Health

5 Recipe Favorites for Empty Nesters

Making the transition from feeding a family to cooking for two can be quite a challenge, especially when it’s fraught with the emotion of being a recent empty-nester. My husband and I are six months into the journey, and just now feel like we are getting the hang of it.  At first, we realized we […]

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Spring Wal-Mart Workout Haul

Ice and artic temps kept us locked up indoors again this week and my waistline is starting to show the results of a harsh winter spent sipping cocoa and eating comfort foods.  In search of some springtime motivation, I ventured over to Wal-Mart to check out their new line of spring workout essentials.  Here’s what […]

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What’s in my ALDI Cart?

I sometimes giggle when I see the luxury cars parked outside the new ALDI in my town.  My mom was an ALDI fan way before it was chic.  In those days, canned goods were the “safe” items, and produce, dairy, and meat were to be avoided.  She was a single mom raising a family on […]

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5 Tips for Skincare Sanity

Yesterday, I stumbled upon a fellow sufferer in the skincare aisle.  Maybe it was you- we both had our reading glasses on and a befuddled look, trying to tell a ceramide from an antioxidant and looking for an anti-wrinkle cream that didn’t cost a fortune. Sound familiar?  If you’ve read My Aging Manifesto, you know […]

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My Aging Manifesto

When it comes to getting older, I’ve found I have a longer list of “don’ts” than “dos”.  For instance, I don’t want to be one of those people who are afraid of falling and breaking a bone, I don’t want to start wearing polyester pants or orthopedic shoes, and I don’t want a helmet hairstyle. […]

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