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Beauty over 40: The Complete Guide

Beauty over 40: The Complete Guide   Reaching 40 is an incredible milestone. Most of us are through having babies, nursing babies, potty-training toddlers, and all the other joys of our 20s and 30s. Our 40s are a time of new freedoms and adventures. However, it... read more

Celebrate Mother’s Day Giveaway

Celebrate Mother's Day Giveaway   Celebrate Mother's Day with me by entering the “Celebrate Mother's Day” Giveaway! I have included some amazing gifts for the very lucky winning mom.   This post contains affiliate links, meaning if you click on a... read more

Beauty over 40: Reader Recommendations for Skincare over 40

Reader Recommendations for Skincare over 40   One of the best ways to find new products and learn new ways to care for our skin is to ask each other what is working. There are way too many products for each of us to try on our own, so consider it a “divide... read more

Beauty over 40: Skincare Products I Love

Beauty over 40: Skincare Products I Love Skincare is an important part of looking young and staying healthy, but there are more products available than one could try in a lifetime and they are not cheap. Sometimes I think Ulta and Sephora may be schemes of satan. I go... read more

Beauty over 40: What to Look for in Anti-Aging Products

Skincare over 40: What to Look for in Anti-Aging Products   Getting older has its advantages, but wrinkle-free skin is not one of them. Wrinkles, dry skin, and dark spots send us looking for products to combat these issues. There are more products available than... read more

Beauty Over 40: Best Makeup and Skincare Videos

Beauty over 40: Best Makeup and Skincare Videos   I've had to face the facts. I'm looking older. A particularly scary recent photo of me revealed many things I have not wanted to see – wrinkles around my eyes, droopy eyelids, and bad makeup application.... read more

“From Mom to Me Again” – Book Review

From Mom to Me Again – Book Review This post contains affiliate links. If you click on a link and make a purchase, I will receive (at no additional cost to you) a tiny commission. For more information, read my full disclosure in the footbar.   Do you ever... read more

How to Make New Year’s Resolutions

This post is an update to a post that originally appeared in January 2015. Many years ago I read an article about making New Year's Resolutions. The author said that you should make a resolution in each of these categories: financial, social, intellectual, and... read more

Stress LESS this Christmas

I would be lying if I did not say that Christmas time is my favorite season. I would also be lying if I did not say that some days I feel like the Grinch and I HATE CHRISTMAS. Too much to do and too little time in which to do it. Yesterday I was at yoga. Yoga can be a... read more

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