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70s and 80s music
Books and TV

Spinning the Classics: Music to My Ears

How many albums or cassettes might you still have tucked away in storage or in your living room? As I was cleaning out the storage unit, with a tremendous support crew, might I add, I was thrilled when the crate that had my 70s and 80s music albums was located.… Read More
  • Tracey Lamont |
  • September 1, 2018
helping others
Family & Friends

Helping Others: Reach Out and Touch Someone

In 1970, Diana Ross recorded Reach Out and Touch (Somebody’s Hand). It was long before that beautiful song was written and recorded, people all over the world were there for each other in good times and through seasons of their lives, that weren’t so great. There will come a time… Read More
  • Tracey Lamont |
  • July 22, 2018
healthy summer recipes
Nutrition

Summer is Time for Healthier Meal Choices

This time of year is what I look forward to. Don’t get me wrong. I enjoy many foods that are available ALL year round, but the selection at the grocery store is incredible for making healthy summer recipes. I’m trying to stick to fruits, vegetables and meats. I feel better… Read More
  • Tracey Lamont |
  • May 27, 2018
personal stylist
Style

May I Help You? A Day of Styling

Our sense of style is our own. I enjoy trying different fashion styles and have discovered this with my personal clothing choices throughout my life. When shopping, whether in store or online, certain things catch my eye. My experience with fabric, colors and design is beneficial when I work with women, and I find myself gravitating… Read More
  • Tracey Lamont |
  • May 6, 2018
new ways of doing things
Books and TV

The Sport of the Deal: New Ways of Doing Things

I hope you started the new year with a spirit of enthusiasm and the knowledge that all things are possible, because they are. As 2018 progresses, the news and information sources put women out front in the conversation. I reflected back over the years, when speaking up wasn't easy for women. Many… Read More
  • Tracey Lamont |
  • March 9, 2018
favorite fall foods
Food and Wine

Favorite Fall Foods: 2 Comforting Recipes to Start the Season

As we get ready for fall and bring out our boots, scarfs and hats, it makes me think of another important aspect of fall...the food! Yes it’s true, I’m guilty, I love to eat! I enjoy fall - when vegetables are roasted, stews are created, and chili with cornbread is… Read More
  • Tracey Lamont |
  • October 18, 2017
Theatre & Opera

What Fall Movies Should You See? 8 Oscar Contender Previews

The excitement is building! On March 4, 2018, comedian Jimmy Kimmel will welcome you to the 90th Academy of Awards ceremony. This will be his second consecutive year of hosting the iconic show televised from the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California. The Academy Award of Merit, also known by its… Read More
  • Tracey Lamont |
  • September 17, 2017
Finding Balance

Study Reveals Money Buys Happiness: Do You Agree?

"If I were a rich man..." as the song lyrics say in the production of Fiddler on the Roof. If you were, would you strut like a peacock or have a fine tin roof and wooden floors? We’ve all thought about what we would do if money was not an… Read More
  • Tracey Lamont |
  • August 14, 2017
Hair

A Trip to Aveda in Search of the Best Hair Care Product

There are plenty of hair care products available these days, that’s for sure. How do you know which one is best for your hair and scalp? I decided to do a little research, primarily on Aveda, a product line I was interested in learning more about. My introduction to Aveda… Read More
  • Tracey Lamont |
  • July 29, 2017
knowing when to say no
Uncategorized

Knowing When to Say No and Why Yes is Not Always Best

The first words in our lives are words such as mama, dada and of course, no. It’s interesting how quick little ones learn the word no. Through the years into adulthood, there are times that knowing when to say no might not seem so easy. Why is saying no difficult… Read More
  • Tracey Lamont |
  • July 9, 2017
Family & Friends

Pet Adoptions: How Much is that Doggy in the Window?

Do you remember the song? I know I do. There have been many times in my life when the thought of adopting a pet has come up. Often I decided nope, it’s not the right time, or circumstances dictated that I couldn’t have a furry friend by my side.  At other… Read More
  • Tracey Lamont |
  • June 18, 2017
self moving tips
New Surroundings

On the Road Again: A Story of Self-Moving

To Move or Not to Move? It’s a big decision. Some people stay in one place all their lives. Then there are those of us who have made a move or two. You might need to relocate for business, a job, a life change or change of scenery. If you’re… Read More
  • Tracey Lamont |
  • May 21, 2017

About Tracey Lamont

Tracey Lamont

Tracey Lamont spent many years in Las Vegas, Nevada. She attended UNLV, majoring in Communications and watched Las Vegas grow since the seventies. While living in Las Vegas, the hotel industry provided unsurpassed experience in hospitality and excellence in customer care and service. Her years in the hotel industry; three major hotels, guided her decision to open her own business; originally a diaper service in 1990 that grew by diversifying. The company expanded their services to include car dealerships, businesses, hotels and many airlines for sixteen years. During these years, Tracey created and implemented the Singing Stork for baby showers! Guess who dressed up as the first and original Singing Stork? Tracey is an author of two children’s books and has relocated to Austin, Texas. In this chapter of her life, Tracey is an explorer to see what “over fifty” could look like. She designs and repurposes fabric including designing fascinator hats, purses and clothing. She enjoys time with her two daughters and her Jack Russell terrier, Jacqui.