Instant Mom, a review of Nia Vardalos’ hilarious book about adoption. The funniest, and most honest, thing you’ll ever read about adoption.

A hilarious book about adoption that every adoptive parent needs to read. A review of Nia Vardalos' adoption memoir, Instant Mom.

Instant Mom, a review of the funniest thing you’ll ever read about adoption. Nia Vardalos’ hilarious and brutally honest memoir of her path to becoming a parent. If you’re an adoptive parent, actually if you have ever parented a small messy human being, you have to read Instant Mom, Nia Vardalos’  poignant and funny memoir of becoming an “Instant Mom” through […]

How healthy are your bones? Important tips you need to know to stay strong, healthy, and active over 40 and beyond. 

3 habits to keep your bones strong over 40. roundandroundrosie.com

This is a sponsored post about a subject that I am passionate about, and is important information I want women to know about for their own health. The women in my family have some wonderful traits. Tenacity. Thick shiny hair. An insatiable love for salty popcorn. And osteoporosis.   A history of weakened bones and breaks runs in my family. […]

A Boozy, Drunken Recipe. The Absolutely Fabulous Champagne Cocktail.

Absolutely Fabulous the movie review and champagne cocktail

Watch out sweetie! I’m feeling absolutely inspired after watching Absolutely Fabulous. Here’s my drunken cocktail demo. This post is made possible by support from Fox Searchlight Pictures. All opinions are my own. Have I mentioned how much I loved the BBC series Absolutely Fabulous? I had the entire series on VHS and would drink champagne and watch the hell out of […]

How To Rock A Menopot.

how to rock a menopot, that middle aged pudgy middle

It’s time ladies. It’s time to learn to rock a Menopot. Loosen those pants and let your middle aged middle hang loose and free my friends. Muffin Top. Jelly belly. The area formerly known as your waist. Whatever you decide to call it we all know what it is. That squishy lump around your middle that, once you hit 40, just […]

The magical, mind altering things you learn when you travel abroad.

things you learn traveling abroad, and traveling outside your own country

The magical, mind altering things you learn when you travel abroad. Travel, especially international travel is life altering, mind expanding magic that everyone should experience. How do I know this? I’m writing this sitting atop the ancient cliffs of Santorini, Greece with the sparkling blue Aegean Sea glittering below. (Did I mention, I’m also sampling a nice glass of the local […]

10 Itty Bitty, Little Things That Put Me Over The Edge.

10 Itty Bitty Things That Put Me Over The Edge.

I know, I know, these annoying little things that happen shouldn’t affect me. But these stupid things just put me over the edge.  I’ve been reading the Malcolm Gladwell book, The Tipping Point (yes, I know about a decade or two later than everyone else, but whatever.) This book dissects how major shifts in society often start with one tiny event that tips […]