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Skinny Turkey Taco Chili

Skinny Turkey Taco Chili

This NEW fiber rich chili is absolutely delicious! You can throw it in the crock-pot and forget about it all day! Each serving has 192 calories, 5 grams of fat and 5 Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS. So versatile, serve it in bowls and let everyone top their own, make stuffed baked potatoes or create taco […]

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Baby Lust at Midlife

Sometimes, every once in a while, I wish I had a baby. The little baby years weren’t always my favorite time being a parent. I was often tired, messy, confused, and anxious. Babies take an enormous amount of physical work – the lifting, carrying, changing, bathing, feeding, rocking, cleaning, comforting…you know what I mean. Some of […]

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5 Fashion Considerations Before Leaving the House

San Antonio, Texas is among the top ten largest cities in the United States.  Of course, when driving on the freeway, I completely agree with the numbers.  However, it has never felt like a big city to me and I have lived here since the early 1980s.  A very rare occasion would be to go […]

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Baby Lust at Midlife

Sometimes, every once in a while, I wish I had a baby. The little baby years weren’t always my favorite time being a parent. I was often tired, messy, confused, and anxious. Babies take an enormous amount of physical work – the lifting, carrying, changing, bathing, feeding, rocking, cleaning, comforting…you know what I mean. Some of […]

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Some Basic Sex Terms You’ll Need to Watch 50 Shades of Grey

As the world anxiously awaits the release of 50 Shades of Grey, I thought we might take a look at some of the basic sex terms–some of which you’ll hear in relationship to the movie. It can be confusing, when reading about sex, to understand what the writer means when he/she uses these acronyms. If you’re […]

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11 Things on My Midlife Bucket List

Facing down the fact that her mattress may outlast her, Jill Robbins makes a midlife bucket list. Read more from Jill on her blog, Ripped Jeans and Bifocals. I’m not going to live forever. You might be reading this and thinking “duh” but those six words are hard to type. Like many people, I don’t […]

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Finding The Meaning In Friendships That End

I remember the first Christmas break after I came home from college. My high school friends and I had just seen each other at Thanksgiving. Everything had been fantastic. Lots of reminiscing. Laughing about someone sporting a new beard or talk about who was still liking who. Something had changed. We had more time to […]

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Skinny Turkey Taco Chili

Skinny Turkey Taco Chili

This NEW fiber rich chili is absolutely delicious! You can throw it in the crock-pot and forget about it all day! Each serving has 192 calories, 5 grams of fat and 5 Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS. So versatile, serve it in bowls and let everyone top their own, make stuffed baked potatoes or create taco […]

5 fashion considerations

5 Fashion Considerations Before Leaving the House

San Antonio, Texas is among the top ten largest cities in the United States.  Of course, when driving on the freeway, I completely agree with the numbers.  However, it has never felt like a big city to me and I have lived here since the early 1980s.  A very rare occasion would be to go […]

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Should You Travel Alone or With Others?

Suzanne Fluhr, a passionate traveler, has advice for boomers and midlife folks about traveling alone or in a group. Read more from Suzanne on her blog, Boomeresque.   I am not averse to independent trip planning.  Sometimes I even enjoy spending a few hours (or days) in a TripAdvisor induced reverie, but it is also […]

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Slow Cooker Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons

January is Soup Month, and nothing says winter comfort food to me like a steaming bowl of soup. The cold evenings leave me longing for something warm that will warm body and soul. Tomato soup and a grilled cheese sandwich was what Mom used to warm up my tummy after a long morning of playing […]

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Women, Don’t Let These Symptoms Fool You: It Could Be a Heart Attack

The medical community has placed a great deal of emphasis on heart health, from preventive measures such as exercise and nutrition to recognizing the symptoms of a heart attack. Unfortunately, much of that emphasis has focused on men’s health, not women’s. Heart attack is the number one killer of women. And, because symptoms can be […]

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Top 5 Fashion Don’ts for the Midlife Woman

Jolene Ewert shares her don’ts for dressing well at midlife – and why you shouldn’t wear your 4 year old’s clothes. Read more from Jolene on her blog, All Jolene. People are always telling us to “dress our age”. But then, I read in the entertainment headlines that celebrity moms are borrowing their toddler aged […]

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Skinny Chili Cheese Fries – Taco Style

Chili cheese fries are such a fun invention. They are a fast food favorite and are simply delicious. But, they are usually very fattening. No worries…Here’s my NEW skinny version to the rescue! Terrific to serve for dinner or for gathering around the TV while watching sports. Each hearty, skinny serving has 334 calories, 8 grams […]

How to Dress for a Blogging Conference

How to Dress for BAM (Or Any Blogging Conference) Part 2

Last week, we began a little girl talk on what to wear to the BAM Conference in Nashville…or really, just any blogging conference.  Some of you wanted to continue this discussion on Facebook and through email.  I can tell it is important to you how you present yourself to brands and peers.  You want to […]