Sunshine Award

  I can’t believe we are already a few days into 2018. It seems the days on the calendar are already flying by at an alarming rate.  Around Thanksgiving, Tricia at ChocolateMusings nominated me for the Sunshine Blogger Award. The nomination served as a catalyst for analyzing the blog, my goals, and quite honestly, my…

How to Buy the Perfect (Little Black) Dress

“Since it was invented there has always been
a little black dress in the spirit of the moment.
Women are never over- or underdressed with a little black dress.
 A woman never looks bad in one;
 she can always trust that look.” –Karl Lagerfeld

The fashion world was not that impressed with…

Food Insecurity

Food Insecurity. Until a few years ago, I had never heard the term let alone knew what it meant or its consequences.

Food security is more than having food to eat; it is about having healthy foods available. Food insecurity, on the other hand, is the inability of access to adequate…

What’s in My Closet

When putting a wardrobe together, it is important to know who you are and what your lifestyle involves. For me, my uniform of choice is a pair of jeans.The funny thing is I never wore a pair until I was in college and now I can’t imagine going without…

How to Buy the Perfect Pair of Pants

Women wearing pants is such an everyday occurrence that it is easy to forget that there was a time not so long ago when it was frowned upon, in fact, it was downright scandalous. Back in the day, women only wore pants if they were working in the factories,…

Classic Wardrobe Staples: The Black Skirt

“A good sermon should be like a woman’s skirt:
short enough to arouse interest
but long enough to cover the essentials.”
~Ronald Knox~
 A well-made, knee-length black skirt is both wonderfully versatile and always in style making it perfect for a Classic Wardrobe. Before purchasing a skirt, however, it is important to understand…

Choosing Your Classic Wardrobe Palette

Your Classic Wardrobe palette consists of neutrals and accent colors. When deciding on a color scheme, think about which ones you naturally gravitate toward or the ones that make you feel good when you wear them. Play around with the colors in your closet, drape them around your shoulders and…

The Staples of a Classic Wardrobe

After determining the garments you need in your wardrobe, the next step is to include wardrobe staples on your list. Staples are the foundation of any Classic Wardrobe and can be worn with many other items hanging in your closet.

A black skirt or pair of slacks
A black dress
A white…