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Favorite Fashion “PINS” Friday

Favorite Fashion "PINS" Friday

It's Friday and I'm sharing some of my favorite fashion "PINS" from this week. I think there's something for everyone! Since it's Memorial weekend and it's the unofficial start to summer can I be the first to say, "Welcome summer, I've been waiting for you!" I plan on eating a lot watermelon, drinking lemonade and eating grilled foods for the … [Read more...]

Fashion For Women Over 40

Fashion For Women Over 40

Good morning!! I hope you had a wonderful weekend. We had a busy weekend but it was super fun. I was able to spend time with family and that's the best kind of weekend to me. I snapped a few quick pictures of some Mother's day fashion. Of course the sun was shining and I'm squinting, sorry about that! I received this dress in one of my Stitch … [Read more...]

Favorite Fashion “PINS” Friday

Favorite Fashion "PINS" Friday

It's Friday and what a week! As my Mom would have said, "My heart is full". We had a wonderful day yesterday full of celebrations and now I'm tired! Of course we have a busy weekend ahead so no rest for the weary. I loved all your comments about maxi dresses yesterday. Some of you were wondering about wearing them if you're petite. You … [Read more...]

My Stitch Fix Vacation

My Stitch Fix Vacation

Well, I'm finally posting about my Stitch Fix vacation. Can I just say, that this was a dream come true for me! (This is a picture overload post, I hope you'll understand.) I started with Stitch Fix when they were in the beginning stages so I feel like they're family. I've been talking to this sweet lady by phone, email and skype and I finally … [Read more...]

What To Wear On A Plane Trip-Traveling In Style

What To Wear On A Plane Trip-Traveling In Style

A few weeks ago, I received this email. "Do you have any suggestions on what to wear on the plane especially when on vacation going from a cold climate to a hot one? I would like to look nice but need to be comfortable too." As you probably know, my sister and I are headed to San Francisco tomorrow so I thought a post on What To Wear On a Plane … [Read more...]

Stitch Fix and San Francisco

stitch fix

I thought I would share some of the clothes I've kept from Stitch Fix lately. I also wanted to tell you that I'm heading to San Francisco to visit Stitch Fix in a few weeks. I was introduced to Stitch Fix at a blogging conference a couple of years ago. I thought it was the greatest idea but I had no idea that I would ever get to travel to San … [Read more...]

J Crew Factory Online Shopping

J Crew Factory Online Shopping

Several of you have mentioned that you love J Crew but the prices are a little high. They do have J Crew Factory Online Shopping. The prices are better and right now several items are an extra 30% off through March 2. Here are some pieces I like~~ White pants//Mint scarf//Gray cardigan//Chambray shirt//Necklace//Coral blouse//Wedge … [Read more...]

8 Ways to Hide That Muffin Top

8 Ways To Hide That Muffin Top

Today we're going to talk about the dreaded muffin top! The changes in our waistline seem to be a huge concern for women as they age. Thankfully, there are some easy ways to camouflage this area. (Actually women of all ages who struggle with added weight in this area can use this!) To be honest, I weigh about the same thing that I've always … [Read more...]

How To Style The Wrap Dress

How To Style The Wrap Dress

I love to get emails from you all about how to style a certain outfit. I recently was asked how to style the wrap dress. It's no secret that I love the wrap dress. Why? Because it's a timeless piece that's flattering on almost every body type. So when I got this email from Krista, "I have an executive dinner next week for my husband's … [Read more...]

How To Dress The Inverted Triangle Body Type

How To Dress the Inverted Triangle Body Type

We've talked about the Apple Body Type, the Banana Body Type, the Pear Body Type and the Hourglass Body Type. Today is our last body type and it's the Inverted Triangle.  Here are the characteristics of the Inverted Triangle Type. Do any of these describe you?  You have broad shoulders Narrow hips and relatively slender limbs Some … [Read more...]

Fashion Over 40-Daily Mom Style

I'm beyond excited to have Jo-Lynne guest posting for my Fashion Over 40 post today! She is an amazing blogger and I'm a huge fan of her blog. Please make her feel welcome and say hello to her. Then hop over to Musings of a Housewife where I'm guest posting for her! I'm so excited to be blog swapping with Cyndi today! I met Cyndi a few years ago … [Read more...]

What I Wore-Year In Review 2013

What I Wore-Year In Review 2013

Well, Christmas is over and I’m spending the day relaxing! I love staying home and spending most of the day in my pajamas! This is my second full year of writing about fashion & beauty for women over 40 (I started blogging in 2009 but it's changed over the last five years). Most of the fashion blogs I follow are twenty or thirty something … [Read more...]

Favorite Fashion “PINS” Friday!

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Happy Friday! First let me say thank you for all your help with styling my red dress!! I knew I could count on you all! I'll share a picture of the changes with you soon. Also, I wanted to tell you, I  get a lot of emails about my Beauty for the Heart section being one of the reasons you stop by my blog. I cannot tell you how much that means to … [Read more...]

Favorite Fashion “Pins” Friday!

Elbow-patch

It's Friday and it's twelve days until Christmas! Yikes! I'm not ready yet. But I'll be ready come December 25th. :-) Here are some of my favorite fashion "pins" from Pinterest this week. I love stripes! {source} **************************************************************************************************** I also love plaid, warm … [Read more...]

Stitch Fix Review-November

Toulouse Collared  Wrap Dress

I'm finally getting around to sharing my Stitch Fix box with you. In case someone reading this is not familiar with Stitch Fix, I explained it all here. Stitch Fix has been a fun thing for me to share on my blog. I've gotten to meet some of the ladies that work at Stitch Fix through Skype and I was supposed to head to San Francisco a few weeks … [Read more...]

Old Navy Christmas Shopping

Old Navy Christmas Shopping

Well, it's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas! That means it's time to start shopping for some christmas gifts. I don't shop at Old Navy a lot but I know some of you all do and you seem to like it. So I decided to give it a try, and I was pleasantly surprised with some of their items and their prices. I took my daughter with me, who's in her … [Read more...]

3 Easy Ways To Tie A Scarf

3 Easy Ways To Tie a Scarf

*******I get a lot of emails about tying scarves so I'm sharing this post from last year again. This is 3 ways I like to tie my scarf. Hope it helps! Good morning! Today I'm sharing 3 easy ways to tie a scarf. You know, I love wearing scarves and I've been wearing these three ways a lot over the last month.  1. The Double Loop … [Read more...]

Tie It Together Thursday!

Tie It Together Thursday!

Hi! It's Tie It Together Thursday! Today I'm styling a mother-of-the-bride dress. Missy sent me this dress that she's wearing in October to her daughter's wedding. I could not help but think classic! It's simple but elegant and being from the south, when I think elegant, I can't help but think of pearls. If you're from the south, … [Read more...]

Favorite Fashion “PINS” Friday!

cargo pants

Yay for Friday!! Today I'm sharing some of my favorite fashion "PINS". I love finding outfits on Pinterest that I can copy the whole look or even just part of the look. There's so much inspiration on Pinterest! Here are my fashion "Pins" and a couple of pictures of me, trying to copy the … [Read more...]