“Your style is the way you express yourself from the inside out.”

In this section, you will find tips and information on how to create your signature Style using the simple formula of Trends, Seasons, and Essentials. 
Your Style doesn't just live in your closet, it’s the way you decorate your home, the way you entertain friends and family, the car you drive, the meals you create, and the way you sign your name etc. It’s the outward expression of who you are.

Valentine’s Day seems like a good excuse to take a day or night for expressing love, sipping champagne, dining by candlelight, and having some, or too much, chocolate. Sometimes I like chocolate covered pretzels and other years I choose chocolate covered strawberries.  When I think of Valentine’s Day, I think of a bubble bath by […]

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Like him or not, Tom Brady gets it done. He has dominated the space for close to 20 years and has made moves and had comebacks that have left jaws on the floor. This Super Bowl was no different, his confidence and leadership owned the field. He is truly a master of his craft…not to […]

February 8, 2021

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These days it seems like any reason we have to shake the box and do something so it doesn’t feel like groundhog day #333 is a good reason. Super Bowl Sunday is as good of a reason as any. A reason to make, or, more importantly, eat some food that we swore off a little […]

February 4, 2021

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After the flurry of fashions seen at the Inauguration and the anti-climactic reality of no inauguration gowns thanks to the pandemic, I decided to fill the void and take a peek back in history to see what former First Ladies found fashionable and if they had the FashionSHEsta factor of living with Style & Happiness, […]

January 29, 2021

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Happy New Year! There’s no doubt in my mind that like me, you are ready for the excitement of a new beginning. 2020 wasn’t my “hardest” year but like Bruce Springsteen sang in his song, Dancing in the Dark, it definitely gave me reason to “check my look in the mirror.” The beginning of 2020 […]

January 1, 2021

Goal planning guide

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Well, here we are! Tis the season! I titled this “Christmas Presence” because as much as I am tempted to shop for “presents” as a distraction or escape from the hum-drum, groundhog-day-on-repeat the last 9 months the pandemic has brought us, I know that the BEST gift will be to create warm and fulfilling memories.  […]

December 18, 2020

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