Fashion Mantras for Moms

Ever grabbed a designer dress out of your mom's closet? Tossed on one of her cashmere sweaters? Or borrowed a treasured Chanel handbag? Chances are many of us do occasionally share in some of our mother's more stylish moments, but the…

Fashion: Going Green

Green in all its many shades — from mossy ferns to menthol mints to ocean teals — is a lucky color to wear this spring. One of nature's favorite hues, the greens this year are balanced with cool pastels. Pantone, the color expert, predicts…

Jumpstarting Spring

Jumpsuits. Rompers. Playsuits. Call them what you will, these one-piece wonders are jumpstarting spring fashion in ways that high-fashion skydivers would never imagine. Ever since this '70s favorite started appearing on the runways last…

Fashion’s Spring Break

It's time to take a break and spring into action. The arrival of a new season is the perfect time to reinvent your wardrobe. Before you head to the mall, shop in your closet first. Here are some tips to freshen up your basics:

Weighing in Can Bring You Down

Like most Americans, I have accumulated an assortment of household gadgets, electronic doo-dads and appliances over the years. I appreciate the fact that most of them make my life far easier than it might be otherwise. I enjoy using…

If I’m Right, How Can You Be Right Too?

Poker is a zero sum game.  If there wasn’t any rake, the money won by players at the table would always equal the money other players lost.  No mystery there.  Because of that, poker seems like a place where you wouldn’t expect to find many…

Fashion: Tips on Shopping Smart for Spring

We may still be warming ourselves by the fireplace, but that doesn't mean we can't start firing up our spring shopping list. The spring trends are popping up in fashion spreads, in stores and online, so it's the perfect time to make a plan…