15 Apps You Need to Meet Your Goals in 2018

My smartphone is never more than two feet away from me these days, it seems. I use it for everything: grocery lists, online shopping, managing…

Delicious Mongolian Tofu The Whole Family Will Enjoy

First, I’d like to emphasize that this is not a cooking blog. This is a blog where we sometimes talk about cooking. That way, I…

This Test Will Accurately Measure Your Metabolism

It’s January and like so many people after the holidays, I’m looking to drop a few pounds. Between holiday indulgences and my postmenopause metabolism, I…

Why Choosing a Word of the Year is Better than New Year’s Resolutions and …

I stopped making resolutions and started picking a “word of the year” a few years ago. Last year’s word was hygge and I’m pleased to…

10 Ways to Spend Quality Time with Your Young Adult Children This Holiday Season

We look forward to our kids coming home for the holidays for months, only to have them kiss our cheek and ask for the car…

Your Christmas Shopping is Handled! The Mega Guide to Internet Gift Guides

Hey, are you done with your Christmas shopping? I finished my Christmas shopping this morning in bed at 6:30. And I didn’t go to the…

Four Signs It’s Time to Ask for Outside Help with Your Aging Parents

We’ve got a special guest post today from Caryl Anne Crowne, writer and media relations specialist for Senior Helpers of San Gabriel Valley. Dealing with…

Festive Holiday Makeup for Midlife Women

One of my goals for Midlife Rambler is to remind my readers (and myself!) on a regular basis that we are still vibrant, exciting women.…