I escaped into classic elegance earlier this month when I explored the lives of the ultimate costumer, Edith Head and one of fashion’s greatest couturiers, Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel. Now, it is time to get back to health awareness. Let’s look at mouth matters, specifically flossing.

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This month one of the greatest couturiers of the 20th century has a birthday: Gabrielle Bonheur “Coco” Chanel.  In honor of what would have been the designer’s 133rd birthday on August 19th, let’s look at the allure of Coco Chanel’s iconic bags.   I thought my fashion passion bucket would be overflow during the summer of 2010 when […]

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What do the following memorable Alfred Hitchcock films, Notorious, Read Window, To Catch A Thief, Vertigo, Marnie, and The Birds’  have in common?  Edith Head an accomplished costume designer for over 400 classic motion pictures.

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Friday, July 29th was National Lipstick Day!  One of those dubious recognition days on the calendar that I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to give some lip service. By now you know that I like to go back in time to learn the history of things. Let’s dive into the history of lipstick. Guerlain created the […]

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Recently, hubby and I motored to Washington, D. C. for a dinner date with some Bison men and their wives.  I call them Bison men because they all matriculated at the Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.  The bison is the school mascot. I chose a fit and flare sleeveless dress to defy the heat dome that […]

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Ladies, you know the focus of The Age of Grace is mainly about creating awareness so that women baby boomers can age gracefully (and healthy!). That’s still the case but today, I want to show that the off the shoulder fashion trend can work for women over the age of 50.

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My recent Colonoscopy follow-up appointment with my gastroenterologist (GI) revealed interesting information: I had some sneaky creatures inhabiting my stomach called H.pylori. Before my actual Colonoscopy, the bowel preparation was worse that the actual procedure. In fact, I don’t remember the process.  Anyone remember Propofol? I can see why Michael Jackson used that drug to get to sleep. You quickly […]

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Do you love cherries and are smitten with Cherries Jubilee? Did you know that it was a special dessert prepared for Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee celebration in 1897? Since then the dish, made with fresh cherries, liqueur and flambéed, then served over vanilla ice cream, has grown into one of America’s favorite desserts.

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When i started college back in the late 70s, I wanted a new view in terms of my eyesight — I wanted a clearer focus for all of those books that needed to be read. Plus, I didn’t want to look like a high school student anymore! I was a college student. Fast forward to 2016, […]

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Monday, June 20th is the summer solstice — the official start of summer and longest day of the year.  The sun will rise early and set late. Today will be a  great day for fun in the sun: some yard work, a day at the beach or a perfect time for me to get in […]

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