Happy Saturday! Today I am starting a new weekly series called Seven for Saturday. I always have things on my mind that I want to share but more often than not, don’t get around to telling you about them. So I thought I’d put together a list of those things – just 7 of them  –  in a blog post once a week on Saturdays and call it…. 7 for Saturday 1 – Stella Carakasi…

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With Valentine’s Day around the corner, a group of talented and creative Sonoma women decided to put together Valentine’s Day looks and include fashion and beauty ideas. Kelly Dolata of A Savvy Lifestyle asked me to join in the styling fun and of course I said yes, please! A Savvy Lifestyle is a Wine Country lifestyle site, chock full of beautiful styling ideas, recommendations for local food, DIY projects, wine and travel, an events calendar and much more. Be sure to visit this…

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When I find a beauty product I love, I stick with it. Often it takes many years to find the ideal beauty product for you and sometimes you never find it. In fact I’ve been looking for the perfect mascara and hair spray since the late 1980s. Still searching! It’s a good thing I also love to try new beauty products. I always enjoy getting my hands on samples of beauty products I’ve not tried before or, even better, getting…

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Before I get into my post today, I want to acknowledge what a tragic last few weeks it has been. The Paris and Beirut attacks, as well as the Russian jetliner explosion, have left many of us feeling sad, confused and lacking hope for peace. I took most of the week off from blogging because my heart wasn’t in it and it felt strange to write about frivolous things at time like this. But when a French…

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Welcome to the latest video in the Ageless Makeup Series! Fall will officially arrive next week! Isn’t that exciting? Most of us will soon be transitioning our wardrobes from light summer dresses, shorts and flip flops to jackets, boots and sweaters, if we haven’t done so already. While we transition our clothes, shoes and accessories, we also want to transition our makeup and skin care routines. Veronica Passalacqua has some great tips for preparing our skin for fall…

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The Ageless Makeup Series is back and this time Veronica is helping us look less tired. As the wife of a firefighter, I know first hand what a poor night of sleep does to one’s appearance. And if you have small kids, hormonal issues, jet lag, or just not a great sleeper – I never have been, even as a child – then you know what I am talking about. Veronica shows us  how to look more…

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