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  • I’m So Grateful for My Dark Shitty Past

    I’m So Grateful for My Dark Shitty Past

    This Thanksgiving please join me in wallowing in my pathetic, mistake ridden past. Join me in walking down the darkest allies of the most painful pockets of your life – the ones that you can merely mention and still feel, smell and taste depression, despair and the disdain you felt from others.   Remember those [...]

  • To find your waist, find movement. Park the laptop and grab your running shoes, walking shoes, tennis shoes. Break a sweat and say hello to a June Cleaver waist line.

    Why June Cleaver Had Six-Pack Abs

    Women in the 50s were slender and elegant. Just try to get in one of their dresses in a vintage clothing store and you’ll learn quickly the zipper don’t lie. I tried on some vintage dresses today at a costume store where I told the clerk that I wanted to look like June Cleaver.   [...]

  • How the Men You Date Are Like Cigarettes

    How the Men You Date Are Like Cigarettes

    I’ve never smoked but during the past 30 years of dating 200 plus men, I’ve learned there are basically four types of men that I’ve tied to cigarette brands. If you’re over 50 and dating again, please take note of the four types of men I run into most often when dating men 50 and [...]

  • Tales From the Bush

    Tales From the Bush

    It must have been the intimacy of having four women squeezed into a two-top, but after the waiter delivered our toddies our conversation digressed to our hair down there. To protect the beaver-beauty behaviors of my friends, I’ve changed the names in this informative blog. Warning: Prudes click off if you’re easily offended. Rachel had [...]

  • 61-Year-Old Beauty Queen and Senior Model Shapes Up Spiritually

    61-Year-Old Beauty Queen and Senior Model Shapes Up Spiritually

    Sandra Sayner, a senior model, tells the truth but her age lies. At 61 she looks at least a decade younger. Yet she’s the mother of a 42-year old son and two step-children. In line with her mission of leading a fearless life, she took a friend up on a suggestion to enter the Mrs. [...]

Dirty Girls Do Cleanses

Dirty Girls Do Cleanses

[ 0 ] April 13, 2014

Fess up ladies, we all have our bad habits – over consumption of wine, chocolate, shoes or drive through tacos or burgers. The good news is we can swap out our dirty habits with clean ones by doing a seasonal cleanse (Ayureda term) or detox (American term). The transition from winter to spring is a [...]

4 Places to Recharge Your Spiritual Batteries

4 Places to Recharge Your Spiritual Batteries

[ 0 ] April 6, 2014

Is there a never-ending sucking sound vacuuming out your soul? Consider it a cue that you’re overdue to go off the grid somewhere spiritually enlightening. Travel not only stokes my creative juices it recharges my spiritual batteries. Here are four places I’ve been to that I recommend you consider if you’re feeling spiritually depleted, emotionally [...]

My Dry Heel Experiment

My Dry Heel Experiment

[ 1 ] March 31, 2014

It’s almost sandal season ladies. Are your feet ready to come out and play or are they cracked, ugly and not ready for prime time? My heels were so cracked five weeks ago, they could snag the leather on my friend’s couch. So when Healing Natural Oils asked me to try two of their products [...]

Pack Your Bag

Pack Your Bag

[ 0 ] March 20, 2014

Travel is supposed to be fun. I find I have more fun when I’m not schleeping multiple bags, totes or purses. And it’s more fun when I’m not endlessly searching for my phone, ear buds, mints, or a pen. So when I received an email about the Laptop Weekender V.3, I thought, “Ship me one, [...]

Embarrassing Female Issues, Can You Relate?

Embarrassing Female Issues, Can You Relate?

[ 0 ] March 9, 2014

We’ve all been there. Walking out of the bathroom with toilet paper on our shoe, breaking wind in yoga class or peeing our pants after a hard laugh with the girls. Rather than be embarrassed any more, let’s laugh, discuss some solutions and move on to the good stuff. Watch this video about a true [...]

Spiller Alert: A Story About Incontinence

Spiller Alert: A Story About Incontinence

[ 0 ] March 8, 2014

Full disclosure: I am participating in a Vibrant Influencer Network campaign for Depend. I am receiving a fee for posting; however, the opinions expressed in this post are completely my own. I’m not affiliated with Depend and receive no commissions or percent of sales.   Dorothy Poley, 57, has had it. She’s had three bladder [...]

Call Me Jette

Call Me Jette

[ 0 ] February 24, 2014

Jennette Delaune never looked or acted like a Jennette. So after her divorce, she buried Jennette, moved to New Orleans and stepped into her second act as the fabulous Jette. Jette’s been rocking her midlife ever since. Listen to her rebranding story. What’s in a name? Everything.It’s your calling card to the life you want. [...]

Too much forbidden fruit it not good for your soul or your stomach. Seek lasting love by reordering your love life into God, love, marriage, sex.

Valentine’s Day Truths & Consequences

[ 2 ] February 14, 2014

I just finished reading Loveology: God, Love Marriage, Sex. And the never-ending story of male and female. It was divine intervention that I had received a copy of this back-to-love-basics book by John Mark Comer, a groovy pastor and oracle of love in Portland. I had just ended a relationship that I thought would be [...]

No milk  (shake) before the vetting shake down.

How to Vet a Man (Revised)

[ 0 ] February 9, 2014

If you’re in the dating scene and over 40, chances are you’re meeting men online. Online dating profiles are intended to spark interest and dates. Think of online profiles as marketing brochures without the Federal Communications Commission playing watchdog to monitor truth in advertising. Some men (and women) whitewash their marketing profiles. Mid-life women like [...]

It’s Time to Part Ways with Your Chair

It’s Time to Part Ways with Your Chair

[ 0 ] January 28, 2014

You’ve been in a one-way relationship with a total user: your chair. It’s robbed you of your vitality, energy, creativity, and the butt you could once bounce a quarter off of. After standing at work for just three days, I’ve become the non-sit evangelist. Sitting is evil. It kills your metabolism, creativity and potential for [...]