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.

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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!

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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…

Fashion Flash Monday!

Fashion-Flash-logoThis week Melanie of Society Wellness is hosting Fashion Flash!  A professional dancer and a certified  yoga instructor she has an in-depth knowledge  of health and nutrition you can trust.  Her diet recommendations  are always on point and her recipes are for life, not  just a short lived diet.  Subscribe to  her site and you’ll  never  miss  her always relevant and interesting posts.

Fashion Flash Book Review: Freakin Fabulous on a BudgetFashion Flash Book Review:  Freakin’ Fabulous on a Budget by Clinton Kelly

IMO What Not to Wear is one of the best lifestyle shows on TV.  It shows real  people with real fashion issues and comes up with  fashion solutions that are  genuinely helpful.  In addition to  fashion What  Not To Wear co-host  Clinton Kelly has equally  on point … Continue Reading…

Its Fashion Flash Monday!

Fashion-Flash-logoThis week Pam of Over 50, Feeling 40 is hosting  Fashion Flash. If there were more  fashion  writers like Pam, we would all be better dressed.  She  not only has a keen  eye, as a   journalist  she  shares her insights with charm and skill.  I also share  her love for thrifting and she is living proof that it doesn’t take designer  clothes and big budgets to look fabulous 365 days a year.

Fashion FLash Book ReviewFashion Flash Book Review: Colour Me Slimmer

No, its not a type.  I picked up Colour Me Slimmer in an Oxfam  shop  near Camden Passage in London.   There is hardly a women from my era that doesn’t know about  the Color Me Beautiful approach to style and make-up.  Colour Me Slimmer, published in … Continue Reading…

Its Fashion Flash Monday!

Fashion-Flash-logoThis week Marylou of Second Lives Club is hosting Fashion Flash. In a sea of personal  and how- to blogs, Second Lives Club is a unique site that profiles  women who made large, wonderful changes in their lives.  Not only does it give me courage to reach a little further and try a little harder, Second Lives Club  shows life choice  pathways  that  actually work.

Fashion Flash Book ReviewFashion Flash Book Review:  I’ll Drink to That by Betty Halbrich

Betty Halbrich  is considered a fashion institution in NYC. She has worked with designs legends including Geoffrey Beene and  Chester Weinberg and for more than 25 years  she has run the personal shopper service at Bergdorf Goodman.  Her client list includes  some of the most photographed  in the world including  Lauren … Continue Reading…