Month: July 2013

What I Wore to Dinner – Donna Morgan Shift Dress

 

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Back in May, I had a special dinner to attend.  It wasn’t dressy, but it wasn’t casual either, so it was a challenge to find a dress that would  work for the occasion.  I decided to wear this Donna Morgan Shift Dress, which I’d bought earlier in the Spring.  The one pictured here is available at Amazon.com.  I really liked the style of this dress when I tried it on and fortunately for this 50- (more…)

Finding Fitness: How to Get Arms like Michelle Obama

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One of the easiest ways to create fitness goals it to start small and build from there.  I happened to be having a conversation the other day at a CAbi sample sale and we were talking about the various items on the rack.  I was telling one of the women running the sale said that I was not ready to try on anything sleeveless because I’m sensitive about my flabby upper arms.  I’ve been trying to get myself psyched up to start working on them.  Her response?  (more…)

How to Dress a Pear-Shape with Narrow Shoulders? I Miss Shoulder Pads!

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How to dress a pear-shape with narrow shoulders?  I miss shoulder pads!  Most people look back on 1980’s fashion and say, “Oh those shoulder pads!”, reflecting back on those oh-so-big shoulder pads that we all wore and with somber regret.  I however, really, really miss them!  Shoulder pads were the perfect antidote to balancing out my pear shaped body in some of my favorite outfits.   Small shoulder pads were great for me because they gave me an hour glass silhouette and down played my wider hips while accentuating what back then was my “tiny” waist. (more…)

Finding Quotes that Inspire Me!

 

Finding Quotes that inspire me!  I have a facebook friend that once said I offer the best facebook therapy with all of the quotes that I share on my wall.  From time to they inspire me when I feel I need a little inspiration.  So, I’ve decided to continue the trend here on FindingMyselfat50.com.  So, without further ado, here are today’s quotes:

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“Life isn’t about finding yourself.  Life is about creating yourself.

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