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 … Continue Reading…

The Perfect Little Beauty Gift for Valentines Day

Valentines Day Gift BoxWhen my two daughters were small,  we started to  celebrate every holiday. July 4th, Easter AND Passover , Washington’s Birthday, even Labor Day had  some ceremony  and   food attched to it.  But for  my two girlie girls, nothing  beat Valentines Day.  Each year Feb 14 triggered a flood of  homemade valentines,  little pink socks,  puffy  red hair  bows and of course cookies and cupckakes covered with hearts. While my daughters grew up and  now have little girls of their own,  I still  give  out little  Valentine themed gifts  to special people in my  life. Although  I guess the original idea was  a  day to celebrate romantic love, today  its a great  time to show  friends and family  how  much I value them.

Last year when research  showed the health benefits of chocolate, I gave out a little … Continue Reading…