Category Archives: ageism

Shit Old Ladies Wear–And Don’t EVER Tell Me I’m Too Old to Wear Jeans!

Skinny jeans are my friend.  Skinny jeans with a bit of stretch are my very good friends.  And super skinny jeans with a bit of stretch and that fit tightly around the ankles are my very best friends!  And because … Continue reading

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I’m Officially Running for President of These United States– Move Over Donald and Hillary!

I’m throwing myself into the 2016 presidential race.  Why would I do that? You ask. It’s because I’m sick and tired of the smear campaigning that is currently taking place.  That’s right! I’ve had enough of the smear campaign that … Continue reading

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Enough of This “Shift”! Do You “Hair” Me? MY Version of “Advanced Style”!

Hi buddyroos!  *Sigh*.  I’ve been mulling over just how to start this post because it’s a subject that I’m so torn about. It’s the “Advanced Style” movement…  I’ll tell you what prompted my thoughts to write about this. It was … Continue reading

Posted in Advanced Style, ageism, Ari Seth Cohen, Fashion for older women, hair styles for older women, Sarah Jane Adams, Shift dresses, Shift Happens | Tagged , , , , | 102 Comments

I’ll Keep My Independence, Thank You!

I’m really making a serious attempt to keep my politics out of my blog. But I feel the need to open up today! …to read what I have to say!!!! My political opinions are highly regarded.  By me. And with … Continue reading

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Hate That Gray—Dye It Away. Love that Gray—Let it Stay. But We Old Ladies Need to Stick Together Like Hairspray!

Today I am on a rant ‘n roll.  It started yesterday when I read one of my “go-to” blogs, “That’s Not My Age“.  The wonderful Alyson Walsh writes a blog on style for women over 40 and she has “covered” … Continue reading

Posted in ageism, Beauty, Calmos, Ellen Levine Hair, France, Hair, Jean Rochefort, La Leche League is non supportive, Makeup for Older Women | Tagged , , , | 32 Comments

On “Marguerite”, Catherine Frot, and Older French Actresses

Bonaparte and I drove into Philly yesterday to see a film I’ve wanted to see for quite some time.  “Marguerite”, a film directed by Xavier Giannoli, written by Giannoli and Marcia Romano. This film is very loosely based on the life … Continue reading

Posted in ageism, Beauty, Catherine Deneuve, Catherine Frot, Fanny Ardant, Isabelle Huppert, Kristin Scott Thomas, Marguerite, Mature Beauty, Nathalie Baye, Older French Actresses | Tagged , , , , | 21 Comments

This Old Lady Does The Drugstore Beauty Haul

I’m thinking of adding a regular feature about beauty for old ladies.  (And please my besties. Please do not be insulted when I use the term “old ladies”.  It is more a term of endearment and a slap in the … Continue reading

Posted in ageism, Beauty for Baby Boomers, Beauty for Older Women, Cosmetic Brushes, CoverGirl Lip Color, Elf Cosmetics, Elf Flawless Finish Foundation, EmilyNoel83, hair styles for older women, L'Oreal Eyeliner, Makeup for Older Women, NYC, NYX Highlight and Contour, Olay, Roller Sets, Stylish Older Women, Well-Rested, Wet n Wild cosmetics | Tagged , | 29 Comments

Old Lady Date Night. The Fugly Truth of Looking Humanly Beautiful.

Bonaparte and I celebrated a belated Valentine’s Day dinner last night at our favorite restaurant—Spring Mill Café.  I covered the reason why we pushed back our dinner in my Valentine’s Day post.  And, I’ll tell you all about our great … Continue reading

Posted in ageism, Bare Minerals, Beauty Blender, Beauty Blender Dupes, Beauty for Older Women, Cosmetics, Dressing the "mature" woman, It Cosmetics, J. Crew, Makeup for Older Women, Mature Beauty, NYX Highlight and Contour | Tagged | 42 Comments

Awww. Pluck it! Some Chicken and The “Ulta”m”IT”e Makeover! (Part Une)

Happy Saturday. I have my “IT” cosmetics makeover this afternoon. This makeover is going to be the highlight of my day and it’s going to be a challenge for the IT cosmetics makeup artist. Imagine—turning me into the ultimate beauty! … Continue reading

Posted in ageism, Airport Greeting Sweater, Gap Jeans, Hopewell Valley Regional School District, House of Cards, IT Cosmetics. Makeovers for Older and Mature Women, Menopause. Chicken Veronique recipe, ModCcloth, Nine West Over-the-Knee Boots. Tweezers, Plucking chin hair, rice flour, Souffle | Tagged , | Leave a comment

What Will I Be When I Grow Up?

Monday morning, the snowflakes are floating down from the white sky. We’re supposed to have a doozy of a snowstorm, but those little flakes don’t seem  threatening right now. I’m hoping for a much lighter snowfall because tomorrow I have … Continue reading

Posted in ageism, careers, Hipsters, irish dance, journalists, Stay at home moms, Unemployment over 50 | 6 Comments