DECORATING WITH BUFFALO CHECK ON A BUDGET

It is no secret that I love the Buffalo Check pattern. This pattern has now become a mainstream design choice. The good news is that you don’t have to spend a fortune to incorporate it into your home. Here is some history and how to decorate with Buffalo Check on a budget. A Little HistoryContinue reading “DECORATING WITH BUFFALO CHECK ON A BUDGET”

MANAGING YOUR EXPECTATIONS DURING THE HOLIDAYS

Thanksgiving and Christmas are beautiful holidays filled with family, good food and fun. At least that’s what we all want them to be. Like it or not, we all develop expectations about the holidays and our family. I really enjoy the “Lifetime Christmas movies” during this season. The plots are easy. Holiday decorations are fabulousContinue reading “MANAGING YOUR EXPECTATIONS DURING THE HOLIDAYS”

HOLIDAY GIFT SETS | THE SOLUTION TO YOUR HOLIDAY GIFT GIVING LIST

The holiday season is almost here and it’s time to start thinking about gifts for your loved ones. Finding the perfect gift at the right price is the trickiest part. Holiday gift sets may just be the solution you are looking for. Sephora.com has released their 2020 Holiday Gift Sets. The good news is thatContinue reading “HOLIDAY GIFT SETS | THE SOLUTION TO YOUR HOLIDAY GIFT GIVING LIST”

SETTING BOUNDARIES

“Any confusion of responsibility and ownership in our lives is a problem of boundaries.” Dr. Henry Cloud We need physical, mental, emotional and spiritual boundaries in our lives to help us determine the things that are our responsibilities and just as importantly, what ISN’T! It is absolutely appropriate to set limits with the people inContinue reading “SETTING BOUNDARIES”

WHY NUTRITION FOR WOMEN OVER 50 IS IMPORTANT

What is nutrition and why is nutrition for women over 50 important? Nutrition is defined as eating a healthy and balanced diet so that your body gets the nutrients it needs. Nutrients are the substances that fuel your body! No matter what age you are, good nutrition is important. Nutrition for women over 50 isContinue reading “WHY NUTRITION FOR WOMEN OVER 50 IS IMPORTANT”

7 SIGNS TO KNOW YOUR AGING PARENTS NEED ASSISTANCE

It is so important to make time to check in on our aging parents to see how they are doing. Visiting should always be fun. It can also be a time to assess how they are managing their day to day lives. You may even need to be a little bit of a detective toContinue reading “7 SIGNS TO KNOW YOUR AGING PARENTS NEED ASSISTANCE”

INEXPENSIVE THANKSGIVING TABLE IDEAS

Thanksgiving Day is fast approaching and that means it’s time to start preparing the table. I want the food to be delicious, and my table setting to be lovely. Better yet, I prefer inexpensive Thanksgiving table ideas. Since the cost of food is higher due to COVID19, the table decor needs to be reasonably priced.Continue reading “INEXPENSIVE THANKSGIVING TABLE IDEAS”

RECYCLE|REUSE DIY MIRROR MAKEOVER

I have to confess that I do love a good DIY project. The mirror in my dining room has been on my radar for some time. The frame of the mirror was painted bright gold/brass. You know the look …. trying to make it look expensive but obviously fake gold! Well, I finally decided toContinue reading “RECYCLE|REUSE DIY MIRROR MAKEOVER”

HIGH RISE WIDE LEG CROPPED JEANS|STYLISH JEANS FOR THE MATURE WOMAN

I am confident to say that my favorite outfits always include a great pair of jeans. Denim is timeless and ageless. Finding stylish jeans for the mature woman can be a challenge. No woman over 50 wants to look like her daughters or grands! A perfect option is high rise wide leg cropped jeans. ManyContinue reading “HIGH RISE WIDE LEG CROPPED JEANS|STYLISH JEANS FOR THE MATURE WOMAN”