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10 Things Happy Empty Nesters Don’t Do

10 Things Happy Empty Nesters Don’t Do

You’re not doomed to suffer from empty nest syndrome! You might hear tons of ideas about what to do to be happy in your empty nest, but there are some…

The Ultimate Self-Care Checklist to Keep You from Burning Out

The Ultimate Self-Care Checklist to Keep You from Burning Out

I wrote earlier about how we midlife women are often so busy taking care of the…
10 Natural Remedies for Menopause Symptoms that Really Work According to Real Women

10 Natural Remedies for Menopause Symptoms that Really Work According to Real Women

These natural remedies for menopause symptoms really work according to real women who have tried and recommended them. See what real women have to say about how effective remedies like…

Beauty & Style

25 Women Going Gray Gracefully Who Will Inspire You to Quit Dying Your Hair

25 Women Going Gray Gracefully Who Will Inspire You to Quit Dying Your Hair

Thinking of going gray? These women are sharing their journey with growing in their gray and growing out their hair…

18 Piece Business Casual Amazon Capsule Wardrobe

18 Piece Business Casual Amazon Capsule Wardrobe

This 18-piece Amazon Capsule Wardrobe for women covers all the essentials you need to build a business casual wardrobe -…

How to Take a Good Selfie Over 40

How to Take a Good Selfie Over 40

Follow these tips to learn how to take a good selfie and you’ll never have to post another picture of…

10 Stylish and Comfy Summer Clothes I’m Adding to My Wardrobe Right Now

10 Stylish and Comfy Summer Clothes I’m Adding to My Wardrobe Right Now

If you read my newsletter, you’ll know that I’ve declared this summer to be “elastic waistband summer” to indicate my…

My Honest Review of Amazon Personal Shopper

My Honest Review of Amazon Personal Shopper

My honest review of Amazon Personal Shopper – Amazon’s new personal styling service designed to compete with styling services like…

Easy One Eyeshadow Eye Makeup for Older Hooded Eyes

Easy One Eyeshadow Eye Makeup for Older Hooded Eyes

One eyeshadow eye makeup for older hooded eyes? Yes, please. This look couldn’t be faster or easier and will get…

Home Life

12 Cozy Ways to Celebrate a Very Hygge Christmas

12 Cozy Ways to Celebrate a Very Hygge Christmas

These 12 Hygge Christmas ideas will ensure that your Christmas celebrations will be the coziest and happiest ever. How to…

Gift Guide 2020: The Best Christmas Gifts for College Students

Gift Guide 2020: The Best Christmas Gifts for College Students

Looking for the best Christmas Gifts for a college student? This guide has been updated for 2020 and has the…

The Gratitude Letter: A Simple Gratitude Exercise with a Big Impact

The Gratitude Letter: A Simple Gratitude Exercise with a Big Impact

Looking for a gratitude exercise that makes a big impact? Write a gratitude letter to someone you appreciate letting them…

Slow Cooker Pot Roast for Two

Slow Cooker Pot Roast for Two

This easy Pot Roast for Two cooks up effortlessly in your slow cooker and leaves you with a special weeknight…

25 Halloween Trees that Will Convince You to Put Your Christmas Tree Up Today

25 Halloween Trees that Will Convince You to Put Your Christmas Tree Up Today

Have you heard of Halloween Trees? They’re a new trend that I’m totally here for and they’re the perfect excuse…

Christmas Card Ideas for Empty Nesters

Christmas Card Ideas for Empty Nesters

It can be difficult to gather everyone for the annual Christmas Card picture once the kids have grown up and…

Health & Wellness

Real Talk About Menopause

Real Talk About Menopause

Let’s have some real talk about menopause.  Too many of us (including myself) don’t fully understand what’s happening when we’re…

How to Lose Weight after Menopause: Why You Gain Weight and How You Can Lose It

How to Lose Weight after Menopause: Why You Gain Weight and How You Can Lose It

This is the fourth post in the Midlife Rambler Real Talk about Menopause series. Too many of us (including myself) don’t fully…

Why Having a Purpose in Life May Protect You From Alzheimer’s

Why Having a Purpose in Life May Protect You From Alzheimer’s

Recent studies have shown that having a strong purpose in life can prevent cognitive decline even in people whose brains…

10 Natural Remedies for Menopause Symptoms that Really Work According to Real Women

10 Natural Remedies for Menopause Symptoms that Really Work According to Real Women

These natural remedies for menopause symptoms really work according to real women who have tried and recommended them. See what…

Your Complete Guide to the Symptoms of Menopause and Perimenopause

Your Complete Guide to the Symptoms of Menopause and Perimenopause

Are you experiencing signs of menopause or perimenopause, such as hot flashes, weight gain or mood swings? It turns out…

What Happens During Menopause and Perimenopause with Your Hormones

What Happens During Menopause and Perimenopause with Your Hormones

If you understand what happens during menopause and perimenopause with your hormones, you’ll understand better how to relieve your symptoms.…

Your Best Self

Everything You Need to Create Your Most Amazing Year Yet

Everything You Need to Create Your Most Amazing Year Yet

I’ve presented several tools for planning your life, getting more organized, and just generally maximizing your life on Midlife Rambler.…

Gift Guide 2020: 25 Hygge Gifts to Cozy Up with Christmas 2020

Gift Guide 2020: 25 Hygge Gifts to Cozy Up with Christmas 2020

My theme for this Holiday Season is Hygge Everything! Hygge is the Danish concept of coziness and comfortable conviviality and we…

The Gratitude Letter: A Simple Gratitude Exercise with a Big Impact

The Gratitude Letter: A Simple Gratitude Exercise with a Big Impact

Looking for a gratitude exercise that makes a big impact? Write a gratitude letter to someone you appreciate letting them…

15 Ted Talks for Women Over 40 You Have to See

15 Ted Talks for Women Over 40 You Have to See

If you’re a woman over 40, these Ted Talks are perfect for you. They’ll teach you how to handle stress…

Reinventing Your Life? Here’s How to Deal with Failure (and It’s Going to Happen)

Reinventing Your Life? Here’s How to Deal with Failure (and It’s Going to Happen)

When we’re making changes in our life, failure is inevitable and can even be a good thing even if it…

Here’s What You Need to Know about How to Reinvent Yourself at 40

Here’s What You Need to Know about How to Reinvent Yourself at 40

Here’s how to reinvent yourself at 40. One woman’s story with some tips to help you get started and a…

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5 Tips for Tidying Up You Won’t Learn from Marie Kondo’s Netflix Show

5 Tips for Tidying Up You Won’t Learn from Marie Kondo’s Netflix Show

The TV show is just the beginning. Here’s what you need to know if you want to spark some joy in your own home with Marie Kondo’s life-changing KonMari magic…

Why My Word for 2017 is Hygge

Why My Word for 2017 is Hygge

I often pick a word at the beginning of the New Year as my theme for the year. It’s easier than a resolution (although I often make those too) and…

My KonMari Clean Up One Year Later

My KonMari Clean Up One Year Later

Here’s what worked for me – and what didn’t work – after a year of following Marie Kondo’s KonMari method of organization from the book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying…

5 Reasons You May Have a Hard Time Staying Organized and How to Get Past them

5 Reasons You May Have a Hard Time Staying Organized and How to Get Past them

Your big reorganization is complete and you’re loving how neat and tidy your house feels. But how can you keep from backsliding into your old habits this time? Let’s investigate…