STYLES, SMILES, AND MILES FOR WOMEN WHO EMBRACE MODERN MIDLIFE.

It’s Gonna Be A Long Summer…in Skirts

It’s Gonna Be A Long Summer…in Skirts

It's Gonna Be a Long Summer...in Skirts   I love loose dresses and skirts in the summer. Here in Mississippi when June, July, and August hit, sweaty legs are just a fact of life. But a moving around in a maxi skirt is like having your own built-in leg fan. And...

Incredibly Adequate Dorm Decor

Incredibly Adequate Dorm Decor

You know those social media posts filled with the over-the-top dorm room decor? Yeah, this ain’t that. However, if you have a daughter entering college this fall and she wants her home away from home to be, well...homey, but you can’t break the bank or you have let...

Deep Thought Thursday: An Introvert’s Dilemma

Deep Thought Thursday: An Introvert’s Dilemma

I am fortunate that between my co-workers and my dear friends, I am always among inspiring and talented folks. Not only in my office and in my town, but all around my state. I have been to or through all 82 counties of Mississippi, and have observed any number of...

Two-Hour Table

Two-Hour Table

Do you have that one little space that could use some sort of end table or nightstand, but you just can't stand the thought of one more uninteresting piece? Here's a simple and super quick idea to make a custom table that is just the right size alongside a sofa or to...

What’s your word for 2018?

What’s your word for 2018?

At the end of 2016, I happened upon a video of an interview from the Today Show about New Year's resolutions. The guest, Jon Gordon, advises that rather than make a list of things you will forget by February, trying narrowing your focus to just one word by looking in,...

Day 2 : O Christmas Tree

Day 2 : O Christmas Tree

A few of years ago, I caved. I bought a fake tree. I was facing a week of travel, followed immediately by an important deadline, and I had a moment of weakness. I was at the store, saw a deal, and lugged that big ol’ box of scentless, pre-lit convenience home and set...