• Style

    Shop with Carla: What’s At Rue

    Hey ladies! Am I the only one starting to feel like the malls are no longer catering to me? Me as in my 30 to 40ish self? Well, over the next few months we will take a look at what’s in store for the average sized woman between 30-45. My recent visit was to Rue 21 located in the University Mall in Carbondale, Illinois. I typically do not shop at Rue 21, occasionally for sandals or small odds and ends. However, this time I decided to take a deeper look into what they offer. First, this particular Rue 21 reminded me of a teenage girl’s room….clothes, shoes, and accessories everywhere!…

  • Beauty

    Glow On Baby!!!

    Ladies! Ladies! Ladies! Let’s talk! Can we say il-lu-mi-nate!  Yes, we can! (in my best Sherman Klump voice). It’s that icy, blue, rose gold, golden, bronze, copper hue just to name a few that we adorn out cheek bones, foreheads, chins, noses, inner tear duct and upper lips with. Some of us have also began to mix our loose powder illuminators in body lotions and in setting sprays to bronze our bodies (if you haven’t done that yet, you can and you should). It’s a money saving tip to avoid purchasing expensive illuminating body products unless you choose to. Illuminating products can also be purchased in liquid oil and stick…