Might Be In Over My Head…Maybe?

Fabulous Forties…or at least that is what they should be! You have every right to look and feel fabulous! The last thing that you want to be is caught between teen and old lady in look and style. And there is no reason to be. Just because you are 40 doesn’t mean you are over the hill when it comes… Continue reading

Transitioning in to our thirties can be difficult. I have found that 16, 18, 21, 30 and 50 appear to be the most “dramatic” times in our lives as women. They, for many, mark major transitions in our lives and while 16, 18 and 21 are marked with exciting new endeavors, 30 and 50, are often marred with negative connotations.… Continue reading

So there are two core principles to remember when it comes to dressing your age: 1. Learn the Rules and 2. Know When and How to Break Them.

Think about it – a woman in her 20s doesn’t want to look matronly and a woman in her 40s shouldn’t look like she raided the closet of a teen. Frankly at… Continue reading

When it comes to the difference between a frumpy mommy and a Hot Momma, there are six general rules I think every woman should know. Each of these can be a whole series of blogs but for now let’s stick to general and over the next couple of blogs we will explore several from the perspective of dressing your age.… Continue reading

So I am going to interrupt my series on fashion for a small drama in the continuing saga of living with a teenage boy. Please let me warn readers now that there will be graphic content that may be disturbing to your stomach.

I have by now become quite aware of the forgetful power of the teenage boy brain. I… Continue reading

Move from Frumpy Mommy Fashion to Hot Momma

I began my career as a Mary Kay consultant almost 14 years ago with aspirations of one day becoming a work at home mom. Over my almost fourteen years I have noticed a very disturbing phenomenon. I must admit despite my deep desire to be a work at home mom, this phenomenon has had me deeply concerned and deeply afraid… Continue reading

This week I celebrate another anniversary of my 29th birthday. I laughingly started celebrating the anniversary of my 29th birthday when faced with the fact I was going to turn 30. My age is forever listed as 29 plus. In reality I was not really that apprehensive about turning 30. I mean really my husband is 15 years older than… Continue reading

It’s bitter sweet writing this last post on my kitchen remodel. I am excited that my Temporary Dream Kitchen is complete for now and I have really enjoyed sharing my experiences and lessons learned in the process. From starting the design process, to dealing with budget constraints, triple digit heat and execution of projects; it has definitely been a ride.… Continue reading

As I mentioned in my last post, I was reluctantly keeping my husband’s old table and chair set…again very reluctantly. It just seems wrong to have your husband’s ex-wife and his furniture in his and your new place. But since I had to for the time being, I was absolutely not going to leave them the same. Besides the whole… Continue reading

So when we bought our home there were a few more projects than we had initially planned on and they were way more in costs than what we had initially thought we would need for budget. (So when exactly did paint like double in price…)  So we had to decide what could buy new and what we had to… Continue reading

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