Fashion Flash Today!

fashion flash logoThis week Janise of Mama in Heels is hosting Fashion FLash.  She is  one of my favorite onone style icons.  Altought  she  is younger than I am, her inate taste and sense of proportion for  for any age. And she is living proof that  great style does not depend on spending money for over priced  designer clothing, shoes and bags.  I love the way she sets a budget of $100 and then  assembles  beautiful, wearable and affordable outifits for a wide range of occasions.   She is committed to  sharing her style sense  so  that we  look good, not  just posting  expensive items with  revenue producing affiliate links.  Since I subscribed to Mama in Heels I have saved  money and earned more compliments on my appearance– and you can too.

It’s Fashion Flash Monday!

fashion flash logoThis week Allison of Never Say Die Beauty is hosting Fashion FLash.  We are thrilled to see that Never Say Die Beauty  has been named as one of the top 100 beauty blogs!  If you know  her site, you already know  just how good it is .  And if Never Say Die Beauty is new to yoyu, then head over to the site to see why it has been named to  the the newest best blogs list.

More Fashion Flash Winners!

In addition to Allison of Never Say Die Beauty , four more  of the Fashion FLash bloggers are on the top Beauty Bloggers list. Cindy of Prime Beauty, Marcia of Never Say Die Beauty, Sheila of Painted Ladies and me, Deb of No-Nonsense Beauty are also on that list.  I … Continue Reading…

Fashion FLash Today

fashion flash logoThis week  Mirabai  of Moving Free with Mirabai is hosting Fashion FLash.  She is that rare professional that is passionate about  making us all healthier.  She  has over 50  videos   on exercise and diet to cover every age and situation. Her blog posts cover  food, exercise and health issues in a way that is both accurate and understandable. You have not  lived until you watch her rapping about the dangers of salt. Not only is it entertaining, it breaks down important  medical info  that may  just save your life.

Fashion Flash Today!

fashion flash logoThis week Janise of  Mama in Heels is hosting Fashion Flash.  Her beautiful site neve fails to  delight me.  She is an acitve engaged mom who uses  her reasl lifeactivities  to demonstrate  real life fashion, food and beauty needs. One of  my favorite features is her budget fashion posts.  For $100 she  goes shopping to come up with  OOTD for a wide range of occasions.  Too many fashion blogs  feature very expensive clothing for which they have have affiliate links.  Janise picks the best options for the lowest  price so that you can look your personal best.

Edelweiss– The Beauty Flower

EdelweissMost of us know the  edelweiss  flower   from  a Sound of Music song but in real life it  is a powerful mountain flower and  has been part of alpine home remedies for centuries.  Teas and salves  compounded with  edelweiss have been used to relieve chest pains, arthritis, digestive problems, bronchitis and even cancer. Eueopean mountain villagers  knew that edelweiss  based care   just worked.  In recent years researchers have demonstrated that this yellow and white flower works because it  contains  anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant chemicals.

Edelweiss 101

This daisy like flower grows in montain regions in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. It blooms only in August and September and has  become so popular that in 2004 Switzerland created plantations of edelweiss to meet the demand.  A few years later  it was declared a protected species.

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Its Fashion Flash Today!

fashion flash logoThis week Marylou of Second Lives Club is hosting Fashion FLash.  When we were young our dreams  were  well defined.  We had mental check lists– love, marriage, children, a great job– we ticked these off as years went by.  But  what we never saw coming was the lack of a map for the second half of  our lives– when our children were grown, when grandchildren moved away, when  our jobs ended.    Enter Second Lives Club, an incredible site to help make the second half of our lives as rich and meaningful as the first half. This site profiles  women who have made  a successful transition  and these stories are always inspiring.

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It’s Fashion Flash Monday!

fashion flash logoThis week Inka of Glamour Granny Travels is hosting Fashion Flash.  Most travel sites are are aimed at families or millenials.  They offer solid advice, but not  for us. Glamour Granny Travels  has the adventure and style that a woman of a certain age  dream about  when they plan a trip.

Fashion FLash Book Review: Pretty SickFashion Flash Book Review:  Pretty Sick by Caitlin Kiernan

In the past five years eight close  friends  were diagnosed with cancer.  Because I write a beauty blog, they would often ask  me for advice dealing with their skin and hair issues.   I asked my dermatologist experts, researched products and generally tried  just to be … Continue Reading…