Joyful Bits

5 Joyful Things That Have Brought Me Joy: No Fluff

 Morning view and scenery downtown Denton Texas

I could go on forever, and ever, but I will only share 5 joyful things that have bought me joy this week. Real talk without any fluff, ok, maybe just

Is It Worth Trying On Used Shoes?


Trying On Used Shoes + Growing A Mixed Sustainable Style 
The one thing I have learned this year is it doesn't take a lot of money to look cute and fab on a 

Turning 48: Hitting The Reset Button And Starting Over!

Turning 48: Hitting The Reset Button And Starting Over!
Turning 48: Hitting The Reset Button And Starting Over!
How many times can one person start over? Well, trust me. I am an expert at hitting the reset and start over button. 

How I Make A Simple Tuna Plate For One: Eating Functional Food

Making a tuna plate with grapes and cheese, Bit Of Food

Sometimes a small bit of food is all one person needs. Today I am sharing what I deem as comfort and functional foods just for me. So, I am making a simple tuna plate just for one. #amazing

My Black Friday, Thanksgiving, Christmas And New Year Thrift Guide!

Perfume bottle at the thrift store. Thrift Bits and Favorites.
 The time has come for a little black Friday, thanksgiving Christmas and new Year thrift shopping.  And I am so excited about the gifts I will be buying myself as well as others. Ya'll, my list is getting long with ideas and

5 Simple Ways To Have A Joyful Holiday Season This Year!

5 Simple Ways To Have A Joyful Holiday Season This Year!
 Who else is ready for the family food and friends this holiday season? I know I am. That is why I have already laid out a simple, joyful plan for myself to follow. Although it is fun being surrounded by loved ones cooking and eating lots of holiday food. It can become overwhelming and tiring before and by the end of the event. And honestly, I can't wait to dive into a plate of honey ham, sweet potatoes, string bean casserole, dressing, gravy, pecan pie...Oh my!

What I Wore And Ate In The City Alone! Dancing In My Biker's Outfit

What I Wore And Ate In The City Alone! Dancing In My Biker's Outfit
What I Wore And Ate In The City Alone! Dancing In My Biker's Outfit
So, a funny thing happened. I decided to get dressed and go into the city and have a sweet breakfast alone. 

How I Will Be Keeping My Hair And Skin Moisturized This Winter!

Woman sharing Nairobi hair oil as a way to help keep hair moisturized doing the summer. #lookinggood
How I Will Be Keeping My Hair And Skin Moisturized This Winter!
Meeting my beauty goals this year.
Ok, it is official winter is here. Of course, everyone around the world knows that except California. Because it's always sunny in Southern Califor-N-I-A. 

Thrift Bits And Favorites: Cowhide Boots, John Lennon Inspired Specs And 70's Earrings

Thrift Bits And Favorites: Cowhide Boots, John Lennon Inspired Specs  And 70's Earrings
Thrift Bits And Favorites: Cowhide Boots, John Lennon Inspired Specs  And 70's Earrings 
Today is a good day for sharing a few of my new found thrift bits and favorites. How unlikely would it be for me not to? 

Second Hand Thrift Snooping Led Me To Finding A Vintage Inspired Rocker Chic Dress

Tangie Bell sharing her new thrift dress. Second hand thrift snooping
 Second Hand Thrift Snooping Led Me To A 5 Dollar Vintage-Inspired Rocker Chic Dress

 My only plan for today was to stop by a few second-hand shops and do a little thrift snooping. No big deal, right? But, there it was hanging on a shiny bent clothing rack, calling my name.

A Brunch Diary: What I Ate That Made Me Happy + Good Food, And Laughing With Loved Ones

Tangie Bell And Shacarey Martin At Brunch Having Coffee at Local Cafe
A Brunch Diary: What I Ate That  Made Me Happy + Good Food, And Laughing With Loved Ones

Hey, guys, I must share some of my favorite brunch eats right from this week's diary.
Who else associates good food with happiness? I know I do, and I must confess I can not get enough of eating good food, laughing with loved ones, and trying new things. 

Trying To Add Something Colorful To My Forty- Something Style: The Struggle


Tangie Bell trying on yellow scarf and faux fur handbag.
  Trying To Add Something Colorful To My Forty- Something Style: The Struggle
Hey guys. Most of you know I have been playing dress-up with my style. Yes, I am putting together a wardrobe that makes me feel alive again. And honestly, I must admit the struggle has been somewhat a hot mess.

How I Took The Day Off And Got Stuff Done:The Joyful List

Woman at book store reading magazines.
 How I Took The Day Off And Got Stuff Done: The Joyful List

Dressing Room Dilemma: So A Funny Thing Happened!

Tangie Bell trying on winter outfits in Altar'd State Dressing Room. Funny Dressing Room Dilemma
Dressing Room Dilemma: So A Funny Thing Happened! Outfit Try-Ons
Welcome to my dressing room Dilemma: I may or may not be over laughing by the time this post goes out. :)

Morning Babbles: Cancellations And New Motivations

Chairs and pillows at the flea style market. Tangie Bell went shopping for deals , jewelry and clothing. Morning Babbles
Morning Babbles: Cancellations And New Motivations
Good Morning Babbles, and Happy Sunday! 

This Is What I Do On My Day Off: Make Poetic Spirit Earrings

Inside Hobby Lobby Craft Buying Jewelry. Poster inside the store with instructions on how to make jewelry
This Is What I Do On My Day Off: Make Poetic Spirit Earrings ( The Perfect How To Project)
 Who's ready to make some poetic earrings this week? I know I am. And I love it when I can go into 

At The Dallas Market Trying On Earrings For A "WOW" Factor!

Blogger Tangie Bell trying on earrings at the Dallas Farmers Market. City Diaries
At The Dallas Market Trying On Earrings For A "WOW" Factor!
If you live or visit Dallas, Texas, then

Weekend Bits And Favorites #27: Two Day Snaps

A white straw bucket at Cinnaholic Cinnabun cafe. Weekend Bits And Favorites
Weekend Bits And Favorites #27: Two Day Snaps
Ok, is it Monday already? Nonetheless, I am here with a few bit and favorites from this past weekend. Oh, and you may not want to miss this blog post. :)

Oh Hey, Sunday I Am Trying A New Yogurt Breakfast Bowl: Yummy For The Tummy

First step: Add yogurt, granola, honey and bananas


Oh Hey, Sunday I Am Trying A New Yogurt Breakfast Bowl: Yummy For The  Tummy
I can not believe it is already November 1, and the time has just turned back. That means we are now

Polka Dots And Beignets In Deep Ellum Texas: City Diaries!

Tangie Bell visiting Le Bon Temps Beignets in Deep Ellum Texas #citydiaries
Polka Dots And Beignets In Deep Ellum Texas: City Diaries!
I heard there is a new powdery soft pastry that emulates the New Orleans beignets. Where they at?