It’s Fashion Flash Monday!

fashion flash logoThis  holiday week I am  hosting  Fashion Flash!  Its finally cold outside  and  my house is filled with cranberries, pumpkins and smells  of cloves  and cinnamon.  This week we have great tips on staying stylishly warm, holiday   health and fitness tips and  beauty advice to look  great all year  long.

Fashion  Flash is growing and in the upcoming weeks  we are adding amazing new fashion and beauty bloggers.  This week  Beth of Style At a Certain Age is  joining  our line-up and I know  you will become as much a fan of this great  fashion site  as I am.  I love to check out  fashion sites for  new tips to style what I already have in my closet.  So  many sites are  for  girls  that are younger than my daughters. ( Can someone tell me  who is Gigi Haddad  … Continue Reading…

Beauty Powers of Pumpkins

pumpkins for health and beautyIt’s that time of year when  pumpkins and apples are  stacked  high on  roadside  farm stands and cinnamon  drenched desserts are  on every menu.  Turns out that  all these three iconic symols of autumn are packed with health and beauty benefits.

Pumpkin– Inside and Out

One cup of cooked pumpkin  has three grams of fiber, zero cholesterol and sodium, 100% of vitamin A and 20% of vitamin C, and 10% of potassium, copper, manganese, riboflavin, niacin and vitamin B6– and all for just 50 calories.

Most of the pumpkin we eat in the US comes from cans.  It retains most of its nutritional payload  and is  much easier to use.  Just make  sure that you  purchase  plain canned pumpkin  not canned pumpkin pie filling which … Continue Reading…