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Hot Coffee on the Boulevard – the Best of the Week Ending June 20, 2014

It’s Friday, June 20, 2014 – time for Hot Coffee on the Boulevard!

Enjoy a piping hot cup of the best of the web this week. Have a great weekend.

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For summer reading, you can’t beat Elizabeth Berg’s easy-to-read and  entertaining books. The Year of Pleasures is just one.

For a fascinating look at our country’s history, One Thousand White Women: The Journals of May Dodd by Jim Fergus will keep you entertained poolside or at the beach.


What will happen to the literary novel now that the internet has ruined our collective attention spans?

Are the republicans saving Iraq while letting the rest of the world flounder?

There is a second chance for love later in life.

From Jc Little, the Animated Woman, the definitive illustrated guide to menopause.


Want more traffic on your Facebook fan page? Here are some great tips.

As handwriting goes the way of the pay phone and the typewriter, Bic pens is collecting handwriting samples from us to create a universal typeface.


This frutti di mare rice salad looks amazing!

Discounts for those 50+. Because who doesn’t love a bargain?

These printed sneakers from Kate Spade are just the thing for summer fun.

A fun party idea for a summer evening. What movie would you show?


We always wanted to know – how does a soccer ball swerve??

This collection of old postcards is as sweet as it is nostalgic.

It’s a crime that Lupita Nyong’o can’t find a good role.

The movie version of the Sondheim musical Into the Woods will have a few changes.


Sharon and Anne

Sharon Greenthal and Anne Parris are the managing partners of Midlife Boulevard.

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Ellen Dolgen

Friday 15th of August 2014

Always look forward to your weekly roundup!

Shelley Zurek

Friday 20th of June 2014

Lots of fun but you guys need some pictures mixed in here!

Sharon Greenthal

Friday 20th of June 2014

Good suggestion Shelley. Stay tuned!


Friday 20th of June 2014

THANKS LADIES! I just ordered the Kate Spade them! I have a great light grey tunic and black skinny denim that will be waiting for these! Thanks for shopping form me!

Sharon Greenthal

Friday 20th of June 2014

Those sneakers are so adorable!

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