I love a good sale!

Slim Aarons Poolside in sotogrande

Poolside in Sotogrande by Slim Aarons | on sale at Jonathan Adler!

I love a good sale! Since I’m trying not to shop for anything unnecessary (re my post on getting financially organized), I thought I’d diffuse my extreme case of “the wants” by sharing my top picks of the many sales that are going on for Memorial Day.

Read More

How to Look Younger: Lips

How to look younger with a rosy lip color

I am always on the hunt for the perfect nude lip color. Using satiny rosy nudes on your lips gives you a youthful glow while severe matte lip colors are aging.  My most recent purchase and current fav is Clinique Chubby Stick (could they not call it “chubby?”) in Bountiful Blush. I like a swipe of natural color on my lips when I’m going to the gym or running an early morning errand so that I don’t look dead.   This one has a smooth texture and rosy hue without any offensive taste and it’s light enough to look natural if you’re not wearing full makeup. Try it with a lip liner and a smoky eye for evening.

What are your favorite nude shades for lips?

3 Things To Do When You’re Snowed In

 

snow covered Dallas home

This has been a crazy week down here in Dallas. Last Monday we had “thunder sleet.”  What the hell is that? It was a bad week for business as Texans go into panic mode at the first sign of ice- and we’ve had 4 days this past week. It’s been beautiful but frustrating. Cabin fever has set in. Here’s what I did to stay busy.

Read More

Last-Minute Gift Guide for the Over-40 Woman in Your Life

Gift Guide for Middle Aged Woman
1. I want these delicate fern earrings in oxidized silver now!
2. This NAKED2 palette because we all know that shimmery eyeshadow for older eyelids is a “no-no.”
3. The agate necklace is straight-up cool for New Year’s Eve.
4. A blush-colored fur infinity scarf is gives you a youthful glow and keeps you warm!
5. Dr. Martens Chelsea boots are a blast from the past that is still cool today.
6.  You’re never too old for hip nail polish.
7. A luxe key chain for those pesky disappearing car keys (see below)
8. This will help minimize the frantic, early morning search for your keys.
9. A Love pillow always sends the right message.
Wishing you all a very merry holiday!

Affilliate links may generate commission.