It’s Fashion Flash Monday!

Fashion-Flash-logoThis week, Pam of Over 50 Feeling  40 is hosting Fashion Flash.  She  is  such an inspiring and positive   person I look forward to hearing what she is up to every week.  At fifty she realized that she had  ignored  both  her appearance and goals and decided to change the direction of her life.  She is now a well-known fashion blogger, a brand ambassador and a role model to woman  looking to make the second  50 years, the best  years.

Fashion Flash Book Review: 50 Ways to Wear a ScarfFashion Flash Book Review:  50 Ways to Wear A Scarf by Lauren Friedman

Not only do I love to  collect scarves, I love to collect  books that  show  how to tie my scarves.  50 Ways to Wear A Scarf is … Continue Reading…

Its Fashion Flash Monday!

Fashion-Flash-logoThis week, Melanie of Society Wellness is hosting  Fashion Flash.     In the past few weeks Melanie has  been posting amazing  pix of dancers  that she has worked  with including her father.  As a professional dancer, Melanie  has long known  how important  diet and exercise is to  health and fitness.   There is no shortage of gimmicky/ quick fix diet gurus. Melanie   like  many dancers approach    wellness  with long term successful goals.  Her recipes are amazing–  as delicious as they are packed with nutrition.  Her exercise advice  makes  me feel stronger, not achy.  Do yourself a favor and subscribe to her amazing site.  Your body will thank you.

Fashion Flash Book review: Your Guide to Personal Style, Fashion Flash  Book Review:  Your Guide to Personal Style  from … Continue Reading…

It’s Fashion Flash Monday!

Fashion-Flash-logoThis  week Barbara Hannah Grufferman of Best Of Everything After 50 is hosting Fashion Flash.  She is such an amazing role  model  for women over 50– smart, happy, healthy and  successful. While society  has  such a hard  time defining   us, Barbara  has   done it for us.  Please  subscribe to her wonderful site to get the best of her always valuable  advice.

Fashion Flash Book ReviewFashion Flash Book Review:Dr Gott’s No Flour, No-Sugar Cookbook

I’ve been a foodie since I learned how to turn on a stove at age 10- and my favorite recipe  is anything that I can cook and serve  at a dinner party.   But in recent years friends and family have gone gluten free  which has significantly  limited  menu options.  When I spotted  a cookbook … Continue Reading…

Its Fashion Flash Monday!

Fashion-Flash-logoThis week Jackie of Aging Backwards is hosting Fashion Flash! I have learned to trust Jackie’s advice on health and beauty.  She introduced me to  the best  skin cleansing system I have ever tried– and  trust  me when I say I have tried   many.  Her recipes are  both delicious and packed with nutrition.  She taught me how to  bake bread and  I now can dazzle  guests with a  bowl of soup and a loaf of homemade dill  bread.  A few months ago I had signs of an ulcer  and Jackie recommended a mix of  fresh cabbage juice and honey.  it sounded so bizarre, but  out when I did a medline  search, it turns out that the sulfur in the cabbage is known to  destroy the bacteria  that  a part of the ulcer syndrome.  FYI it works.

Now Jackie … Continue Reading…

Its Fashion Flash Monday!

Fashion-Flash-logoIt is  so appropriate  that Mirabai  of Moving Free With Mirabai is hosting Fashion Flash this week.  In addition  to Valentine’s Day, February is also  healthy heart month.   Heart disease is the #1  killer of women and  all too often a woman is not ware of  cardiac problems, until she winds up in  an ER.   Mirabai  established  a  world class cardiac  rehabilitation program in NYC  that become a  model that other centers followed.  While  she has developed  a wide range of exercise programs,  heart healthy  workouts are  her special passion. Click thru Fashion Flash  to read   other heart related posts for advice that  makes you feel as good as you look.

Fashion FLash Product Close-UpFashion Flash Close-Up: Shark Tank Beauty Products

I’m addicted to  Shark Tank, the … Continue Reading…

Fashion Flash Monday!

Fashion-Flash-logoI am so excited to be hosting Fashion Flash this week!  Its almost Valentines Day, one of my  favorite holidays.  Growing up, my parents made the holiday all about showing love to all   people in our  life– my beloved Uncle Bill,  my next door neighbor who  always  pulled  out a Hershey’s kiss from her worn leather purse and  my BFF  Peggy  who was at six, my loyal partner in crime. This week  all the Fashion Flash bloggers have Valentines Day fever and  I  know you will enjoy every post:

* Barbara of The Best of Everything After 50 wants every woman to find love again, no matter what her age!  Here are some of the best tips for getting back into the dating groove, straight from one of the country’s top dating gurus.  Happy Valentines Day!

* Jodell … Continue Reading…

Its Fashion Flash Monday!

Fashion-Flash-logoThis week the amazing Cindy of Prime Beauty is hosting Fashion Flash. There is  certainly no shortage of beauty sites that deal with skin care and  make-up, but Prime Beauty stands  out for its style and  accuracy.  I especially love the way  that Prime Beauty filters all the advice thru the unique needs of over 40 skin.  Her recent  post on smoky eye for our tribe is a classic.  I shared it on Facebook and downloaded a copy  and used it  to make-up  for my evening out.   If you care about  beauty, subscribe to Prime Beauty   to get every post.

Fashion Flash Book Review: Vintage BeautyFashion Flash Book Review:  Vintage Beauty by Daniela Turudich

This book combines two of my favorite subjects- vintage and DIY skin care.  This … Continue Reading…

Its Fashion Flash Monday!

Fashion-Flash-logoThis week the always elegant Josephine of Chic at Any  Age is hosting  Fashion Flash.  Last year  it was the Wall Street Journal that singled out Chic at Any Age  as one of the top  fashion blogs for woman  over 40.  This year its Huffington Post  honored our amazing Fashion Flash style expert.   Subscribe to  her  blog  to  get every one of her always helpful and beautiful  posts.

Fashion Flash Book ReviewFashion Flash Book Review:  I’ll have What She is Having– My adventures in Celebrity Dieting by Rebecca Harrington

When I read about this book in Pubisher’s Weekly  it sounded so interesting I pre-ordered it  from Amazon.  I’m so glad I did.  This is just  about the most entertaining  diet book I’ve ever read while it actually provides some … Continue Reading…