Beauty

Beauty is self-confidence, kindness and happiness. The make-up is just for fun!

Sweet Treats

Did you know that the word desserts is stressed spelled backward? At Plain Jane in a Party Dress the kitchen is our happy place. It is where we find relief from the daily grind and enjoy good food, family and friends. Click here for the latest sweet treats!

The Savory

They say the kitchen is the heart of the home, and we could not agree more! So many wonderful conversations are had while preparing and sharing meals. So why not try one of these family tested recipes.

Style

It can't all be about food, we like to dress it up a little whenever we get the opportunity. Whether its a casual backyard barbeque or a black tie gala, our love for fashion with a modicum of glitz and glam is well represented in our overstuffed closets!

Inspiration and Reflection

Power and energy can often be found in nature, experiences and the words of others. Whether through shared experiences or the provocation of thought, inspiration is all around us. Life's lessons are all around us.

Beauty

Beauty is self-confidence, kindness and happiness. The make-up is just for fun!

Inspiration and Reflection

Power and energy can often be found in nature, experiences and the words of others. Whether through shared experiences or the provocation of thought, life's lessons are all around us.

Recipes

They say the kitchen is the heart of the home, and we could not agree more! So many wonderful conversations are had while preparing and sharing meals and of course, dessert! So why not try one of these family tested recipes.

Style

It cannot all be about food, we also like to dress it up a little whenever we get the opportunity. Whether it is a casual backyard barbeque or a black tie gala, our love for fashion with a modicum of glitz and glam is well represented in our overstuffed closets!

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