Outfit of the Week: Matching bright colors with strong subtles.

So once more I’m using my very fashionable moma as the subject of my outfit of the week.   I love this outfit, everything from the color choices to classic style of the shoe.This outfit is acceptable for both a more relaxed professional/casual office and a very conservative professional office. Let’s jump right in then shall we?          The Pieces Blue and … Continue reading Outfit of the Week: Matching bright colors with strong subtles.

So Far So Good… Sort of.

Last week I started my 30 day challenges. 30 days of writing inspired by prompts, 30 days of photos, and hopefully 30 days of editing my manuscript. So far I’m 8 days in and I’ve never been more productive! I’ve had good inspirations and helpers. My friends and family have been incredibly supportive, and of course my animals have been lovely enough to pose for … Continue reading So Far So Good… Sort of.

A little werid is good for the soul.

My world has been weird of late, so instead of stressing about it, I’m spending too much time taking photos of my cats and spending the mornings hiking with my dog, and I’m loving it. I’ve always been good about remembering how fragile our lives are but I think I’ve let myself forget that in the past few years. I’ve let being responsible become synonymous … Continue reading A little werid is good for the soul.

Lesson 3. Always bet a Quinella

Grandmother’s are supposed to teach you a lot of things, like how to bake cookies, sew on buttons, or prune a rose bush. My Mémè doesn’t teach me those things though, instead she taught me the more important skills of life: how to cry my way out of speeding ticket, French cuss words, and that you should always bet a quinella at the race track. … Continue reading Lesson 3. Always bet a Quinella

Braided Bun with Poof Bangs!

  Just to recap, in case any one is wondering why all these styles seem so simple, these tutorials are  all about simplicity and easiness. I am sure I’m not the only person who likes to sleep to the very last-minute, so these are all styles you can do when you have precious little time to get yourself out the door in the morning. So, … Continue reading Braided Bun with Poof Bangs!

Twisted Sleek Bun

Since proms, graduations, and wedding season are just around the corner I wanted to share this easy style that is perfect for that last-minute fancy occasion. The Twisted Sleek Bun. If you have some one to help you or you have practiced it a few times, this style can be done in about 10-15 minutes. If you are doing it on your own you will … Continue reading Twisted Sleek Bun

Lesson 2. Just Roll With It

My Mémè is a fly by the seat of her pants woman. I am not, and honestly when your trying to do things with an 80 year old woman, you can’t wing it. The thing you can do is appear to wing it. This is, I’ve realized, is what my Mémè actually does. We should start at the beginning. When planning the trip I tried … Continue reading Lesson 2. Just Roll With It