Turning 50 is Nifty

by CWAHM

There are many reasons to celebrate turning the age of 50. I survived it and will give you 50 reasons why it is great!

50 is not that old!

You could live another 50 years!

You have survived half of a century and that is reason enough to rejoice!

When I was in my 30's, I imagined ladies who were 50 would be wearing dentures, housecoats, and that they were ready to retire! Boy was I wrong!


Turning 50 is a true milestone in your life, but it may not feel like to you right now. I  turned 50 and and have some great news for you! It is not so bad after all. 

I can only speak for the women who are 50. I often hear of men who turn 50 and go through a "Mid-life crisis". Maybe men really are afraid of being 50 and react differently...I can only guess.

There are lots of reasons to "Celebrate" this age in your life and you do not need to get up in the morning crying over it. There are many "Perks" for turning 50. You may not know about them yet, but you soon will!

With a bit of humor, facts, and personal experience, here are 50 reasons to be happy to turn 50! And remember, you are not a Senior Citizen (yet) that comes at 60....that's another 10 years!

Benefits 1-15 of being 50!


1. You are officially "Middle Age".

 2. You are a Baby Boomer.

3. You can join the AARP
    (American Association of Retired Persons).

4. You can join the Red Hat Society!

5. You have an Empty Nest (if you are lucky).

6. You are responsible.

7. Your vacations don't included children 

8. You don't worry about becoming pregnant. 

9. You know the grass is NOT greener on the other side of the fence.  

10. You have 10 more years before you turn 60.

11. You have a real savings account.

12. You have more freedom.

13. Your choices are better.

14. You have more confidence.

15. You are "Mature".

Benefits 16-30 of being 50!

16. You don't care (as much) what what people
      think.

17. You grew up watching Charlie Brown the the
      Peanuts Gang.

18. You are not quite old enough to be called a
      "Senior".

19. You can now laugh at yourself.

20. You can get the car you always dreamed of.

21. You cherish your friends more.

22. You do less laundry.

23. You follow politics more.

24. You are more conservative.

25. Young people ask your advice.

26. Your house is almost paid off.

27. You accept hair color as your friend.

28. You are responsible.

29. You can still remember things!

30. You can't party like you used to.

Benefits 31-50 of being 50!

Turning 50 is part of life!

31. You still look great!

32. You still feel (a bit) sexy.

33. You don't yell at the kids anymore.

34. You want to make a difference in the world.

35. You love being alone.

36. You start eating healthier.

37. You know lying doesn't work.

38. You treat yourself better.

39. You are instructed to have a colonoscopy (ok, this is not so much fun).

40. You don't have to shave as often.

41. You know that youth ages.

42. You are not afraid to ask for what you want.

43. You ARE smarter then a 5th grader.

44. You can tell people to "mind your own business" and not feel bad.

45. You don't have to wear sexy underwear anymore.

46. You don't worry as much about your driver's license picture.

47. Bird watching is a favorite pass time.

48. You like to grow your own vegetables.

49. You really appreciate when you lose weight!

50. Many celebrities look better at 50 then any other age and you can too!

Red Hat Lady in Red Convertible Poster

Life in the fast lane!
Red Hat Red Convertible

Big Number 50

Party Prop
Number 50

50th Birthday Party Themes

Celebration Time!
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Celebrate In Style 50 - Party Pack

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One  More Candle 50th Birthday Party Pack
You can laugh at your age now! Have a little fun with this funny Birthday party pack.

Do you love being 50?

It's ok to vote, no one will know how you REALLY feel!

Valerie Bertinelli Interview

She looks better at 50 then at 40!

Valerie Bertinelli is terrific at 50!

What Women want as a Birthday Present at 50

Here are some ideas for gifts!

When women turn 50, they things that cost a LOT of money!

That's what I tell my husband. The house needs a "Face lift". It needs new carpet, flooring, kitchen counters, new windows, siding, and my office needs updating,  I would LOVE to go on a cruise...you get the idea.

For years you have sacrificed for our children and the house was always put on hold. The kids really didn't do the carpets any favors, but that's ok, we enjoyed the time when they were here!

I want to pick my home furnishing and updates out myself...don't try to buy them for me. I always say just give me some CASH, that works perfect too!  





Nifty at 50 Coffee Mug

A fun and affordable gift for the gal turning 50!

If you can't afford something really expensive, try giving a T-shirt or coffee mug gift.

 

50 Fun and Fabulous T-Shirts

A Perfect gift for turning 50!

50th Birthday Gift Basket

1961 Time Capsule Retro Birthday Gift
1961 Time Capsule - Fun & Retro 50th Birthday Party Gift
Distributed by Wellhaven Gifts for Seniors & Boomers

Party Themes & Ladies Gifts Link

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Party Hats
 Use Hats to create the perfect look for your party!

Roses and Gold-Dipped Roses
Perfect for the lady who is turning 50

 

Updated: on 06/03/2013, CWAHM
 
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After this page, do you feel better about turning 50?


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bizilady on 07/23/2011

turning 50 was fine..but 60 is another story altogether..LOL

TerriRexson on 07/10/2011

50 certainly isn't as old as it used to be! I've got a while to go yet, you've done a great job of selling it.

tandemonimom on 06/29/2011

Fun 50 page! I won't make it there for another four years, but thanks for giving me something to look forward to!

sheilamarie on 06/27/2011

The 50s are great. You just don't care anymore what people think. You know your time is limited, so you are free to live fully if you choose.

soni2006 on 06/20/2011

Hey this page looks excellent. A mix of Squidoo and Hubpages. I like the widgets and new style plus your info is rocking dear. I am new to Wizzley. Just joined and saw your page.

ajgodinho on 06/14/2011

Ah, the way you put it, I wouldn't mind turning 50 sooner...LOL. I enjoyed reading you take...hopefully this approach works for men too. We'll see, you may see one of these lenses from me when I turn 50 ;)

sandyspider on 06/13/2011

Great page. You make it sound like 50 is the new 20.

SimeyC on 06/11/2011

Funny Page!! As I approach the big five-ohhh I'll come back to this page and remind myself it ain't too bad!!!



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