Health

Mind-blowing Bullet Journal Tips for Empty Nesters

When my daughter introduced me to the idea of bullet journaling, my initial response was- um, no.  She and her friend poured over the cute, dotted pages for hours on end, creating mood boards and calendars worthy of a gallery.  I simply didn’t have the time. Now that I’m an empty nester, I’ve revisited the […]

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ALDI + $100 = 1 Week of Meals for Two

We’ve had about two months in the empty nest, and life is beginning to take on a new rhythm.  One of the adjustments has been transitioning from hectic meals with teenagers and their friends to cooking and planning meals for just the two of us. Initially, we found ourselves eating out or eating separately as […]

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What No One Tells You About Men’s Skincare

Let’s here it for the boys!  After 25 years of marriage, I’ve just recently come to appreciate the great grooming habits my husband incorporates into his daily routine.  He’s a man’s man in every sense of the word, but that doesn’t mean he’s let himself go.  When I walk into a room with other guys […]

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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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How to Get a Great Workout- Anywhere

Raise your hand if you’re a fan of sweaty gyms?  Me either.  I may or may not have spent ungodly amounts of money on gym memberships I’ve rarely used.  The biggest reason gyms haven’t worked for me has been because they’re inconvenient.  Exercise is more likely to happen if I can fit it into my […]

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