Curly Girl Hair Techniques

Hair is always a topic that we as women love to discuss and hair is ever changing it seems. We have to stay up on new things to keep our hair looking good as we age, so that's what I'm sharing today. Today on Fashion over 50, I'm going to dive into the curly hair conversation that we started last week. Every time I wear my hair curly, you all love it. I get a lot of compliments here and on Instagram raving about my curly wavy hair. I'll add that my hair is more wavy than spiral curly these days, … [Read More...]

Tiling a Subway Tile Backsplash

It sounded so simple when we were starting this kitchen renovation. Mark and I talked about tiling the backsplash ourselves. We had just finished that herringbone marble tile on the fireplace and it didn't go so perfectly, so Mark was not thrilled about taking this on, but he did it because it needed doing and we figured we'd save a little money by doing this one ourselves. We try to do that on … Read More»

Fashion over 50: Boots and Cardigans

Happy Wednesday and welcome to another fashion over 50. I don't have a lot of new stuff to share these days, so you'll have to enjoy some repeats. Since I'm not a real fashion blogger buying new clothes all the time, I have to rely on my closet to provide alternative clothing options, so it's fun to see what all I can put together by shopping my own closet. After all, that's what we all have to … Read More»

Quartz vs. Granite Kitchen Countertops

Hey there and happy Monday! We've still been at it over the weekend trying to get that kitchen backsplash finished and it's been way longer than expected, but we're getting there and it's looking beautiful. I'll share it all just as soon as I can!In the meantime, I thought that you'd be interested in a conversation about countertops. I've owned a house since the mid-80's when there were such … Read More»

Feature Friday: MBR Domestic Stylist

Today's Feature Friday is the talented Melissa Rodgers with MBR Domestic Stylist in Kansas City. She's a party and interior stylist with a creative eye for design. I think you'll really enjoy seeing her colorful home. Melissa says her style is eclectic, whimsical modern with a rustic boho twist and it is always colorful, and casual. She loves pieces with a story and adores the interplay of color, … Read More»

Fashion over 50: Sweater Dresses and Boots

Happy Wednesday, friends! Thank you all for the sweet comments on my 12 years of blogging post. I loved reading each and every comment and you all are really like friends to me. I love to see your familiar names stopping by here and there and keeping me company on this blog every week. Y'all are the best encouragers!Today's Fashion over 50 isn't earth shattering, in fact I've shared this dress … Read More»

Thoughts on 12 Years of Blogging

Once a year I share a recap on the anniversary of my blogging career beginning. Once again, it's time for a recap since I've just hit the 12 year mark! How in the world have I been blogging for 12 years now?It just doesn't seem possible that this many years have passed and I'm still here! Honestly, every year I look back and say, thank you Lord for keeping me here for another year, being able … Read More»

Feature Friday: Blue Barn and Cottage

Today's Feature Friday is a fun share. I met Loren on Instagram, she doesn't have a blog, but she has a pretty page on Instagram called Blue Barn and Cottage. I just love her story and her cute ranch home that she's completely renovated and I knew you all would too. I've asked Loren to introduce herself, so here she is!Hi, my name is Loren, and I’m honored to be featured on Rhoda’s blog. … Read More»