Turning Fifty-Five!

June 22, 2021

55 seems like a big milestone to me.  Retirement communities are 55+, right? I can get a 10% discount now on Tuesdays at Ross!  And my retirement options are not such a distant nebulous thing in the far future anymore.  Get old is weird. And fabulous.


Along with a fun trip up the California coast (pic), I’m also spending my birthday doing some serious reflecting.

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Chico’s for Summer Travel

June 14, 2021

Friends, I am over-the-moon excited to be planning an upcoming trip … and while I’m going to be secretive about the details (just for now) … I did want to share what I’m packing!

Ikat print maxi dress, vacation style over 40


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This post is a paid collaboration with Chico’s, a brand my readers know I love!

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Everlane Easy Skirt

June 8, 2021

The new Everlane Easy Skirt is one of those hard-working versatile pieces that you can style a million ways.


Everlane The Easy Skirt review      


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Trendy Ways to Style Your Sundresses

June 2, 2021

Another summer is here! Time to get those sundresses out of their wintertime storage and take them for a spin, Ladies! Need some up-to-the-moment styling inspo? Why not take these trends for a spin? I bet you can try them with things you already have in your closet!

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Target Designer Dress Collection

May 24, 2021

Target recently had another designer collaboration, this time a dress collection with Alexis, Christopher John Rogers, and Rixo … all very hot and talented designers.  Between the three, Rixo was the one I was most excited about, but for whatever reason I ended up buying two Alexis dresses instead!

Target Designer Dress Collection Review


Isn’t this dress fun?!  You can check out the collection here! Lots of cute dresses left, though the sizes are pretty picked over.


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Everlane A-line Denim Shorts

May 20, 2021

How many times have you seen me wearing shorts on the blog?  I think zero, right? Unless it’s an old post I don’t remember.

Everlane A-line Denim Shorts


But I decided this summer was the summer I was going to break out of my self-imposed anti-shorts rule and finally stop wearing jeans all summer long!  Okay, I always wear a lot of sundresses in the summer as well, but sometimes I don’t feel like wearing a dress or skirt.  I’ve always had a thing about my legs, but you know what? The body acceptance movement has really helped me with that silliness.  Cellulite? Guess what?  Totally normal. Same with veins, stretch marks, chubby knees, wrinkles … normal, fine, no big deal.

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Everlane The Weekend Tiered Dress

May 17, 2021

Aww, I love a comfy summery dress!  Are we calling them nap dresses these days?!  Have you heard that expression?  Haha … well, whatever you call them, I’m all for anything easy and comfortable.

Everlane's The Weekend Tiered Dress review

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