Mixing Prints-Fashion For Women Over 40

Happy Hump day friends! One of the things I’ve noticed lately is mixing animal print with polka dots. I think it’s a great way for women over 40 to add a trendy touch to an outfit.

Here’s a picture from J’s Everyday Fashion blog. She’s wearing a polka dot blouse with a leopard print belt. (Obviously, she’s not over 40.)

j's everyday fashion

I decided to pull out my Kendrick Polka Dot blouse and add my leopard print shoes. It’s a fun look.

Mixing Prints-Fashion For Women Over 40

I love my Stella & Dot initial necklace and I’ve worn it a lot this summer. They’re fall jewelry that’s out is gorgeous!

Mixing Prints-Fashion For Women Over 40

Mixing Prints-Fashion For Women Over 40
Kendrick Polka Dot Blouse-Stitch Fix//Colored jeans-Marshall’s//Gold belt-Target//Leopard Print Shoes-Zappo’s//Necklaces-Stella & Dot

Have you tried mixing prints?

Beauty For the Heart~~“I have learned that in every circumstance that comes my way, I can choose to respond in one of two ways: I can whine or I can worship! And I can’t worship without giving thanks. It just isn’t possible. When we choose the pathway of worship and giving thanks, especially in the midst of difficult circumstances, there is a fragrance, a radiance, that issues forth out of our lives to bless the Lord and others.” -Nancy Leigh DeMoss

Have a blessed day!

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What I Wore-August 2014

Are you as shocked as I am that August is almost over? The months fly by! I hate to say this, but Christmas will be here before we know it! Ha!

Here’s What I Wore in August~~

What I Wore-August 2014

What I Wore-August 2014

Take a Dress From Summer To Fall

What I Wore-August 2014
Summer Fashion From The Limited

What I Wore-August 2014
Cypress Color Pants

What I Wore-August 2014
Simple Summer Outfit

What I Wore-August 2014
Friday Fashion

What I Wore-August 2014
Mild Summer Day

What I Wore-August 2014
From Summer To Fall

What I Wore-August 2014
Pinterest Inspired

What I Wore-August 2014
Dog Days Of Summer

It’s been a fun month, but I’m ready to start adding some fall clothes to my wardrobe!

Some of you have asked if I’m letting my hair grow out and the answer is, yes. I’m going to keep the same style but try to let it grow a little longer. We’ll see how it goes!

I’m tired of all my summer clothes, what about you? 

Beauty For the Heart~~I don’t know what’s going on in your life right now but this verse is a good reminder to look to Him. Good or bad, seek Him!

Look to the Lord and his strength; seek his face always. Psalm 105:4

Have a blessed day!

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Take An Outfit From Summer To Fall

I know it’s still summer but usually about this time of the year, I start transitioning some of my outfits to a more fall look. There’s nothing fancy about this outfit but it’s something I wear when I’m running errands. Here’s how I take an outfit from summer to fall.

Take An Outfit From Summer To Fall I’ve had this navy blue top from Old Navy for several years and you probably have something like it in your closet. As fall nears, instead of wearing it with white pants, I like to wear these green pants I recently purchased from The Limited.

Take An Outfit From Summer To Fall I obviously have no problem carrying a big handbag! I usually have my ipad in my purse so it’s nice to have something this size.

Take An Outfit From Summer To Fall

Navy top-Old Navy//Skinny pants-The Limited//Leopard print flats-Zappo’s//Handbag-Target

When do you start transitioning your outfits to fall? 

Beauty For the Heart~~My heart is so heavy this morning for the family that lost their journalist son to a beheading by ISIS. Can you even imagine if that were your child?? Today would you join me in praying for this family and all those that are suffering in Iraq.

Hear my prayer, Lord, listen to my cry for help; do not be deaf to my weeping. I dwell with you as a foreigner, a stranger, as all my ancestors were. Psalm 39:12

Have a blessed day!

