How to Behave On Social Media

How to Behave On Social Media

I joined the wild, wild world of Facebook around nine years ago, and boy has social media changed since then! We used to mainly pop in after work, or in the morning, and always on the computer, and usually just to share a status update and see how everyone was doing. It was a great way to connect, and reconnect with friends and relatives. It was a way to find old high school classmates, and college sorority sisters. We discovered that silly, time consuming farming game and played it for hours. (at least I did) Think about how different it is now. Most of us use our phones, hopping on, and checking in at all times of the day.  In addition to Facebook, we now have Pinterest, Instagram, and Snapchat to share images, ideas and yes, occasionally a status update. Social media – like it, love it, or hate it, is here to stay. And folks, I think we might need a little refresher course in do’s and don’ts for sharing and behaving on social media. Here’s my two cents worth: Continue reading “How to Behave On Social Media”

Column Dressing for Work and Play

Column Dressing for Work and Play

I’ve shared before the struggles of being a pear shaped girl. It is NOT easy! I’ll fall in love with a cute outfit in a store, try it on, then face the sad truth that my body is just not made to wear certain styles. I am NOT model thin. I’m a real woman, with real curves and aging body issues. But I’ve had to work with what the Lord gave me for a few years now, and I’ve learned a few tricks. My favorite is column dressing. So if you’re interested in a dressing technique that will help make you look long and lean, read on! Continue reading “Column Dressing for Work and Play”

February Stitch Fix Reveal

February Stitch Fix Reveal

February, and the struggle is real y’all. It’s cold, wet, rainy and just generally blahhhh…Heck, it even rained on Valentine’s Day! I do not handle this time of the year very well at all. Not well at all!! It’s always so hard to know what to wear to work too. Is it going to rain? Is it going to be freezing? Is it going to be 80? Who knows??? Getting dressed every morning for work is just a gamble! And who even wants to get out and go shopping in this weather? Not this girl! Stitch Fix to the rescue! I was needing to liven up my workwear, and I felt like it needed a pick-me-up. So I asked my stylist for a winter workwear fix, and Katherine hooked me up! Continue reading “February Stitch Fix Reveal”

Voices of Real Women…and What It Means to Be Fierce In Midlife

Voices of Real Women…and What It Means to Be Fierce In Midlife

Forever Fierce day is finally here! The Forever Fierce Revolution is a revolt against stereotypes and ageist thought. We, as a small army of midlife women, are using our blogs to battle ageism. It is my honor, and an incredible privilege to be able to share these voices with you. Real women. Real voices. Real fierceness that’s forged from battles and victories and challenges. Real fierceness is created from struggles and an attitude of survival. I believe that it’s a choice…to be FIERCE. The definition of fierce is “showing a heartfelt and powerful intensity”. The common thread I found in all these stories was this: Faith. It’s clear to me that their strength comes from their deep faith, and in their incredible resilience. God has given them beauty for ashes. And a fierce faith. Read on, and be inspired.Beauty From Ashes

Isiaah 61:3 to grant to those who mourn in Zion— to give them a beautiful headdress instead of ashes, the oil of gladness instead of mourning, the garment of praise instead of a faint spirit; that they may be called oaks of righteousness, the planting of the LORD, that he may be glorified.

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