I met Wendy last year through the Business Girls Network and popped into her beautiful home based shop - The Wendy House - to take a proper look around! Wendy is one of the loveliest, chattiest and friendliest ladies you could meet, she is bubbly and enthusiastic and clearly loves what she is doing. She also has a sharp creative eye for choosing items for her shop and presenting them all in the large bright room she has above her garage at her home on the outskirts of Maidenhead in Berkshire.
I of course came away with a few purchases! And then went back for a few more bits for Christmas gifts and then ordered one or two more things which Wendy posted to me! Like the pretty and bright coloured Powder gloves in the photo below.
Wendy is proof of the importance of embracing life in midlife and that it is possible to change careers and do something different, something you love, that it is never too late.
So I asked Wendy if she would share her story on my blog and offer my readers a discount too - so you will find both a discount and details of a giveaway she is currently offering - and if you are a scarf addict like me then you will love the giveaway! All details are below.
With the new year and after the indulgences of Christmas we all start thinking about our health and fitness - but slow down, don't rush into anything! The more we rush the more likely we are to fail - it is more important to take things slowly and develop a new lifestyle. With this in mind, the timing seemed perfect to share this interview with you ....
I met Bev about three years ago when we both did The Body Coach plan and we were members of the Facebook support group. We got chatting and I loved her approach and attitude, she really supported me. When she announced she was going to retrain and become a health and lifestyle coach focusing on women in midlife, peri-menopause and menopause, I was definitely in agreement she would be perfect for it. She runs her own Facebook support group now which I help out with as an admin called Fifty Fit and Fabulous so I thought it was about time she took part in my Embracing Life series ... do make yourself a cup of tea and take time to read this one, Bev is really inspirational, totally understands the challenges of midlife and knows exactly what we are all feeling. I am sure you will learn something and certainly feel understood!
I 'met' Kate on Instagram soon after I started blogging, Her stylish ladies scarves and pretty grid caught my eye, we share a love of scarves and we are both scarf addicts! Kate's first business is online scarf and accessories store Sweet Bea and if you are a regular visitor to my blog then you know that I feature Sweet Bea a lot in my posts, Kate has called me her 'best customer' on many occasions! If I need a scarf for an outfit my first stop is always to see what Sweet Bea has. She also has some great choices for presents for birthdays or Christmas. And she has a lot of leopard print right now because it is so on-trend - like this blue leopard print scarf you can see Kate wearing below.
After a break for the summer holidays my Embracing Life (in Midlife) interview series is back - and with the gorgeous Chloe Leibowitz - Inspiring Women.
Chloe is a good friend and I have known her for probably ten years now - eighteen months ago she set up her inspirational life coaching business. She really is one of those women who I genuinely admire, as well as being a seriously lovely person, she is totally amazing, I really don;t know how she does it all - so I asked her, she definitely inspires me so if you need a little dose of inspiration today then read on and find out more about Chloe, her life and her business. And she is offering readers of Fifty & Fab a discount on her coaching packages - further details are at the end of this post.
Hi, I’m Michelle and my blog Fifty & Fab is all about my journey into and through my fifties. I share style tips, health and fitness inspiration, I talk about my holidays and days out and I tell you about my beauty regime and my lifestyle. I hope you might pick up a tip or two and get some inspiration!
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