good morning, ladies! the sun is shining and blue skies prevail today – two very important spring essentials. who doesn’t love this time of year when the earth renews and florals abound. even if you’re not fond of patterns when it comes to your clothes add a pair of opens in a new windowfloral earrings instead. or a opens in a new windowfloral bracelet. jewelry is an easy way to update your wardrobe and add personality.
today, we’re taking a look at the blog posts that resonated with you in April. this blog is dedicated to aging with grace, strength, and beauty. while outfits of the day will always be featured there are so many topics to discuss. health and wellness and self-care are a favorite of mine. in the past i’ve written on opens in a new windowthe importance of sleep, sharing opens in a new windowhealthy recipes, or opens in a new windowhow to stay fit after 50. entertaining has always been a passion of mine as well as books – don’t forget we’re discussing opens in a new windowThe Midnight Library at opens in a new windowbook club with Style on Monday, April 26th 7pm. and, since i am a widow i understand first hand how to deal with the loss of a spouse. there are several posts i’ve written that opens in a new windowaddress grief.
now that i’m single i’ll share more content on how to travel alone or dining alone at restaurants. nope, i’m not gonna sit on my thumbs and miss out on life. of course, i love to go out with friends and family but that’s not always an option and i have to figure out how to go it alone. so stay tuned! in the meantime drop a note in the comments on the topics that interest YOU my lovely readers. enquiring minds want to know!
shopping on a budget
this mini-series was a rousing success! y’all love a bargain as much as i do. an entire week was devoted to the opens in a new windowScoop line from opens in a new windowWalmart. yes, i will do my best to feature other brands. in the past, i’ve shopped at opens in a new window JCPenney and opens in a new windowTarget so we’ll see what i come up with!
if i’ve said it once i’ve said it a thousand times accessories make or break your outfit. and, they add personality and pizazz. last week i shared how to accessorize 1 outfit 3 ways.
spring makeup and skincare
if you are like me you’ve been obsessed with makeup and skincare since a teenager. but if you’ve never thought twice about your skincare routine it’s never too late to start taking care of your skin. so many advances have been made just in the last ten years! it’s a privilege to represent our age group especially when our demographic has long been overlooked! but i’ve have had the distinct pleasure to partner with beauty powerhouses opens in a new windowEstée Lauder and opens in a new windowL’Oreal the past year. and y’all love opens in a new window Hair Biology as much as i do. praise the Lord, brands are slowly but surely taking note of women of a certain age. who remembers the Helen Reddy song “i am woman hear me roar.” well, over fifty women are not invisible and we’re making our voices heard. am i right?!
since i love entertaining and love a stylish home as much as a stylish outfit i was thrilled to introduce Marlene known as MMK to the blog. Marlene is now a weekly contributor to add grace and style to our lives. if you haven’t had the chance stop by and say hello!
rounding out your favorite blog posts in April was all about resort wear! yes, we’re getting vaccinated and on the move once again. my mini-vacay at the Ritz Carlton Reynolds at Lake Oconee was just what i needed. next month i head to Tybee for a week at the beach! can’t wait.
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