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Fashion

July 19, 2016
casual mall outfit

Casual Mall Outfit – What I Really Wore

Today, I’m wearing a casual mall outfit in my favorite black, white and red color combination. Funny enough, I never really realized how often I wore this color combination until I started blogging. I guess it goes to show…when you find something that works, you should stick with it. As […]
July 11, 2016
Off Shoulder Trend, Andrea from Living On Cloud Nine

Off Shoulder Trend- Guest Post By Andrea of Living On Cloud Nine

I am so excited to have my cutie-patootie blogging friend, Andrea, sharing a guest post about this season’s off shoulder trend. Her joy for life just oozes through every frame, which just adds to her gorgeousness. Hi everyone!! I’m Andrea from Living on Cloud Nine. I am beyond thrilled to […]
July 7, 2016
summer dress

Summer Dress – My Refined Style Linkup #10

It’s time for a summer dress  and the My Refined Style Fashion Over 40 Linkup #10! I love dresses and summer is the perfect time to wear them. This black and white sundress really caught my eye. The white design contrasts so well against the black back drop. The full […]
July 16, 2016
summer weight gain

How To Rein In Summer Weight Gain

Does it seem impossible to rein in your summer weight gain? If you are yelling a big “YES” at me right now, I can totally understand. With all the late-night ice cream runs and cook-outs, it can be hard to keep your waist line in check. My family is reunited […]
February 20, 2016
Midlife Fitness Mistakes, fitness over 40

5 Midlife Fitness Mistakes You May Be Making

You know that fitness and exercise are important elements of healthy living, but make sure you are not making these midlife fitness mistakes. I developed a regular fitness habit when my daughter turned one. So, for the past 17 years, I’ve kept a pretty steady schedule at the gym. When I’m […]
May 14, 2016
mindless eater

Are You A Mindless Eater?

I’ve heard my mother-in-law talk about washing day at her house when she was growing up. Every Tuesday was devoted to washing clothes for her family of eight. In fact, there were so many clothes to wash that her aunt would often come down to pitch in because she only […]
April 16, 2016
change your weight story

It’s Never Too Late To Change Your Weight Story

I believe it’s never too late to change your weight story! You can try to convince yourself that you’re too old or too set in your routine to change, but I am not buying it. Yes, we do have to adjust our weight expectations as we age, but this doesn’t […]

Life Is A Fabulous Journey

I am dedicated to empowering women to live fabulous, fashionable, fit and fulfilling lives. Fabulous knows no age and I want others to believe it...and live like it too.

- Shellie
May 28, 2016
Survive A Busy Season

How To Survive A Busy Season

It’s time to talk about how to survive a busy season. I sat down at my computer this morning, tweaked a few items on my website and caught up on a few emails. Then, it hit me…this is the first leisurely moment I’ve had to focus on anything besides the […]
May 7, 2016
fabulous moms, happy mother's day

Fabulous Moms – Happy Mother’s Day

I love the idea of a holiday dedicated to recognizing moms and not just because I’m a mom myself. There are so many moms out there who have worked, suffered, scrimped and saved so their kids could have a better life. Then, the years pass by and the kids grow […]
April 21, 2016
Empowering Mothers

Sisterhood Soap Is Empowering Mothers – Favorite Things

You can empower a mother who’s lost everything this Mother’s Day. Helping women is definitely one of my very favorite things! Helpless…have you ever seen something so tragic, but felt absolutely helpless to do anything about it? That’s often how I feel when I turn on the television to see […]

About Me


I am a happily married mother of two grown kids. I love sharing things I love with those I love, so blogging is a perfect match for me. I try to mix things up each week with a good mix of all my passions...fashion, fitness and fulfillment with a healthy dose of other fun stuff added in to keep things interesting.

Book Coming Soon!


I am in the final stages of production for my first book, Find Your Weigh! I am so excited to finally pull together a guide to help you change your thinking and your relationship with food for a lifetime.

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