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Difficult Seasons-Take Another Step

It seems like each week I come to this place and ask why? I know life is a journey and there are times of joy but there are also times of sorrow.

Just this week, a friend found out that her 2 year old daughter has a malignant brain tumor. They operated and removed 95% of the tumor. They will have to do chemo and radiation to get rid of the 5% that was left. My heart aches for this family.

I sometimes wonder how we handle the difficult seasons but I’m reminded of this quote by Oswald Chambers….

Take Another Step

We can’t give up. We have to have faith that God is in control. Do the next thing!

When my daughter found out about this tragedy, she texted me, “Why is life so hard?” My answer was simply, “Because this is not our home. We are here to shine light in a dark world and we never know how long we have.”

We have no guarantees of tomorrow but we have today, so let’s shine His light!

The song, Take Another Step by Steven Curtis Chapman kept coming to my mind.

Basically, the song is saying one minute everything can seem perfect and the next minute there’s tragedy. What do we do? Take another step, and then another, and then another……

 

Whether you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear a voice behind you, saying, “This is the way; walk in it.” Isaiah 30:21

I have a hard time posting fashion pictures on Sundays but since I committed to 31 days of summer fashion I’m going to do it. You know I wasn’t going to get through 31 days of summer fashion without wearing my chambray shirt.

31 days of summer fashion

Chambray Shirt-Cato//Black pants-Stitch Fix//Wedge heels-Macy’s//Earrings-Target

Have a blessed Sunday!

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Summer Fashion-Navy & Orange

It’s Day 3 of my 31 days of summer fashion. Today I’m wearing navy & orange and I love this color combo!

Summer Fashion-Navy & Orange

I received this blouse in my Stitch Fix box last summer.  My gold sandals are from Marshall’s.

Summer Fashion-Navy & Orange

The blouse has a different neckline, but I like different. The navy shorts are from New York & Company.

Summer Fashion-Navy & Orange

Since I couldn’t wear a necklace, I opted for big gold earrings. I think these are from Francesca’s.

Summer Fashion-Navy & Orange
Several of you have sent pictures to me and I’m so excited to share them! This is Tracy from Texas in an adorable short outfit. Isn’t she beautiful!!

white shorts

If you have a summer outfit you’d like to share, email the picture to cyndispivey(at)gmail(dot)com.

Do you like the navy & orange combination? 

Beauty For the Heart~~The Christian religion, in its purity, is the basis and the source of all genuine freedom in government….I am persuaded that no civil government of a republican form can exist and be durable, in which the principles of Christianity have not a controlling influence.” - James Madison, 4th President of United States

Have a blessed day!

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Summer Fashion-Business Casual

Happy hump day! It’s day 2, of my 31 days of summer fashion. Several of you mentioned “business casual” outfits so that’s what I’m sharing today.

I think there’s a difference between business attire and business casual attire. If you work in an office that is business attire, you would probably not want to wear the wedge heels.

Summer Fashion-Business Casual My black and white top I received in my June Golden Tote.

Summer Fashion-Business Casual My black ankle pants are from JCPenney’s.

Summer Fashion-Business Casual
My wedge heels are Lauren by Ralph Lauren from Macy’s.

Summer Fashion-Business Casual I love a comfortable outfit for summer!

Summer Fashion-Business Casual
Do you think there’s a difference between business attire and business casual attire? 

Beauty For the Heart~~“I have carefully examined the evidences of the Christian religion, and if I was sitting as a juror upon its authenticity I would unhesitatingly give my verdict in its favor. I can prove its truth as clearly as any proposition ever submitted to the mind of man.” -Alexander Hamilton, signer of the Declaration of Independence.

Have a blessed day!

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***There are affiliate links in this post. This does not mean you pay a dime more when you purchase a product through my link. It just means I made it easier for you to find something, so I make a few cents when you purchase it. I so appreciate your support of Walking in Grace & Beauty. Thank you!

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