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The focus of my blog is fashion, beauty and lifestyle for women over 50 and beyond.  Frugal tips and tweaks to help us look and feel our best as we age gracefully.  But, there is something deeper that compelled me to create “50 With Flair”.  It is about my Reinvention. //Dressing Star-Spangled// As I was writing the draft to describe my reinvention after the age of 50, it brought a flood of words into my mind, all of which beginning with the letter “R”.  I did not plan it that way, it just rolled out and presented itself to me, so I’m going with it! Using the Reinvention “R”s in My Life This is my list of realizations that I try to be mindful of as life goes on.  Nothing rigid, just a few things that I try to think about as life continues to change.  I am far from perfect,…

We finally had a beautiful sunny day, almost all day today after a solid week of heavy rain every day.  Hot and humid with sunshine and no rain, until just now.  I heard a rumble in the distance and looked outside to see a slow rain coming down with the sun still out, just like what I grew up with in Florida, a sun shower.  Big, hot drops of rain.  This is one final down burst that should be the last for at least a week — at least, that is what the forecast is showing. America’s Game and Grilling Apparently, there is a debate about which sport is “America’s Game”, baseball or football.  I grew up with baseball called America’s game and football as America’s past-time, but not worth debating when both are for enjoyment.  Our baseball team, the Atlanta Braves, is in first place and going strong!  Baseball…

Welcome to Day #4 of this week’s Red, White, Blue theme.  If you missed Day #1, you can start with that previous post here.  The post for Day #2 is here.  The post for Day #3 is here.  Red is the focus piece in today’s outfit.  Red is the color of confidence, so wear red for that little extra lift that we all need as we adjust to life changes moving forward. Be Confident, Wear Red – With Red, White, Blue It is amazing how the color red can boost your mood and give you a sense of confidence.  Red has long been seen as the color of power, confidence, love and more.  Everyone can wear red as long as it is the right shade, most can wear a true cherry red.  Red can vary from a pink-y red to an orange-y red, so make sure you try on a few shades and pick one or two…

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