I am so excited to host Fashion Flash in April. It’s one of my favorite months packed with holidays that bring families together, great weather, and the first flowers of spring. It’s also Earth Month which is a time to think about ways to keep the planet safe and healthy. Our Fashion Flash bloggers are really inspired this week:
– Marylou of Seconed Lives Club introduces Geri and Pat who danced their way into their second lives and are now teaching others to do the same. That’s quite a change for a former nurse and court official.
This week, our travel guru Inka of Glamour Granny Travels is hosting Fashion Flash! I love to travel, but as the years have rolled by, my travel likes and dislikes have changed. However most current travel writers seem to focus on drinking and thrill sports– not on my watch. By contrast, Glamour Granny Travels shares fascinating historical nuggets that bring ruins and relics alive, the best little restaurant in Rome and the coolest silver artisans in Portugal. With Glamour Granny Travels by your side, you will travel like a pro– even if its your first trip overseas.
This week my midlife role model, Barbara of Best of Everything After 50, is hosting Fashion Flash. Author, wife, mom, marathon runner, spokesperson for AARP, Youtube star and Huffington Post columnist, Barbara Hannah Gufferman demonstrates how to make the second half of life the best time of our lives. She is a source of constant affirmation and growth. If I am feeling a bit at lose ends, I click on her site for some much need positivity. Its always works. Get 2017 off to a great start and subscribe to her always valuable site.
Fashion Flash Book Review: A Well Dressed Wife by Anne Fogarty
Anne Fogarty was an iconic fashion designer when I was a teenager. She invented the … Continue Reading… →
This week the always fascinating and funny Erika of Notes From My Dressing Table is hosting Fashion Flash. She shakes me out of my comfort zone with blue hair and deep red lips. I love the way she stretches the way I choose and use make-up– and I know you will too.
Fashion Flash Book Review: Awakening Beauty– the Dr Hauschka Way
I had seen shelves of Dr Hauschka products for years but it just looked too complicated to me. When I saw a copy of Awakening Beauty at Strands I decided to try to explore this long time popular philosopy. I am so glad I did. This beautifully … Continue Reading… →
This week I am so happy to host Fashion Flash on the first fall Monday. Our bloggers are equally inspired sharing their favorite posts. Covering health, reinvention, beauty, fitness and fashion we look at our lives through our 50 + eyes to choose the paths that are right for us, not our daughters.
-Barbara, author of Best of Everything After 50 and Huffington Post Contributor has discovered the path to true happiness. Here are 6 simple steps to be happy…starting now.
-Mary Lou of Second Lives Club profiles a woman who just wanted to find an interesting piece of statuary for her garden. Now she runs a successful business recycling, repairing, renting or selling these statures. Who knew a second life could stem from your garden.
This week I am delighted that Erika of Notes From My Dressing Table is hosting Fashion Flash. To me she is a kindred spirit trying out new beauty tools and posting the results. his week she posted a new hair color that is a greyish ashy blonde that is totally flattering to her skin and eyes. I love to see what she is trying out and you will too.
Fashion Flash Book Review: Great Hair by Nick Arrojo
You probably know Nick Arrojo from What Not To Wear where he changes a woman’s life with sissors and a hairdryer. He is … Continue Reading… →
This week the always fascinating Marylou of Second Lives Club is hosting Fashion Flash. You hear alot about empowerment these days, but Marylou provides real tools rather than just talk. In her profiles of women who took charge of the second half of their lives she provides both inspirations as well as genuine steps for change Subscribe to her site so that you don’t miss a single valuable post.
Fashion Flash Book Review: The Daily Face by Annamarie Tendler
Its been said that if you have a 1 out of 2 chance to be wrong,you will be wrong 9 times out of 10. That’s how I feel about make-up. I can stock up on all the recommended products yet when i try to duplicate a specific … Continue Reading… →
I am so excited to host Fashion Flash today. Last week I was standing in the Home Depot garden counter and I suddenly thought about all the flowers in our lives. We use flowers in fragrances, skin care, in salads and in prints. So this week the Fashion Flash bloggers are sharing their flower focused posts. I know you will enjoy reading these posts as much as I did.
-Did you know that flax seed comes from a pretty purple-blue flowering plant? Melanie of Society Wellness reminds us why we should all keep consuming flax seed and flax seed oil for optimal health.
– Josephine of Chic At Any Age shows the best way to accessorize a flowered print dress