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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 [...]

Learn Skills To Pay the Bills

Learn Skills To Pay the Bills

[ 0 ] January 23, 2014

I think every woman should have and maintain skills to pay the bills. I don’t care if she’s a Jewish Princess, Welfare Wilma or Retired Rita, she should have marketable skills to pay the bills, raise the kids or travel the world (or, better yet, all of the above).   Having skills to pay the [...]

I'm working my way through this box of Christopher Elbow chocolates guilt-free in 2014.

Underachieving Resolutions for Overachievers

[ 8 ] January 6, 2014

Why not aim for the gutter this year? I’m tired of knocking it out of the park. As a lifelong overachiever, type A, ball bustin’ female in midlife, I tried to grant myself permission not make any resolutions other than being happy in 2014. However, here it is Jan. 6 and my mind kept nagging [...]

Did You Make Good Bank in 2013?

Did You Make Good Bank in 2013?

[ 0 ] December 29, 2013

This year absolutely rocked. It was a very great year for my career and love life after a long dry spell on both counts. To help you reflect on your 2013 milestones, I recorded this 50-second video in a bank vault because the year of the snake has historically brought financial milestones to many women [...]

8 Holiday Gift Ideas that Don’t Suck

8 Holiday Gift Ideas that Don’t Suck

[ 0 ] December 12, 2013

Before you stuff that Christmas sock, turn up the heat by giving something better than the equivalent of coal. Socks, ties, sweaters and underwear are practical, but oh so mundane. If you’re still exchanging gifts for the holidays, and no one says you have to, check out my suggestions below. In midlife it’s time to [...]

Now that the kids are gone decorate any way you like even sans clothing.

Have Yourself an Empty Nester Christmas

[ 0 ] December 5, 2013

You’ve done you’re duty making Christmas all about the kids. Now that you’re an empty nester, your days fighting landmines of macaroni ornaments and dropping needles are over. Finally it’s your turn so move over Martha Stewart. You can create an awe-inspiring winter wonderland in your home this season without worry about something getting broken [...]