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J.D. Williams for the Holidays! (& Link Up)

December 7, 2017

Hey Dolls, I told you I had a special velvet holiday dress to share and here it is!  Isn’t it pretty?!  Are you crazy over the velvet trend right now too?

confidence in midlife

This post is sponsored by JD Williams. All opinions and words are all my own as always.


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Bell Sleeve Blazer and Red Cashmere & Silk Scarf

December 6, 2017

This look is all about this pretty silk and cashmere scarf and statement sleeve jacket.

Isn’t this tomato red shade luscious?!

Black Luxury Accessories

Scarf and jacket were gifted to me by the brands.

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“For Your Age”

December 5, 2017

Does it bother you when someone tells you that you look good “for your age” …?  It’s never bothered me that much, but a recent survey came out that shows that most women would rather not have a compliment at all, rather than have “for your age” tacked to the end of one.  I think it’s a good place to start discussing how we talk about aging in our culture!

the way we talk about aging

This post was sponsored by RoC skincare.  I agreed to do it because I wanted to get my readers’ opinion about the language we use to discuss aging.  Also, I respect that RoC doesn’t promise miracles for a fortune, but rather just healthy sensible skincare that leaves skin brighter and smoother.

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Gifts For Her!

December 3, 2017

It’s that time of year again when we’re all scratching our heads trying to think of what to get our friends, family, and spouses for Christmas.

Here’s my gift guide for her, broken down into budget ranges.  You’re so welcome!

Gifts for Women

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The Alma Pullover & Link Up

November 30, 2017

Sweater weather is here!  Do you love sweaters? I’ve always had a wild enthusiasm for cozy sweaters. I blame this on my mom’s influence.  My memories of her include a large linen closet,  filled with sweaters top to bottom!  (I’m not sure where the linen was, but who cares?)

cozy apres ski sweater

Soft Surroundings gave me this sweater to share on my blog.  All thoughts and words are my own, as always.

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How to Add Holiday Glam to your Outfit!

November 28, 2017

It’s that time of year when we want everything to be more special, especially our outfits!  Here’s a list of ways to add some holiday glam to your look for all sorts of holiday events!

Soft Surroundings sent me this poncho to share on my blog.  All opinions are all my own as always.

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Cyber Monday Round Up!

November 27, 2017

Here’s your round up of the best Cyber Monday sales!  Happy shopping!!

Chico’s – 50% off your entire order, free shipping, online today only use code 35901

Loft – 50% off Everything, code CLICK

Ann Taylor – 50% off Everything, code BESTMONDAY

Banana Republic – 50% off Everything, code BRSHIP

Old Navy – 50% off Everything, no exclusions

Topshop – up to 50% off, free worldwide shipping

Express – 50% off Everything

Soft Surroundings – Best sellers on sale up to 70% off, today only

Bloomingdale’s – 25% off selected

Neiman Marcus – 70% off clearance, earn gift cards on regularly priced merchandise

Anthropologie – 20% off full-priced items, 30% off sale

Draper James – 25% off everything, code MERRY

Ulta – Lots of different deals and gifts with purchase options

Sephora – holiday sample bag with $35 purchase, use code METIME

Ebay – new rotating deals all day long

Amazon – various deals

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SALES, Mandarin Sneakers, & Link Up!

November 23, 2017

Happy Thanksgiving, Dear Readers!  It’s a day all about gratitude, family, food and hey … let’s be honest … SALES!  Black Friday starts today online, Dolls! Here’s my list of the best sales to check out!

Thanksgiving Day Sales

Soft Surroundings sent me these sneakers to review. All opinions are all my own as always! 

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