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Join The Movement #thefierce50

Happy Sunday ladies! Today, Feb 19th, marks the launch of the first annual Fierce 50 Campaign bringing together 50 female bloggers over the age of 50 in a celebration of midlife on the 50th day of the year!

As women over 50, we are coming together to honor and celebrate one another and to show the world that turning 50 is a time of new beginnings. We are united as one and believe in standing together to genuinely love and support one another.

Join The Movement #thefierce50

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We have each partnered with another blogger and I am honored to introduce you to Barb at Southern Blonde Chic. She is an absolute beautiful lady, both inside and out.

Join The Movement #thefierce50I first found Barb on Instagram and when I heard her talk on Instastories (she has a southern accent), I knew I was going to like her.

While Barb loves to share fashion, her faith and her family are the most important. She has a daughter (22) who attends UNC-W and a son (20) who attends Winthrop University – they are her greatest blessings.

Join The Movement #thefierce50 Join The Movement #thefierce50Barb started sharing fashion on Instagram in April of 2016 – when a friend suggested she try it due to her love of fashion and beauty.  She thought it might be a fun way to document her upcoming monumental 50th birthday and decided to give it a try.

Join The Movement #thefierce50She was warmly received and her love for others quickly took over as she began forming the most wonderful relationships with so many like-minded women in the same age bracket – they were just so kind.

Join The Movement #thefierce50Barb has always loved people and loves to encourage others. She now takes her love for fashion and beauty and the joy she receives from helping others and writes a blog where she enjoys sharing fashion, makeup/hair and beauty inspiration. You can find her at Southern Blonde Chic.

Join The Movement #thefierce50 Finally, Barb hopes to encourage others in their walk with God as she pours her passion into encouraging others to find joy in the journey.

Join The Movement #thefierce50I am so excited for Barb, as she is fairly new to blogging. I know God has great plans for her!

You can find Barb at her blog Southern Blonde Chic or on Instagram @southernblondechic. To see a list of all 50 bloggers go here.

Thank you for taking time out of your day to stop by my blog. If you don’t want to miss a post, you can sign up to receive my daily emails and you’ll never miss a thing. I’m also on FacebookPinterest and my favorite one, Instagram.

Beauty For the Heart~~Have you ever said something and then wished you could take it back? Boy I sure have! Words are powerful, they can encourage but they can also tear down.

Proverbs 10:19 says, When there are many words, sin is unavoidable, but the one who controls his lips is wise.

Let’s think about how what we say today. Let’s be women who encourage those around us.

Have a blessed Sunday!

If you have enjoyed reading this blog post and learning more about The Fierce 50 Campaign, please visit this page http://catherinegraceo.com/fierce-50-campaign/  to see an archive where you will find each of the women that are participating in The Fierce 50 along with their blog posts. If you or someone you know is interested in either joining or supporting the movement, please contact info@catherinegraceo.com for more information. We have lots more planned for this year and beyond so, stay tuned everyone. 

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  1. Thank you, Cyndi, for the introduction to many more inspiring blogs. Can’t wait to add them to my must-reads! Have a blessed Sunday!

  2. What an enjoyable blog. I look forward to following Barb and seeing what God has for her. I have found 50’s interesting. Its been bitter/sweet as I’ve just emptied nested 3 years ago and that was hard for me, but enjoying the dates and fun times my husband and I have now, just the 2 of us. I love what you shared that Barb said, “Learning to find Joy in the Journey.” That is what God has been teaching me in this season of my life, when I’ve been asking that all important question…..God…what do you have for me now? (I was a stay-at-home mom with 3 children) Bless you Cyndi and thanks for sharing Barb and the fun group you are in.

  3. Congratulations Cyndi!!! Barb is a beauty. Thanks for the introduction. I noticed someone else said something similar but maybe you can help us. Is she primarily on Insta? It appears she only has 2 blog posts…is that correct? Hope you’ve have a wonderful weekend!!! XOXO

  4. There are so many beautiful women over 50! I am six months into being 50 and so far so good. I look forward to every morning to see what piece of fashion will be in my email. Power to the 50+

  5. I really love seeing all the different styles everyone has. I am not a girly girl, even though i love to get dressed up when the occasion occurs.

  6. Cyndi, I tried to sign up for Barb’s blog, there’s not an option to follow her. Tried to send a message, it fails to send. Is there another way I can get a message to her?

  7. Hi Cyndi, I’m a fellow Fierce 50 Campaign member and a woman of faith, so I’m delighted to learn more about you and Barb! My site, 1010ParkPlace, is for women over 45. We talk about everything! Look forward to getting to know more about you, Brenda Coffee