Two fun gifts I received this holiday were bobbleheads of Peanuts characters Charlie Brown and Snoopy. They snap and click incessantly. But strangely enough, one head bobs up and down, while the other head bobs side to side. One positive […]
We’ve all heard the expression, “Don’t judge a book by its cover.” Well, I actually tested this adage at a recent holiday party. I took a shabbily wrapped package to a friend’s gift exchange to see what would happen. You […]
I am ever-amazed at women who tell me, “I learn so much from your blog.” And –after nearly 200 posts— there is one blog that has, far and away, received more attention than any other: HOW TO LOOK THINNER IN PHOTOGRAPHS. […]
Last week’s blog called on readers to dig through their closets and send photos of ‘statement’ jewelry they put together themselves–using pieces they already own. Here are some of your creations. WOW…That’s about all I can say. Why go […]
There’s something magical about this season that seems to put us in the mood for ‘sparkle’. But why buy something new for your holiday events when you can amp up the bling on pieces you already have in your closet? […]
It’s three days until the big holiday party–not enough time to lose 15 pounds. And you’re too busy decorating, cooking, and buying last minute gifts to give yourself a second thought. Here are three things you can do, in the […]
I grew up in Houston with two brothers in little league who adored baseball. When the Astros played the Dodgers in the World Series, we were glued to the screen. There is a lot of life in baseball. After seven nail […]
The other day when I visited Janna Beatty’s studio I complimented my co-author on the necklace she had on. Janna’s reply: “Well, take a good look, because it’s the last time I’m wearing it!” I was shocked. What did she […]
I noticed my skin beginning to change when I hit 50. So I took action that has made a visible difference when I look in the mirror. What products am I using now, that I didn’t use in my younger […]
Sharon White, co-author of Quintessential Style: Cultivate & Communicate Your Signature Look
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