6 Perfect Summer Dresses To Wear Now


I spent hours looking for summer dresses on Amazon! I narrowed down my search to these, each one has good ratings and seems to be flattering on a variety of shapes and sizes. Though I encourage everyone to wear what they are comfortable in, I liked that these are knee-length and maxi length. A few things I skip are crop…

5 Tips on Caring for Your Skin This Summer


  1. Avoid being in the sun without a good sunscreen I highly recommend Glytone Sunscreen Lotion, Broad Spectrum SPF 40. I absolutely love Glytone’s line of skincare and this one in particular as I apply sunscreen almost every day. I like to make sure my hands, neck, and chest have sun protection because these areas show age quickly, especially…

Over 40 Style: Shopping at Aerie


    As I am trying to figure out what is appropriate and flattering at this age (well over 40), I found myself looking for easy breezy tee shirts which led me to Aerie, a store I always dismissed as for teenagers not moms in midlife. But guess what? You CAN find good stuff here! Check out what I found:…

5 Tips: How to Shop At a Thrift Store


  ONE: Figure out what you are looking for. I only shop for shirts, sweaters, and jackets. Look for items that don’t go out of style like leopard print, solid black or navy, trench coats, blazers with lining, leather jackets. TWO: Set a budget. For me, no more than $20 or $30. THREE: Inspect! Check out collars, cuffs, underarms for…

Photos of the California Superbloom


In case you missed the super bloom or don’t live in or near California, I wanted to share some of my photos! These beautiful poppies and other wildflowers sprung up in February while it was still cool outside. With my trusty Canon camera, I  headed out to see the poppies up close and in person.     Last year, I…

Shop This Look: Beach Vibes


  SHOP THIS LOOK:  Floral one piece, similar Straw bag, I couldn’t find one exactly like this$295 tote,  but look at this one. Those slides are cute but I can’t see them on the website anymore. Here is a pair for you. This tassel sun hat is packable and adjustable! I love a  beaded bracelet and the one in my…

Style: Shopping on Amazon for Clothes (esp COOL GRAPHIC TEES)


    It’s only been very recent that I started shopping on Amazon for clothes. I also just discovered Aerie, which is a sister brand to American Eagle. I knew about it of course but didn’t realize what a large variety of jeans and shirts they offered. I recently bought a pair of high waisted jeans from Aerie, which are…

Recipe: Watermelon Salsa


This is one of my favorite recipes from my Low Oxalate Anti-Inflammatory Cookbook! It’s so perfect for spring and summer, a light side dish or snack, it goes well with a variety of main dishes. Feel free to add more mint and orange juice to suit your preferences, I want to encourage you to adjust the flavors to suit your…