over50feeling40: 60 and Sizzling!!
Fashion and Lifestyle Blog for women over 50 to help achieve strength, confidence, joy, inspiration, and, of course, head-turning personal style!

Jul 21, 2013

60 and Sizzling!!



Well, it is finally here...nothing I could do to stop it...I am officially 60 years old!
It doesn't seem that long ago that I had a stereotype of a sixty year old woman in my head and an even more false idea of how that woman feels at 60.  I don't look or feel like I thought I would!


Yes, yes...I am still fighting the battle of the bulge...borderline osteoporosis...and my POISE accessory goes with me everywhere...I will need to work until I drop... underneath this caramel color is solid gray...but all in all, life is good! 

The question I have been asked the most this summer is, "Will you change the name of your blog??"  Absolutely not!  Technically, I am still over 50.  But, really, when I began this blog three years ago as of July 1, it was about attitude more than anything else.  I still feel younger than that number....I am confident...I am strong...I am joyful....and I feel better about me than really ever before...over50feeling40 represents that attitude.  Because of all of this, I face difficult circumstances with a healthier mindset...because those circumstances do come.  I desire to live life to its fullest each and every day, taking one day at a time....living with strength and dignity.


I looked for a great quote about turning 60, but my favorite actually came in a comment from my dear friend and fellow blogger, the amazing SACRAMENTO, who said, "  60 is the beginning of the best part of your life, dear Pam."   Hear, hear!!
On this day, it is especially important to me to say THANK YOU to all of you who read, follow, comment, tweet, FB, and have become friends on this blog.  You are so special to me and have made each day a blessing and a joy!!  I figure we all have many, many years ahead of us together!!


Oh yeah....sizzling, sensational, soaring, sexy, 60!  

Of course, we cannot leave out fashion!!

This fun, flowy jacket and white tank are from CHICOS SALE ITEMS!  Perfect for humid, hot weather!  If you missed that link, check out the sale HERE

INPINK sent me this beautiful blue and gold necklace which I know I will wear a lot. You can find it HERE.
EVEN BETTER...save 30% off of your jewelry order, by
putting in the code PAMOF30 until August 20,2013!!

Jeans are from COLDWATER CREEK, HERE and currently 40% off. (don't you just love July sales!!)

Now, I am off to the spa and a special dinner this evening.  I will have birthday bits throughout the week.  Until then make sure on Sunday evening and Monday to visit the talented bloggers of Patti's Visible Monday and MONDAY MINGLE!!

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63 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday Pam! You look fabulous & I really don't think you need to worry about the battle of the bulge. You look great as you are - and we should all take inspiration from you and live our lives with strength, dignity and style!

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  2. Happy Birthday, Pam! I beat you to 60 by just a few months & after spending the previous year dreading it, I've discovered that it's fabulous! It's all about attitude & with one like yours, you have nothing to fear!

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  3. Happy, Happy Birthday to YOU!!

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  4. I am so honoured, and I truly belive it.
    Now, is the time to crop all the good things you sowed while still sowing new ones. You definitely enrich our lives.
    Much love, dear friend and HAPPY BIRTHDAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY
    xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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  5. Happy Birthday, dear Pam! You're amazing!

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  6. Happy 60th Pam! Enjoy your day of pampering, you deserve it. And you are correct you absolutely fabulous. Make a wish!!!

    Barbara @ www.allmylivesnow.com

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  7. Happy Birthday!!!!! You look fabulous and I adore your blog...such amazing perspective on life. Have a wonderful day!! xoxo

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  8. HAPPY BIRTHDAY. You look fabulous.

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  9. Happy B'Day! I beat you by a week. Love seeing contemporaries enjoying life!

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  10. HI Pam Happy Birthday!! You could not look more amazing than you do now! Lately your smile is radiating warmth and joy! We have both been through a lot; however I truly believe that by putting on our smile, our makeup and an outfit that we love makes all the difference in the world! Now when are you going to play matchmaker for your 60 year old friend!

    xoxo
    Karena
    2013 Designer Series & Giveaway!

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  11. Happy Birthday -- and welcome to the 60's. I turned 67 today (July 21) so from my vantage point you are just a young thing looking fantastic in your birthday outfit. My husband is fixing my favorite meal and as always is making my day special.

    I have been reading your blog for quite a while and thoroughly enjoy it. Enjoy your special day and keep smiling. Best Regards from Sheila in Ashburn, VA

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  12. Happy birthday! I hope I look and feel as good as you do in (almost) twenty years. We all age. Nothing to be done about that, but how we look at it and our attitude we can control. You are an inspiration.

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  13. Happiest birthday! You are indeed soaring, and have lots to look forward to. You look gorgeous and I hope you soak up all the fun of the day. xoxoxoxo

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  14. ❤♪♫ HAPPY BIRTHDAY! ♫♪❤
    You look amazing!

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  15. Happy Birthday Pam!! May you be richly blessed in the coming year!!

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  16. Happy Birthday from my experience "it only gets better". 21st must also be a magic day as you share a birthday with my daughter and her son (my 3 year old grandson). We have just come back from celebrating his birthday. Childlike is the way to go, such fun.

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  17. I also turned 60 one month ago today........someone told me I was twice as sexy as I was when I was 30 ! I'll take that!

    Have a wonderful Birthday . You look wonderful and are an inspiration to so many.

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  18. Happy Birthday Pam!! Blessings to you!

