Tag Archives: Fashion

Some Summer Reading for You While I’m Away!

I won’t even tell you what I did about an hour ago. I will tell you. I repacked and purged half the clothing I originally packed.  And at one point I just started to throw stuff into the suitcase. I’m … Continue reading

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What All The Hoopla About My Hoop Earrings? Now I’m Too Old For Them?

Just as I promised my daughter, Oona, that I would not go on any more rants about a certain political figure in the White House or the party that is overturning our healthcare, I found out that I am now … Continue reading

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My Anti-Social Media Personality is On The Rise

When I started this blog just over two years ago, I never gave much thought to social media. My vision was to write about the life of one 59-year old woman and her misadventures and life as both an empty-nester … Continue reading

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Some Five-Minute Reviews and a Note on GREAT Customer Service!

Before I go into a few reviews on a few cosmetic items, I need to show you another customer service email I received. This.  From J. Crew Factory.  Let me backtrack. On Saturday, Bonaparte and I went to J. Crew … Continue reading

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Observant Observations from An Older Observer

It started with an Instagram post that I saw yesterday morning.  A lovely ensemble showcasing my kind of sweater. The sweater read “jolie”.  It’s beautiful. The “jolie” sweater is from the Maison Scotch  & Soda website. I want that sweater! … Continue reading

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What’s In My Travel Beauty Bag?

I’ll tell ya—not much!  I  haven’t assessed all the travel beauty items in a long time and many of them have been used up. It’s time to refill or at least make an attempt at organizing.  ( I hate my … Continue reading

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More Greatness of Makeup Samples, Some Lip Cents and More Stuff for the Mature Ladies!

It started out simply enough. I ran out of Well-Rested. If you’ve been following my misadventures, you know that bareMinerals Well Rested is a Holy Grail cosmetic product for me.  As soon as I get to the bottom of the … Continue reading

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Day-Into-Night Dressing For The Older, Wiser Woman!

OK, so I may be a girly-girl. And I love being feminine. And I love pretty things. Yes. This would be Me in all my girly glory! But I’m not a fussy dresser. This could be because I wore uniforms … Continue reading

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No Expiration Date Needed (Unless the FDA and Cosmetics Companies Tell You So!)

It started with a cuppa tea.  While I was preparing dinner last night, I wanted to ward off snacking so I put the kettle on.  Now, I realize that not everyone takes milk in their tea.  I do. And when … Continue reading

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No! I’m Not a Stripper! I’m A “Striper”!!!

Just because my wigs have names like “Storm”, “Texana”, “Shiny” and “Windy” doesn’t mean I’m a stripper!     My hair’s name may be “Storm”–but she’s a good girl, she is! She ain’t no stripper! I’ll leave the stripping to … Continue reading

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