Style*Mind*Chic Life Turns 5!! [Reflections on Blogging]
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It’s hard to believe that StyleMindChic Life began 5 years ago today. I’ll never forget the excitement, and fear, of pushing the publish button on this tiny first post. I think it is safe to say it takes time to … Want More?

Kicking off the Holidays: A Blogger Meet-Up, Shopping and Magical Sunsets
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Janika Necklace| grayc glass Ring KICKING OFF THE HOLIDAYS!!! Hello friends! I’m just back from a girlfriends’ getaway to San Francisco and am quickly jumping into the Thanksgiving preparations as most of us are this season. I wore a few of … Want More?

Stylemindchic Life Celebrates a 4th Blog Birthday!
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Stylemindchic Life Celebrates a 4th Birthday! Four years ago today I hit “publish” for the first time on a blog post for Stylemindchic Life. That moment was filled with fizzy excitement, anticipation, a bit of nervousness and a bold sense … Want More?

Why Blog? Joining ‘By Invitation Only’ Blogger Linkup
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Why Blog? I started following blogs–specifically French themed blogs— as an escape. I discovered that evocative images and beautifully written posts could take me back to a favorite moment in time, such as my first trip to Paris. I found … Want More?

My Fantasy Dinner Party: Joining ‘By Invitation Only’
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My Fantasy Dinner Party I’ve been asked to share my fantasy dinner party. Who would I invite? My fantasy dinner party will be held in Italy and definitely somewhere near the water. I’d have to choose between Positano and Lake … Want More?

Wonderful News From Paris!
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It’s time for some wonderful news! I received an email this morning from my friend at the atelier of the French jewelry designer, Charly James, based in Paris. “Thank you for your message. We are very lucky that we and … Want More?

Paris On My Mind…today and always.
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Paris 2006 It’s a rainy Sunday morning here on the hill in Chico today. Normally, a steaming cup of coffee, with rain splashing on the window, creates a cozy feel, but my mind is on Paris–and her people–again today. That line from … Want More?

Lifestyle Linkup 6 #Stylefocus
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Happy October and welcome to the 6th installation of our Lifestyle Linkup #stylefocus!! I’m finding lifestyle inspiration from the beauty of an autumn sunset from our deck, the french inspired courtyard at my mother’s house, sunny gerber daisys and my sister, … Want More?

Does It Scare You? Reflections on Fear — Joining ‘By Invitation Only’ International Blog Party
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Reflections on FEAR….. What scares you? This was me in Yosemite Valley, rock climbing back in 1992, for the first and last time, up a seemingly endless sheer wall of granite. Roped and harnessed up I was fueled by the … Want More?

Lifestyle Linkup 5 #stylefocus and “So Long” to Summer
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Happy Labor Day Weekend and welcome to the 5th installment of our #stylefocus Lifestyle Linkup!! Wow–summer certainly flew by, didn’t it? Cooler temps have just arrived and it finally feels like the official end of summer. We have family coming … Want More?

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