fashion

“I Have NOTHING to Wear…” Sleeveless Chambray Shirt

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“I Have NOTHING to Wear…” Oh but you DO! Start with a sleeveless chambray shirt or short sleeve chambray shirt.  Then dig around in your closet to see what you come up with. We are looking for pants, jackets, blazers, shoes, sweaters, etc. Anything you can pair with the chambray shirt! Then mix and match to see what outfits you come up with.  You won’t like every look you style, but I assure you that you will love at least ONE outfit that you put together. SHOP YOUR CLOSET FIRST…but if you need to supplement your wardrobe, shopping links and more information below!

Travel

My Favorite Amazon Travel Gadgets and Travel Organization Finds

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I’ve been on 9 airplanes in less than a month…so I know what I’m talking about when it comes to traveling, packing, and travel organization. From Atlanta to Augusta to the Florida Panhandle to Nashville to Alabama and Jacksonville, I have been on the go this month. With that said, there are several travel gadgets from Amazon that are making my travels more enjoyable these days.

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Effortless Spring Outfits for Women Over 40, Women Over 50, Women Over 60

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Spring is finally here, and it’s the perfect time to refresh your wardrobe with some easy breezy outfits that are as effortless as they are stylish. For midlife women, finding the perfect balance between comfort and fashion can sometimes feel like a challenge, but with a few key pieces and styling tips, you can create the perfect spring looks that will have you feeling confident and chic.

fashion / Travel

The Masters Travel Capsule Wardrobe

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In preparation for my trip to Augusta National Golf Course – the home of the Masters, I have carefully selected a capsule wardrobe to showcase what I will be wearing at The Masters. Although the forecast has been unpredictable, I have packed an outfit for the tournament, two dinner ensembles, and two travel outfits to ensure I am prepared for any changes in weather.
 
When attending a golf tournament like The Masters, women over 40 / women over 50 / women over 60 should pack a variety of stylish and comfortable outfits to suit the occasion. Keep scrolling to see my some suggestions for a well-rounded wardrobe:

fashion

Spring Outfits for the Midlife Midsection III

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In the midlife years, many of us get a little extra around the midsection…none of us asked for it but we still have to deal with it. Whether you call it menopause belly or menopause tummy, the middle area can be difficult to style with clothing. Today I am showing you TEN MORE styling options for the midlife tummy for Spring Fashion 2024, none of which require tucking your shirt.

Home + Kitchen

Amazon Spring Cleaning Finds 2024

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In case you haven’t figure it out by now, I am OBSESSED with Spring cleaning! (I had intended to do a spring cleaning post every day in March, but my day job just didn’t allow time for it.) With this in mind, I am sharing with you here some of my FAVORITE Amazon Spring Cleaning finds and gadgets…things to make cleaning your home or office a little easier and much more enjoyable.​

fashion

Spring Jeans for Midlife Women

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By far, jeans outfits for women over 40, women over 50, women over 60 are one of the most frequent requests that I receive. But finding a good pair of jeans in the midlife years is a challenge: I don’t want to look matronly but I don’t want to wear jeans with big gapping holes like the younger women. So as you well know, finding jeans for midlife women is quite the conundrum. At any rate, here are some age-appropriate jeans outfits for fashion over 40, fashion over 50, and fashion over 60. Tell me in the comments below which outfit is YOUR favorite?

fashion

April Capsule Wardrobe for Midlife Women

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Hear me out on this: instead of a seasonal capsule wardrobe that is worn for an entire season of the year and not changed until the season changes, what if we do a smaller monthly capsule wardrobe instead that changes at the beginning of each month?
 
By rotating our capsule wardrobe each month, I think we can keep our wardrobe fresh and exciting while still maintaining a simplified and intentional approach to our personal style.  Let’s all try it and see how it goes!

fashion

5 Ways to Style It: White Denim Jacket

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I recently instituted a rule that, if you can think of five ways to style a new item…with existing items in your closet…then its okay to buy it.  This cuts down on impulse spending and ensures that the item will actually get worn…rather than hanging in your closet, unworn and money wasted.
 
