Dinnertime Comfort with Stouffer’s New Mac & Cheese Varieties

Dinnertime Comfort with Stouffer’s New Mac & Cheese Varieties

This was the toughest winter since I moved to my small town, up here on the hill two miles from the ocean. It was freezing, windy, anything but comfortable. Over a four week period, we got more than 10 feet of snow. Every … Continue reading

Sonia Kashuk/Linda Mason Limited Edition Accessories Collection at Target

Sonia Kashuk/Linda Mason Limited Edition Accessories Collection at Target

A year and a half ago, I wrote a blogpost to accompany an article in the New York Times on Linda Mason, makeup artist, artist and fabulist. She believes in the transformational power of makeup as well as makeup as … Continue reading

Beauty Blog Coalition 29 March 2015 Weekly Roundup

Beauty Blog Coalition 29 March 2015 Weekly Roundup

March came in like lion and is going out like a lion around here. It’s snowing again, and it’s actually sticking. Hopefully, it’ll melt soon. Like later today. I need to read some beauty blogposts to take my mind off … Continue reading

Rose Gold Spring Makeup, Nails and Accessories

Rose Gold Spring Makeup, Nails and Accessories

The ladies of The Beauty Collaborative got together and decided to put together all of our favorite looks for Spring 2015. I think it will be very interesting to see all the different spring makeup looks that everyone has come up … Continue reading

Annual Trip to Maple Sugar Shack & Beauty Blogazons Weekly Roundup

Annual Trip to Maple Sugar Shack & Beauty Blogazons Weekly Roundup

Yesterday, Jeff and I made our annual pilgrimage out to the Berkshires to South Face Farm, one of our favorite maple sugar shacks. We drive out there – a 3 hour drive via the scenic route – basically to have … Continue reading

My Valentine’s Day Makeup Look

My Valentine’s Day Makeup Look

Somehow I lost track of time. Even though I stopped at Dunkin’ Donuts for another heart-shaped donut, I didn’t realize that Valentine’s Day is this Saturday!       This week, Jeff is in New York on business, but he … Continue reading

My Crocheted Hat & Infinity Scarf

My Crocheted Hat & Infinity Scarf

For a change of pace, I thought I’d share a DIY or craft post. I love to crochet, and from time to time, I like to show you what I’ve been working on. Today, I’ve got one of the hats … Continue reading

Valentine’s Day, Hearts and LUSH Bath Bombs!

Valentine’s Day, Hearts and LUSH Bath Bombs!

Valentine’s Day would be my favorite holiday if it weren’t in February. Living in New England makes it tough to celebrate any holiday that occurs when we’re buried under more than 5 feet of snow, lol. But I love hearts. … Continue reading

Queen of Softness: Charmin Ulta Soft Bath Tissue

Queen of Softness: Charmin Ulta Soft Bath Tissue

When I first moved into my house thirteen years ago, my Aunt Flo brought me a unique gift. Toilet tissue color-coordinated with each of my bathrooms! Blue for my master bath and peach to coordinate with my two other bathrooms. … Continue reading

Beauty Blogazons Weekly Roundup 10 January 2015

Beauty Blogazons Weekly Roundup 10 January 2015

Hey Ladies, Hope you made it through the first work week of January and the week of the deep freeze in part of the U.S. It was minus 2 degrees Fahrenheit in my part of Massachusetts a couple of days … Continue reading

My Winter Beauty Musts

My Winter Beauty Musts

Yesterday in Massachusetts, we got a reprieve. After a Saturday night snowfall, Sunday saw temperatures rise to 55 degrees, a virtual heatwave at this time of year. Today, the sun is out, thank goodness, but the wind is blowing like … Continue reading

More Holiday Gift Picks: Not Just Beauty

More Holiday Gift Picks: Not Just Beauty

    Time is moving on, and Hanukah is a few days away and Christmas is in less than two weeks. Oh my. If you are still thinking about gifts to get, here are a few more suggestions to go … Continue reading

DIY Non-Beauty Gift: Make Jam!

DIY Non-Beauty Gift: Make Jam!

Although I like to cook, I love “craft” cooking, meaning cooking that’s not for a meal. And at holiday time, my recreational cooking often becomes DIY gifts. One of the things I make all year round is jam. In the summer, … Continue reading

Beauty Blogazons Thanksgiving Weekend Roundup 2014

For those of you who live in the U.S., hope you had a lovely Thanksgiving. We had a big crowd at my cousin’s house. Though I love going there, I do miss not having leftovers 😕 Here are this week’s … Continue reading

Early Holiday Gift Picks

Early Holiday Gift Picks

Black Friday is just about two weeks away, and I know I’ve started to think about the holiday gift-giving season. Gifts for others and gifts for me. This year I’m on a strict budget, but I can still dream, right? … Continue reading

Everyone Should Have Flowers from The Bouqs.com

Everyone Should Have Flowers from The Bouqs.com

When I first met Jeff, he used to bring me roses frequently. Like almost every weekend. Pink ones. Yellow ones. And then finally, my favorite shade, coral. Now that we’ve been together for about 12 years, he brings roses for … Continue reading