My Galápagos Islands Eco Adventure

My Galápagos Islands Eco Adventure

The Galapagos Islands, A UNESCO world Heritage Site; brings Charles Darwin's Theory of Evolution to life. This has always been on my bucket list. I have been fascinated by Darwin's work on evolution and have looked forward to walking amongst dramatic landscapes,...

Family Friendly Travel: Dallas Rockwall Hilton

Family Friendly Travel: Dallas Rockwall Hilton

We spend a lot of time in Dallas. Between visiting the kids (and now our granddaughter) or escaping the Montana Winters, we like to find hotels that we can call home. We've stayed at ALL of the posh places in Dallas but the newly remodeled Hilton Dallas Rockwall...

Travel: Puerto Vallarta

Travel: Puerto Vallarta

Puerta Vallarta and all it it's hidden treasures! For us, taking an all girls family trip does not take much planning since it’s just the three of us. My sister, daughter and I. This time we chose a close destination for all of us, Puerto Vallarta and two of our...

Travel: Cayman Islands

Travel: Cayman Islands

What a wonderful girls trip!  Serena and I had a blast in the Cayman Islands with a group of new and old girlfriends. Playing around with women of different ages has always been a joy to me! I learn from each generation and each decade. Sharing our ideas and...

Lotta Love

Lotta Love

We had such a blast in the Cayman’s earlier this month to celebrate our dear friend, Lori’s birthday. Packing for the trip had to include all of my favorite Lotta Stensson silk kaftans. I love their ease of use, they go from beach to street and day to...

Packing Light: Cayman Islands Edition

Packing Light: Cayman Islands Edition

I love to pack for a trip! It’s part of the fun of traveling!  Now, I don’t know how many people can say that, but for me, it is the beginning of the adventure, I also pride myself on rarely checking luggage.  The eagerness of going right out the airport doors and...

City Slicker

City Slicker

There is nothing like a staycation to quickly regenerate the spirit. Denim on Denim (The Texas Tuxedo ) was a trend I have always shied away from.  In this case I embraced it and loved the look!  Between the embroidered jeans and the vintage Levi’s jacket I could not...

My Most Recent Blog Posts

What are bio-identical hormones anyway?

About 15 years ago, I was gaining weight, feeling fuzzy in the head, and barely tolerating my hot flashes. I first heard about bio-identical hormones through Suzanne Somers. Then Oprah got in the act! And they’re still both right. Bio-identical hormones have significantly improved every aspect of my life.

Why Do Some Aging Women Feel Invisible

So much fun to meet some of the ladies I’m in touch with on Instagram. I plan to do a lot more of it. On a recent trip to Los Angeles, I met three wonderful women. All of whom had a comment about their feelings of “invisibility.” It’s an interesting topic, and I encourage you to post comments after reading this blog.

4 Health Benefits of Socializing with ‘Strangers’

I have got to be honest with you. I'm a bit of an introvert. I like small intimate settings with close friends, conversation and a nice meal. It's not very often that you'll find me hamming it up on the dancefloor or introducing myself to ladies that I...

Our Favorite Fall Poncho: Lotta Stennson

Ponchos and shawls make an effortless transition into colder seasons and this lightweight collection from Lotta Stennson is no exception. They make wonderful layering pieces,  or on their own as Hope Kauffman has captured here at my home in Montana. Lotta Stensson is...

Fall in Glacier National Park: The Crown of the Continent

We are fortunate enough to live in Flathead County, Montana home of Glacier National Park. Or what we refer to as "the Crown of the Continent". Sitting on top of "The Backbone of the World" the park encompasses 1million acres including two mountain ranges,...