Joyful Bits

Call Me Lazy: But, These Five Essentials Are A Must For A Winter With Ease!

Socks, Girl boss book and coffee is essential for a winter with ease. Seen first on Bits and Babbles. Being Forty-Something

 Call Me Lazy: But, These Five Essentials Are A Must For A Winter With Ease!

Who else gets lazy doing the winter season besides me? No, I am not ashamed to admit any of that. Being a mom, wife, and full-time hairstylist, I can get burned out quickly due to wearing a plethora of hats. Although I am not doing anything, no other

I Am Going To A Wedding Wearing Everything From The Second-Hand Store!

Wearing a black lace dress from the thrift store. Would you attend a wedding wearing everything you've purchased from the thrift store? I may have to grab a glass of wine for the answers I am about to receive.
Would you attend a wedding wearing everything you've purchased from the thrift store? I may have to grab a glass of wine for the answers I am about to receive. Ok, here's the deal I am going to be in a wedding in mid-January, but the colors are purple and gold.

Changing The Narrative To Doing Everyday Life: Morning Commute!

Good morning I thought I would jump on here to share a few morning bits and babbles. You know that stuff we wake up and want to jump start as soon as the thought comes to mind. Well, that is me right now, getting ready to change the narrative to everyday life. And I thought I would share a few bits and pieces over my morning commute. My Life
On my morning commute, I Am Changing The Narrative To Doing Everyday Life!
Good morning I thought I would jump on here to share a few morning bits and babbles. You know that stuff we wake up and want to talk about as soon as the thought comes to mind. Well, that is me right now, getting ready to change the narrative to everyday life in 2020. And I thought I would share a few bits and pieces over my morning commute with you guys. 

The Kitchen Was A Mess But I Made It!

Baking pies and having coffee in snowman cup.  This is it the last day of my kitchen being a hot mess on the 25th. Although it was a day filled with laughs and lots of food, I am so glad to see it gone with the wind. LOL, No, I am not. I am happier about the New Year, which is about to peek its head in 2020 real soon. So, I hope you all had the best day ever at Christmas with your loved ones.
 This is it the last day of my kitchen being a hot mess on the 25th. Although it was a day filled with laughs and lots of food, I am so glad to see it gone with the wind.

Have A Great Christmas Ya'll Plus A Bit Of Bliss!

 Hey, guys, here we are one day before Christmas who else is excited? So, I thought I would slide on over onto the blog and wish you all a happy holiday but with a bit of bliss added.  Roasting Marshmallows for Christmas
Have A Great Christmas Ya'll Plus A Bit Of Bliss!
 Hey, guys, here we are one day before Christmas who else is excited? So, I thought I would slide on over onto the blog and wish you all a happy holiday but with a bit of bliss added. 

Earrings That Compliment My Aging Style (Older Woman) Looks Being Forty-Something

If I had a penny for the times I thought something wouldn't look great on me, I would be rich right now. So, today I am sharing a few of my earring picks that I think will compliment my aging style and any woman who is getting older in life. I used to be the one who played it safe with wearing jewelry.
Earring Look Book
If I had a penny for the times I thought something wouldn't look great on me, I would be rich right now. So, today I am sharing a few of my earring picks that I think will compliment my aging style and any woman who is getting older in life. I used to be the one who played it safe with wearing jewelry. 

Weekend Bits And Favorites 28: I Got A Ticket!

Tangie snooping around the thrift store this weekend.
 Hey, guys, I am back with a few bits from the weekend. And I must admit everything started off great but ended with my feeling being crushed. #thatslife

Current Obsessions That Are Likely To Be Carried In My Stella And Max Thrift Bag!

Sharing whats in Stella and Max handbag. Thrift Bits and Favorites
Current Obsessions That Are Likely To Be Carried In My  Stella And Max Thrift Bag!
Sharing A Few Thrift Bits and Favorites of What's Really In The Thrift Bag?

So, a funny thing happened last week while snooping at the thrift store. I stumbled across a rare 

Being 40 Something: What I Eat And Do Three Times A week! A Real Woman's Routine


Woman working out with ball.Being 40 Something : What I Eat And Do Three Times A week! A Real Woman's Routine. #being40something
Being 40 Something: What I Eat And Do Three Times A week! A Real Woman's Routine
 It is no secret I am a soul food Louisiana eating gal. Yes, to all the grits, shrimp, catfish, greens, and cornbread. I am going to confess to all of that before I even start today's post. WOW! I feel so much better sharing my own truth and honesty with you guys. Yes, I am about to get real. 

Used Boots And Brunch In The City!

Sharing Used Boots And Brunch In The City
Used Boots And Brunch In The City!
My diary book is filled with City things I love to do and eat. But there is nothing more exhilarating to me then when I can meet my friends for a cheap burger and brunch date. This post just may warm your heart or at least get you in the mood to get up and get out into the City.

Affordable And Thoughtful Christmas Gifts For Friends And Co-Workers!

Making affordable lists for Christmas gift giving : friends and co-workers
Affordable And Thoughtful Christmas Gifts For Friends And Co-Workers! You will not believe what I have come up with. And number 6 is my absolute favorite gift-giving idea.

Mixing And Matching My Thrifts For A 70's Inspired Basic Betty Look!

Mix and Match: How Tangie Bell styles one jumpsuit with thrift pieces for a 70's look
Mixing And Matching My Thrifts For A '70s Inspired Basic Betty Look!

The one post about the fun of wearing mix and match thrift items. :)

Who knew snooping around the thrift stores would help me find a new style for myself? I have learned how to mix and match my thrifts just recently for the '70s inspired basic Betty look. 
Being 40 something and a baby from the early 1971 days, it is no secret why I love dressing from that era. Although, as a kid, I did not like the style or fashion picks from those earlier times. 

Two Hours At The Craft Store Only To Make One Thing!

Tangie Bell shopping plants at the craft store for the Christmas holidays
 Two Hours At The Craft Store Only To Make One Thing!
It's been a hot minute since I picked up my craft sticks and made something for myself to wear. But I have been sharing my skills with the youth in my district. So, today, I thought I would pop onto the blog and share my new metal bling earrings with you guys.

Back In The Day, I Wore The Same Dress: Today I Am Bringing That Method Back By Mixing And Matching!

Tange Bell in mirror sharing how she wore the same dress several ways: Judge My Style
Back In The Day, I Wore The Same Dress: Today I Am Bringing That Method Back By Mixing And Matching!
Since the weather wants to change in temperatures every five minutes. I guess I will be doing a little mixing and matching myself. So, I decided to share my little bits with you guys as I re-wear the same dress for four days. (So, get ready to judge my style). Oh, and it's a doozy. :)

My Twist On A Fall Tomato Soup And Sandwich!

Soup and sandwich with apples in the center

 My Twist On A Fall Tomato Soup And Sandwich

 I know we are in full swing of the weather feeling wintery with a hint of chill in the air. But I must admit I am not ready just yet to let go of my fall drinks and crisp winds blowing about our back yard.

I Spent 3 Dollars To Keep My Style Up-Beat And On Repeat!

Quick Outfit Of The Day. Black and White Looks
I Spent 3 Dollars To Keep My Style Up-Beat And On Repeat!
Oh, hey, let's have a quick outfit of the day chat. 

I Needed These Three Items Back In My Anti- Aging Skincare Routine

 Adding beauty 360 to my anti-aging skincare routine
I Needed These Three Items Back In My Anti- Aging Skincare Routine
Adding new things to my beauty bag.
So, a crazy thing happened a few days ago. I ran out of my favorite skincare products. Of course, it was no big deal because my skin was still feeling "oh so smooth and youthful.