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Monday: Don’t be a Frumpy Mom!

Sometimes I see women without children – makeup perfectly applied, hair expertly styled, manicured toes, dressed stylishly with coordinating accessories – and I envy them. I remember when I was once stylish and well put together, but being a ‘well put together mom’ feels like an oxymoron now. If I can get out the door with my…

Fashion Formula: How to Put Outfits Together

Featured Contributor: Jodie from Jodie Noted This formula I’m about to share with you, which I’ve dubbed “The Fashion Formula,” I learned from my many hours of watching What Not To Wear. It’s a favorite show of mine and has taught me much about how to dress for my age, my body type, and my lifestyle. Let me tell you – this…

Your Winter Wardrobe with a Splash of Color

I love that March is around the corner! Mother Nature is awaiting to splash our world with color as the first buds of green appear, giving us a glimpse of hope for warmth.  Usually, by the end of February, I get so tired of my dark and dull wardrobe.  I am ready to embrace some…

What We Have Here is a Failure to Coordinate

I bemoaned the fact that there simply are NO decent clothing options currently available in the mainstream retail marketplace for regular, everyday people like me.  This claim can be supported with cold, hard fact now that I have spent the last few days trying to find a few new pieces to add to my wardrobe….

I used to be Hot….

Circa 2007 And now I am a Mom. There are days I take off my PJ’s, take a shower, then put my PJ’s back on; others where I put on jeans and a plain shirt; and the rare day where I put on “nice” clothes and leave the house.  I am not saying being hot…

A Bad Case of Stripes

I hate getting dressed.  It’s no secret. I am just not good at it.  Some people effortlessly drift into their closets and assemble outfits that suit both their bodies and the occasion.  I can do neither. My still post-partum, over 40 body has stumped me.  It can’t seem to decide what it wants to be. …