It’s Fashion Flash Monday!

fashion flash logoThis week  one of our newest bloggers, Janise of Mama in Heels is hosting Fashion Flash.  She covers  beauty, family, travel and fashion with  style and ease.  I especially love her monthly features on budget fashion.  She  consrtucts  a fabulous outfit from several  pieces of totally affordables clothes currently in stores.  She is proof that  looking  great does not need to be  pricey.

I get so annoyed with fashion writers and bloggers who feature  designer bags and shoes that cost more than a months paycheck. Sometimes they have been gifted these items  in exchange for coverage. In other cases they have affiliate links where they get a percentage of the sale of a high priced item.  I have seen friends   go into debt   charging designer stuff on their credit … Continue Reading…

Its Fashion Flash Today!

fashion flash logoThis week one of  my all time favorite beauty gurus, Allison of Never Say Die Beauty is hosting Fashion Flash.  She is a triple threat blogger– great photographer, strong writer ad an understanding and love of her topic.  Subscribe to her site so that you don’t  miss a single post.

Fashion Flash Book Review: HairstylingFashion Flash Book Review:  Hairstyling from YouTube Tutorials

There seem to be an infinite umber of tutorials on YouTube on  just about any topic.  Some are wonderful, some  not very helpful and  then there are those that  are hilarious–  without trying to be funny.  I can spend way too much time watching these tutorials, searching … Continue Reading…

Fashion Flash Today!

fashion flash logoThis week Marcia of Beauty Info Zone is hostnig Fashion Flash. Marcia and I are from the same genertion and when she recommends a moisturizer or lipstick, I definately pay attention.  She test drives everything she recommends  and  I can trust her picks. Subscribe to her  site so that you don’t miss a single  post.

Makeup Giveaway PaletteA New Fashion FLash Giveaway

At the International Beauty Show  this  spring, I fell in love with a 35 disk Crown make-up palette and a 7 piece pink  roll of brushes. It retails for $75, but show special prices  allowed me to get two sets– one to keep  and one to gie away to my followers.  Your  enthusiasm and great questions  keep me involved and always … Continue Reading…

It’s Fashion Flash Monday!

fashion flash logoThis week Cindy of Prime Beauty is hosting Fashion FLash.   I have always been a girly-girl and get really excited about a better way to apply foundation or a new  mascara that looks like lash extensions.  I  count on Prime Beauty to help me sort out the best products at the best prices.  Subscribe to Prime Beauty so that you don’t  miss a single post.

Fashion FLash Book ReviewFashion Flash Book Review: How to Have Fun with Your Aging parents by Christina Britton Conroy

My mother was a force of nature.  WHen she was 88 she went off on tour of Italy with Elder Hostel  Just wo years later a … Continue Reading…

It’s Fashion Flash Monday

fashion flash logoThis week one of our newest  members, Sheila of Painted Ladies is hosting Fashion Flash. Her beautiful site is rich in fashion, beauty  and health advice and I love her  West Coast approach to all things lifestyle..  But  I think what makes  Sheila unique are  her wonderful Youtube videos.  Subscribe both to her site  and Painted ladies  YouTube chanel  to up your fashion and beauty game.

Fashion Flash Book Review:  Jack’s Wife Freda

I am on a seemngly endless journey to  find recipes  for health  packed meals  that are  totally delicious.  Not tasty, not decent, but knock your socks off lip smaking wonderful.  On Mother’s Day  my beautiful daughter Karen  took me  few  steps closer to my goal with the gift of  a new cookbook, Jack’s Wife Freda.  I love the … Continue Reading…

It’s Fashion Flash Today!

fashion flash logoThis week Inka of Glamour Granny Travels is hosting Fashion Flash this week..  I love to travel ,but too any travel sites feature tiny bikini’s, artisinal beer and  way too many thrill sports.  On the other hand I am not excited  with the idea of a bus tour with a bunch of strangers. So its a  good thing I discovered Inka of Glamour Granny Travels.  She sorts  out the best views, best cafes and the  loveliest  shops  in every part of the world.  And comng soon, Inka  will be offering great travel giveaways including  free trips to incredible locations.  Subscribe  to her site to  make certain you don’t miss an incredible opportunity.

It’s Fashion Flash Monday!

fashion flash logoThis  week the amazing Barbara Hannah Grufferman  Best of Everything After 50 is hosting Fashion Flash.  For  many of us  turning 50  seemed like the end of the road. Our  chidren are grown and flown, are jobs  seem stalled and there is  new grey hair and wrinkle every morning in the mirror. When  this happend  to Barbara, she had no time to brood.  Frst she went to experts in every field to find out  the best options and wrote down what  she found out in the besting selling book, Best of Everything After 50. Fashion FLash Host Barbarba Hannah GruffermanShe is now Bone Health  Ambassador to the National Osteoporosis  Association and host,  AARP Youtube Channel. … Continue Reading…

Fashion Flash Today!

fashion flash logoThis week Erika of Notes From My Dressing Table is hosting Fashion Flash.  I love her sense of humour,  her lavender hair, fabulous photography and her enthusiasm for all things beauty.  Erika throws a wide net in her beauty reviews.  She roadtests  cleansers, masks, exfoliators, foundations, eyeliners, bronzers and  lippies of all colors and formulas.   Subscribe to her site  to  see why I am such a fan.

 

Fashion Flash Book Review-- Facial MagicFashion Flash Book Review:  Facial Magic by Cynthia Rowland

I am often asked why I started to publish No-Nonsense beauty Blog.  My reply?  I wanted to share the most effective beauty advice and alert people to products … Continue Reading…