Feb 6th, 2016 FASHION mwmelissa 3 min read

Will you Be my Valentine? February 14th, aka, Valentine’s day is celebrated as the day to show love to that special person in your life. This day encourages you to publicly express your feelings of romantic love, compassion and caring for that special person in your life. This day of romance is named for a Christian martyr, St. Valentine, and dates back to the 5th…

Sequin Party


Dec 22nd, 2015 FASHION mwmelissa 9 min read

Christmas is days away and New Year’s on it’s heels… Time to get ready for a Sequin Party! Sequins can really be worn anytime of year but are especially appropriate around the Holidays. If your looking to add a little sparkle to your wardrobe check out the amazing deals I have found for you! Stylish sequin tops to dress up your jeans, black pants or…


Dec 3rd, 2015 FASHION mwmelissa 2 min read

Welcome Future Red Raiders! This is the time of year that many high school seniors will be visiting universities to decide where they will go in the fall to begin their college life. Universities are also going through the selection process to bring in students that will promote the values of the university and also succeed in their chosen course of study. Your visit is…

High Heels


Nov 2nd, 2015 FASHION mwmelissa 6 min read

We all have probably dreamed of being Cinderella at one time or another, waiting for prince charming to slip that perfect pair of glass slippers on our feet and whisk us away in a horse drawn carriage. It doesn’t surprise me that two of my favorite fairytales revolve around a pair of shoes. Glass slippers in one and ruby slippers in another. I love both…


Oct 13th, 2015 FASHION mwmelissa 7 min read

Hey Friends and family,  It’s Sale Time! I wanted to share some good news with you today. For a limited time  you can  Shop The In The Family Sale using code ‘INTHEFAM25 ‘ to receive 25% off selected merchandise. Click on any of the links below to take you into the ShopStyle website or get the free app. I have selected a few of my…


Oct 10th, 2015 FASHION mwmelissa 9 min read

What style is Appropriate business attire for everyday in the office? What do I wear for an interview ? What not to wear to an interview? These questions will be addressed in this post with looks that you can shop to be successful and stylish from the interview straight into your first day at the office. Before we get to the clothes you will wear,…


Oct 4th, 2015 FASHION mwmelissa 4 min read

  Ponchos for now and later…trending fashion this fall/winter. Easy to wear over a t-shirt and layer later with a turtleneck.Wear with  jeans,leggings or straight leg pants. A good alternative to a jacket this season. Fringe, toggles, faux fur and leather adorn these ponchos I’ve selected. All are moderately priced and some have gone on sale! always a god thing.. just be warned that some…

Perfectly Plaid

Aug 26th, 2015 FASHION mwmelissa 10 min read

All over the stores this fall you can find every kind of plaid you could ever imagine! Showing up in blouses,skirts,pants and scarves you have many options to choose from. The bottom line – Plaid shirts won’t die, they only continue to evolve. I have found some interesting facts and history about plaid and how it became so popular. Let’s start with the origin of…


Jun 28th, 2015 FASHION mwmelissa 3 min read

Before jumping into the celebrations of July 4th, also known as Independence Day , with your picnics BBQ’s and fireworks , I want to offer you a few fun facts about the American Flag. This might bore some of you, but humor me and keep reading,it will serve as a lesson in history if nothing else. I think it’s important to know and remember that…