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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…

15 Instagrammers with Ageless Style Who Prove You Can Wear What You Want

15 Instagrammers with Ageless Style Who Prove You Can Wear What You Want

While I was writing my post, 10 Wardrobe Swaps You Need to Make to Instantly Look Younger, I checked out…

10 Wardrobe Swaps You Need to Make to Instantly Look Younger

10 Wardrobe Swaps You Need to Make to Instantly Look Younger

Want to know what to wear to look younger over 40? Swap these clothing items that make you look older…

5 Comfortable and Stylish Shoes Perfect for Women Over 40

5 Comfortable and Stylish Shoes Perfect for Women Over 40

I’m really excited today to partner with Marmi Shoes to bring you this sponsored post featuring shoes from the brand…

20 Wedding Dresses Perfect for the Over 40 Bride That You Can Get from Amazon

20 Wedding Dresses Perfect for the Over 40 Bride That You Can Get from Amazon

Planning a wedding as a bride over 40? You don’t have to spend a ton of money on the perfect…

Home Life

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…

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…

Quick and Easy “Mostly Homemade” Heirloom Tomato Tart

Quick and Easy “Mostly Homemade” Heirloom Tomato Tart

This easy tomato tart recipe uses puff pastry to cut down the time needed and roasted heirloom tomatoes and carmelized…

20 Easy Ways to Save Money on Groceries

20 Easy Ways to Save Money on Groceries

I’m sharing today how to save money on groceries. If you follow these shopping tips, you’ll be able to save…

Health & Wellness

Analyzing Your Body Composition with the Dexa Scan Test: An Honest Review

Analyzing Your Body Composition with the Dexa Scan Test: An Honest Review

A whole-body Dexa Scan test from DexaFit will give you a complete and accurate picture of your body composition, including…

Getting Started with High Intensity Interval Training

Getting Started with High Intensity Interval Training

I’m pleased to offer a guest post today from McKenzie Brower, a contributing writer and media specialist for Orangetheory Fitness.…

This Test Will Accurately Measure Your Metabolism

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…

Get the Truth About Bladder Cancer from Marilu Henner

Get the Truth About Bladder Cancer from Marilu Henner

Marilu Henner, author, Dancing with the Stars contestant, and your cool sister from the TV show, Taxi, sounds exactly like…

5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Balance in Midlife

5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Balance in Midlife

On Monday, we talked here on the blog about how important it is to maintain your balance as you age…

Why You Need Good Balance in Midlife and Beyond

Why You Need Good Balance in Midlife and Beyond

Have you seen an article in your facebook feed telling you that a simple sitting test can predict how long you’ll…

Your Best Self

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…

50 Self-Compassion Quotes and Affirmations to Help You Learn to Love and Accept Yourself

50 Self-Compassion Quotes and Affirmations to Help You Learn to Love and Accept Yourself

If you saw my post How to Learn to Treat Yourself with Self-Compassion, you know I sometimes struggle with treating myself…

How to Learn to Treat Yourself with Self-Compassion

How to Learn to Treat Yourself with Self-Compassion

Self-Compassion is often something that’s hard for many of us. Yet practicing self-compassion can significantly increase our happiness and make…

15+ Practical Self-Care Ideas to Keep Your Worry and Anxiety Under Control

15+ Practical Self-Care Ideas to Keep Your Worry and Anxiety Under Control

These simple and practical self-care ideas will help tame your anxiety and keep your worry under control even during the…

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Here’s Why Organizing Your Empty Nest with Marie Kondo’s Konmari Method Really Could Change Your Life

Here’s Why Organizing Your Empty Nest with Marie Kondo’s Konmari Method Really Could Change Your Life

Tidying up your empty nest can be just the spark of you need to ignite the next phase of your life. You’ve been back from college drop-off for a few…

35 Seriously Easy Meals for College Students

35 Seriously Easy Meals for College Students

My daughter recently moved into her first apartment and I thought everything was going smoothly until I received the following text: Oops! Guess I skipped a couple of “How to…

This Self-Care Checklist will Keep You from Burning Out

This Self-Care Checklist will Keep You from Burning Out

I wrote earlier about how we midlife women are often so busy taking care of the other people in our lives that we often don’t even see the signs when we are…

12 Cozy Ways to Celebrate a Very Hygge Christmas

12 Cozy Ways to Celebrate a Very Hygge Christmas

If you’ve read this blog for any length of time, you know that I have a slight obsession with the Danish concept of hygge, which I loosely define as a…