When I was a little girl, before I knew that God’s response to those who planned out their lives in detail was laughter, I decided that I was going to go to college, travel around the world, become a Broadway actress, write a bestselling novel, then marry a gorgeous, wonderful man, whereupon we’d be blessed with raising two children – twins – a boy and a girl, and, well, of course, I would live happily ever after. Instead, I married, divorced, married, birthed a boy, birthed a girl, ... Continue Reading
Do you have a large age gap in your children? Here are some ways to make the transition easier.
Master the smoky eye for a makeup transition from day to night.
One of my favorite tricks to instantly take my day look to night is to do a smoky eye. The dark eyeshadow adds depth and drama to your eyes, but many people are wary to give it a try. For those of you who are a little color shy - here’s a guide to help you master the smoky eye. Perfect for New Year's Eve. Remember, it’s makeup. No commitment required. Step 1. Apply a light colored, shimmery eye shadow all over your your lid, up to and under your brows. To look even more “awake” ... Continue Reading
Dressing for the transition into fall can be a challenge. Here are some tips for accessories to extend your warm-weather wardrobe.
In August, the warm summer days are capped off with cooler evenings, foreshadowing the chilly fall weather on its way in the coming months. Dressing for the transition into fall style can be a challenge. Do you forego wearing summer dresses completely because of the brisk mornings and then roast in the hot afternoon sun later in the day? You don’t have to suffer during the fluctuating temperatures. These five essential pieces make it simple to transition your summer wardrobe into fall: ... Continue Reading