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Fashion

August 16, 2016
summer shorts for easy summer style

Jeans Shorts For Easy Summer Style

The summer season is my most casual season by far and these jeans shorts have definitely been my fashion trademark. I can’t believe summer is almost over! It has been a season full of family, friends, food and seemingly endless college preparations. But, as busy as it’s been, I have […]
August 9, 2016
white summer shorts

Gotta Have White Summer Shorts

I’ve gotta have white summer shorts! White shorts win the prize for my favorite go-to clothing piece of the summer. White Summer Shorts It’s been hot, hot, hot in Florida this summer, so shorts have been my best friend. I love wearing white summer shorts because they provide a clean […]
August 4, 2016
Simple Striped Shirt Dress

Simple Striped Shirt Dress – My Refined Style #11

I am pumped about this month’s My Refined Style Fashion Over 40 Linkup! The most exciting part is that I have actually slowed down enough to really enjoy the linkup. The last several months I’ve had little extra time to stop or smell the roses. Striped Shirt Dress I found […]
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
August 25, 2016
Unexpected Getaway

Unexpected Getaway – Favorite Things

After a crazy, event-filled summer the inevitable time had arrived to actually say goodbye to our youngest child as she starts her college adventure. I have to say I felt gutted as I drove away from her dorm; glancing to see a last glimpse of the building disappear around the […]
August 18, 2016
smiling about elephants video

Smiling About Elephants – Favorite Things

I have been thinking about adding some video elements to the blog for a while, but I couldn’t quite figure out what I wanted to do. Now, I have finally come up with an idea that strikes a chord with me and I hope it will with you as well! […]
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 […]

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.