ONE COUCH LIVING

In early September Robby and I decided that it was time to update our family room furniture. Our oversized dark leather couch, love seat and chair/ottoman combination had served our family for about 15 years. During that time 2 teenagers, 1 cat and 2 dogs have put the furniture to good use! We gave theContinue reading “ONE COUCH LIVING”

HOLIDAY STYLE AND BEAUTY TIPS FOR THE WOMAN OVER 50

The holidays are here and that means parties and events are on the calendar. Many women over 50 find it hard to know what to wear to holiday events. The question is what’s the secret to dressing well? I believe the answer is in knowing your style and sticking with it. You know what looksContinue reading “HOLIDAY STYLE AND BEAUTY TIPS FOR THE WOMAN OVER 50”

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”

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”

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”

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”

SWEATER WEATHER | CARDIGAN SWEATER STYLE FALL 2020

Sweater weather is finally here and I couldn’t be happier! My preferred sweater is, of course, the cardigan. I love a great boyfriend sweater and this is my favorite fall cardigan sweater style for 2020. It is ageless and classic! What Is The Boyfriend Cardigan The boyfriend cardigan sweater is a looser fitting v-neck sweater.Continue reading “SWEATER WEATHER | CARDIGAN SWEATER STYLE FALL 2020”

MY FAVORITE CLASSIC PERFUME FOR THE MATURE WOMAN

What defines a fragrance for the mature woman? The answer is sophistication! It is no surprise that my favorite classic perfume is Chanel No.5. A classic perfume should reflect the woman you have have become. A woman who is sophisticated, confident, mature and knows who she is and what she likes. Authenticity is key. AsContinue reading “MY FAVORITE CLASSIC PERFUME FOR THE MATURE WOMAN”

8 BUDGET FRIENDLY HOME ORGANIZATION IDEAS

With the holidays approaching and decorating in full swing, I always find areas in my home that need some attention and organization. Keeping it simple and affordable are always important factors. Here are 8 budget friendly home organization ideas from Lakeside Collection that may be just what you need. 4. Drawer Dividers Having properly storedContinue reading “8 BUDGET FRIENDLY HOME ORGANIZATION IDEAS”

SIMPLE AND AFFORDABLE FALL DECORATIONS | FAMILY ROOM AND PORCH

I finally made time to display my fall decorations in my family room and porch. Fall is my favorite season and each year I add a few new decor items to my collection. Simple and affordable fall decorations give me the look I want while being budget friendly. Lakeside Collections is my “go to” onlineContinue reading “SIMPLE AND AFFORDABLE FALL DECORATIONS | FAMILY ROOM AND PORCH”