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  19. Happy birthday!!! You are rockin' it in that outfit! May your day be filled with all things fun and fashionable. And I'm just a few months behind you headed for the big 60 myself.

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  20. Happy Birthday!

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  21. Wishing you a wonderful birthday with all the joy you deserve
    JaneB

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  22. Happy Birthday. I really like your flowy jacket and necklace. Sixty is no longer old and it is all about attitude and endless possibilities to discover new talents and to have adventures.

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  23. Congratulations and Happy Birthday!!!
    Many more fabulous years to come.
    Hopefully in about 6-7 weeks I will celebrate #50.

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  24. Happy Blessed Birthday! You are a blessing to many!

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  25. Oh my gosh...you have only begun to have fun! Really, this could be the best part of your whole life if you want it to be that way. I can tell you this from experience.

    Barbara

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  26. Well I'd say that smile says it all. With your joyful attitude, we can only expect decades more of equally jubilant days. A very very happy birthday to you!

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  27. Happy Birthday! Time to celebrate.

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  28. You make 60 look like the bomb-diggety-bomb-bomb! Super beautiful floaty jacket, gorgeous pendant, and those cool hipster glasses :D

    You GO, Girl!

    Love ya,
    Lynne

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  29. I have been following your blog for a couple of months now. So inspiring!! Happy Birthday

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  30. Happiest of Birthdays, gorgeous Pam!!

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  31. Happy Birthday, Pam!! I see the joy and expectation in your face and I can't help but laugh with you. Thanks for sharing your positivity through your blog. The world needs more. Here's to a great year!

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  32. Happy Birthday, Pam! I recently found your blog and enjoy your posts so much. I hope this next decade is full of adventure and joy. You are an inspiration!

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  33. Happy Birthday, Pam. Next year is my year for 60 and I am learning to celebrate daily NOW!!!

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  34. Happy Birthday, Pam. Next year is my year for 60 and I am learning to celebrate daily NOW!!! You definitely inspire me.

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  35. Again my dear... happiest of birthdays to you sweet friend! You inspire us all!

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  36. May it be your happiest birthday ever--I love the "wings" of your silk scarf/vest.

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  37. Happy 60th birthday Pam! You look fabulous and have a month's worth of celebrations. My 60th year was one of the best of my life; wishing the same for you.

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  38. Happy Birthday Pam! I dont comment often, but I knew I had to today. This is a wonderful blog, and you are not only one gorgeous and stylish woman, you are also gracious and warm. I can only hope I am as fab when I reach the big 6 0 !!

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  39. Happy Birthday! Old ladies don't look like old ladies anymore - and 60 isn't old anymore! You look fabulous, and I love that loose jacket. Blue is a great color for you!

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  40. HAPPY BIRTHDAY BEAUTIFUL PAM!!!!! I am so excited for you! Yahoo, 60!! Love and happiness all year! xoxoxo

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  41. Happy Birthday Pam! From your ex roomie at UT. Your students are lucky to have such an inspirational teacher. Love, Karen

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  42. Happy Birthday, Pam! Your students are lucky to have an inspirational teacher. From ex roomie at UT Karen

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    1. KAREN!!!! Oh my goodness, Email me off the blog over50feeling40@gmail.com.....it is so exciting to hear from you!!

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  43. Happy birthday! Beautifully said and you are an inspiration. The sheer top looks divine on you!

    blue hue wonderland

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  44. Happy Birthday Pam! You look fabulous... Rock on girlfriend! Hugs, Susan

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  45. Happy Birthday!!! Sixty is still sexy, yes...I know. I'm 63

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  46. Happy Birthday Pam - I turned 63 in June and couldn't be happier..... it's been the best decade of my life so far..... I am sure you will thrive and love it also!!!! You are an inspiration to us all!!! Enjoy! and God Bless!!!!

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  47. Happy birthday! I am just 3 and a half years away from the big event, and you are an inspiration...as is my gorgeous, glamorous, 60+ sister and my beautiful, classy 80-year old mother.

    Cindy at Notes in the Key of Life

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  48. Congrats on 60 wonderful years! You look amazing and I love that kimono!

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  49. Loving the flowy jacket, so fun and versatile
    I have a great friend that is 60 and you would never know it simply because of her fantastic attitude!
    Brett

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  50. I agree with your friend: Arriving at age 60 can mark the beginning of the best time of your life! Enjoy!
    I cannot seem to post using my Wordpress URL, and have no desire to use my Google+ one. What to do?
    Thanks, Julie
    http://www.therealjule.com

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  51. Welcome to the club, and Happy Birthday. Please know ... it all gets much better after 60! We are not our grannies by a long shot.
    Enjoy!

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  52. Happy Birthday, Pam! You're looking better and happier than ever! The Big 6-0... I'm right behind you! P.S.... added you to My Cyber Buddies!

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  53. Happy Birthday, Pam! Love that beautifully colored, semi sheer jacket. So pretty.

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  54. A belated Happy Birthday to you, Pam, from a new follower. I've got one year on you! :-)
    Happy I found your blog!

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  55. Belated Happy Birthday Pam! I adore that necklace and the gorgeous print. I'm not far behind you and I've long admired your positive attitude in everyting. Here's to you and the best to come!

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  56. Belated Happy Birthday Pam! I am going to turn 60 soon but it is just a number. Hoping you have a great year! I really like your jacket.

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  57. Hi Pam, I've only recently turned 50 and I will admit I was feeling rather low because of it. Though, on reading your blog I have hope and you have inspired me to make the most of it and every day. Thank you :o)

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