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Fashion

May 30, 2016
Favorite Spring Looks

Favorite Spring Looks

I can see summer shining just around the corner. So, before we jump into the summer season, I thought I would share my favorite Spring looks. One thing I notice right away is that most of my looks share a strikingly similar color palette. What can I say? I was […]
May 23, 2016
Fiesta Red Dress

Fiesta Red Dress

Fiesta red is a trending color for the season. This fiesta red dress combines this fabulous color with the Latin fashion trend for Spring. Cotton dresses are one of my favorite warm weather go-to outfits. I like that I can be feminine and feel put together without sacrificing comfort. Fiesta […]
May 16, 2016
Ladylike Black And White Outfit

Ladylike Black And White Outfit- Featured Looks From My Refined Style #8

If you have followed my blog any length of time, you know I am crazy about black and white. Although I love to throw a lot of color into my wardrobe, I still always come back to my monochromatic standard. This week I’m wearing a ladylike black and white outfit. […]
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 […]
October 29, 2015
Inspiration For Body Image

How About Some Midlife Fitness Inspiration

Midlife Fitness Inspiration I thought it was time for a little midlife fitness inspiration on the fitness road. Weight and body image are two significant considerations for women over 40. During a time rife with transition and change, these factors present physical reminders that life really is a series of […]
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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