Fashion Friday-Boutique Style

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Well, hello Friday! It's so nice to see you again. Today I'm sharing some boutique style clothes from Glamour Farms. Each week I will have a code for you to use for $10 off your total purchase (the code is to be used one time per customer). This week use code: Spivey151 This red shift dress feels cool, it doesn't wrinkle, and it's travel … [Read more...]

What I Wore-Basic Wardrobe Pieces

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Happy Hump Day!! July has been a fun month around here and I'm ending the month with some basic wardrobe pieces. For those days when I'm running errands and I don't feel like getting too dressed up, I love to wear a basic white shirt with boyfriend jeans and add some cute accessories. This leopard clutch is a fun accessory to add to my … [Read more...]

Summer Hair Tips: Hair Care & Styling

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The heat and humidity have cranked up around here so I thought I would share some of my Summer Hair Tips with you. My hair is fine but I have a lot of it, and it also gets frizzy when the humidity is high. This won't be a shock to any of you, but I like me some volume. :-) Here is what I use to get volume, even in the summer months. I … [Read more...]

Fashion Over 40-LOFT Dress

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It's hard to believe this is the last week of July! It has been a busy summer for us and I don't know about you, but I'm not ready to say goodbye to summer yet. I do start thinking about transition pieces in my wardrobe. This LOFT dress is spot on for the hot weather right now but a month from now I could add a cardigan and some booties and it … [Read more...]

Sunday Encouragement-Facing Your Fear

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Psalm 27:1, “The LORD is my light and my salvation–whom shall I fear? The LORD is the stronghold of my life–of whom shall I be afraid?” I can’t tell you how many times I have claimed Psalm 27:1. When fear seems to get the best of me, I'm reminded there is nothing we should fear with Christ. We have a God who loves us and no matter our … [Read more...]

Fashion Friday-Boutique Style

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Well, happy Friday friends! It has been a crazy, busy week around here so I'm glad the weekend is finally here (deep breath). I'm excited to share some fashion from Glamour Farms today. They offer chic & contemporary styles at affordable prices. Yes, please! (Use code: Spivey548 for $10 off your order!) Many of you have said you like … [Read more...]

Colorful Summer Fashion

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I have learned over the years, that color is my friend. If I feel tired it shows, but popping some color in my outfit not only brightens my face, but it brightens my mood. Color=cheerful in my book. This hot pink top says summer fashion and is one of my favorite tops, it's light weight and I love the sleeve length. I added my coral Kendra … [Read more...]

Summer Fashion For Women Over 40

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Happy Hump Day! I love sharing summer fashion that is simple and comfortable. We are finally getting some pretty weather and I plan on taking full advantage of it! We talked Monday about this green color for fall but it's also been popular this summer. I love these green shorts from LOFT. I have them in several different colors. They are 60% … [Read more...]

Fitness Over 40 Challenge

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I have been wanting to do a Fitness Over 40 Challenge with you for a while! But doing a fitness challenge meant putting it together, and truthfully that is a lot of work. Well, I finally have gotten it together and I'm so excited to share it with you! It's no secret that I talk about trying to be healthy in my forties and beyond. Let me just … [Read more...]

Fashion Color Report Fall 2015

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I know what some of you are thinking, it's summer, so why are we talking about fall fashion. Well, believe it or not, I've been looking ahead to see what we have in store for fall. The first step as I'm looking at fall fashion is to see what colors are going to be popular. I thought I would share the Pantone Fashion Color Report Fall 2015 with … [Read more...]

Sunday Encouragement-God’s Goodness

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As you look back over the past week, can you see God's goodness? Maybe you had a wonderful week or maybe this has been one of the most difficult weeks. Your Monday started out sunny but by Friday everything had changed and dark clouds seem to be hovering over you. Life is full of ups and downs and change is to be expected. The one thing we … [Read more...]

Let’s Talk Nails!

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I say this all the time but I should "never say never". We've discussed nails before and I thought I had my mind made up. I was going to have gel nails done from now on, period. Well, for the past several months, I have switched from gel nails to an acrylic overlay. I'm not going to bore you with all the pros and cons of gel nails vs. acrylic … [Read more...]

Summer Fashion-Pineapple Dress

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Happy Hump day ladies! It's summer fashion and I'm styling a pineapple print sundress with my favorite pair of flat sandals from Nordstrom. First, let's talk about the elephant in the room! Those pine trees behind all my pictures are gone! Some of you had asked about the color (orangey) of those trees. They had died after the last few … [Read more...]

Styling a Maxi Dress

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One of the 10 Summer Fashion Essentials I shared on Saturday was a maxi dress. I know a lot of you love and wear maxi dresses but I don't always feel like they are flattering on me. I think a part of styling a maxi dress is finding the right style dress for your body type. I recently got this Gilli maxi dress in my Stitch Fix box and I fell in … [Read more...]

10 Summer Fashion Essentials

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Well, we are right in the middle of summer so it's a perfect time to make sure you have these 10 summer fashion essentials. We've talked about these before but it's good to be reminded, right? You can mix and match these summer essentials and create different outfit combinations! You can also dress up these fashion essentials with trendy … [Read more...]

Weekend Casual Fashion

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Happy Friday ladies! It's the weekend and that means I'm sporting some casual fashion. We don't have any big plans this weekend and I am so glad. I leave next week for the Haven Conference so I have several things I need to get done. Mandy and I are finishing up our presentation that we are giving and I need to start thinking about what I'm … [Read more...]

The 2015 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale!

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Ladies today is the day! It's the 2015 Nordstrom Anniversary sale and boy is it a good one. They did not disappoint! This week is Early Access week for cardholder's only. If you don't have a Nordstrom card, you can get one here and start shopping today!  (Nordstrom has a debit card which is what I have so it comes right out of my checking … [Read more...]

Summer Fashion Over 40-Boho Inspired Tunic

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Happy hump day! Today I'm styling a boho inspired tunic in a beautiful green color. This has been a wet summer for us and not as hot as I like it. This style top with white jeans is perfect for the weather we've been having around here. I wore this outfit on Sunday at my nephew, Jonathan's, 16th birthday party. They had the party outside, and … [Read more...]

Healthy Living For Women Over 40

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One of the emails I get in my inbox quite often is, what are you doing to stay healthy? Do you exercise? What do you eat? and so on. So I thought I would start a weekly series on Healthy Living For Women Over 40. Obviously, I am not a doctor and I'm not pretending to be. I do talk to my doctor about what I should be doing and I read a lot of … [Read more...]

Sunday Encouragement

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Sometimes I read something and it makes me stop dead in my tracks. This quote was tweeted by Beth Moore yesterday and it was one of those quotes I had to stop and think about it. I read it and then I re-read it. I clicked away for a while and then I went back and read it again. I think it's something that has been on my mind a lot lately, … [Read more...]