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For women 50 and over or soon entering this new age range, this is a space for me to share my experiences in midlife with you. Embrace your age, wisdom, and this new chapter with me.

Let’s Change the Narrative on 50+

Age is just a number What if? Instead of thinking about our age in numbers or years we just live our life in a positive narrative. Not I look good for 55, or you are in great shape for 70, or wow good for you for still traveling at 80. How about you look good, wow you...

Online Dating Terms Every Woman Should Know

Online dating can be fun but it can also be frustrating. If you have participated in online dating I know you know what I am talking about when I say it can be frustrating. There seems to be a whole new lingo we need to understand to stay sane and to be successful in...

Confident at 50+

Confidence is the best accessory you can wear! Confidence can come at any age. For some we peak in our teen years, others it's our 30's and many of you will be happy to know our 60's has been mentioned in several articles as our most confident decade. Confidence can...

Hobbies For Women Over 50

Acting, blogging, coloring, dance lessons, golf, photography, writing... Whether you are a career woman or stay at home mom, empty nester, single or married.  At 50+ you are looking to add a little fun, new activities, something outside your comfort zone a new skill...

Where should you spend New Years Eve in 2022?!

I know what you are thinking. It's barely September why would I start planning my NYE celebration now?! Because Holiday travel can be quite costly. Costs do not usually go down as we get closer to December and if you start planning now you can put money away and save...

Is the news keeping you awake at night?

Is the current news creating sleepless nights for you? Between two years+ of COVID, inflation, mass shootings, flooding & fires no wonder it makes it difficult for many of us to sleep through the night. Me included, I only wish I could sleep like my Marley...

Fall Foliage Places to Visit in the US

Fall Foliage Like many of you Fall is one of my favorite times of the year. The crisp mornings, the colors of the leaves in our case the vines, wardrobe changes, thinking about soups and chili's-I just love it. And along with the fall colors and leaves changing comes...

Healthy Eating Habits & Exercise For Menopausal Women

Choosing the right diet can help menopausal symptoms. I am smiling as I write this because one of the first pieces of advice that I received when I started complaining about menopause was that giving up coffee and alcohol would help me with my hot flashes. Okay well...

Five Popular Luxury Resorts in Asia

Have you been dreaming of a vacation in Asia? Check out these popular resorts. The resort options are as vast as the continent itself. There are way too many countries and options to list here. In this post we are giving you an initial guide in resort suggestions to...

Embracing aging, well almost!

Attitude is everything for successful aging August is my birthday month and with turning a year older comes a lot of reflection, thoughts about what makes me happy, how do I want to spend my time to make these the best years of my life. I think about family and...
Let’s Change the Narrative on 50+

Let’s Change the Narrative on 50+

Age is just a number What if? Instead of thinking about our age in numbers or years we just live our life in a positive narrative. Not I look good for 55, or you are in great shape for 70, or wow good for you for still traveling at 80. How about you look good, wow you...

Online Dating Terms Every Woman Should Know

Online Dating Terms Every Woman Should Know

Online dating can be fun but it can also be frustrating. If you have participated in online dating I know you know what I am talking about when I say it can be frustrating. There seems to be a whole new lingo we need to understand to stay sane and to be successful in...

Confident at 50+

Confident at 50+

Confidence is the best accessory you can wear! Confidence can come at any age. For some we peak in our teen years, others it's our 30's and many of you will be happy to know our 60's has been mentioned in several articles as our most confident decade. Confidence can...

Hobbies For Women Over 50

Hobbies For Women Over 50

Acting, blogging, coloring, dance lessons, golf, photography, writing... Whether you are a career woman or stay at home mom, empty nester, single or married.  At 50+ you are looking to add a little fun, new activities, something outside your comfort zone a new skill...

Is the news keeping you awake at night?

Is the news keeping you awake at night?

Is the current news creating sleepless nights for you? Between two years+ of COVID, inflation, mass shootings, flooding & fires no wonder it makes it difficult for many of us to sleep through the night. Me included, I only wish I could sleep like my Marley...

Fall Foliage Places to Visit in the US

Fall Foliage Places to Visit in the US

Fall Foliage Like many of you Fall is one of my favorite times of the year. The crisp mornings, the colors of the leaves in our case the vines, wardrobe changes, thinking about soups and chili's-I just love it. And along with the fall colors and leaves changing comes...

Healthy Eating Habits & Exercise For Menopausal Women

Healthy Eating Habits & Exercise For Menopausal Women

Choosing the right diet can help menopausal symptoms. I am smiling as I write this because one of the first pieces of advice that I received when I started complaining about menopause was that giving up coffee and alcohol would help me with my hot flashes. Okay well...

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