I did a Sunday post once that talked about decisions; how every day we make small decisions that can affect our lives in ways that we never expected. Starting the blog was one of those decisions. I had been talking about it and thinking about it for over a year and one weekend, out of the clear blue, I sat down and started the process. I had no idea that my life would change from that one small decision. I hope that my one decision has also changed YOUR life in some aspect. I have gotten many emails from readers telling me some of the changes that my blog has brought about in their life. That is a humbling thought. My decisions have an impact on others. I started blogging in September of 2015 and as you can see from the photo, it looks like I had been embalmed. I look lifeless and dull. I was looking at some of my photos in January of 2016 and I thought to myself, “Your blog might be called 50 Is Not Old but you are certainly starting to look old.” I didn’t know that this one thought was going to bring about another decision that was going to bring about another huge change in my life. I called my friend and ordered Rodan + Fields. I saw a change in my skin almost immediately and even though I was still skeptical, I signed up as a consultant to get the products at the best price available. Read my post from my 1-year Rodanniversary to hear more about my journey the first year in the business.I had no intention of ever selling R+F and if it hadn’t been for the sweet comments from you gurls I would probably be still happily buying my products but never telling anyone. How crazy! Here is the thing, I tell everything! I talk about Joe, my work, my pet skunk I had as a child, a dead rabbit in my swimming pool, my grandbabies, and anything else that pops into my mind when I am writing but for some reason, I didn’t think to share with all of you about the products that I was using and LOVING! In hindsight, I was actually being a little selfish and stingy. For that, I apologize. I think that I was so worried about being a “salesperson” and trying to make money “off” of you that I never thought about what I could be doing “for” you by sharing. Like my decision to start blogging, the decision to join Rodan + Fields has also changed other peoples lives. I get emails weekly from customers who tell me about comments their husband or friends have made. And, those who have decided to become business partners with me have become really good friends and are enjoying the confidence and extra income that they have acquired. There is a small clip that was on MSNBC and the doctors are telling about their decision to start R+F. You will be very surprised to hear their story. It was a very rocky start. Also, according to Google, these ladies are between 60 and 63. Have a look for yourself by clicking hereSince I have joined Rodan + Fields I have been doing some traveling. I have gone to Las Vegas for the Convention. I attended a “spa-day” that I earned in Columbia, SC. I attended a training and get-together in Rosemary Beach, FL. I attended a mini-convention in Charleston, SC. I earned a retreat at Lake Oconee in Georgia complete with a spa treatment at the Ritz-Carlton. I attended a fun trip to Nashville to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of R+F, and as most of you know I just recently got back from a trip I earned at the RItz-Carlton in Cancun, Mexico. Wow! I am amazed myself when I look at this because I was never someone to travel before. But, the cool thing is, I can work this business from all of those places, all I need is wi-fi or cell phone service.Besides all of the trips, there has also been a steady flow of products that I have earned. I am still thrilled with the Alexa I got, I used a lot of my 1000.00 Nordstrom gift card to buy things for Joe and me to go to Cancun, I am loving my Apple watch and I can’t wait for my new iPhone X I just earned to get here next month. PLEASE know that I am not telling you this to brag. I am telling you this to show you what is possible. I remember the very first prize I earned from R+F. It was this keychain. This was in December of 2016 and I was so happy to earn this and I still carry it today. I told my Energizer Bunny Friend that I intended to use this keychain when I earn my Lexus car. That is still a long ways off but it will happen. Since I started with Rodan + Fields my confidence level has soared. Isn’t it crazy how washing your face with good skincare can change your confidence? The reason that I started the blog was to help women feel better about themselves through fashion. When you feel like you look good it changes your perspective. The same is true with the skincare. When you feel like your skin looks the best that it can you just have so much more confidence. I would NEVER have had the courage to get up before a room full of women, mostly a lot younger than me, and give a presentation. Rodan + Fields has not only helped me to “look” younger but all of the women that I have met and travel with have made me “feel” younger. Joe laughs and says that when I travel that I am traveling with a younger crowd. I got to go to the Las Vegas strip and Broadway in Nashville. When he travels on his golf trips he is eating supper at 5:00 pm and going to bed at 10:00. Lol! This is my Energizer Bunny Friend and we were having a blast at a photo shoot at the 10 year anniversary event. Have I mentioned the fact that she is younger than my oldest child? Have I mentioned that she rocks a faux hawk? Have I mentioned that she competed in Mrs. Virginia a couple years ago? You have to have a LOT of confidence to travel with this bunch. Lol! All joking aside, the energy that I get at these events is addicting. Scroll back up at the picture from 2015 and tell me that you don’t see a difference in my skin and in my confidence. It shows in the pictures.I want to let everyone who wants to try these products have the opportunity to do that at the best price possible. I’m giving YOU my Consultant price on any order placed as a Preferred Customer TODAY only! Simply place your order online and I’ll reimburse you the difference! Go to tstephens5.myrandf.com to become a PC and if you aren’t sure what a PC is, then check out my blog post yesterday where I talk about it.Rodan + Fields has the AMP specials available only until the end of May. Here is the pricing BEFORE my special one-day offer. Message me with any product that you want to know the exact cost.

