Five Foods To Reduce Wrinkles

Posted on April 1st, 2015

I’ve always admired friends with that porcelain complexion typically reserved for romantic sculptures.

Even as a teenager, my skin had begun to disintegrate – oily and marked with zits – a bi-product of outrageous hormones, I’m sure.  Thank goodness I grew out of my teens and a smoother complexion began to return... Read More...


Take a Powder & Face It

Posted on January 16th, 2014

My face is falling apart!  The wrinkle lines have become old friends dividing my face into one of those puzzles with 500 pieces.  My long-standing foundation – previously relied upon to smooth... Read More...

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Say Goodbye to Brown Spots!

Posted on June 3rd, 2013

The last couple weeks I’ve been seriously thinking about seeing the dermatologist about the growing crop of brown spots on my hands, face and chest.  We’ve gone beyond the “beauty... Read More...

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Lulu’s Tips for Beauty after 60

Posted on April 3rd, 2013

Lulu Kennedy-Cairn is a popular Scottish singer-songwriter.  She’s petite, blonde and bubbling over with energy.  And, she’s 64 and if I knew her, I’d probably dislike her –... Read More...


Celebrate Year of The Snake

Posted on February 4th, 2013

Clean the house and buy some sweets and red envelopes.  February 10th is Chinese New Year, the most important celebration of the Lunar Calendar.

Just as with the traditional Gregorian calendar’s...


Shop til You Pop

Posted on January 31st, 2013

Like Nordstrom’s Rack?  Then you’ll love Haute Look.  It’s shopping the Rack in the comfort and convenience of your living room. 

Nordstrom bought the high-fashion online...

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Holiday Dinner Takes Planning

Posted on November 14th, 2012

Just back from a weekend “planning” trip with Gal Pals Kay P & Dale M to decide on our menu for Thanksgiving – but the recipes we picked will work for all of the winter holidays. ... Read More...


Ten Tips to Put Your Best Face Forward

Posted on October 18th, 2012

If you’ve followed my posts on iMinerva, you know that I’m forever searching for the Fountain of Youth in a bottle. Not from the vinyard, tho’ I do recommend wine to activate a youthful... Read More...

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Milk or Silk? It’s QMilch!

Posted on January 31st, 2012

It’s the greenest thing in clothing – even though it might actually be black or red. It’s QMilch! Anke Domaske, a young German fashion designer and microbiologist, has developed a... Read More...

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New Year – New Face

Posted on December 29th, 2011

I’m tired of this face – or at least the saggy, baggy, dried-up, tired look I have these days. 

Reality began to hit me when I stopped at the cosmetics counter for a new foundation... Read More...

House of Future

House of The Future

Posted on October 12th, 2011

Real Estate is in the news daily – usually in a negative context related to foreclosures.  But here’s a positive piece from Yahoo! Real Estate looking ahead to the year 2015 and the “House... Read More...