Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday July 1, 2022 “Yoga is the practice of being close to yourself, no matter what is happening within or around you.” — Elena Brower One: Practicing Yoga and the Yoga Retreat I started a regular yoga practice about ten years ago. I found an instructor I liked, and I enjoyed my weekly… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista

Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday June 24, 2022 “Summer bachelors like summer breezes, are never as cool as they pretend to be.” —Nora Ephron One: Summer Activities and Trends Summer officially arrived on June 21st. The summer season brings warmer temps, longer days, outdoor events, travel, and family fun. When planning your summer activities, plan on creating… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista

Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday June 17, 2022 “To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted.”– Bill Bryson One: Travel tips and tools Self Magazine’s… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista

Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday June 10, 2022 “The world has just changed so radically, and we’re all running to catch up. I don’t want to jump to any conclusions but look… Dinosaurs and man, two species separated by 65 million years of evolution have just been suddenly thrown back into the mix together. How can we… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista

Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday June 3, 2022 “Oh, yeah. I’m a… Well, I’m taking advantage of the fact that for the first time in my entire life, it’s Saturday and I don’t have a wedding to go to.” Charles from Four Weddings and a Funeral One: Wedding Season The summer wedding invitations have gone out; how… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista

Notes of A Fashionista

Five on Friday May 27, 2022 Maverick: “I feel the need…”  Goose: “…the need for speed.” One: The 80s and 90s Post about the 80s and 90s trends I’ve been reading about: https://lifestyleofafashionista.com/2022/05/27/party-girl-chic-and-trends-from-the-80s-90s/ Read my post about the little moments I remember from the 80s and 90s: https://lifestyleofafashionista.com/2022/05/27/i-love-the-80s-and-90s/ Two: What to watch Netflix: Stranger Things season 4… Continue reading Notes of A Fashionista

Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday May 20, 2022 “Life truly begins only after you have put your house in order.” – Marie Kondo One: Spring Cleaning As flowers bloom and temperatures change in the spring, it’s a good time to change your closet organization. Put away the heavy sweaters and take out some summer pieces. Change out… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista

Notes of a Fashionista- Issue #4

Five on Friday May 13, 2022 “People waste their time pondering whether a glass is half empty or half full. Me, I just drink whatever’s in the glass.” — Sophia from The Golden Girls One: Fancy Grandmother and Coastal Chic Fancy Grandmother: The coastal grandmother trend is primarily about wearing neutral colors, but if you… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista- Issue #4

Notes of a Fashionista

Five on Friday Issue #3 May 6, 2022 “Iris, in the movies, we have leading ladies and we have the best friend. You, I can tell, are a leading lady, but for some reason, you’re behaving like the best friend.” The Holiday (2006)  Nancy Meyers One: Coastal Grandmother The coastal grandmother trend has gotten a lot… Continue reading Notes of a Fashionista

Earth Day

April 22nd is Earth Day, which started in 1970. Read about its origin: https://www.earthday.org/history/. I try to take steps to help the Earth, but it can be hard to lead an environmentally friendly life. Here are some things you can do: One: Recycle and Reuse (bags, water bottles, etc.) Recycle: put out recyclable materials for… Continue reading Earth Day

Practicing Yoga and the Yoga Retreat

Practicing Yoga I started a regular yoga practice about ten years ago. I found an instructor I liked, and I enjoyed my weekly classes. At the time, I was running a few times a week and going to Barre classes at Exhale. Yoga was an excellent addition to my fitness routine. I had practiced yoga… Continue reading Practicing Yoga and the Yoga Retreat

Summer Activities and Trends

“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.” —F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby Summer officially arrived on June 21st. The summer season brings warmer temps, longer days,… Continue reading Summer Activities and Trends

Travel Tips and Tools

Why do we travel? Maybe to see family and friends, or to explore new destinations. Sometimes, we travel for work. Whatever your reason for traveling, a good travel plan is beneficial. Where do you start when you are packing for a trip? Look up the destination forecast? Look over the planned itinerary? Do you have… Continue reading Travel Tips and Tools

Dressing for Summer Weddings

I love attending weddings, even with all the planning it takes to get ready. I’ve been to many fun weddings: two on a mountain top, one on a beach, and several in other beautiful venues. The dress code for these weddings has varied, but I’ve always found the perfect outfit. In addition, I enjoy the… Continue reading Dressing for Summer Weddings