While still digesting your turkey, you realize Christmas is just 26 days away! Stumped for gifts for the gals in your life who seem to have absolutely everything? Here are some that will have them exclaiming, with joy, “Wherever did […]
What’s so fascinating about seeing other people’s homes? Magazines like Southern Living, Better Homes and Gardens, and Traditional Home have all made a business out of it. (Not to mention, Chip & Joanna Gaines and the HGTV network.) When we […]
Isn’t it annoying when men are right? My husband is right most of the time, but it’s still annoying. Recently I saw three interviews with different men, and I must admit, I pulled out pen and paper to write down […]
There is one thing, and only one thing, you should know about choosing perfect outfits for the holidays…or any time of the year, for that matter. The secret is revealed here. The concept is called “Intentional Dressing,” and it is […]
What garment is so practical it can provide both warmth and style? A VEST, of course! It may be the most versatile garment in your wardrobe right now. What will the weather be today? Chilly in the morning, but by […]
If you are a fan of Downton Abbey, you’ve probably already seen the dazzling new movie now showing in theatres. The continuation of the era of a family we all love. The movie does not disappoint. In 2016 I wrote a […]
On a recent trip to Europe, I found a common item in every hotel I visited. What was it? A SHOWER CAP. And I discovered there many more uses for this thin, elastic-plastic than merely keeping hair from getting wet. […]
I’m spending the week in Ireland, and of course I had to take note of the autumn styles here on the Emerald Isle. So many similarities here in Europe to what’s on trend in the U.S. I wanted to share […]
Sharon White, co-author of Quintessential Style: Cultivate & Communicate Your Signature Look
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