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Create An Elegant Lighted Floral Centerpiece

We love this idea from Carolann Iadarola – anything with twinkly lights makes us smile! Read more from Carolann on her blog, Sassy Townhouse Living. You don’t need to spend a fortune to create an elegant lighted floral centerpiece or arrangement. In fact, this centerpiece cost me about $22 All you need is a little creative […]

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Making Time for a Coffee Break with a Nespresso Inissia

The problem with working from home is that you are always on. From the moment I wake up, until I put my head back on the pillow that night, I have emails, Facebook messages, and Tweets coming at me non-stop. Learning that I can wait to respond is a work in progress. I’m thinking about […]

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Formal Dress Shopping – a Mom’s Worst Nightmare

  That moment when your little girl becomes a woman – and you want to run screaming from the room. Teri Biebel lived it when her daughter bought a dress for homecoming. Read more from Teri on her blog, Snarkfest.   I love 17. I truly do. And I trust her to make good choices […]

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Formal Dress Shopping – a Mom’s Worst Nightmare

  That moment when your little girl becomes a woman – and you want to run screaming from the room. Teri Biebel lived it when her daughter bought a dress for homecoming. Read more from Teri on her blog, Snarkfest.   I love 17. I truly do. And I trust her to make good choices […]

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Hormone Imbalance: Living In A Decaffeinated World

Could you give up caffeine? Kelly M did and she likes what she sees. Read more from Kelly on her blog. And I’m a decaf girl Caffeine, specifically coffee is part of my daily life. I drink 2-3 cups a day. It relaxes me, curbs my appetite and keeps me sane. This past year I […]

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Dear Men: 8 Things You Must Know About Menopause

Angela Mager is doing us all a big favor by sharing this open letter to men everywhere about Menopause. Read more about women’s health on her website, Happy, Healthy and Hormonal. (A note to the ladies:  Perimenopause and menopause can be confusing times for some of us.  We don’t understand what is going on with our […]

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Why Failure Is An Option

We have to fail to succeed – one of life’s great lessons, as Kelly M explains. Read more from Kelly on her blog, Lost in a Snow Filled Sky. “Failure is a stepping-stone to greatness.”-Oprah Winfrey   I don’t know when I subscribed to her email list, but I’ve been getting emails from Oprah every […]

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lighted floral centerpiece

Create An Elegant Lighted Floral Centerpiece

We love this idea from Carolann Iadarola – anything with twinkly lights makes us smile! Read more from Carolann on her blog, Sassy Townhouse Living. You don’t need to spend a fortune to create an elegant lighted floral centerpiece or arrangement. In fact, this centerpiece cost me about $22 All you need is a little creative […]

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Making Time for a Coffee Break with a Nespresso Inissia

The problem with working from home is that you are always on. From the moment I wake up, until I put my head back on the pillow that night, I have emails, Facebook messages, and Tweets coming at me non-stop. Learning that I can wait to respond is a work in progress. I’m thinking about […]

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Hormone Imbalance: Living In A Decaffeinated World

Could you give up caffeine? Kelly M did and she likes what she sees. Read more from Kelly on her blog. And I’m a decaf girl Caffeine, specifically coffee is part of my daily life. I drink 2-3 cups a day. It relaxes me, curbs my appetite and keeps me sane. This past year I […]

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The Music We Love: AC/DC

Mary Burris is a passionate lover of music. We’re very excited to share her informative and fun posts about music on Midlife Boulevard. To read more from Mary, check out her blog, Jingle Jangle Jungle. AC/DC are an Australian hard rock band, formed in November 1973 by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young, who continued as members until […]

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Mad Men: The Final Season…The Final Cheese Ball

As Mad Men counts its way down to the final episode, it has crossed my mind to hope that Don’s final fate isn’t that of the silhouette-man we’ve watched at the beginning of each episode, for seven heartrending seasons: a business suit-clad Don-like figure, plummeting his way off the side of a Madison Avenue skyscraper, down, […]

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Forget Flying. Here are the Superpowers I’d REALLY Love to Have

  Never mind leaping tall buildings in a single bound, deflecting bullets with magic bracelets or having the strength to throw bad guys across the room.  Here are a few of the superpowers I’d REALLY love to have: Being able to effortlessly give a pill to the cat without getting my arm torn off. Always […]

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3 Things You Should Know Before You Go Gray

In case you didn’t get the memo, gray hair is hot. And sexy! Just check out the silver foxes on the Red Carpet—Diane Keaton, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Helen Mirren. You’ll also see fabulous white-haired fashionistas strutting their stuff on Fifth Avenue with a bright slash of red lipstick and a devilish smile. But before […]

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Lo-Cal and Delicious Thai Peanut Chicken Soup

If any of you are a bit hesitant because of the peanut butter in this soup, don’t be! It’s amazingly delicious!!! The peanut butter is not overwhelming, but gives this soup a depth and amazing richness. This soup is so hearty, satisfying and chock full of good-for-you ingredients. It includes chicken and a variety of […]