October 24, 2017
my two cents on turning 50

My Two Cents On Turning 50

My 50th birthday came and went with little fanfare. Don’t get me wrong, we marked the occasion with a night on the beach and dinner out with my daughter. Still, I didn’t take the time to consider my two cents on turning 50 or fully consider the significance of entering […]
June 20, 2017
What Happened To My Blog?

What Happened To My Blog?

Some of you may have been wondering, “Where is Shellie? I haven’t heard anything from her in months!” If you’ve actually noticed that I haven’t been around, then bless your little heart! Yes, I have been away from the keyboard for quite a while now and I thought it was […]
April 11, 2017
Dealing With Disappointment

Dealing With Disappointment

When’s the last time you were blindsided by a good dose of disappointment? Regardless of who you are, dealing with disappointment is an inevitable part of the human experience, which unfortunately hits when you least expect it. Maybe the hardest thing about disappointment is that it typically rides on the […]
October 13, 2016
mind every moment

Mind Every Moment Of Your Life

There are seasons in my life where I spent more energy anticipating a future moment than I did living in the one I actually occupied. If I could just make it a few more days, weeks or months to that next milestone event, then those moments would be the ones […]
September 8, 2016
grateful for 49 years

Grateful For 49 Years – Favorite Things

Here I am…today I launched my 49th year. I have one more year till 50. I blew out the candles and suddenly I’m looking at one short year before I reach yet another age milestone. Most years of my 40’s passed by with little thought…except for 43. I had a […]
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! […]
March 19, 2016

How To Be More Confident

More confident…have you ever wished you could feel and project just a little bit more of this appealing quality? The other day I was replying to some comments on a recent fashion post when I noticed something interesting. Two people I had never personally met used the same adjective to […]
February 13, 2016
Celebrating One Year - The FABulous Journey

The FABulous Journey – Celebrating One Year!

Bring out the band…The FABulous Journey is celebrating one year! Celebrating One Year “You’ve come a long way baby,” seems to best symbolize this first year of blogging. Exactly one year ago today I published my first fashion shoot. Two weeks before I actually introduced The FABulous Journey in my first […]
January 20, 2016
Wonderful Wednesday

Catching A Parade – Wonderful Wednesday

Here we are in the middle of January in the middle of the week…it’s Wonderful Wednesday! I had the interesting experience of catching a parade as it rolled past my front door last Sunday. Catching A Parade I walked out of my house on Sunday morning to see a parade passing […]
January 2, 2016
What I Learned In 2015

What I Learned In 2015

In the blink of an eye we have been ushered into the year 2016, but I don’t want to go into the New Year without taking a moment to reflect on how I’ve grown and what I learned in 2015. What I Learned In 2015 This has definitely been a […]