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Thinner In 30 Challenge – Week 2

Every day is “Fat Tuesday” in New Orleans.   Now, I was pretty pumped about last weekend’s trip.  I packed Jenna Wolfe’s book “Thinner In 30” so I could stay on track. In case you missed it, I challenged myself to Jenna’s workout plan– you can read Week 1 here. This in itself is a testament to […]

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10 Of My Favorite Over-40 Outfits

My friends at SocialPrintStudio.com are featuring style bloggers and contacted me as a blogger they’d like to feature. So, here are my favorite over-40 outfits that speak to my signature style.  I’m 47 years old,  5’5, weigh 10 lbs more than my height/age dictate, and wear a DD cup.  I am NOT a model, and […]

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SheSpark March Issue is LIVE – Over 40 Style, Beauty, Wellness

“Give Me A [Spring] Break!” is SheSpark’s March theme.  After the holiday ringer and new year hangover (how are those resolutions coming that we addressed in the January issue?), we need serious R&R. #Over40 women with hectic schedules may guffaw at the notion of “free time,” so we’ve accumulated a collection of blogs and products […]

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Resort Wear Trends Over 40 Women Actually Wear

Spring Break is America’s casual cousin to Europe’s resort season.  Women venture off to a new locale for much deserved R&R.  Whether it’s a sunny beach, an island cruise, or mountain ski resort, we still want to look our best with minimal effort. These three lookbooks have something for every budget. Feel free to make comments, […]

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10 Ways To UP Your Image in 2016

Most New Year resolutions focus on goals or activities designed to make us look and feel better about ourselves. And no wonder! There are a lot of impossible standards that women (especially #over40) feel the need to conquer. But there’s no need to turn to risky procedures or money-wasting trends and gimmicks. Below are the […]

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Minimalist Fashion: Mother’s Little Helper

Are you overly stressed at work? Is decision-making a burden? Do you crave tranquility? Before you grab your pill box, try minimalist fashion as the antidote. A term for architecture stripped down to its essential quality and simplicity, minimalism can be a tool for getting “centered” in mind and spirit. Here are a few tips […]

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How To Look Like A Rock Star #Over40

My two favorite passions: Fashion and music.  Especially rolled into one. To my absolute delight, the Grammy Museum in L.A. mixes them like DJ Mia Moretti, and I got a big taste of it a couple of weeks ago.  The famous outfits and statement pieces are just as memorable as the songs themselves thanks mostly to mass […]

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3 Things You Don’t Wear to Festivals

Despite what fashion magazines may say, certain styles just aren’t designed for outdoor marathon music festivals.  Amanda Salinas (@AmandaOnFox7) and I talk chic alternatives for sunny and rainy days.  No wardrobe malfunctions here! You can buy all these looks from Dillard’s Barton Creek Square Mall. CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO If you’re ready to […]

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30 Minutes with JB — Still Laughing!

What better way to talk about a style makeover than with local celebs JB Hager of Classic 105.3 FM and Melinda Garvey of Austin Woman Magazine? We had a blast in the studio and covered lots of territory, from my Signature Style Program to new consumer trends favoring small brands that reflect women’s values.  This […]

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“I’m Good at Faking It” – On A Personal Note

Heard it again today from a new client. Women who are smart, successful, and beautiful people inside and out are shocked when their friends describe them as “strong” or “bold” or “confident.” These women feel that they’ve duped their friends–they’re unsure of themselves. They feel they’re doing a great job of FAKING IT. The GOBN […]

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