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Simple DIY Kitchen Herb Garden

Money-saving kitchen herb garden

Your summer budget may not allow for a Tuscan get-away or a wine country tour, but you can bring a bit of culinary magic to your home, just the same. Grow a simple, kitchen herb garden with your family over the summer months and enjoy money-saving flavor while creating a fun memory.

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5 Thoughts on Aging Beautifully

Midlife Women Over 40

Download my Aging Manifesto! It’s talked about as “middle age”, but who am I fooling? Maybe I’ll live to be 100, but “middle” is much easier to hear than “closer to the end.” Aging is something I’ve decided to make peace with, and I hope these pointers will help you do the same. Sadly, I’ve […]

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5 Tiny Things You Must Own This Spring

Spring Pick Me Ups

Spring is a time of awaking, and rebirth, but also of more to do than there is time in the day.  In the midst of the busyness, I hope you take some time to notice the little things that bring you joy.  Here’s a list of 5 tiny things I’m delighted with  Maybe some of […]

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Why You Should Write Your Kid a Letter Right Now

Communicate with your young adults

During our recent downsizing, I came face to face with our family odds and ends.  I relentlessly paired down my children’s craft projects and school papers, but there was one category I just couldn’t bring myself to part with. Precious memories of hours spent reading washed over me as I poured through box after box […]

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The Story Behind Skip to My Life

Launching children can be an overwhelming and emotional process, one that threatens to derail even the best of us. Here’s a plan to get to the other side of this season by rediscovering our purpose and breaking the overwhelm into small, joy-filled steps.

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No-Nos for Yoga Pants Over 40

UPDATE: Check out my Spring Walmart Workout Haul Now that the shine’s worn off my New Year’s resolutions, I’m looking for a good incentive to get off the couch.   A new addition to my workout wardrobe usually does the trick to bring a little freshness to my routine. My daughters’ generation is exceedingly comfortable with […]

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40+ Beauty: Insider Tips and Tricks

Hey ladies! It’s been a long, hard winter here and maybe where you are, as well. I’m looking for a little ray of sunshine and a way to do something nice for myself, how about you? Check out this great read, Beauty 40+, written by Boris Entrup , make-up pro and beauty insider.  Boris (love […]

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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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