Ingénue

Sweet Ingénue Characteristics: Youthful Beauty Sweet, gentle, soft, graceful, youthful, modest, shy, considerate, supportive, creative; usually well appreciated. Often compliant about following fashion. Katie Holmes Your Look: very feminine, but innocent vs. sexy Wardrobe: graceful, modest, simple, youthful Hair: soft, feminine, flowing Your Motto: Lighten up, girl; I’m fine! (Always choose light, girly, fine fabrics, … Continue reading Ingénue

What Makes You Valuable?

Since the beginning of time, every young child has had an innate longing to find the answer to one very important question. With each new experience, interaction and lesson of life, she collects data and applies it toward her answer. Somewhere around the teen years, she hits info-overwhelm. Like a cluttered desk, all that she … Continue reading What Makes You Valuable?

The Beauty of a Dream

What do you want to do with your life? Are you actively pursuing your dream, have you put it on hold or given up on it completely? My dream ignited when I was a teen; I wanted to write a book. At first, the idea was faint and unemotional and throughout the years the title … Continue reading The Beauty of a Dream

Do you Keep Clothes that Don’t Fit?

The American culture may consider skinny healthy and beautiful, but that is not always true.  In my experience, “skinny” was better described “sickly” or “drawn.” My struggle with weight was always in keeping it. After reaching forty,  however, it became easy to  keep meat on my bones, but, even then, weight-loss wasn’t a challenge. When my clothes got too … Continue reading Do you Keep Clothes that Don’t Fit?

When Transitions Take FOREVER

It’s Memorial Day Weekend. A lot of preparations have been happening on Cape Cod to prepare for the start of our busy season. Many businesses have reopened, restaurants have restocked and summer homes have been completed.  Yet, as the tourists arrive, the excitement is clouded because the warm weather has not yet made it’s full … Continue reading When Transitions Take FOREVER

Do Ashes Cover your Beauty?

My nieces were leaning on the edges of their seats, intrigued by the age-old story of Cinderella. My daughter was playing the role of the mistreated orphan who didn’t give up when life dealt her difficulties. Watching her performance through the eyes of the children had me reminiscing of the days when Tori’s  dream of being … Continue reading Do Ashes Cover your Beauty?

Are You Confident in your Parenting Style?

There is no other role like that of being a mother. What an honor and privilege it is to mold the life of a child. There are a lot of powerful things we can do as women, but no accomplishment, position, friendship, or success could ever hold a candle to the power of the influence … Continue reading Are You Confident in your Parenting Style?

How Rhythm Affects Confidence

Consider the weather patterns and the cycles of seasons. The ocean’s tides ebb and flow aw the moon waxes and wanes. We literally schedule our lives around by the rhythm of nature. If there were ever a pause in the rising or setting of the sun, we would all panic. It’s not just your surroundings … Continue reading How Rhythm Affects Confidence

5 Factors for Finding your Best Hairstyle

Sprig Fever has a way of inspiring creativity and agitating a need for change, especially when it lingers in it’s approach. Perhaps you are feeling the urgency to make a transformation with your hair. Before you do, consider these five factors: 1. Your hairstyle should compliment your facial shape. If your are feeling creative and are ready … Continue reading 5 Factors for Finding your Best Hairstyle