Happy New Year: The Best Blog Posts of 2020

Happy New Year! I hope as you read this you are looking forward to all that is to come in 2021. Like me, you are probably hoping it brings peace, health and safety for our world, and brings us out of the pandemic we are currently facing. Also like me, hopefully you are reflecting back… Continue reading Happy New Year: The Best Blog Posts of 2020


Winter Warmth: Cozy, Colorful & Commemorative

Here in the Midwest the sky is darker, the air is colder and the mood is cozier. It’s definitely winter. Time to bundle up in our thick coats, waterproof boots and do our best not to freeze. Winter warmth doesn’t mean drab duds though. Warm boots can be fashionable, cozy coats can be chic and… Continue reading Winter Warmth: Cozy, Colorful & Commemorative

Lifestyle · Travel

Gift Guide: Traveler’s Bucket List

If you or your loved ones are anything like me, one of the things you have missed most during this year of quarantine is travel. I miss exploring new places, being immersed in new cultures, trying new foods and activities and the simple joy of getting on an airplane, ready for adventure. As we head… Continue reading Gift Guide: Traveler’s Bucket List


Holiday Wreath DIY: Vintage Ornaments

Take the ghosts and the goblins down. Clear the cobwebs. Halloween is over and it’s time for Christmas. Some of you are already unpacking the tree, while others are saying “wait a minute, let’s make it to Thanksgiving first.” I normally fall into the latter category, but my holiday wreath is so lovely I can’t… Continue reading Holiday Wreath DIY: Vintage Ornaments


Fall Into Fashion: This Season’s Must Have Jacket

I’m normally not one to embrace fall. I truly loathe the end of summer, even to want to shed real tears. I love warmth and sunshine! Because of that, I think I shy away from fall since I know what is to come after it (here in the Midwest – that means cold, snowy weather).… Continue reading Fall Into Fashion: This Season’s Must Have Jacket


Fashion & Feelings: Dress To Make Your Mood

The weather may be getting chillier (at least in most parts of the world), but in my heart (and dreams) it’s always warm and always the right time to rock palm print. Fashion is really an extension of our moods/feelings. While we often dress to match those moods, we can also dress to set the… Continue reading Fashion & Feelings: Dress To Make Your Mood