If you are thinking about working R+F as a business then ask yourself a few questions.

  1. Are you self-motivated and driven?
  2. Do you like to talk to people?
  3. Are you goal oriented?
  4. Are you an optimist or a pessimist?

Believe it or not, that is about all I need to know about you. You don’t need to be a salesperson (obviously), you don’t need to be an extrovert (obviously), you don’t have to have a blog since I would venture to guess that 95-99 percent of consultants are not bloggers, and you don’t have to be in your 30’s (obviously.) If this sounds like something that you are interested in then have I got a deal for you. You can sign up as a new Consultant for FREE!!! I am serious, just email me at fiftyisnotold@gmail.com and I will give you the details. Next year we could have the same Rodanniversary and be celebrating together!!!  Go to tstephens5.myrandf.biz to look at the different business kits.

Tomorrow it is back to business as usual and I have a super cute outfit to show you. Thanks for indulging me on my Rodanniversary🎂🍾🎉

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  1. Congratulations ******* It is lovely to hear how well you are succeeding in your venture with R+F. You are a lovely genuine lady and I am so pleased that i came across your blog. It would be lovely if in 2 years I could do half as well as you. Can I take this opportunity to thank you for the help you have given me and I wish you well for your future.

    • Tania Reply

      Awww, thanks so much! I was happy to help if only just a tiny bit. Blogging is fun but also work and you have to love it in order to stick with it. I love helping women and when I get emails telling me about a way that my blog has helped them it makes everything worthwhile.

  2. Congratulations Tania!! Your inspiration to help others and excitement is contagious! You are beautiful inside and out! I’m sooooo happy I found your blog! Kudos to you sweet lady!

    • Tania Reply

      Susanne, thank you for your sweet comments. I love blogging and helping ladies! Rodan + Fields is just another avenue that I can help women with their skin issues and also by giving them an opportunity to have their own business. I am so glad that we hopped on the phone to talk blogging one day, I have loved getting to know you.

  3. Happy Rodaniversary Tania! I so love that pink dress. Enjoy your day!

    • Tania Reply

      Debbie, you mean the dress that Joe calls “frumpy?” Lol!

  4. Congratulations on your anniversary and your success! It is a pleasure seeing you shine at something you love to do. You go, girl!!!

    • Tania Reply

      That is hitting the nail on the head, Tara. I love sharing, pure and simple.

  5. Congratulations, Tania! You are a great R & F consultant; they are lucky to have you as are we. Wishing you continued success!!!

    • Tania Reply

      Dawn, you are such a sweetie. I am thankful that you chose me as your consultant!!!

  6. Congratulations. It’s a very inspiring story. You’ve worked hard and earned it all. Celebrate 🎉

    • Tania Reply

      Johnna, thanks. People forget that the word “work” is part of network marketing. I actually do work the business but when you love the products and the company that you represent, it isn’t hard to share that love.

  7. Charlcy Green Reply

    You are one amazing lady, Tania! I can’t believe all you have accomplished since I met you and I am so proud of you! You are my inspiring friend and I’m so glad I follow your blog and life!

    • Tania Reply

      Charlcy, you are always so encouraging. Thank you so much for being my friend!

  8. Congrats, Tania! I’m in awe that you manage to blog every day and share your thoughts with us.
    I’m glad your R +F work is making it profitable as well.

    • Tania Reply

      Mary, it is a commitment that is for sure. But, I love the blog so that makes it much easier.

  9. Almetra Briggs Reply

    Congratulations, Tania! You are such an inspiration to me. Thank you for your wonderful posts, I read them each day as I enjoy my lunch at the high school where I work! You are a joy!

    • Tania Reply

      Thank you so much, Almetra! I love doing the blog. It is a lot of work but I enjoy it and hearing from all of my readers.

  10. Your “I look embalmed” comment is literally coffee out the nose funny!! I laugh every time I think about it. Love, love, love your hair, I took your photo to my stylist but sadly, I look more like the Sherwin Williams paint boy🤣

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