Karen C. Hughes

Style that is accessible and achievable is the cornerstone of Karen Hughes’ mission. With humor and grace, she shows audiences how to connect to that little girl inside, transform your wardrobe, and discover the potential to shop with confidence and dress successfully no matter where they are in their life.






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Fall Trends for 2015

Style Trends Fall 2015

Remember rock n roll?  Remember, ABBA, Fleetwood Mac, KISS and The Bee Gees?  Yes??? Then you want to sit up and pay attention, cause you are remembering a style that is BIG for Fall 2015!  Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen and Hey Jude from The Beatles.  These songs had a vibe that was easy loving… With […]

Wearing White After Labor Day…End of Discussion

Wearing White After Labor Day

Labor Day is here. The ‘official’ end of summer and beginning of Fall.  The biggest question I get each year: “Is it ok to wear WHITE after Labor Day?” You know that I’m one to sit on both sides of the argument.  So YES….and NO… YES, you can wear white after Labor Day…Actually, you can […]

Peach Cobbler – a Stylish Recipe

4th of July Recipes

Stylish Recipe for the 4th of July Nothing Says The 4th of July like Homemade Peach Cobbler! Here’s an easy to follow recipe for all those ripe and ready peaches!  It is a fabulous recipe given to me by my friend Anne Holcomb who got it from her True Grits Junior League Cookbook Peach Cobbler […]

Stylish RECIPE – CornBread Salad for the 4th of July!

Corn Bread Salad

It doesn’t get any better than this!  Cornbread is surely something that we in the south know all about! Here’s a great recipe that is as American as Apple Pie!  I first tried this Cornbread Salad recipe last year.  Who would have thought to put cornbread in a salad!  The trick to making the cornbread […]

Swimsuit Style – Don’t Just Show Up in a Bathing Suit

Swimsuit Cover Up

Swimsuit season is here. Are you ready?  Buying a swimsuit is something many women cringe at. First, it’s the trying on and seeing yourself in the mirror. Second, it’s hard to know…is BLACK really your best color when wearing swimsuit??  Besides, you ARE seeing a lot of skin, right?! Finally, if you are over 45, […]

Are You Too Old to Wear Swimsuits?

Swimsuit Style

Here we go again…Memorial Day weekend is coming up and swimsuit season begins.  Do you think you are too old to don a bathing suit? We have had a pool in our back yard for many years now and I have enjoyed just sitting by the pool before it gets too hot and sticky.  Just […]

Iron a Shirt – Change Your World


I finally worked through my mountain of ironing last week.  During the process, I had an epiphany.  If everyone spent time learning how to iron a shirt, they could change their world!  You don’t think so? When was the last time you spent any time ironing?  Do you know how to iron a shirt? Have […]

Stylish Recipe: Cinnamon Apple Chips with Essential Oils

Apple Chips with Cinnamon Essential OIls

I can’t really claim credit for this recipe but I did take my own before and after picture, so you can see that I really DID try them out.  This recipe is from doTERRA’s Blog.  You know I love to try new recipes and this one’s a ‘keeper’ as my mother in law would say. […]

Taking Out the Trash – Make Room for Spring

Messy Closet

It’s the perfect metaphor for so many things. TAKING OUT THE TRASH! I recycle in hopes of turning my glass, paper, plastic and aluminum into other things. I remove old food from my refrigerator that has expired for fear of getting sick.   Those are easy things to trash. Why is it  that we have such […]

Celebrating 10 Years, Personal Growth and Transitions


  The month of March marks the 10th anniversary.  I vividly remember my husband asking me this question: “How long do you see yourself doing this?” My response was swift and sure… “I don’t know, I guess 10 years.” I was turning 48 and I figured, what the heck!  I can do anything for 1, 2, 3 […]