Today is the BIG day! The Spring Luxe Event is just hours away. My friends at Stella Carakasi have been hard at work this week getting their Berkeley studio ready for guests and coordinating the final details. I’ve been getting prepared as well. The models are ready to go with the outfits they selected, my short speech is written, and I have a few helpers – my stepson, nephew and some friends – coming along…

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It’s hard to believe that spring, in all its fresh and colorful beauty, arrives next month. Weren’t we just celebrating the New Year? For some of us, it already feels and looks like spring. Where I live in Sonoma Valley, the temperatures are climbing into the 70s and daffodils and fields of mustard flowers are adding vibrant colors to the landscape everywhere you turn. It’s got me thinking about spring cleaning and sprucing up! I’m…

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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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Many of you have been following along with my progress while using the Tria Age-Defying Laser. It’s been a few months since I first told you about my initial Tria experience back in March, just a few weeks into the 12-week treatment, with this post. A few weeks later, I followed up with a Q & A post at the 8-week mark. I have since completed the 12-week Tria Age-Defying Laser treatment and am taking…

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For the last eight weeks I have been using my Tria Age-Defying Laser five nights a week and am continuing to see fantastic improvements in my skin. In my last post I shared my initial progress photos and all the reasons why I love my Tria. Today I thought I would not only share my recent progress photos, but also answer some of the many questions I have received since publishing my first Tria post. Let’s begin with…

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I knew if I ever posted photos of myself on my blog without a drop of makeup on, it would have to be for a pretty good reason. The people at Tria gave me a reason and I am so glad they did! Last month, Tria sent me their Tria Age-Defying Laser and asked me to review it over the course of their recommended 12-week program.   What is The Tria Age-Defying Laser? It is a handheld…

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