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5 Smart Tips for Saving $1500 a Year on Food

  Teri Husbands blog, Debt Free Diva, has tons of great ideas and tools to help you save money and stay out of debt. A new documentary caught my attention as documentaries generally do. We’re throwing money away. This time via food waste. I’ll admit it. I have this problem after grocery shopping. Some items […]

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What is a Derma Roller and Do You Need One?

Jennifer Connolly bought herself a Nylea Derma Roller – and liked it. Read more from Jennifer on her blog, A Well Styled Life.   I earned the scar in an innocent way. It was over a dozen years ago, we’d just moved into our second home on Vancouver Island. While I was exploring it like […]

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Normal, From Where I Sit

Tam Warner Minton explains to 20-somethings why it’s important to live in the moment. That’s a good bit of advice for everyone! Read more from Tam on her blog, Travels with Tam. Normal is a very subjective word. What is normal for one person is certainly not normal for another. At midlife I am rediscovering […]

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Normal, From Where I Sit

Tam Warner Minton explains to 20-somethings why it’s important to live in the moment. That’s a good bit of advice for everyone! Read more from Tam on her blog, Travels with Tam. Normal is a very subjective word. What is normal for one person is certainly not normal for another. At midlife I am rediscovering […]

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Music for Saying Goodbye at Boomer Funerals

Monty Python’s “Always Look On The Bright Side of Life” recently beat out Frank Sinatra’s “My Way” as the song most people choose to have played at their funerals. I’m guessing that we Boomers can take credit for this.  Inspired, I asked my Facebook pals to help me put together a play list.  “What song,” […]

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Becoming An On Call Parent

Parenting never ends, as Laurie WJN has learned from her new position as the “on call” parent. Read more from Laurie on her blog.   My husband has to be on-call for work during one weekend each month. Its not a big hardship, but it does interfere with our plans on occasion, which is why […]

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How Sex is Like Real Estate

Anne Bardsley had an interesting conversation with her young children about condoms…or at least she thought that’s what it was about. Read more from Anne on her blog, Anz World.   When our kids were in elementary school we attempted to keep the channels of communication open. “Any questions, just ask us and we’ll tell […]

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What is a Derma Roller and Do You Need One?

Jennifer Connolly bought herself a Nylea Derma Roller – and liked it. Read more from Jennifer on her blog, A Well Styled Life.   I earned the scar in an innocent way. It was over a dozen years ago, we’d just moved into our second home on Vancouver Island. While I was exploring it like […]

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Music for Saying Goodbye at Boomer Funerals

Monty Python’s “Always Look On The Bright Side of Life” recently beat out Frank Sinatra’s “My Way” as the song most people choose to have played at their funerals. I’m guessing that we Boomers can take credit for this.  Inspired, I asked my Facebook pals to help me put together a play list.  “What song,” […]

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How Sex is Like Real Estate

Anne Bardsley had an interesting conversation with her young children about condoms…or at least she thought that’s what it was about. Read more from Anne on her blog, Anz World.   When our kids were in elementary school we attempted to keep the channels of communication open. “Any questions, just ask us and we’ll tell […]

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My Beach House Memories

This lovely reminiscence by MB Sanok takes us back to her childhood at the beach – a place most everyone loves. Read more from MB on her blog, Maple Brown Sugar   Recently, two friends and I were discussing how much we missed having easy access to a beach house (I know – poor us). […]

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Skinny Honey Glazed Salmon with Lemon Butter Sauce

This NEW salmon recipe is out of this world delicious! So easy to make yet taste like it came from a 5 star restaurant. Each heart healthy serving has 266 calories 12 grams of fat and 7 Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS. I love serving this salmon with my Garlic Spinach. Such a yummy dinner! Prep […]

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5 Buying Tips for Trendy Jogger Pants

Women of a certain age are as diverse as any other group.  Some scoff at the phrase “fashion trends” and others salivate over it.  But, like it or not, every season is preceded with a set of guidelines and new looks for the fashion industry; and, almost every time, some are worth trying and others […]

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The Sad Day Sequined Clothing Became Inappropriate

Tammi Young has bid farewell to glittery hearts and shiny butts. Time for more grown-up clothing! Read more from Tammi on her blog, French Robin.   I’m not sure exactly the date or my age when I realized wearing sparkles and sequins was age-inappropriate. The truth is, I’ve most likely never accepted this unspoken social […]

50 Reasons to talk about sexual health

50 Reasons To Talk About Sexual Health

Every day we hear messages about sex. They’re typically negative. And sadly we often believe them. We have so many questions that feel too big, too embarrassing to ask. Let’s look at them. And talk about them. Eeeeew….Old people having sex. That’s gross Sex is only for procreation. Sex is dirty. Men love sex, women don’t. […]