Jun 30th, 2016 FASHION mwmelissa 10 min read

Happy Blogaversary! (One year blog anniversary)   I’m celebrating what started out a year ago as a hobby, growing into so much more than I expected, I needed a Time of Reflection … Blogging for 12 months took a lot more time and energy than I ever could have imagined. I have learned more about a computer and building a website than I or my…

Rodeo, Fringe and Cowboy Boots


Feb 7th, 2016 FASHION mwmelissa 4 min read

In Texas, Rodeo, Fringe and Cowboy Boots go hand in hand. The Rodeo comes to Houston late February into mid March. It’s here that we go to see the cowboys and cowgirls compete in calf roping, bull riding and barrel racing. Eating everything you can imagine… fried pickles, BBQ, and corn on the cob, topped off with your choice of beverage. The fair  grounds outside…



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…

Living In- Leggings

Nov 27th, 2015 FASHION mwmelissa 11 min read

We all love our leggings and Living in-leggings, from yoga class, lunch with friends, to holidays with the family, leggings give us the flexibility we need in our wardrobe to match our busy schedules. With the holidays approaching most of us go into what I call overload mode. We push our days into the evening hours in preparation for the holidays and then try to…

Thanksgiving Day Attire

Thanksgiving Day Attire

Nov 23rd, 2015 FASHION mwmelissa 2 min read

Thanksgiving Day Attire is generally casual if your spending the day with family and friends. It’s important to be comfortable because you will probably be helping in the kitchen both preparing and cleaning up. Your afternoon will probably be spent watching football, taking a nap, or a stroll around the neighborhood to stretch and walk off some of the turkey dinner you just ate. If the…


Oct 26th, 2015 FASHION mwmelissa 15 min read

A bucket list vacation to the French Riviera was everything and more than I expected. Beautiful scenery,great wine and food, but it was more than that, we really got a glimpse of the culture and what everyday life looks like for the french that live in the small quaint towns in the region. Life moves at a much slower pace and the people take time…


Oct 21st, 2015 FASHION mwmelissa 2 min read

Shopping party at Market Street last Friday night was a combination of a shopping party and birthday celebration for Jennifer Grett (Realtor with Keller Williams) Many of her friends showed up to help her celebrate while enjoying small bites and champagne at all three participating stores. Elaine Turner, Trina Turk and Michael Kors helped to make this a happy celebration with surprise discounts and treats…


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…


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…