Thursday Blog Hop Time and a Look Back!!

Time is soaring toward Christmas…I cannot believe how fast
it arrives this year!  I would like to
welcome new readers from the other blogs co-sponsoring Katie’s Favorite Things
Blog Hop! Everyone can link up below…if you would like to join in the fun!

Just so you know what you have stumbled on to, I am an over
50 (60 to be exact!) woman enjoying each moment of the second half of
life.  But, it wasn’t always so.  During my mommy years….I stopped taking care
of me. I allowed the stresses and circumstances of life to beat me down and I
ceased to care about my appearance, health, and profession. I gave every part
of me to my family…Pam was not on the priority list.

Then, on my 50th birthday, I was required to
renew my driver’s license.  For some reason,
it was this picture which caught my attention.  
I looked at a woman I did not know. 
She had gone from a vivacious, career woman to a frumpy, sad person who
obviously did not care about herself.  This
was my wakeup call.  I spent the next
three years putting Pam back on the list and turning things around…it was
exhilarating!!  I became the strong woman
I was meant to be…engaged in life and the world around me. I became a better
wife, mother, teacher, and communicator. 
I began to share what I had learned with the women around me.   I even shopped with some.

So, at 57, my best friend encouraged me to begin a
blog!  That was 3 ½ years ago, and 1016 posts ago…over50feeling40 was born.  I was shy about it at first…pictures were even
headless for a long time.  But, you (my
awesome readers) gave me the courage to get bolder and bolder.  As I formulated a mission statement (a reason
for existence), I was inspired each day by all of you.  The mission became:
over50feeling40 exists to inspire women over 50 to look and feel their best…to strive to be women of strength and dignity…and to enjoy every single day of life…one day at a time.

Some would call this a
fashion blog…some a lifestyle blog…some might call it a mistake.  But, I hope all of you will see it as a
community of amazing women over 50 who still believe they are special, make a
difference, and have much to offer.

Life is short…don’t waste a
Thanks for stopping by and I
hope you will return! Please tell us a little bit about you!  If you would like to link up with us, just follow the instructions below!! Have an amazing day!!

Its time for the Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop!

It’s time to hop! Party and link up! The Thursday Favorite Things Blog hop is where you can link your favorite post of the week or write a post about your favorite things and share it with old and new followers. The hop is hosted and posted on 6 different blogs! That’s right, your link will appear on the blogs of Katherines Corner, Sew Crafty Angel, Cuddlebug Cuties, Over 50 Feeling 40, Vintage Mama and The Tablescaper.  Six times the opportunity to make new bloggy friends and to share your wonderful blog and discover others too.


  •  Please DO NOT link and run…….
  • Please visit a few of the wonderful blogs that are sharing here.
  •     Please leave comments when you visit
  •     Please Link to your post and not to your blog home page
  •     Linkback on your post (optional, but always appreciated)
  •     Grab the hop button code from The button page (optional)
  •     No adult content blogs
  •     No links directly to your shops or websites selling things/services please! (sorry they will be removed)
  •     Yes you can link giveaways (they are everyone’s favorite thing) Add your giveaways to the Giveaways Page too!
Adding your link to this blog hop gives Katherines Corner permission to share your posts and pictures via social media and as features on Katherines Corner Note- All features on Katherines Corner will be linked back to the original source .Social media features are linked back to the hop.
Hop on and share your favorites. If you’d like to post this blog hop on your page too, please copy the linky code. If you would like to receive reminders for the hop please add your email address to the reminder area on Katherines Hop post.

Outfit Above:
Jacket, Skirt, Sweater: Lane Bryant
Boots: Ross
Steve Madden Scarf: Stein Mart
Earrings: Chicos

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  1. So right on Pam! I admire what you have done and extending your passion to other women. You are an example that a positive outlook can make a difference to so many.

    blue hue wonderland

  2. I don't have a blog, but I look forward to reading your posts every day!! You are an inspiration to me and I imagine LOTS of other women!!! Thank you!!

    Beth B

  3. Pam, my blog will soon be 1 year old, I am way behind you but we share the same thoughts on our blogging journey. I definitely don't want to miss our fantastic 40/50/and above community any longer!
    Keep up the good work!

    Annette | Lady of Style

  4. Glad to participate in your blog hop. I too started a blog during my life after 50 (actually started my first blog when I was counting down to 50). It has been a great ride and I love connecting with other 50+ women. You have a great blog.

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