Summer Skin Care for Brighter Skin

Summer Skin Care for Brighter Skin

Summer skin care is so important as we age gracefully. Who remembers baby oil and iodine, lemon juice in our hair, and laying out for hours while our favorite tunes played on the radio? Truly some of the best memories of my life! However, now I find that I’m paying for those golden days in the sun with wrinkles and spots and skin that looks dull and feels dry. Ugh! What’s a sun lover to do? Read on for a few of my favorite products for summer skincare – we’ll get you glowing in no time!

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Best Pants for the Pear Shaped Woman

Best Pants for the Pear Shaped Woman

Having a pear shaped body definitely comes with a few challenges, but over the years, I’ve learned how to meet those challenges, big hips and all! It’s important, no matter what your shape is, to embrace your curves, and celebrate your shape. When you look better, you feel better, and the best way to do that is learn some tricks to highlight your best features, and to embrace those curves that your mama gave ya! Read on for tips and tricks and a look at the best pant styles for your curvy pear shaped body. 

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Best Dresses for the Pear Shaped Woman

Best Dresses for the Pear Shaped Woman

One of my most popular posts has been “Dressing the Pear Shaped (over 50) Woman”. It’s a subject that’s near and dear to my heart, because I’m always on the struggle bus when it comes to putting together outfits and finding styles that flatter my extremely pear shaped figure. When I wrote the post, it was my heart’s desire that my creative ways of dressing my shape would inspire you to find styles that work with your body type. I’m excited to share with you some of my favorite dress styles in this post that I think are just perfect for my pear shape, and if you’re pear shaped like me, will be perfect or you as well. Read on!

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Instant Pot Bacon & Rosemary Potato Salad

Instant Pot Bacon & Rosemary Potato Salad

This delicious potato salad has been a family staple of ours for years. It was introduced to us by my brother in law John, who is a fabulous cook. The recipe was passed down from his grandmother, and I’d like to give him (and his grandmother) full credit, and a huge word of thanks for sharing it with me so many years ago. I love family recipes that have history behind them, don’t you? I’ve always made this potato salad the traditional way, boiling the potatoes in one pan, and cooking the other ingredients in another – basically making a huge mess in my kitchen. But this year, as Independence Day approached I started mulling over the idea of preparing the salad in my Instant Pot, and just decided to go for it! It turned out so good, and was so super easy to prepare, I thought I’d share the recipe with you.

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