Fashion Over Forty: Graphic Tees and Denim


Recently, I discovered a love for these graphic tees because they are so easy to pair with jeans and sandals and head out. I have seen other fashion bloggers pair vintage band tees with skirts and sneakers and I love that look too!     Over on Instagram, I am sharing my favorite fashion, beauty and accessory finds so be…

The Best Natural and Organic Beauty Brands


When I learned about the toxins and harmful chemicals in personal care products, I was really surprised. I went down a rabbit hole of finding information about how toxic ingredients were allowed in our beauty products (and household cleaning products) and this led me to throw out bags and bags of makeup, hair care, personal care products, and body lotions.…

Low Oxalate Meal Plan


    My family can eat whatever they want and while I have always been a health-conscious eater, having food issues has made dinner time an incredible challenge. I was inspired to create a cookbook for others who have to watch their oxalate intake among other things. I have been seeing more about oxalates lately and hope people will learn…

Best Fashion/Travel Essentials: Packing For A Trip


I have talked about my absolute MUST HAVES while traveling and now I want to share some more. Traveling is something I really enjoy- not going to the airport or flying or waiting in a long line or trying to find something gluten-free to eat, but arriving in a new place and exploring. I love nothing more than wandering around…

Do You Know About Oxalates? Here’s Another Must-See Video


I find the topic of oxalates so fascinating! I’ve written a lot about oxalates on Hello Dollface, do a search for “oxalates” in the search box and everything I’ve written will come up.   While looking for more info, I stumbled upon this video and wanted to share. Sally K. Norton is incredibly knowledgable!   Check out my Low-Oxalate Cookbook,…

A Day In Photos: Huntington Library and Gardens


    One of my favorite places to visit is the Huntington Garden in San Marino, CA. I love to walk around this enormous garden and enjoy all of the flowers, plants, trees, and everything else there is to see.     Over on the luxury travel blog, Always5Star, I wrote an article detailing a full day at the Huntington.…

Beauty: Summer Essentials


You are going to love the newest kit from It Cosmetics! This is a favorite makeup brand of mine thanks to their excellent products, my personal favorite is Bye Bye Under Eye Concealer. They also offer excellent quality brushes that I use daily! Here is what you will get in this kit, available on QVC!  One of my favorite brushes,…

Don’t Forget These 10 Items On Your Cruise


If you are going on a cruise this summer- LUCKY!- I have some tips for you. I have been on many cruises and have learned a lot which I am happy to share and have done so over at Always5Star, a luxury travel blog run by Pam Rossi. Check over there frequently as I am always working on travel articles!…