{Giveaway} $2,000 Tidy Cats Littervention

This post is brought to you by Tidy Cats®, the cat litter expert for nearly 50 years.

Do you and your cat deserve $2,000?

Our kitties make us smile every day, but tidying up after them is no laughing matter. Keeping the litter box fresh and clean is one thing; schlepping the heavy litter home is another.

But even if your cat doesn’t have to lift a paw either way, there’s a new lighter litter on the market to make your life a whole lot easier. The new Tidy Cats® LightWeight litter has all the strength and odor-neutralizing power of traditional Tidy Cats scooping cat litter, but is half the weight.

To celebrate its lighter litter, Tidy Cats and design enthusiast and lifestyle expert Jenni Pulos are giving cat owners the chance to have a makeover for their kitties’ home and litter box areas.

The LightWeight Littervention™ Contest will offer one lucky winner (and her or his cat) a $2,000 in-home litter box area makeover, as well as $1,000 to use on load-lightening services for one day, from grocery shopping to housekeeping! The winner also will receive a two-year supply of Tidy Cats LightWeight litter and a $100 gift card. Besides the grand prize winner, two runners-up will each receive a year’s supply of Tidy Cats LightWeight litter and a $50 gift card.

To enter the LightWeight Littervention Contest, simply visit TidyCats.com/littervention, upload a fun photo of your feline friend, and answer a few questions, such as why you need Tidy Cats to help lighten your load.

The contest ends February 12, 2015,
so be sure to enter now.

WHO WILL WIN?
There will be lots of contestants—enter early. Besides the three top winners, the first 100 people to enter will receive a coupon for $5-off of Tidy Cats® LightWeight. Visit TidyCats.com/littervention for official rules and entry.

Whether you have one or many kitties, Tidy Cats® cat litter controls odor and helps keep homes smelling fresh and clean. Learn more about Tidy Cats® at www.TidyCats.com.

Peek Inside The World’s Tiniest Museum

I’m always impressed with myself when I recognize
a famous painting, and actually know who painted it.

If I happen to know the artistic period during which it was painted, I think I’m a genius. I am not one to stand in front of a painting for half an hour, discussing its hidden meaning or symbolism, or to rent detailed audio tours at an exhibition, but I do find it fascinating to learn about artists and their work. For instance, which famous French artist was captivated by the Moroccan landscape, women and architecture? (Answer: Matisse)

When I heard about an app called Art Authority, by Open Door Networks, I knew I wanted to have it. Featuring a comprehensive and well-organized collection of over 70,000 paintings and sculptures by over 1,000 of the western world’s major artists, from ancient times to today, the app includes detailed captions (including title, date, size, location), as well as in-depth information about the works, the periods, and the artists.

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A Girl Talks About Her Pearls

Sherri Bodnoff, a Southwest Airlines flight attendant, is
the lucky lady who won a magnificent strand
of $2,500 Mikimoto pearls from Roy Herzl, diamond
and jewelry experts since 1855.

She lives in Union, KY, with her 14-year-old daughter, who shares her March birthday.

Sherri became a member of the dynamic community of FOF women on her last birthday, so her new necklace, of AAA Akoya pearls from Japan, is a belated present. The lustrous stand features Mikimoto’s signature 18-carat white gold clasp.

What do you think of the necklace?

I love the look of the pearls. They’re simple, yet elegant and classic, and can be worn for just about any occasion. The necklace makes me feel very special when I’m wearing it. I’ve never owned any jewelry quite like this before!

When will you wear the pearls?

I will wear it at work, and at home, not just for special occasions.

What’s your style?

I’m very casual. I wear a uniform for work, so at home I’m relaxed, I’m more of a jeans and t-shirt or yoga pants kind of woman.

What are your interests?

My hobbies include going to the gym/yoga studio, reading, watching movies, and baking.

Peek Inside The World’s Tiniest Museum

I’m always impressed with myself when I recognize
a famous painting, and actually know who painted it.

If I happen to know the artistic period during which it was painted, I think I’m a genius. I am not one to stand in front of a painting for half an hour, discussing its hidden meaning or symbolism, or to rent detailed audio tours at an exhibition, but I do find it fascinating to learn about artists and their work. For instance, which famous French artist was captivated by the Moroccan landscape, women and architecture? (Answer: Matisse)

When I heard about an app called Art Authority, by Open Door Networks, I knew I wanted to have it. Featuring a comprehensive and well-organized collection of over 70,000 paintings and sculptures by over 1,000 of the western world’s major artists, from ancient times to today, the app includes detailed captions (including title, date, size, location), as well as in-depth information about the works, the periods, and the artists.

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Frocks of Gibralter: 5 Stylish Resolutions For 2015

If you’re like me, you
embrace the beginning of
a new year with relish.

There’s nothing like the excitement of a fresh start, the chance to hit the reset button and change up something in your life. Time to clean out the closets, conquer a new skill, or just shake up your wardrobe by considering one or more of these style resolutions.

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It Seems Like Only “Yesterday”*

Sally Ann Schmitz, of Paso Robles, CA, was born at 12:23 AM on January 1, 1965, reportedly making her the first baby of the new year in San Luis Obispo County, located about midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you’re out there,
Sally Ann, welcome to
FabOverFifty.

Welcome also to: Viola Davis, Diane Lane, Maura Tierney, Sarah Jessica Parker, Brooke Shields, Melissa McBride and J.K. Rowling, among the celebs who made their real debuts in 1965.

Twenty-five other notable, and not so
notable, events of that year:

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12 Small Acts In 2015 That Could Kickstart Big Differences

Talk to at least one friend or
relative with whom you haven’t
communicated in years

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You’ll Be The Best-Looking Bag Lady At The Airport

This could be the best-looking, best-made, best-priced carry-on travel bag we’ve ever seen.

Made of select, full-grain leather, with a 100 percent Romanian hemp linen interior, the bag measures 12” H x 7” W and 15” L and features a 6” top expander for last-minute packing. it also has antique brass hardware, two leather outside pockets and an inside iPad-size pocket. Colors are rich brown or black.

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Drape Someone You Love in Faux Fox (It’s So Reasonable, You Can Buy One For Yourself, Too!)

Who wouldn’t flip over unwrapping a Christmas gift and seeing this luxe-looking Faux Fox Collar/Scarf?

Designed by Kathy Moskal, the genius who co-founded HUE fashion legwear, the soft, cozy and oh-so-sophisticated scarf will instantly give any ensemble a bit of glam! It drapes perfectly and has an elastic loop on the underside to keep it closed. Made in the US, and washable.

“I just throw it over everything.

It’s fun and versatile and I wear it with a jeans jacket, a suit or a dressy coat,” said Robin Bobbe (right), Kathy’s friend and sales rep for Kathy’s new company, OKOKO. “Kathy is coming out with a new line in the spring, made for FabOverFifty women,” Robin told us. “She knows her stuff and I am excited to be a part of it. We are both women in our 60’s.” We can’t wait!

Only 35 Faux Fox scarves are left and can be purchased on eBay for a mere $45
(regular retail was $75).

Win A Pair of Pretty Wearever Panties for LBL

This post is sponsored by Wearever Incontinence Panties.

If you’re one of the 30 percent of women—of all ages—who experience Light Bladder Leakage (LBL), enter
to win a pair of beautifully designed, quality
panties from Wearever.

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