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A World of Color

Salt Water Blues, by Candace Whittemore Lovely Candace Whittemore Lovely is an American impressionist painter known for her pleasing and peaceful views of contemporary American life, including landscapes of treasured locales and people at play in idyllic locations. Candace had the honor of painting First Lady Barbara Bush’s official White House portrait in 1990 and has […]

Like Mark Twain said, “Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence in society.” I guess my earliest encounter with fashion and style was at the age of seven. My folks felt that it was time for me to own my first suit so we rode over to “The American Shops,” a local clothing store. […]

The Queen of Yes

By Diane Stark

Last Friday, I had a million errands to run and a little boy who would’ve much rather stayed home and played. “I’m sorry, Bud, but you have to go with me,” I said. “Daddy’s not home from work yet, and I can’t leave you home by yourself.” Nathan sighed. “But I just got a new […]

The idea of dressing for your age is so outdated! Sure, there is always a time and place for everything – and you should always look appropriate for the environment and occasion. Women can wear almost anything at any age with a little common sense. The most stylish dressers don’t have to give up trendy looks.  […]

Why We Love Lilly!

By Amy Bunn

We believe elegance can be casual. We believe gracefulness is compatible with fits of laughter. We believe it is completely acceptable to be sexy. We believe in dinner parties, charity parties and parties in general. We believe in living a colorful life. ~Lilly Pulitzer~ Lilly Pulitzer herself was an icon, she was a Palm Beach […]

Hair is important to women – a change in cut or color is nearly always preceded by much thought and conversation with our closest friends. I’ve participated in many of these conversations and have seen my friends get spectacular results. And while I do want my hair to look nice, I’ve never felt quite as […]

Happy Feet

By Diane DeVaughn Stokes

Ahhhhh, happy feet! No I’m not talking about that movie with the dancing penguins! Summer is here, and I am finally back to wearing flip-flops and sandals where my feet can feel free and easy, making me feel free and easy all over too. They have told me many times how much they hate winter […]

At the first sign of gray hair, many of us go straight to our stylist for color. And while this is a beautiful option, gray hair can be gorgeous! Veteran stylist and colorist, Daphne King, gave us some tips about returning to our natural shade. As we get older, the pigment cells in our hair […]

We Found It!

By Rose Ann Sinay

We did it! After only a week of searching for a house in Connecticut halfway between my daughter and her family and my son and his, we found the place we could call home, where we could make wonderful memories with our granddaughters. The 1940s Adirondack style house, on three acres of land, boasted a […]

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