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Breast Cancer Quotes to Inspire and Educate

Claudia Schmidt is a breast cancer survivor who writes about that and more on her blog, My Left Breast. See what inspires her on this post. The website Healthline is a great resource for anyone going through a breast cancer diagnosis. Their stated mission is “to make the people of the world healthier through the power of information”… [read more]

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The “Power” of Menopause

Menopause came for me several years ago, when I was in my mid-fifties, and I can’t say that I’ve enjoyed the experience. Women who proudly refer to their hot flashes as “power surges” are, I think, kidding themselves. But they’re not fooling me! There’s nothing fabulous about your body temperature suddenly rocketing upwards, leaving you… [read more]

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Easy and Skinny Blue Cheese and Chicken Slaw Salad

Great fall ingredients in this wonderful, NEW main course slaw salad. If you’re a blue cheese fan, I’m sure you’re gonna love it!  And if you’re not, you might still enjoy it. My husband normally doesn’t like blue cheese dressing but does like my light version on this yummy salad.Each main course salad has 275… [read more]

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What I Know at 60

Suzanne Fluhr knows that every single day is a gift – especially after turning 60.Read more  on her blog, Boomeresque If you’re a Baby Boomer, you’ve been on this planet long enough to probably concur with the statement: “Life is a trip.” I recently celebrated a milestone birthday. As I suspect it has for many,… [read more]

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How to Develop Ageless Style

“We over 40s spend more time than any other female consumers cherry-picking racks of the irrelevant, the inappropriate, and the banal to find out what of the new will work for our wardrobes and our bodies now. You have a far better chance of finding the best design – in any price range if you… [read more]

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Football Season: My Favorite Time of Year

When my son Jimmy was six years old, we were coming home one evening and as we stepped up onto the front stoop and I reached to unlock the front door, he looked up at me and said: “Mom, there are frogs in those bushes.” “Oh yeah,” I replied. “How do you know?” “Because I… [read more]

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Navigating the Ins and Outs of Online Dating

I’ve been sharing a lot of dating articles recently because the idea of dating after many years in a marriage can be terrifying for some women.  I have to admit I’ve been dating on and off for almost 10 years now. I’ve had a couple of long-ish term relationships and a lot of not-so-great first dates.… [read more]