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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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

Iron-a-Shirt

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

Anniversary

  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 […]

What’s YOUR Style Personality

What’s YOUR Style Personality? Do you know what defines a style personality?  Can you pick which of these images might be who YOU are?  Your style personality is defined in the clothes you wear.  Sometimes we forget who we are and just ‘go for it’….buy what’s styled on the mannequin.  Then we don’t wear these […]

Style Personality – Are You Reserved?

Meg-Ryan-StyleYOUniversity.com

Style Personalities can be complex. During the month of February, we’re talking all month long about the characteristics that define your style personality. Last week we explored the vast substance of expressive and reserved style personalities. We talked about Lady Gaga being an “expressive” personality.  When thinking about reserved personalities, sometimes the word ‘reserved’ conveys […]

Clearance Time – How to Shop a Sale

Sale

The Holiday season is over and you are seeing sale signs everywhere. Your heart is beginning to palpitate. YOU MUST go shopping, right? It’s a sale….there must be something you have to have? Not so fast…Before you run and scour the sales, do me a favor and check out this top 10 list. Make sure […]