Need Your Ideas to Plan for 2019

Need Your Ideas to Plan for 2019

Wow….we are recovering from an active Christmas Day with five grandchildren, a big meal, and lots of activities.  I hope all you had a special celebration.  I am going to leave this post up for a couple of days hoping to get a lot of ideas from you. I am beginning to reflect upon 2019…

Celebrate July: My Favorite Summer Month!

Celebrate July: My Favorite Summer Month!

July is by far my favorite month of the summer!  Why?  Well, to begin with today is my blogoversary!  I began Over 50 Feeling 40 on July 1, 2010 after my best friend, Gail, encouraged me to begin a blog!  I wanted the name to be a statement of optimism and hope.  It is more…

Welcome to My Cold…and New Readers!

Welcome to My Cold…and New Readers!

It is finally cold in South Texas, so I know some of you are really, really cold!  We are basically wimps down here….when it gets in the 30s we are whining big time.   Nevertheless, I love seasonal changes, so you get no whining from me.  I want to say a big Texas welcome to…

Recommended Reads on an Autumn Day

Recommended Reads on an Autumn Day

Happy Saturday, everyone! I am going to make a confession…I hope I do not lose readers over this…but here goes…I am not a fan of Halloween.  I don’t mind a fun costume party…but the dark side of Halloween, I loathe.  When my children were small, I would  deal with the consequences once a grocery store…

Art for Charity, an I MATTER Woman, and the Thursday Blog Hop!

Art for Charity, an I MATTER Woman, and the Thursday Blog Hop!

I love chance meetings.  The ones you do not plan for, but turn into special moments.  Recently, two ladies came into the boutique where I am working part time as a sales associate.  All eyes went to these women…dressed with flair and wearing incredible, unique pieces of art around their necks. Vicki and Carolyn captured…

Goodwill SA:  Serious Retail Therapy

Goodwill SA: Serious Retail Therapy

This transition in my life is exhausting and definitely has its ups and downs…so what better way to escape life for a little while than go on a treasure hunt at GOODWILLSA! I feel quite confident in this Michael Kors brown tank top! I love all of the pleating and it is a great addition to…

Two cute boys…One exhausted grandma!

Two cute boys…One exhausted grandma!

The memories flood back immediately…just how much work it is when two little ones are in the house.  The new baby is not even a week old and it has taken three of us to replace the hands of one daddy, back working overseas.  There literally is no time for anything but our toddler grandson…

I Matter Guest Post from France…Plus the Thursday Blog Hop!

I Matter Guest Post from France…Plus the Thursday Blog Hop!

I am pleased today to bring another guest post to I MATTER.  The beautiful author known as Therese shares with the 50-something crowd a little inspiration.  Welcome Therese…. “We’re programmed to believe that if we haven’t achieved a dream by a certain age we may as well give up. This is a myth – we…