Yes, Mr. Dior

BY: Eugenia PUBLISHED ON: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 IN: Iconic Fashion Designers

Yes, Mr. Dior
Christian Dior died in 1957 on October 23rd, at the age of 52.   The classic Dior style continues to this day.  I say, yes Mr. Dior to the sophistication and elegance under the tutelage of Italian fashion designer, Maria Grazia Chiuri.

Yes, Mr. Dior

In Christian Dior’s book released in 1954, The Little Dictionary of Fashion, the introduction states exactly what I believe in fashion, “But it is possible for a woman to be elegant without spending very much money on her clothes, if she follows the basic rules of fashion and is careful to choose the clothes that suit her personality.”

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Green Zone

BY: Eugenia PUBLISHED ON: Wednesday, October 19, 2016 IN: Nutrition

Green Zone
According to Christian Dior’s 1954 book, The Little Dictionary of Fashion, the color green is supposed to be an unlucky color. I’d say things have changed regarding the color. In fact, for me, this natural color is making a strong difference every morning as I go to the green zone for breakfast.
Green Zone

Being in the green zone is my way to kick start my metabolism with 7 – 9 servings of fruits and veggies in one fell swoop with one drink.

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Pink Ribbon

BY: Eugenia PUBLISHED ON: Wednesday, October 12, 2016 IN: Breast Cancer Health Awareness

Pink Ribbon
Since 1991, the pink ribbon has stood for the universal symbol for breast cancer awareness, thanks to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.  The pink ribbon is the well-known symbol adopted by many organizations including the National Football League to help promote awareness for breast cancer.

Pink Ribbon

It’s October again, so you know what that means, hundreds, if not thousands of products are branded pink with a promise of a small portion of the total cost being donated to support breast cancer research.
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My Denim Journey

BY: Eugenia PUBLISHED ON: Tuesday, October 4, 2016 IN: Talking Fashion

My Denim Journey
By now you know I like to observe national holidays, mostly for women’s health awareness. However, today I want to call attention to Lee National Denim Day, on October 7th, to talk about my journey to finding the perfect pair of denim.

My Denim Journey

But first, what is Lee National Denim Day?  It is a fundraiser created by Lee Jeans.  Lee Jeans first produced in 1889 in Salina, Kansas.
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Got Menopause?

BY: Eugenia PUBLISHED ON: Monday, September 26, 2016 IN: Health Awareness

Got Menopause?
September is National Menopause Awareness Month. But I bet women who are also a part of the baby boomer generation don’t need this reminder. I first experienced menopause symptoms almost twenty years ago. Are you a baby boomer who is embracing “the change?” Have you started menopause?

Got Menopause?

The dictionary defines menopause as “the end of monthly cycles.”  A better description is a natural decline in reproductive hormones when a woman reaches her 40s or 50s. Both accounts are accurate, and no two women are alike. My mom, who is  soon to be eighty,  has never had a hot flash.
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Chocolate Goodness

BY: Eugenia PUBLISHED ON: Tuesday, September 20, 2016 IN: Rejuvenate

Chocolate Goodness
Every September, I purposely remind myself of all the chocolate goodness you can find in Hershey, Pennsylvania — “The Sweetest Place On Earth.”

Chocolate Goodness

This obession with chocolate goodness dates back to September 8, 1984, when I married my husband at the Hershey Gardens.  Thirty-two years later, the historic landmark, four-star hotel has expanded with two major additions, including a full-service spa called, The Spa At The Hotel Hershey that opened in 2001.
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The History of Wearing White

BY: Eugenia PUBLISHED ON: Wednesday, September 14, 2016 IN: Talking Fashion

Fashion History, Wearing WHite
Who mandated wearing white after Labor Day is a fashion faux pas? When I started to research the history of wearing white, I found little in writing regarding this no-no of sporting the color after the first Monday in September.

Fashion History, Wearing White

Perhaps it was a petty distinction initiated with the snobby upper class looking to establish their golden rules of fashion.
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Hello, Fall 2016

BY: Eugenia PUBLISHED ON: Wednesday, September 7, 2016 IN: Talking Fashion

Hello, Fall 2016
Hello, Fall 2016!  My favorite season has unofficially arrived.  You know once the end of summer celebration, Labor Day comes and goes, it is fall.

Hello, Fall 2016

All the tell tales sign are here, including crisp mornings, chilly evenings, shorter days with less sunlight, my allergies begin remind me the mold and ragweed counts are high, and I hear the school buses zooming by early in the morning.

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New York Calling

BY: Eugenia PUBLISHED ON: Monday, August 29, 2016 IN: I Love Museums On the Road Again Talking Fashion

Location: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Rooftop Garden, standing at British artist, Cornelia Parker's recreation from Alfred Hitchcock's 1960 film, Psycho.

Perhaps it my annual trips to New York City when I was a child with my grandmother and or with the private all-girl’s high school I attended but it seems that the city that never sleeps is always calling me back. This time to see latest curated exhibit at the Anna Wintour Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
New York Calling
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Mouth Matters

BY: Eugenia PUBLISHED ON: Tuesday, August 23, 2016 IN: Health Awareness

Mouth Matters
I escaped into classic elegance earlier this month when I explored the lives of the ultimate costumer, Edith Head and one of fashion’s greatest couturiers, Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel. Now, it is time to get back to health awareness. Let’s look at mouth matters, specifically flossing.

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