52 Weeks of Thankfulness – Week 37

Truly celebrating your birthday becomes rare as we age. Brigid’s thankfulness for her birthday is a good lesson.

Watching the Daisies

My birthday falls on 8th March – International Women’s Day.  I felt in need of a beauty boost this year, so I booked a makeup lesson with local beautician Nikki Doherty . You can see my “before” photograph below:


I wore a jacket embellished with flowers which I hope to wear to future book signings…

Nikki is a genius with makeup and taught me how to disguise my sagging chin, the red areas on my cheeks, and the under eye shadows…

I learned how to enhance my eyebrows, choose and apply the right colours of eye shadow, and find the right shade of lipstick to suit my colouring.  I had never found a red lipstick that felt right for me, so I was thrilled when Nikki advised me to go for a red with blue tones.  You can see my transformation below:


I usually wear coral or pink shades of lipstick:


When I…

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About Bernadette

I live in the small town of Haddonfield, NJ. I am at an age in my life when I seem to spend time thinking and musing about life. These musings are usually stimulated by my walks through Haddonfield, my reading of books and fellow bloggers, and my interaction with my group of fabulous family and friends.

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