September 27, 2016
denim chambray shirt

Denim Chambray Shirt For Fall

I actually felt a little wisp of coolness in the air tonight, which hopefully speaks to cooler days on the near horizon. Not surprisingly, denim is the “it” thing again for Fall and the denim chambray shirt has to be king of the blue mountain. My denim chambray shirt is […]
September 22, 2016
laughter through tears

Laughter Through Tears – Favorite Things

Many of you will remember this iconic line, “Laughter through tears is my favorite emotion.” It’s from my all-time favorite movie, Steel Magnolias. No matter how many times I’ve watched it, I am still drawn into the close group of women who share their lives with each other; good times […]
September 20, 2016
peter pan collar

Cute Little Peter Pan Collar

The weather continues to show no sign of letting up here in Florida, so I am still in hot weather clothes mode. Still, it’s nice to think about the prospect of cooler weather on the horizon. Cute Peter Pan Collar I chose this cute little Peter Pan Collar and patterned […]
September 17, 2016
Reasons Adults Love Disney

7 Reasons Adults Should Love Disney World

OK, so I’m from Florida and one thing a lot of us Florida folk have in common is our love for Disney World! I guess it’s just part of our Florida DNA. But, I have noticed that people from other places often only consider Disney World as a kid destination. […]
September 15, 2016
first radio interview

First Radio Interview – Favorite Things

Last week, my voice went out across the air waves in my first radio interview! I grew up listening to the radio. In fact, next to air-conditioning, the radio is the most important accessory in my car followed closely by well-placed cup holders. I’m crazy about it! I often contemplate […]
September 13, 2016
white pants year round

Wear White Pants Year Round + Featured Looks From MRS #12

I grew up hearing all the rules for proper dressing and one of the biggest was, “never wear white after Labor Day.” Hmm, I can see how that might be the case in places where you have seasonal change, but in tropical climates it doesn’t really make much sense. That’s […]
September 8, 2016
grateful for 49 years

Grateful For 49 Years – Favorite Things

Here I am…today I launched my 49th year. I have one more year till 50. I blew out the candles and suddenly I’m looking at one short year before I reach yet another age milestone. Most years of my 40’s passed by with little thought…except for 43. I had a […]
September 6, 2016
linen button-down shirt

Linen Button-Down Shirt – What I Really Wore

On a recent visit with my mom, I ventured out in an ombre linen button-down shirt for a day of shopping. I was so proud that she successfully snapped these pictures! And yes, my head and feet made it into every frame, so if you don’t see my head it’s […]
September 1, 2016
how I refine my style

How I Refine My Style – My Refined Style Celebrates One Year

Today is a very special day…we are celebrating the one-year anniversary of the My Refined Style Fashion Linkup…woot, woot! What a fabulous time we’ve had; coming together each month to rock our over-40 style. How I Refine My Style To celebrate the day I thought I would share the three […]
September 1, 2016
denim shoes for fall

Denim Shoes For Fall- Favorite Things

Can you remember a time in your life when denim wasn’t in the picture? We love the stuff! Ever since Levi Strauss opened his store to sell this sturdy fabric to gold miners, people have worked to find ways to wear it. Denim never goes out of style and this […]