A Pleasant Winter Retreat In Pass-a-Grille, St. Pete

“I really like your blog, and wondered if you would care to come and visit us at Inn on the Beach for a two-night stay. To tell you a little about ourselves, we’re a complex of recently refurbished self-catering cottages … 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

My Travels On “Rhineland Discovery” — Adventures in Amsterdam

After two glorious days in Bruges, Belgium, it was time to leave for the Dutch capital of Amsterdam. The sun was shining as we boarded our bus during our pre-trip on “Rhineland Discovery” (courtesy of Viking River Cruises).* “First, we’ll stop in … Continue reading

My Travels On “Rhineland Discovery” – First Stop Beautiful Bruges

Our first stop for our pre-trip on “Rhineland Discovery” (courtesy of Viking River Cruises) was the beautiful medieval city of Bruges, Belgium. My boyfriend L and I spent time exploring on our own and with a Viking guide.* The night … Continue reading

My Travels On “Rhineland Discovery” – A Delight for the Senses

“We would like to see if you would be interested in beginning a conversation about a potential press trip in 2016,” said the Viking River Cruises PR team last December. “OMG, OMG, OMG!,” I said to my boyfriend L. “Last year’s … Continue reading

Benefits of Being A Woman of “The Perfect Age”

“Good Housekeeping and L’Oréal are hosting a “50 Over 50” luncheon with a celebrity panel at Hearst Tower in New York City and would love for you to attend” said the invitation earlier this month. The event was held to … Continue reading

It’s Like Magic! Entertainment and Home Security at My Fingertips

Wow! Xfinity has a lot more to offer families than I knew! A big thanks to them for partnering with me to bring you this post. Also enter the group Rafflecopter giveaway from Xfinity for a NEST Learning Thermostat (ASV $249). Entry … Continue reading

“70Candles!” Shares Advice on Positive Aging

Last month, The New York Times journalist Jane Brody wrote an article about “Thriving at Age 70 and Beyond.” I enjoy reading Jane’s weekly columns on Personal Health, but this one was especially appealing. Jane mentioned a blog called 70Candles!, with stories from women … Continue reading

Celebrate National Better Hearing Month With A Free Screening

As a blogger I get invited to a variety of press events. While I wasn’t able to attend the Duracell event in NYC last week, I wanted to share some of the news from their “Stay Connected” initiative in honor of … Continue reading