Shellie Bowdoin

134 Flips | 7 Magazines | 2 Likes | 51 Followers | @ShellieBowdoin | I am a 48 year-old mother of two grown kids and wife of 26 years. Finding out that things just get better with age.

Winter Layering - Skirt Over Leggings | The FABulous Journey

I hate to be cold! Consequently, I am always looking for creative ways to keep warm and stylish at the same time with some winter layering. I wore …

Clothing

Red Christmas Dress | The FABulous Journey

Christmas is less than three weeks away, which means my little family of four will soon be reunited! This mama can’t wait…happy dance. This season is …

Decorations

Holiday Eating Survival Guide | The FABulous Journey

The holiday season is upon us and with it comes the decorations, parties and lots of tempting goodies. We all hold special memories of years gone by …

Diabetes

Maxi Skirt - Styled As A Neutral | The FABulous Journey

The warm weather is really holding its own here in Florida, which means the boots aren’t getting too much play time. We are heading toward the …

Clothing

Denim Jacket Transitions Outfit To Fall | The FABulous Journey

While some of you have been doing the Fall thing for weeks, we finally got our first taste of cool weather in central Florida this weekend. I really …

Clothing

4 experts’ secrets to look fabulous with gray hair turning fashion into style in midlife High Latitude Style

Gray or not gray is not the question<p>The debate about when a woman should go gray and/or if a mature woman should go gray goes on and on in this youth …

3 Ways to Wear a Button up shirt

I have enjoyed styling my button up shirts a lot this summer. They are quite versatile and I think the right white button down shirt and denim shirt …

Clothing

Linen Button-Down Shirt - What I Really Wore | The FABulous Journey

On a recent visit with my mom, I ventured out in an ombre linen button-down shirt for a day of shopping. I was so proud that she successfully snapped …

Clothing

How I Refine My Style - My Refined Style Celebrates One Year

Today is a very special day…we are celebrating the one-year anniversary of the My Refined Style Fashion Linkup…woot, woot! What a fabulous time we’ve …

Clothing

Get Your Midlife Style Back | The FABulous Journey

Today, I am welcoming my friend Cathy Lawdanski to share a guest post on how to <b>get your midlife style back</b>.<p>Fashion and design have always come …

Clothing

Simple Sophisticated Style | The FABulous Journey

This week I’m finally back with some <b>simple sophisticated style</b>. I didn’t intend to go this long without a Monday fashion post, but then sometimes …

Country Music

GUEST POST: SHELLIE from The FABulous Journey

So excited to have my dear friend Shellie from The FABulous Journey<br>Guest hosting for me today!! <i>Here she is......</i><p>I am excited to be guest posting for …

I Love A Little White Dress | The FABulous Journey

Wow, it’s hard to believe we are already in the last week of July! This whole summer has been a blur for me as I’ve gone straight from one event to …

Dresses

Wearing Short Dresses After 40 | The FABulous Journey

Let’s talk about <b>wearing short dresses after 40</b>.<p>My favorite dress or skirt length is just below the knee cap. This length is the most flattering and …

Clothing

Choose Foundation Pieces For Versatility - Frugal Fashion

The fabulously frugal fashion hunter knows that she has to <b>choose foundation pieces for versatility</b> to round out her wardrobe. This is my second post …

Clothing

Latin Style Trend | The FABulous Journey

I am excited about the <b>Latin style trend</b> for Spring/Summer!<p>I hope by now you all are experiencing some warmer weather. Here in Manila I have had my …

Accessories

Midlife Styling Advice from 4 Fashion Bloggers

<b>This piece first appeared on MySideOf50.com. See Cathy’s complete bio and contact info below the post.</b><p>I’m a t-shirt and jeans girl. That is what I am …

Middle Age

Classic White Dress - Featured Looks From My Refined Style #7

The classic white dress makes an instant style statement on this week’s post. I am also bringing you my featured looks from the 7th My Refined Style …

Dresses

How To Wear Tone On Tone

<b>Shellie Bowdoin blogs at The Fabulous Journey. See Shellie’s complete bio and contact info below the post.</b><p>When it comes to midlife fashion, we women …

Middle Age

Three Quarter Length V-Neck Tee - Favorite Things

The <b>three quarter length v-neck tee</b> is this week’s favorite thing. I talk a lot about classics and staple pieces on the blog. Without staple pieces, …

Social Media

Details In Monochrome - My Refined Style Linkup #7

One can easily detect the subtle beauty of <b>details in monochrome</b>. That’s why we all love to look at black and white photos. A black and white palette …

Clothing

Spring Trends Serenity Blue & Knife Pleats

This lovely dress combines two popular <b>spring trends: serenity blue and knife pleats</b>. It seemed like the perfect look for Easter Sunday.<p>I fell in love …

Sewing

6 Piece Capsule Wardrobe | The FABulous Journey

Today I’m wearing a 6 piece capsule wardrobe made up of six foundation pieces every girl should own.<p>It feels so good to be back into the normal …

Clothing

How To Be More Confident | The FABulous Journey

More confident…have you ever wished you could feel and project just a little bit more of this appealing quality?<p>The other day I was replying to some …

Body Language

How To Wear A Sleeveless Sheath - What I Really Wore

Keeping it simple today with another post of “What I Really Wore.” I am also sharing a few of my best tips for <b>how to wear a sleeveless …

Clothing

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 <b>midlife fitness mistakes</b>.<p>I …

Middle Age

Spring 2016 Tie Dye Trend - How To Wear Over 40

It’s exciting to see the promise of Spring awaiting just around the bend. Today we’re looking at the <b>Spring 2016 tie dye trend.</b><p>Tie dye is a major …

Clothing

8 Things Your Husband Needs To Hear You Say

Words are powerful for building and tearing down relationships. There are some <b>things your husband needs to hear you say</b>.<p>You eventually hit that point …

Little Black Dress (LBD) Worn 4 Ways

The little black dress is an essential for every woman’s wardrobe. How about a <b>little black dress worn 4 ways</b>?<p>We all know the the little black dress …

Clothing

Patterned Pants - What I Really Wore | The FABulous Journey

Sharing <b>what I really wore – patterned pants.</b><p>I’m keeping it real this week with another installment of “What I Really Wore.” A few weeks ago I taught …

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