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About fiftynot2

My first venture as a business owner was a consulting firm named 'Career Image', which also included public speaking and appearances at seminars throughout the southeast United States to present the concept of using your best colors and clothing shapes to build a wardrobe that will work for you in any situation. I conducted personal consultations at the client's closet and accompanied them on well planned shopping trips afterward. My current position evolved after being a professional boutique jewelry designer for more than ten years. As the President of Vintage Jewelry Supplies Company I still must know current trends in fashion and buy what is needed to fit those trends months in advance.

Go Natural!

Please visit me at: http://fiftynotfrumpy.blogspot.com/ I no longer use this format for my blog. The shell buttons on this fuchsia linen jacket inspired my choice of accessories for date night. Three–quarter length sleeves are the perfect choice for this time … Continue reading

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Dinner with Friends

On most Friday evenings we join a group of friends for dinner at our favorite restaurant, Gourmet & Co here in Johnson City. Our weather continues to be unusually cold for this time of year but I am craving color … Continue reading

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March Roars In

This was the brightest sky we saw all day today. Between the snow, the sleet and the freezing rain it wasn’t much of a day for any outside activities. We wanted to test the new camera so we took advantage … Continue reading

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Wednesday Date Night

This was a beautiful day! The temperature was so mild that only a light jacket was required and the sky was the most fabulous blue all day. Date night was equally perfect! The snow is gone now and there was … Continue reading

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Snowed in … again!

Another snowy weekend means I am mostly staying inside and waiting for the storm to pass. I had plans to wear something much more exciting today, however a pending snow storm changed those plans. I’ve heard the way to make … Continue reading

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Column Dressing

Column dressing is using color to create a long slender illusion. I often use this dressing technique to appear taller and slimmer. Choose a top and pants in the same color and a topper in another color. A topper can … Continue reading

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A Stroll Through Old Town

The oldest town in the state of Tennessee is Jonesborough. It is about seven miles from my home. Today Mickey and I went for a walk in the town square. It was an overcast day but a few of the … Continue reading

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Window Shopping!

After a week of snow and ice the sun finally showed up today! Early in the morning my neighborhood was encased in ice but the sun soon melted all of it. When the weather allowed safe passage, I was eager … Continue reading

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A Sunny Sunday!

Mickey and I often take a drive over the mountains to Asheville, North Carolina. It’s only about an hour from my house but there’s so much to see and do there. We walked around that corner behind me and into … Continue reading

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