Chico's Sweater on Over 50 Feeling 40

It is that final push toward Christmas and a week which finds me in comfort-wear and eating French comfort food.

As if on cue, a cold front blew in this weekend taking my red and gold leaves from the trees to the ground and leaving bare limbs behind.

Winter has officially arrived.

A FAVORITE PIECE FOR COMFORT WEAR

Pamela Lutrell in Chicos Ombre Sweater

A favorite piece of mine this year has been the Chico’s Bateau-Neck Sweaters with the rounded bottoms.  Wearing them with my knit kimono-style topper has been so comforting and warm.

I purchased the Ombre Bateau-Neck Sweater in Magenta for a more elegant style.

And, the Textured Animal Print Bateau-Neck Sweater for fun!  I also like this one with jeans.

I am also wearing my rose gold Vionic Ballet Flats I bought on sale at Dillard’s last summer in the top picture.

Go to DILLARD’S and search “Vionic ballet flats” and you will find some beauties on sale now!

The second picture are Clark Ballet Flats at Macys, also on sale now.

COMFORT FROM FRANCE

French Spiced Bread on Over 50 Feeling 40

Leigh Ann decided to do a little French cooking, and brought me this Classic French Spiced Bread (Pain d’Épices)…known to be a favorite this time of year in France.

Ingredients for the French Spiced Bread on over 50 Feeling 40

She discovered the recipe for the spiced bread here, and was able to round up the ingredients, though, surprisingly, the toughest to locate was the dark rye flour.

We know it can be ordered online, but she wanted to cook the bread that day.

Spiced bread from France on Over 50 Feeling 40

The aroma is holiday-wonderful, and it is perfect with a cup of Christmas tea!  This would also be a lovely gift! 

Thanks to Leigh Ann for sharing…it is delicious!

WHAT AM I UP TO?

Christmas Gift Bags with Joy on over 50 Feeling 40

Well, I have been gift wrapping for hours…so my back is hurting!  Yes, there are gift bags with my favorite word on them…JOY!

Remember, I told you my adult children sent some of their gifts for me to wrap for them!

Tomorrow, I will have more from my holiday kitchen…so much to be done and so little time.

Thank you for being here on this first day of winter.  Have you heard about the great conjunction and how a Christmas Star will appear tonight?  Read the space facts HERE…God’s way of shining hope on our planet in this difficult year.

KEEP SMILING!

Breakfast area on over 50 feeling 40

Shining my breakfast room light on shopping links!  Thank you to those who support the blog this way…..

ROCKPORT

Teleflora To Say You Care

Talbots

JJILL

Chicos

Dillard’s

Anthropologie

Ann Taylor

Loft

Ulta

Lane Bryant Plus Size

LuLuLemon (Perfect gifts for young adults)

World Market

Kohls

Target

Home Depot

Nordstrom

Lowe’s

Best Buy

Sephora

Williams-Sonoma

Nordstrom Rack

Ross Simons Jewelry

Lands End

Naturalizer

J Crew Factory

NEST Fragrances

Rack Room Shoes

Art of Tea

Rugs.com

Kirklands

Ebay

Etsy

Anthropologie Home

Crabtree & Evelyn

Artfully Walls

Overstock

Bed Bath & Beyond

Pottery Barn

Walmart  

GOLI on over 50 Feeling 40

For everyone who agrees with me that Apple Cider Vinegar is great for the metabolism and other health benefits, then order your GOLI today.  Just go to my page at GOLI HERE.  

 

 

 

MY COMPLEXION LOVES CHAMONIX…KEEPING ME YOUTHFUL!  Currently, running a  SPECIAL NOW!

 

 

By Pamela Lutrell

 

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