How to Get Over the "I Have Nothing to Wear" Dilemma

How to Get Over the "I Have Nothing to Wear" Dilemma

If there is one question my clients ask me more than any other, it’s “where do I start to pull a great outfit together?” Well my friends, the answer is………….there is no answer. Inspiration can come from so many different places. It could start with a shoe, a new blouse, or an earring. It could come from a mood. For example, you just feel like getting dressed up, or dressed down. Or you are inspired by a specific color—one that makes you feel good, or that you have been told really suits you. Inspiration can come from anywhere.

And yet, so often it feels that inspiration is a million miles away…….

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Is Social Media Getting You Down? Here's How to Turn That Around.

Is Social Media Getting You Down?  Here's How to Turn That Around.

Like most women, I have good days and I have not so good days.  Spending as much time on social media as I do can often be disheartening.  All those perfect lives, perfect outfits, perfect hair—ugh.  No wonder I sometimes feel so down.  Who can maintain that level of perfection?  Here I am, a 57 year old woman (with a birthday just around the corner) trying to compete in that arena.  Launching a new blog at my age and building a presence in social media can be challenging.  I often think to myself, “what am I doing here?  Is this something I can truly succeed in?  At my age?”

Well here’s the great thing!  While social media (and fashion and beauty blogs in particular) can often be discouraging, the opposite can also be true.  When I feel like I’ve taken on more than I can handle, and more than the world is willing to accept, I turn to social media for inspiration.  As long as I look in the right places, I find it. The trick is identifying the right place.

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The Top 7 Must Have Fashion Trends for Spring/Summer 2018

The Top 7 Must Have Fashion Trends for Spring/Summer 2018

As a fashion fanatic, this time of year holds a special place in my heart.  Though it is still cold outside, I can walk into any brick and mortar clothing store and be surrounded by spring.  I can scroll through my favourite online shops and feel the warmth on my face as I imagine myself wearing those beautiful clothes in the warm sunshine.  So what are the biggest trends of the spring?  Here are my top picks.

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Help! I'm Becoming an Empty Nester.

Help!  I'm Becoming an Empty Nester.

While my children were growing up, I often thought about what my life would be like once they were grown and out on their own.  I admit, these thoughts came to me more often when I was feeling overwhelmed with my duties as a mom.  My musings had more to do with how much easier my life would be versus how much I would miss my children.  Perhaps in the middle of sorting piles of laundry—I never understood how kids can go through so many clothes—or while stressing about what to serve for dinner after a long day at work.  Perhaps it was while racing to get to soccer, karate, guitar lessons, or whatever the activities of the night happened to be.

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Are Lasers the Answer to Aging Skin?

Are Lasers the Answer to Aging Skin?

Keeping your skin looking fresh and healthy as you age becomes harder.  The environment and genetics both play a part in how our skin ages but if we choose to disrupt the aging process there are a number of options to choose from. 

First, let’s look at how our face ages.  We tend to focus on wrinkles and sagging but other changes also occur as we get older.  For example, our foreheads appear bigger as our hairline recedes.  It’s not your imagination, your ears are actually getting larger as the cartilage in them grows.  And it’s not just your jowl that sags, the tip of your nose may also start to droop as the connective tissue along the cartilage weakens.  Thus, making it appear longer. 

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