New York Fashion Week—What to Wear and Tips to Have a Fabulous Time

Last week I went to New York Fashion Week (NYFW) for the first time. I attended four designers’ Spring 2023 runway shows and I was so dazzled, I’m still trying to process it all. It was a sensory explosion of beauty like I’ve never seen before. Here are my tips about what to wear and how to have the most fun at a designer runway show.

To Improve My Body Image, I Spent the Day Naked

This challenge was a tricky one for me, both to complete and now to write about. Not that there’s anything all that racy here. But I’m sharing how I spent the day nude, and I’m worried people will think it’s distasteful or inappropriate, especially for a woman my age. Certainly my mother thinks so! But…

Workout Challenge—Buddy Up for Success (with Tricia Cook)

Do you want to exercise more but aren’t sure how to start? Grab a pal and join my friend Tricia and me as we shake things up in preparation fora big, BIG upcoming birthday. Collaborating with a friend is more fun than doing it on your own and helps keep you motivated. Here’s how we’re doing after three weeks of our workout challenge.

A 3-Day Weekend Exploring NYC’s Coolest ‘Hoods

New York City is unlike any other city. There’s so much to do and see and it’s all so cool! This weekend my daughter Emma and I went to visit my son Nick, who lives in Chelsea. Here’s a recap of what I packed, where we stayed, what we did and where we ate! (We drank a little too.)

Tiny Changes to Improve Myself—and Help the World

Pondering the latest unthinkable events in the news, I realized my despair was compounded by my lack of confidence in being able to change—not just public policy—but anything. I’m getting my transformation muscles in shape by making one small positive change. Because even tiny changes can make a big difference.

10 Things Your Guests Want in the Guest Room (Plus Hostessing Tips)

Hosting guests can be a challenge, but with a little planning it doesn’t have to be. This is my third season in Florida and I’m beginning to feel like an expert. Even with Covid precautions, we’ve had plenty of visitors. Since this condo is still new to us, I always ask each person, “Tell me what what would make it more comfortable in your room.” And they do. If you’re expecting visitors, or haven’t entertained in a while, I think you’ll find this list helpful.

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