How To Take Care of Your Heart After Menopause

February is Healthy Heart Month and this week is Valentine’s Day, so I thought I would wear red and remind you to take care of your heart. This is especially important for women our age. According to the American Heart Association … Continue reading

Why You Need To Escape To Venice Beach, California This Year

“Let’s take a trip to Venice Beach, California,” I said to my daughter A. I love California and wanted to visit my BFF R out there. I boarded the plane in Philadelphia early morning November 9th and was glad to … Continue reading

Let The Countdown To 60 Begin!

Happy New Year! January 2017 marks the 10th year since I started blogging. A decade has passed since I typed my first blog post capturing my countdown to my 50th birthday. Times have changed but one thing remains constant — boomer … Continue reading

Women Who Inspired Me in 2016

I thought I’d finish off my last blog post for 2016 by honoring some of the talented speakers from the 2016 Pennsylvania Conference For Women. I’d like to share a few quotes that resonated with me from that day. Maybe they … Continue reading

From The Expert: Beautiful Beauty Tips For Post 50 Women

  Last week I shared highlights about my post 50 beauty makeover. It was a fun experience. Following the makeover, I interviewed Nordstrom Beauty Stylist Lorraine Parker to find out more beauty tips for post 50 women. I’m delighted to share … Continue reading

It’s Time For My Beautiful Post 50 Beauty Makeover

A few months ago, I decided it was time for a post 50 beauty makeover. It was initiated during the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale in July when I bought a Laura Mercier makeup palette and a new set of Bobbie Brown … Continue reading

A Gift Book To Inspire and Celebrate Retirement

As a blogger, many books pass my desk for review. One that caught my eye this season is Hello Someday by Kobi Yamada and John Christianson. It’s a gift book to inspire and celebrate retirement. It’s from Compendium, one of my favorite publishers … Continue reading

Still Need Holiday Gifts? Here Are Some of My Favorites.

Each summer I attend the NY NOW Show – The Market for Lifestyle, Home + Gift – at the Javits Center in New York City. It’s fun to walk the aisles filled with jewelry, housewares, artisan crafts, paper goods, and … Continue reading

Learning How To Browse and Binge In A Great Big TV World

I’m pleased to be working with Comcast on this sponsored post. All opinions are my own.  I remember when I was growing up in the Bronx, NY, and my family used to watch TV shows on a small black and white (and eventually … Continue reading

Stay Healthy and Happy This Winter: Go Get Your Flu Shot

“I’m reaching out to see if you are interested in pulling together a piece on how to prevent the flu,” said the nice account executive S from the team that works on CVS Pharmacy. “Sure,” I replied. “I definitely want to … Continue reading