go Down to Kokomo We'll get there fast, and then we'll take it slow, That's where we wanna go Way down to Kokomo”  ~Beach Boys Can you hear the steel...

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