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Halloween Costume Ideas for Me

I am so excited a friend of mine is putting together a Costume Party for the ladies! Dare I say, a Halloween Costume Party. We are a part of a huge missionary community here so I walk on egg shells when using this term, Hallow……  So not to be offensive and to be all inclusive I usually say Harvest instead […]

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8 Fabulous Hairstyles that Take Less Than 10 Minutes

Do you normally walk out the door with a pony tail or messy bun?  Mostly because you tell yourself you don’t have time for anything else. Well then, you’re going to love these less than 10 minute fabulous hair do’s that will have you looking glamorous in no time. Now you don’t have an excuse because you can […]

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Christmas Shopping On a Budget Challenge and Tips

Christmas Shopping on a budget is definitely a challenge.  For those of us who have done this before, I know you totally agree. Christmas time can be a stressful time for a lot of families, especially if you have more than one child to shop for. Stressed caused by sitting in holiday shopping traffic, spending […]

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Fashion Formula- Winter Style

Are you trying to figure out what to wear to your holiday gathering, office party or just work during the Winter Season?  Jodi does any amazing job sharing with us  her fashion formula to help us with our fashion style this winter. Her fashion formula was featured in the Celebrate Christmas Winter Issue. Now you […]

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Christmas: Crafts, Recipes, Home Decor, Kid Crafts

It’s here our FREE Christmas Issue: The Spirit of Christmas Issue! Creamy Pumpkin Pie. Family time. Friends. Christmas Morning. Giggling children. Snowball fights. Hope in God’s gift. Fancy parties. Santa. Caroling. The Spirit of giving. These are a few of my favorite things. Enjoy our FREE The Spirit of Christmas Issue it’s packed with: Party Ideas […]

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Recycled Sweater Craft: Trendy Boy and Girl Hat

Are you surviving winter?  Our weather here is so fickle so we usually layer in the morning with jacket, hat and scarf but by noon that has all been put away and then 3 o’clock hits and we are frantically looking for that jacket. We had an old sweater lying around that we couldn’t donate because […]

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12 Ways to Fake Skinny

As you can see I am not the skinny chic writing about how to look thinner.  I can’t believe I am posting this awful picture (no critical comments allowed) but I am trying to make a point about “Faking Skinny.” Your clothes can accomplish this “faking skinny or thinner by dinner” with no dieting involved. […]

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Best of Fall Projects: Recipes, Crafts, Home Decor & More

Best of Fall Projects: Cozy crafts, recipes, kid activities and home decor! Through out the Fall Season we will be featuring different themes within our Celebrating Fall Issue! Grab a cup of Cafe con leche and enjoy the amazing creations from our fabulous contributors! If you are new here, welcome! Let’s be friends via Facebook or here!

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Modest is Hottest: How to be Stylishly Modest

Modest is Hottest, and now with the fashion industry catching on to what the Quakers have been sharing with us for centuries, we don’t have to sacrifice fashion for modesty. I have a funny story to share about Quakers and modesty.  Back in one of my counseling classes in grad school there was a sweet lady who […]

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5 Simple Tips for Dressing Down your Fancy Dress

I love wearing dresses and I especially love wearing them in the summer.  You know that extra breeze that comes up your dress, is heaven sent. Yes, if you have lived in Houston, SC, Florida….. you know exactly what I am talking about. Since I love wearing dresses I have to find ways to dress […]

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Afraid of Adding Color To Your Wardrobe

I love color in my home decor but I find myself afraid to experiment with color in my wardrobe.  Sometimes I will wear one piece that is bold in color but adding accent pieces that are not neutral is a bit risky so I don’t. The color wheel explanation below was very helpful in figuring out how to add color accent pieces and […]

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Fashion Formula: How to Put Outfits Together

Featured Contributor: Jodie from Jodie Noted This formula I’m about to share with you, which I’ve dubbed “The Fashion Formula”, I learned from my many hours of watching What Not To Wear. It’s a favorite show of mine and has taught me much about how to dress for my age, my body type, and my lifestyle. And let me tell you – […]

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Your Winter Wardrobe with a Splash of Color

I love that March is around the corner! Mother Nature is awaiting to splash our world with color as the first buds of green appear giving us a glimpse of hope for warmth.  Usually by the end of February I get so tired of my dark and dull wardrobe.  I am ready to embrace some […]

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Not Your Mama’s Jeans

High-waisted, pleated, stone-washed, tapered-leg, cinched at the waist? Yep, those are Mom jeans. See Video.  Now be honest have you committed this fashion sin? If you have, there is still time to redeem yourself. Start by getting rid of those jeans, and while you’re at it, for goodness sakes, get rid of those 1990′s aerobic shoes with lime green […]

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