November 30, 2015
Orange Accessories For A Pop Of Color, fashion over 40

Try Orange Accessories For A Pop Of Color

December is knocking at the door and that means all kinds of holiday fun is right around the corner. I had a great Thanksgiving with family and friends! We had all our special treats and also spent some time reflecting on what we were thankful for. Orange is a color […]
November 27, 2015
Ann Taylor Gray Cardigan

Some Fabulous Staple Pieces On Sale For Black Friday

Black Friday shopping is something I really miss when I am in Asia. I started the tradition years ago with my husband’s family. I have always enjoyed getting out there and mixing it up. For me, it’s like the kick-off for the Christmas season. But, since I can’t be in […]
November 26, 2015
Holiday Food Survival Guide - How To Approach The Holiday Spread

How To Approach The Loaded Holiday Table

Thanksgiving is by far one of my favorite holidays. I love the whole idea of setting aside a special day to celebrate our bountiful blessings with family and friends. And of course, you can’t talk about Thanksgiving without mentioning all the yummy foods that go with it. It seems appropriate […]
November 25, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving – Wonderful Wednesday

I love Thanksgiving! It’s so nice to have a day specially set apart to enjoy time with friends and family. I am immensely Thankful for God’s many blessings. For my American friends, I hope you have a joy-filled Thanksgiving day and for the rest I hope you’ll take just a […]
November 23, 2015
Readers As Fashionable Style Accessories, fashion over 40

Is It Time To Take Your Reading Glasses From Function To Fashion?

About five years ago I noticed a significant shift occurring with my eyesight. When I first hit 40 I used reading glasses to view the computer. A few years later I needed them to read the labels on bottles. Now, at 48, readers have become an indispensable part of my […]
November 21, 2015
How To Get More Than Yes Or No From Your Kids

How To Get More Than Yes And No From Your Kids

Years ago when my son was still crawling around in his diaper, I learned a valuable lesson that I have heeded to this day…listen to your older kids when and where they want to talk. My family was visiting friends in their home and we’d all just sat down to […]
November 19, 2015
Celebrating One Year Of Freedom From Weight

Celebrating One Year Of Freedom From Weight

I was talking to a friend who recently returned back to the Philippines. She was not around me last year during my weight transformation, so she commented that I looked a lot slimmer then she remembered. As we were talking, it occurred to me that today is the my one-year […]
November 18, 2015
Sunday Cycling In Manila

Sunday Cycling – Wordless Wednesday

We were on our way to church last Sunday morning and the traffic was considerably bad. Now, anyone who knows anything about Manila knows that traffic is a particularly poignant consideration for those of us who live here. But Sunday, is usually our one day to get a little break […]
November 16, 2015
An Afternoon On Haji Lane, fashion over 40

A Striped Maxi Skirt For An Afternoon On Haji Lane

One of the highlights of my trip to Singapore was an afternoon on Haji Lane. For the day, I wore a simple outfit with a black and white striped Calvin Klein maxi skirt. Since my free time was limited, I scheduled to meet an old friend Estu whom I had […]
November 14, 2015
My First Visit To Singapore

My First Visit To Stunning Singapore

Last week I made my first visit to stunning Singapore! Although I have lived in Asia for over 20 years, this was my first chance to experience this fabulous place. I traveled there with four colleagues to attend the Litt World Literature Conference. Although we were technically there for the […]