Over 100 Evening Looks for Holiday Events

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Going to a party, a dinner, or out for cocktails over the holidays?  Most of us do, and dressing up is part of the fun.  You will find below over 100 outfit ideas for various events that you may attend over the holiday season.  From at-home dinners to black tie evenings, from country to big-city events,  with lots of easy evenings and restaurant dinners, I have put a list of ideas under each separate category to make it easy for you to look up what you want. Continue reading “Over 100 Evening Looks for Holiday Events”

A New Perspective on Holiday Outfit Colors

tree dress
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To get in the holiday feeling, you can add holiday colors to your outfits every day.  Certain color combinations just fit right in to holiday get-togethers of all sorts.

Of course, we all know about red and green.  But rather than true red with true green, try opening yourself up to any shade of red and any shade of green.  Your reds can range from pinks to deep burgundy and from mint to forest green.  Include blue greens, wine, marsala, coral red, etc.  For instance, you might try army green with burgundy:

A variation of the Christmas colors red and green.

The above picture is from an article, “5 Beautiful Outfit Color Combinations for the Holidays,” on the blog GlamRadar.com.  Here are the other four color themes you will find in that blog post:

  • All nude
  • Red and gray
  • Silver and blue
  • Black and gold

I was delighted to find this article and wanted to share the link with you!  Click on the caption above to see all of the examples of these colors.

blue green and red

Variation of red and green: blue-green and red

How Your Friends Make It Easy to be Fit and Trim

fruit and veg color wheel


Click here to find out what nutritional advantage you get from each color of fruit and vegetable.

Five-a-Day & Cutting Down Serving Sizes

This is a diary of the healthy lifestyle goals that my son, Chris, and I are making together each month.

Since it takes 21 days to develop a new habit, making a new goal each month is an effective way to improve your health.

In November, my goal was to eat more than five fruits and vegetables a day.  Chris’ goal was to cut down on his serving sizes because he felt like he was eating too much. Continue reading “How Your Friends Make It Easy to be Fit and Trim”