40 Songs for Turning 40

40 SONGS FOR TURNING 40This week two of my very dear friends will be turning 40! I can tell that they are approaching this milestone with some angst.  I wish I could explain to them just how great being 40 is.  We are still young(ish) in our 40's. Yet old enough to care more about what really matters (like family, friendship, and comfortable shoes) and way less about what doesn't matter (like fitting in with everyone, showing off, or ridiculously high heels)....more

40 and Lovin' It !!

I recently turned the big 4–0! Like most everyone, I got the usual ( tired old) jokes about being "over the hill". What I've come to realize girls, is that it's all about your mindset!! 40 to me, is fabulous! My best years are ahead, not behind. At 40  you kinda know whatcha want, and definitely whatcha don't want.  ...more

Why Are You Still Single? Math

Why are you still single?“Imagine my surprise” is my first response to this seemingly innocent but breathtakingly rude question. I say ‘first’ because I’ve learned to keep an escalation list of answers. Despite unwavering hope that a wry reply will end the questioning, 9 out of 10 times, the inquisitioner chuckles, and follows up.“No, really, why?”...more

Forever young

I read somewhere that 40 is the new 30, but not if you act like you're 20; then you should be prepped and ready for a funeral, because your kids are going to kill you....more

I'm Sexy and I Know It

There is so much information about what to expect when you are having a baby and when you plan a wedding, but 5 years ago I had a hard time finding the real deal information about what to expect when I turned 40. ...more

Confessions of a Shoe Addict

I was raised to be a practical wearer and buyer of shoes. My lesbian mother believed in one pair of sneakers and one pair of dress shoes; white in the spring, and black in the winter for the dress ones. ...more