Here’s what I’ve found out about how to keep in touch by phone internationally. We’re on the plane, and we hope we’ve packed everything we need to stay in touch while traveling with loved ones, business or friends. It goes without saying, find a dedicated bag or pocket in your…

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Blooming Despite the Odds

You’ve heard the expression, “Bloom where you’re planted”. I can’t think of a better example of blooming despite the odds than the little petunia seed which fell from my hanging planter last summer and popped up this spring growing as if it was always meant to be there. It defied winter temperatures, lack…

12 Tips for Makeup That Works For Me

I need to wear makeup. My eyes disappear without a frame of liner and mascara. I’m a light skinned blonde with blue gray eyes and without some contrast I tend to look washed out. Today I’m going to share some of my favorite makeup that works for me! If you…

Let Us Bake Beet Cake!

Have you ever tried making a chocolate beet cake with chocolate ganache frosting? Love to bake, love to eat sweets but most of all I love to share any goodies I bake. Recently I baked up several dozen of my “everything but the kitchen sink’ oatmeal cookies. I start with a…

Say Yes to Embracing Our Age and Style

I believe if we’re over fifty we inspire others by staying fashion conscious, embracing our age and style. We tread that fine line between maintaining a youthful attitude without looking like we’re trying too hard. You know what I mean. We owe it to ourselves and every generation to be a shining…

Have You Felt Hygge Today?

The Danish concept of hygge has come to the attention of the media lately. I love that hygge represents everything good about feeling at home wherever you are.  Hygge (pronounced hoo-gah) is the Danish concept of contentment and belonging. It is a way of being we can take with us…