4 absolutely weird places you’ll gain weight once you hit 40.

brassiere and panties

Fat is now finding new and unfortunate places to hide. Beware. Just so you are aware of what’s down the road, here are 4 absolutely bizarre places you’ll gain weight once you hit 40. News alert. Fat is smarter these days (just like our kids). Fat is now outsmarting us. It’s lurking in new and creative places on my body. […]

How to Style a White Tee

how to style a white tee

How to Style A White Tee This Season. Spring is here and it’s finally time to bring out the coolest of the warm weather wardrobe staple, the plain white tee. White tees are just COOL in a not-trying-too-hard, laid back kinda way. The basic white tee’s been cool since James Dean wore one in Rebel Without a Cause and the entire world went […]

How a bad case of head lice led to one of my best days ever.

head lice

I Heart Head Lice!Why my daughter’s case of head lice was actually a wonderful gift. A nasty case of head lice truly made for a nearly perfect day. Standing in the aisle at the grocery store, balancing a gallon jug of cat litter, I got a call from my daughter’s school. Just seeing that number pop up on my cellphone made […]

When to throw out makeup and beauty products. [Infographic]

when to throw out your makeup

How to know when to throw out makeup and beauty products. I’m still unpacking from my move and I’ve been amazed at how much stuff (aka crap) I’ve accumulated. One area in particular that was pretty appalling was how much makeup I’d stockpiled and managed to shove in my makeup drawer. I didn’t really know when to throw out makeup […]

The “c” word that’s ruining your divorce.

the c word

There are a few “c” words floating around our world these days. Words that begin with the letter “c” and are all too heinous to actually be spoken of. Out loud. In polite company. First off, there’s that really derogatory name for a female (and female body part). You probably have a very good idea of which one I’m talking about. […]

4 Things I Wish I Could Change About Adoption.

4 not so great things about adoption

I adore adoption but as my child gets older, there are things I regret about adoption, things I wish I could change about life as a family formed by adoption. Here are 4 things I so wish I could change-for my daughter’s sake. If you know me, you know I’m a huge advocate and fan of adoption. I love it not […]

Get inspired by this over 40 fashion trendsetter.

Over 40 style maven

How do you find your own personal style? Here’s tips from one super stylish woman showing us all how to embrace over 40 fashion!  I am inspired by the style of many amazing women I’m fortunate to know. One of the most stylish women I am honored to know is Kimberly K. Kimberly has such great fearless style! She proves […]

Why Moving Makes My Head Explode.

moving tips

Moving doesn’t just give me a stress headache it makes me feel like my head could explode. So in case you noticed, my blog has been really quiet this week. Crazy quiet, like, crickets. No I haven’t abandoned it.  No I didn’t fall off the edge of the earth either, I’ve just been moving. Moving boxes of boxes of stuff […]