Weekend Reads
Lifestyle

Weekend Reads

While I begin Weekend Reads the day after the last one is published, I wait until Friday afternoon to write this blurb at the top.  When I started a draft for this post to start dropping articles I found this week, I figured I’d write about the end of a…

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I’m Not a Carrie, I’m a Jo
Lifestyle

I’m Not a Carrie, I’m a Jo

    “Omigod Alison, you’re SUCH a Carrie.” It was 2000 and I stood in the circle of store manager friends at an Express district meeting, wearing the brand’s black microfiber bootcut pants and matching longline blazer with a large pink fabric peony pinned to my lapel. I wore it…

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What I Wore Off the Blog
Outfit Posts

What I Wore Off the Blog

Welcome to the December edition of What I Wore Off the Blog!  Looks that didn’t end up in an actual outfit post, maybe ended up on Instagram in a Story or in the feed, and better showcase what I wear on a daily basis and how I re-wear the same…

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Weekend Reads
Lifestyle

Weekend Reads

The holiday rush is over.  The seasonal sponsored posts and gift guides have been published, the gifts have been purchased. My daughter finished her last day of school and doesn’t return until next decade.  We have our traditional Christmas Eve and Christmas Day family activities and even booked a little…

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Winter Skincare Update
Beauty

Winter Skincare Update

When the temps drop, the air gets drier outside, but also inside thanks to electric heat. My skin which is pretty normal, suddenly becomes finicky.  Products cause irritation, my skin is taut over my cheeks, red and irritated under my nose, and I am more prone to breakouts around my…

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