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In some ways, relationships seemed easier back then.  I don’t know if they were for sure but my memory of things has a fuzzy haze to it and I don’t remember having issues like the ones we have now.  There wasn’t cyber anything…no way for someone to splash their dirty laundry or yours publicly for …

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Friends add value to our survival…yes they do.  Anyone that has good friends knows this and anyone who doesn’t knows it too.  And wouldn’t you think by the time we are all adults we’d have friendship figured out?  And yet, drama continues to abound for so many women.  The hurts and struggles of friendship through …

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We are wrapping up fashion in your 40s week by talking about accessories.  Clothing is fun and I love to shop with the best of them but accessories are the defining feature of your look.  They are what make a t-shirt and jeans or little black dress uniquely you. We’ll start at your noggin and …

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I was listening to a podcast called Sugar in the Raw with Kendra and Hannah recently.  The episode was titled The Things We Love About Fall that We Actually Hate (a must listen…they had me cracking up!) and it inspired me to write this post about things I love about midlife that I actually sometimes …

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Clearly I have a problem.  My discovery of 4 pairs of leopard print shoes in varying degrees of comfort was the sign.  (Yes, those shoes are all mine…don’t judge.)  I don’t know if it’s an expression of my personality or my fear that as I get older I will just fade off into invisibility that …

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You may be wondering to yourself what ATHLEISURE is…friends, if this is new to you prepare to be amazed… ATHLEISURE:  Athletic type clothing made in more flattering shapes and styles so as to be worn instead of real grown up clothes but looking as though you are. Gals, we are so creative in our endeavors …

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Skinny jeans…terrifying, I know.  Their name implies so many things that strike fear in the hearts of women.  But, before we talk about styling our skinnies, let’s consider what they are. Skinny jeans are denim..a fabric with some structure.  If you wear skinny jeans that are made of a thin fabric, you will end up …

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I promised you the nitty gritty and so here you go.  Let’s tackle fashion for a few days.  I think there are some things that can be said to help us look and feel our best as our bodies are changing with age.  (Doesn’t it almost sound like I’m going to launch into some sort …

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Day 3: Strength and Beauty

Thanks for hanging around – it’s Day 3!  We are finishing up the definition of Fortyologie today by studying strength and beauty. Strength – the quality or state of being strong; moral power, firmness, or courage; power by reason of influence. Gals, we’ve been around for a bit by now. We know some people and …

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As I mentioned in Day 1, we are going to spend the next month studying: Fortyologie:  The study of midlife and how to live it wholeheartedly with grace, strength and beauty. Today we will dig a bit  into the words wholehearted and grace. Wholeheartedly – with full or complete sincerity, enthusiasm, energy, heart and earnestness. …

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