So when I posted denim jacket outfits for Spring Fashion 2024 last week, I heard from so many of you that asked to see my style a white denim jacket for fashion over 40, fashion over 50, and fashion over 60.  ASK AND YE SHALL RECEIVE! Here are five ways to style a denim jacket for Spring Fashion 2024.

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Spring Coastal Capsule Wardrobe

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I live on the water in both of my homes in the Florida Keys and in Northern Michigan.  Those of us who live in coastal areas have been dressing in the coastal casual style long before the fashion industry gave it the cringe-worthy name of “Coastal Grandmother” and “Coastal Granddaughter”.  So in this post, I am going to guide you through how to dress in the coastal casual style for Spring Fashion 2024.

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Stylish Denim Jacket Outfits Midlife Women: Spring Fashion 2024

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With Mother Nature having a hard time making up her mind about the season (we are in the midst of “Third Winter” here in Northern Michigan”), midlife women should consider wearing denim jacket outfits for spring fashion in 2024. Denim jackets are a great transitional piece for fluctuating spring weather, providing just the right amount of warmth without being too heavy. With the right styling, denim jackets can add a cool and youthful touch to any outfit, making them a must-have staple for any midlife woman’s wardrobe. Don’t forget to watch the video for a fashion HACK on how to keep the denim jacket sleeves in place!

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Spring Wedding Guest Dresses for Midlife Women: Timeless and Classic

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In this post and YouTube video, I showcase timeless and classic spring wedding guest dresses perfect for midlife women. Whether you’re attending a garden wedding, a formal affair, or simply a wedding shower, I have curated a selection of elegant and sophisticated dresses that will make you feel confident and stylish. You won’t see any “foo foo” floral gowns or other dresses that look like they were plucked from the set of “Little House on the Prairie.” These dresses will stand the test of time…you won’t look back at photos 20+ years from now and cringe at what you were wearing.

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Effortless Elegance: Spring Fashion for Midlife Women

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In this episode, I share some effortless and elegant spring outfit ideas specifically curated for midlife women. Whether you’re looking to refresh your wardrobe or simply seeking some style inspiration, I have you covered. From timeless shirt dress to a sophisticated wrap sweater to a simply linen button up, I show you how to achieve a timeless and classy look for the season. As always, I offer tips on how to elevate your style with ease.

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Midlife Midsection: Affordable Styling Options for Spring Fashion 2024

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In the midlife years, many of us get a little extra around the midsection…none of us asked for it but we still have to deal with it. Whether you call it menopause belly or menopause tummy, the middle area can be difficult to style with clothing. Today I am showing you some AFFORDABLE styling options for the midlife tummy for Spring Fashion 2024, none of which require tucking your shirt. All of these tops are from Amazon and all under $40 USD.

fashion / Travel

Italy in Spring Travel Capsule Wardrobe

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With so many of you ladies traveling to Italy this Spring (I mean, there are A LOT of you!), some of you have asked for guidance on what to pack. After consulting with two tour guides, here is what I would pack for a Spring trip to Italy. As always, the purpose of a travel capsule wardrobe is to maximize the number of outfits you can create…while minimizing the items you must pack. So to accomplish this, we limit the color palette: these allows for lots of mixing and matching while limiting the number of accessories and shoes that must be packed.

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Napa Spring Travel Capsule Wardrobe

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In this post, I show you how maximize the number of outfits you can create for your Napa Valley vacation…while minimizing what you must pack for your Napa Wine Country vacation. Whether you’re planning a weekend getaway or a longer vacation, I have curated the perfect mix of versatile pieces that will take you from wine tastings to vineyard tours with ease. My Napa Valley travel capsule wardrobe is designed to help you look and feel your best while exploring this picturesque region. So sit back, relax, and let *me* take the stress out of packing for your next adventure.