It’s Fashion Flash Monday

fashion flash logoThis week, our  travel  guru Inka of Glamour Granny Travels is hosting Fashion Flash!  I love to travel, but as the years  have rolled by, my travel likes and dislikes have changed. However most current travel writers seem to  focus on drinking and thrill sports– not on my watch. By contrast, Glamour Granny  Travels  shares fascinating  historical nuggets  that bring ruins and relics  alive, the best  little restaurant in Rome and the coolest silver artisans  in Portugal. With  Glamour Granny Travels by your side, you will travel  like a pro– even if its your first trip overseas.

Fashion FLash Book Review: THe Luxe LifeFashion Flash Book Review:The Luxe Life by … Continue Reading…

It’s Fashion Flash Monday!

fashion flash logoThis week my midlife  role model, Barbara of Best of Everything After  50, is  hosting Fashion Flash. Author, wife,  mom, marathon runner, spokesperson  for AARP, Youtube star and Huffington Post columnist,  Barbara Hannah Gufferman demonstrates how to  make  the second half of  life  the best  time of our lives.  She is a source of constant affirmation and growth.  If I am feeling  a bit at  lose ends, I  click on her site for some  much  need positivity.  Its always works. Get 2017 off to a great start and subscribe to  her always  valuable site.

Fashion Flash Book ReviewFashion Flash Book Review: A Well Dressed Wife by Anne Fogarty

Anne Fogarty was an iconic fashion designer when I was a teenager. She invented  the … Continue Reading…

It’s Fashion Flash Monday!

fashion flash logoThis week the  Erika of Notes From My Dressing Table is hosting Fashion Flash!   Smart and sassy, Erika has a keen eye  for make-up and takes  her own  amazing photographs. Her giveaway on our  Evine Holiday Gift Guide campaign   grabbed more than 2000 entries!

Fashion Flash Book Review: The Fashion Design Workbook by Annabel Benilan

Like most women over 50, shopping can feel like a blood sport. Its so hard to find affordable clothing that fits both our bodies and lifestyles.  Some of  my friends  have dreamed about  started to design their ownn clothing lines.  They are struggling for  ways to translate what they want into what they can wear.  When I found  this workbook in a bookstore in London,s  Portobello market,  it seemd like the perfect  holiday gift for … Continue Reading…

Its Fashion Flash Monday!

fashion flash logoMaryLou Floyd  of Secod Lives Club is an expert on  reinvention and I am so excited that she is hosting Fashion FLash at a time when we are looking  forward to the changes and opportunites of a new year.  She is looking to profile women who have made major  career choices after  50 and is  looking to profile them.  If you  taken big steps in the second half of your life, please contact her at Second Lives Club.

Fashion Flash Book ReviewFashion Flash Book Review: London Society Fashion– The Wardrobe of Heather Firbank

I was  in London last month and one of my first stops is always the Victoria and … Continue Reading…

Announcing The Evine/Fashion Flash Giveaway Winners!

Fashion Fash Evine Holiday Logofashion flash logoThe Evine/Fashion Flash Giveaway made me feel like I was a character in  an episode of the  iconic   TV show, The Millionaire .  Each week, a reclusive millionaire with the impressive name of John Beresford Tipton, Jr, gave away one million dollars to a person in crisis and then watched the outcome of his  gift. We got more than 4800 entries to  our giveawaay and while  the prize was less than  a million dollars,  the joy of our  winners  is contagious:

-” Ohhhh… thank you so  much! This is AWESOME! I cannot wait to try it– already looking at their site! This makes  my weekend” — Christina of Texas winning the  Cailyn  Gel and Lip Collection from Prime Beauty

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It’s Fashion Flash Monday!

fashion flash logoThis week Cindy of Prime Beauty is hosting Fashion Flash! IMHO  she  has just about the best take on choosing the best makeup for any skin at any age.  She swatches every lipstick, foundation and eye iner and shadow to demonstrate the true  texture and color.  Her indepth analysis of every recommendation has  made it possible for me to confidently  buy cosmetics onlne– and be delighted with what I received.  Make certain that you subscribe to her  lovely sie so that you  don’t miss any of her posts.

Fashion Flash Book ReviewFashion Flash Book Review: Talk About Fashion by Catherie Schvvaab

This book  covers so much territory that  it could … Continue Reading…

It’s Fashion Flash Monday!

fashion flash logoThis week, the incomparable Mirabai of Moving Free with Mirabai is hosting Fashion Flash!  I  make  no secret  that I am not a big fan of exercise.  I know  by heart all the  amazing  benefits of regular exercise, its  just not  my thing.  But Mirabai did not give up on me.  She is one of the very few people on earth that can get me to move– and actually  enjoy  it.  She was  dancer who went back to school  and earned no less than 6 certificates in exercise  physiology.  There isn;t an excuse she has not heard and has an exercise for every body part and every problem. I promise  that if you subscribe to her site, you will find a  way  to include  healthy exercise in  your daily routinue.

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Giveway: Signed Cookbook by Poldark’s Robin Ellis

Cookbook giveawayI  am a huge Poldark fan!  I loved the series on PBS and  it took me a year but I just finished the entire  12 volume series set in 18th century Cornwall.  I was even more excited to  discover that Robin Ellis,  Poldark himself,  had written a  Mediterranean themed cookbook for diabetics.   I had a chance to meet  him in NYC and he graciously signed two copies of his beautifully photographed  book for me to share with my followers.  The recipes use  fresh, natural ingredients that burst with health.  And during this holiday season when everything  is high in  fat or packed with sugar ( or both) this cookbook is the perfect source for a healthy happy holidy season. In other words  you don’t have to be diabetic … Continue Reading…