Confident About the Beauty of Christmas

How many Christmas pageants, plays or recitals did you go to this year? Children add so much life to this season, don’t they? It doesn’t matter if their costumes are professional or pathetic, when a child is on a stage being recognized, it is beautiful. Or at least entertaining. A few children who play their … Continue reading Confident About the Beauty of Christmas

Celebrating Christmas with Confidence

As you wrap up the last of your Christmas gifts, do you wonder if maybe you didn’t do enough? I do! There are some people that I wanted to bless this season and didn’t even find the time to shop for. There’s others that I wish I could have done more for but the gift giving is restricted … Continue reading Celebrating Christmas with Confidence

Building Confidence by Keeping Christmas Unfair

“I just have to get this for little Tommy, he will just love it! Now I need to get something more for Suzzie or he will have more than she does.” My parents didn’t keep Christmas fair for their five children. I’m sure they were tempted to, and I’m sure there were times when our … Continue reading Building Confidence by Keeping Christmas Unfair

Don’t Let Christmas Kill your Confidence

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Everywhere we go silver bells and mistletoes are setting the mood to start shopping. Yesterday I stood in line at a local department store for more than 20 minutes! I love shopping, but before giving in to all the pressure to spend my time and money on … Continue reading Don’t Let Christmas Kill your Confidence

Keeping the Cheer in Christmas

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… but the hustle and bustle of this season can easily rob the joy from our “gay happy greetings” if we let it, don’t you think?   Actually, if I may, I’d like to guess which part of this busy season taunts your joy (according to your Img.ID, … Continue reading Keeping the Cheer in Christmas

Merry Christmas and Other Emotions

It’s been thirteen years since my daughter died and still I must battle my emotions – especially fear and sorrow – and especially during the holidays. Yesterday was a beautiful Christmas; I found the economic restraints to be quite refreshing; less is more sometimes. Less shopping, wrapping, opening and cleaning up after is more time … Continue reading Merry Christmas and Other Emotions

5 Checks for Confidential Beauty

It’s inevitable, whenever I speak to young ladies about beauty, that someone asks me to address the topic of modesty.  Personally, I prefer to use the term dignity, since the word “modesty” is often interpreted as stale, legalistic control that only spurs on rebellion in those who love fashion. In a recent discussion on the … Continue reading 5 Checks for Confidential Beauty

9 Steps to a Complete Closet Clean Out

Has your clothing closet become a junk room? When you look for an outfit for the day, is it easy? Or is your wardrobe crowded with clutter and chaos cause that cause your daily ritual to become a stressful decision? Let’s be honest, most mornings we do not wear the first outfit we pick. Not … Continue reading 9 Steps to a Complete Closet Clean Out

3 Rules for Dressing Up

“Tis the season for family gatherings and celebrations. With all the parties to attend, Image Issues easily arise. In order to feel confident at the festivities you attend, here are three general rules for What2Wear: Know the formality Perhaps you have faced this Confidence Conflict: You thought the party was formal, so you show up all decked … Continue reading 3 Rules for Dressing Up

FREE Giveaway this Giving Tuesday

It is “Giving Tuesday,” a lot of wonderful organizations receive a great part of their funds this one day of the year. (I sure got a lot of requests, did you?) I know that giving is a great way to start the Christmas season and of course I want to support the many wonderful causes, but honestly, I … Continue reading FREE Giveaway this Giving Tuesday

The Power of Dressing and Decorating

It’s a warm, bright day in the middle of December. As much as a beautiful day like this can cheer the heart, it also has a way of confusing the Christmas spirit, doesn’t it? Maybe it’s just us northerners. Christmas is branded by it’s winter weather and if the snow hasn’t fallen (much less if … Continue reading The Power of Dressing and Decorating