Beauty

Unloved

Ok, here goes. This is what I realized this morning: No man has ever pursued me. Which means that no man has ever truly known me. Which means that no man has ever truly loved me. Dang. My marriage is ending and as I walk this road these unwanted thoughts keep running up to me.  Just last night I looked in the mirror and didn’t like what I saw....

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Don’t Forget the Bride! 5 Easy tricks to save the day
Don’t Forget the Bride! 5 Easy tricks to save the day

So much work goes into planning a wedding, but many brides forget to plan for themselves on the on the day.  Every bride wants to enjoy her own wedding.  A little planning and a few tricks can keep her well taken care of and ready to be radiant long after the sun goes down. 5 Simple, but practical tips to pave the way to truly enjoying your...

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Drama Queen: Fashion-Fall Winter 2009
Drama Queen: Fashion-Fall Winter 2009

Decadent and edgy, this season's fashion hits the runway with a touch of the 80's. Oversized shoulders and structured silhouettes define a new level of confidence. These sharp shoulders are complimented with wrapped, carved and belted waists.   Pencil skirts, slim pants and 80's skinny leggings are long and lean. Jackets are tailored with wide,...

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Dads, Princesses and the Power of Woo
Dads, Princesses and the Power of Woo

"Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, and famous?  Actually, who are you not to be?" - Marianne Williamson I am standing in a crush of three-year-old pint-sized princesses. Surrounded by sparkling tiaras and frilly dresses, these little daubs of pink and purple are up way past their collective bed time.  We giggle.  We dance.  We...

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A Whole New Perspective
A Whole New Perspective

My husband and I worked in ministry overseas for 25 years. Once we lived in a country where our house was robbed five times. I always felt anger, fear and insecurity because someone had been in my home without my permission and took many favorite things. Cancer came like that – without my permission. It introduced vulnerability and weakness...

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Fashion for the Over-40 Woman
Fashion for the Over-40 Woman

Do you get frustrated trying to shop for something that doesn't show your navel? They say women love to shop. Not this one! I am tired of hunting for clothes only to find short skirts and short tops. I was starting to wonder if anyone designed clothes for women over 17. Shopping was one frustration after another until I learned a few tricks to...

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The Season’s Best Sweaters
The Season's Best Sweaters

Keeping in step with the shifting seasons outside, you might have noticed that everything in the malls is changing too. We're moving from the chiffons and lighter tones of summer to the thicker fabrics and deeper tones for fall. The colors that are popular this season are taupe, charcoal gray, black, cinnamon, reds, cranberry, avocado, midnight...

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Spring and Summer In Full Bloom
Spring and Summer In Full Bloom

A fruit basket of vibrant colors will be delivered to your closet this spring. Spring's true colors are showing in bright turquoise, lemon yellow, emerald green, and fuchsia, along with the return of black and white. As spring fades to summer the color palette will be paler and sun bleached. There are a few carry-overs from seasons past such...

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