Montreal Ink

I did it for the first time when I was 33. It was a Friday, and I was with a couple of girlfriends. And while it wasn’t exactly a spontaneous decision (I’d been thinking about it for a while), I…

Gaining Perspective

Recently, I’ve been thinking a lot about perspective. In the olden days, as I like to refer to them, I think I had a hard time discerning what was worth making a big deal about and what wasn’t. I was…

The six makeup brushes you need

One of the questions I get asked most often is which make-up brushes, among the eleventy billion available, are the most important to have.   Don’t be intimidated by the massive brush selections you find at most beauty product stores….

The winter coat round-up

This time of year is rough. It’s getting colder, the days are getting shorter, and there’s an endless, frigid winter right around the corner. Also, we’re at the tail end of leather jacket and cute ankle boot season, which makes…

Fashionable at 50 plus

This is Elly. She’s my amazing mother-in-law, my children’s super-star grandmother, and a GREAT dresser. You may have seen her around here before. I had to feature her here in Style 101 because she’s great at adapting the latest fashion…