August 30, 2016
figure flattering Peplum Top

Figure Flattering Peplum Top And Getting Back Into The Groove

Is it just me…or do some of you appreciate it when life settles back into more of a normal routine? Don’t get me wrong, I cherished every moment of this last summer with our whole family together. But, I found it so hard to maintain any semblance of normal life. […]
August 25, 2016

Unexpected Getaway – Favorite Things

After a crazy, event-filled summer the inevitable time had arrived to actually say goodbye to our youngest child as she starts her college adventure. I have to say I felt gutted as I drove away from her dorm; glancing to see a last glimpse of the building disappear around the […]
August 18, 2016
smiling about elephants video

Smiling About Elephants – Favorite Things

I have been thinking about adding some video elements to the blog for a while, but I couldn’t quite figure out what I wanted to do. Now, I have finally come up with an idea that strikes a chord with me and I hope it will with you as well! […]
August 16, 2016
summer shorts for easy summer style

Jeans Shorts For Easy Summer Style

The summer season is my most casual season by far and these jeans shorts have definitely been my fashion trademark. I can’t believe summer is almost over! It has been a season full of family, friends, food and seemingly endless college preparations. But, as busy as it’s been, I have […]
August 11, 2016
Beauty In The Skies

Beauty In The Skies – Favorite Things

I love the long days of summer. I have special memories of watching my babies play in the wading pool as we enjoyed the final hour before the sun slowly slipped behind the horizon. The kids would run in and out of the pool as their five-pound diapers dropped progressively […]
August 9, 2016
white summer shorts

Gotta Have White Summer Shorts

I’ve gotta have white summer shorts! White shorts win the prize for my favorite go-to clothing piece of the summer. White Summer Shorts It’s been hot, hot, hot in Florida this summer, so shorts have been my best friend. I love wearing white summer shorts because they provide a clean […]
August 4, 2016
Simple Striped Shirt Dress

Simple Striped Shirt Dress – My Refined Style #11

I am pumped about this month’s My Refined Style Fashion Over 40 Linkup! The most exciting part is that I have actually slowed down enough to really enjoy the linkup. The last several months I’ve had little extra time to stop or smell the roses. Striped Shirt Dress I found […]
August 4, 2016
Favorite Things Celebrates 250 Linkups

Favorite Things Celebrates 250 Weeks

Today, Thursday Favorite Things celebrates 250 weeks and I celebrate 6 months as a co-host! I love taking a moment to reflect on my favorite things. Each week I sit down to purposely consider what makes me smile, laugh, love or feel just a little more appreciative. Not only do […]
August 2, 2016
Dress For A Theme Park

How To Dress For A Theme Park – What I Really Wore

Let’s talk about how to dress for a theme park. My little family of four recently took a 4-day trip to Disney World to celebrate my daughter’s recent high school graduation. Theme parks can be especially tricky for the fashion conscious woman. I find it necessary to break a few […]