I’m a BeliEVER in EVER Skincare

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EVER Pure Results Regimen with LSR-10

I have some really exciting news I wanted to share with you all. I am making a change in my life – EVER Skincare. EVER is conscious skincare – ingredients that are botanically-powered, non-petroleum minerals, and derived from natural sources found on Earth. No harmful synthetic ingredients, no cancer-causing chemicals, and no hormone mimetics that may affect estrogen levels, fertility, … Read More

Almond Pine Cone Bacon Cheese Dip

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Almond Pine Cone Cheese Dip, Bacon, Dill Weed

This is a fun and cute appetizer for any Fall or Winter dinner party. It’s great for a Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, or New Year’s Party. It’s also an easy dish to bring to any pot-luck gathering. You can make this the day before and keep it chilled in the refrigerator until it’s ready to be served. It will surely receive … Read More

Five Gift Ideas for the Hostess

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Louis Bouillot Brut, Cupcake Sparkling Rose, Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio, Catena Cabernet Sauvignon; Total Wine

It’s Holiday season, and you’ll likely be attending a Hanukkah Party, Christmas Party, or New Year’s Even Party. So, what gift do you give to the hostess? The easiest thing is to ask her if there is something you can bring to the party, whether a beverage, appetizer, or dessert item. If she insists that there is nothing you need to bring, … Read More

RR Fine Jewelry Boca Raton

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Every girl deserves a special piece of jewelry. And jewelry ALWAYS makes a great Holiday gift. So whether you’re treating yourself to a little something something, or wanting your man to give you something special this Holiday, or purchasing a gift for your mom, sister, daughter, or girlfriend, you should check out the special pieces available at RR Fine Jewelry. … Read More

Self-Potrait Dress for Any Occasion

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It’s no wonder why Self-Portait is one of the most coveted new labels, and definitely one of my favorites. The pieces are decidedly feminine, but designed with a touch of masculine darkness. Romantic, embroidered lace dresses combined with bold sheer panels are classically recognizable designs of this unique collection. The London-based clothing brand was launched in 2013 by Central Saint … Read More

Holiday Contest with Wanderlüks

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Hand-loomed Turkish towels from Wanderluks

I can’t believe that Thanksgiving is in a few short days! I was chatting with my girlfriend the other night about our upcoming Thanksgiving plans. We ended up exchanging funny stories about our quirky in-laws during past Thanksgivings, and we had each other laughing so hard. I mean, who doesn’t have a crazy story to tell about their relatives or … Read More

Pretty Little White Romper (LWR) With Twist Tie and Eyelet Cutouts 

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Saks Fifth Avenue RED, Off Fifth, Eyelet Cotton Romper, White, with twist tie

The little white romper (LWR) is a must-have for every woman’s capsule wardrobe. Similar to the little white dress (LWD), it’s a fashion staple that you can wear over and over again, season after season. It’s a piece that you mix and match with your dozen other capsule items. Rompers and jumpsuits have become very popular in recent years and … Read More

The Mom-Friendly and Petite-Friendly Bathing Suit You Need

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Mom-friendly and petite-friendly swimsuit from Becca Swim by Rebecca Virtue at Everything But Water store

The end of summer may be nearing for most of the country, but it stays pretty darn hot nearly year-round here in South Florida, and thus owning a great swimsuit is a must.  Or, if you’re planning a tropical getaway this Autumn/Winter and need a flattering bathing suit, then read on… Last summer, I posted about this great one-piece suit … Read More

How To Survive Twin Toddlers or Any Two Toddlers

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Our boy/girl twins just turned two-years-old, and the fated “terrible two’s” have descended onto our home like a category 5 hurricane, with its howling screams and life-sucking force, angrily throwing objects in protest, spitting out food in displeasure, and destroying our walls and furniture just for the fun of it. Times two, of course. If you have twin toddlers, or … Read More

Tropical Bird Party Summer Dress

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Nella Bird Party Front Button Fit and Flare Summer Dress, Alice and Olivia, ShopBop, Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom, Bloomingdales

Summer is here and it’s time to have fun and get flirty! Forget those palm leaves and pineapple prints everyone else is wearing. Go for something different. This stunning summer dress is a tropical bird party in full swing. Vibrant, colorful blooms all over and a playful, tropical bird motif give it endless whimsical charm. It has a fit and … Read More

An Eye-Catching Dress For Resort Getaways

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Carolina Constas 'Appolonia' Off-the-Shoulder, Smocked Neckline, Bell Sleeve Poplin Dress, Neiman Marcus, IntermixOnline, ShopBop

Looking for a unique dress to wear at the beachside resort on your next summer vacation? Dramatic two-tiered bell sleeves, a sexy off-the-shoulder neckline, and the fitted smocked bustline on this poplin dress will surely turn heads. This signature dress is from new designer Caroline Constas, a New York based, Canadian designer who created a luxury lifestyle line for the … Read More

Pretty Ruffled Bodysuit and High-Rise Jeans

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TopShop Ruffle Trim Cold-Shoulder Bodysuit, TopShop Moro Jamie High-Waisted Ripped Skinny Jeans, Nordstrom

Khloe Kardashian says that one of her favorite go-to outfits is a bodysuit paired with high-waist jeans and cute heels. Petite, tall, and curvy women alike can pull off this chic look. As with any outfit, it’s all about finding the right pieces for your body type. There are three reasons why you should own a bodysuit: 1) no more … Read More

Seven Life Lessons I’ve Learned at 40

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Abercrombie off-the-shoulder top, at Resort World Bimini, Bahamas

Well, I just turned the big 4-0 last week! Yikes! This midlife milestone has me reflecting back on my life so far and some of the mistakes I’ve personally made and the lessons I’ve learned up to this point. I thought I would share a few of them with you. 1. Grey Hair Is a Blessing – There are so … Read More

Happy 1st Ever National Stripes Day

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National Stripes Day, J Crew, Cuffed Pant in Shirting Stripe

Yes, that’s right, today is the first ever “National Stripes Day.” Thanks to J.Crew, March 31st is now the official holiday to celebrate our love of stripes. Known for its unapologetic preppiness, J.Crew can make khaki look chic and bubblegum pink a perennial color. However, nothing is more rooted in the brand’s DNA than stripes. Whether it’s a pair of … Read More

Pretty Pleats and Floral Prints

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Banana Republic Gathered Floral Pleat Maxi Dress

Pretty pleats and floral prints are two of my favorite things, and both can be found on this maxi dress from Banana Republic. Florals are one of the biggest trends for Spring and Summer 2017, and pleats are a timeless style that is very wearable by all. See my prior post on the many benefits of pleats, including that they … Read More