5 Steps to Avoid Summer Slump

Creat a Summer Schedule in 5 Easy Steps

Don’t let end of school busyness keep you from thinking through some simple strategies to ensure this summer is full of happy memories with your student instead of unexpected frustrations.

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One Trick You Need to Know if You Hate Your Bedroom

Update your bedroom by creating an easy and inexpensive headboard.

If you dread going to sleep at night, your outdated bedroom may be to blame.  Create a spa bedroom update on a budget and freshen your look with this quick and easy DIY idea you can use from dorm room to Master Suite. From planets to Paris to wall-sized plants, over the years, I’ve exhausted […]

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Easy Ways to Up Your Guy’s Fashion Game

If you think women’s style over 40 is complicated, take a look at recent changes in acceptable professional attire for your guy.  Chances are, your husband needs a little help navigating a more current look, although he probably won’t be asking for it anytime soon. The subject of clothing has been a prickly one in […]

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3 Steps Forward: Updating Your Style Over 40

Changing roles after the kids are launched can be a tricky business when it comes to fashion.  If your closet is filled with school logos and sweatshirts, it’s time to come up with a game plan to refresh your style and feel confident embarking on a new phase.  With a simple plan in mind, you […]

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The Story Behind Skip to My Life

Launching children can be an overwhelming and emotional process, one that threatens to derail even the best of us. Here’s a plan to get to the other side of this season by rediscovering our purpose and breaking the overwhelm into small, joy-filled steps.

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The Frightened Parent’s Guide to Spring Break

This is a shout-out to my fellow empty nest moms who have navigated the first semester of kids in college or gone from home.  Woot woot!  We’ve almost made it through the year, no small accomplishment. Spring break is just days away for my college-age kids, and I need to let you in on a […]

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No-Nos for Yoga Pants Over 40

UPDATE: Check out my Spring Walmart Workout Haul Now that the shine’s worn off my New Year’s resolutions, I’m looking for a good incentive to get off the couch.   A new addition to my workout wardrobe usually does the trick to bring a little freshness to my routine. My daughters’ generation is exceedingly comfortable with […]

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40+ Beauty: Insider Tips and Tricks

Hey ladies! It’s been a long, hard winter here and maybe where you are, as well. I’m looking for a little ray of sunshine and a way to do something nice for myself, how about you? Check out this great read, Beauty 40+, written by Boris Entrup , make-up pro and beauty insider.  Boris (love […]

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3 Tips for a Stunning Closet

My husband and I are recent empty-nesters. When our youngest settled into college life, our plan to downsize kicked into high gear. First on my list was styling our home to sell, and that meant bringing the “wow” factor to every area of the house-even the closets. While I’ll never know for sure, I’m guessing […]

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