Jump in! Take a risk with this season’s fabulous ruffles.

The grass is green, the days are longer, and the weather is warming up right on time.  I love the change of seasons.  Even more, I love spring fashion.   Like every fashionista, sometimes a particular piece catches my eye — and won’t leave my sight.  For me, it’s tops with ruffled sleeves.  Wear it […]

Am I wearing my outfit, or is it wearing me?

Last week, a blogger friend and I were sharing our love for fashion and discussing our unique style.  I joked that I had given away enough bags of “identity crisis” clothing over the years to fill a moderate-size landfill.  What about you? I have always loved fashion.  For as long as I can remember, I […]

Are you ready for Spring? Get these two spring pieces to jumpstart the season.

Spring is almost here, and I am so excited that skin-baring tops and dramatic sleeves are still all the rage.  When these styles emerged, it didn’t take long for me to jump on the bandwagon.  I am obsessed with these styles and love how effortless and extremely chic they look on every body type. Shoulder-baring […]

Learning to Love Yourself: Find your cheerleading team

One of my favorite pastimes is hanging out at Barnes & Noble, drinking my favorite beverage and thumbing through books and magazines with the best kind of company — great friends.  On Saturday, My friend and I went to Barnes & Noble.  We grabbed our usual beverage of choice and picked up some reading material. […]

What drives a Fierce 50 woman? Life and new beginnings

Today marks the launch of the first annual fierce 50 Campaign.  As women over 50, we are coming together in a supportive collaborative community to honor and celebrate one another and to share with the world what it means to be a woman at midlife and beyond.  Through this collaboration, each woman has developed a […]

A beautiful mind

      Radiating beauty starts from within, meaning it’s time to take a look at your thoughts. What is a beautiful thought? It is one that allows you to live out and embrace your authentic self. A beautiful thought doesn’t paint a false picture of perfection; instead, it is filled with truth and grace. […]

Beautiful you [inside and out]>Beautiful things

I love beautiful things, and I feel great around them. When I think of relationships and family, my heart is filled, and my smile is brightened. Picturesque vacation getaways remind me of the beauty of our world, including the golden sand, blue-green water and crashing waves of an ocean that makes me feel so small. […]

What makes you beautiful!

      “You are beautiful!” This has been one of the best compliments I’ve received lately. There is something about that word that will instantly brighten your day — especially when the word is about more than your physical appearance. When my sweet Soror mentioned that I was beautiful, she went on to describe […]

Hello, new year! Goodbye, fear.

How was your 2016?  Mine was spent enjoying family and friends and doing a moderate amount of soul searching.  My year had its share of success but also saw a moderate amount of stress, chaos and change. Some chaos was awesome.  I’ve been getting better at my photography hobby, being more creative, getting my blog […]

The Sparkle of Christmas

Imagine your cousins, aunts and uncles all living within the same zip code.  Think of the memories that were created in one special place.  This was my reality – my dad had eight sisters and two brothers.  I grew up in a huge family, and it was so much fun!   Regardless of how many […]