Author Archives: Catherine

About Catherine

Far from perfect, but enjoying life as a non-perfect and flawed individual at 60 years young. I'm still wondering what I'll be when I grow up! The characters in my life's screenplay include my better half. He is a refined Frenchman who grew up in Paris and summered in St. Tropez. I grew up in Long Island and summered in Long Island. I am not refined. My three grown children are also a big part of my life. For their sake, they happily live where their careers have taken them! But I can still mother them from a distance! I write about the mundane. I write about deeply shallow issues. But whatever I write or muse about--it'll always be a bit on the humorous and positive side! It's all good!

Clothing In from Summer to Autumn—How to Transition

There’s something about the end of summer that makes me somewhat sad but at the same time, I welcome the arrival of crisp, cool weather.   Actually, it’s a few “somethings”.  The days get shorter. This is a double-edged sword simply … Continue reading

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Babysitting. Beachtime. Reading. No Weight Loss. A Flu Shot and the After Effects. A Lost Voice that Just Came Back…and More Randomness.

Okay. Where do I begin?  It’s over three weeks since I’ve posted on the blog. But life has a way throwing a bunch of stuff at you in one fell swoop. And as I sit here writing this, I can … Continue reading

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A Makeup Brand You Don’t Want to Ignore! Let’s Create a MOB Scene!

A funny thing happened to me recently while perusing through Instagram. One of those infamous Insta-ads, came across in my feed. Normally, I ignore them. But this was different. It was an ad for MOB Beauty, and I just can’t … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Do. Sometimes You Don’t. Getting What You Pay For.

A pair of sandals brought on the inspiration for this post. The sandals that inspired this blog post! This past birthday, I received a gift card to Nordstrom. It lent itself to a good amount to be spent in the … Continue reading

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Weigh to Go!!

It’s Thursday. My self-proposed weigh-in day.  The pounds are coming off slowly. But, as long as the needle on the scale moves downward—I’m fine! Thirteen pounds to go until I reach my first goal! It’ll be a while! This week … Continue reading

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The Overrated Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. And What I Bought!

Okay. Before I show you what my purchases were from Nordstrom’s Overrated Anniversary Sale, I want to touch base on a few things. And, as an ex-employee of Nordstrom, I can speak freely about this. Actually, no it isn’t! There … Continue reading

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Yet, Some More Talk on Skin Care!!

Okay. I know somewhere in the bowels of my blog archives I’ve written about skincare on more than one occasion. And today, I’m gonna talk about it a bit more!  From time to time, I do receive products for review. … Continue reading

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The Prodigal Glutton Returns! And This Time She’s Ready!

OMG. I have so much to tell you.  Last week I was diagnosed with Severe Depression.  Finally an answer to my broken spirit!! Strange as it seems, I was actually happy and relieved to find out I am experiencing severe depression. … Continue reading

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OMG! I Won the Lottery and Am Moving to Paris!!!!!!!!!.

I have a surprise for you. I WON THE LOTTERY AND AM MOVING TO PARIS!!!! Oh Yes I did! And I was so shocked that my crossed-eye straightened out then crossed again! My emotions are just all over the place … Continue reading

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A Most “Sandal”ous Post! What’s Worth the Cost?

Let’s see now. June is almost over. And for over a month, I’ve been meaning to write a post on the subject of sandals.  You see, I’m on a no-buy.  A little over a month ago, I decided that there … Continue reading

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