5 Things You Learn as a Solo Female Traveler

I travel. I travel a LOT. Travel has always been a huge priority in my life, even when I couldn't afford a plane ticket. It is something I hope to continue until I'm no longer physically able to board a plane. Public Domain Image via Pixabay When I think of all my travels, one thing sticks out: I'm almost always alone....more
I enjoyed reading about your solo traveling. I, too, love to travel and have been traveling solo ... more

NaBloPoMo May 2015 Blogroll

The theme for May is PHOTO. ...more
I am a newbie and am confused! I joined and am one the list as Lets Go Solo but when I click on ... more

How to Deal With Your Midlife Crisis

When you hear about someone going through a midlife crisis, you usually think of that stereotypical scenario of some guy in his forties impulsively buying a sports car and dumping his wife for a younger woman. ...more
Insightful article; it's so true that women sacrifice themselves to the point of self ... more

Facial Exercises to Get Rid of "Resting Bitch Face"

Every so often when I'm at the computer, I look up, unwittingly catching a glimpse of myself in the mirror and am always surprised to see a furrowed brow and grumpy expression. I may be deep in thought, engaged in whatever it is I'm doing, but I look really pissed off. My 6-year-old granddaughter asked me recently what was wrong, to which I answered, "Nothing." I was sitting there reading peacefully, thank you very much. ...more
It's funny, before reading your blog story, I never thought about doing exercises for my face. ... more

22 Tricks to Save at the Grocery Store

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, food is the third-largest household expense. Regardless of whether you're feeding just yourself or entire family, most likely you find that groceries are huge part of your paycheck. These 22 tricks will help you save money, prevent impulse buys, and find the best prices. ...more
I would like to add: read labels. Buying cheap food is often buying food that is processed and ... more

On Buying What Monica Lewinsky Is Selling

I didn't want to get sucked in when I heard that Monica Lewinsky was writing for Vanity Fair about her affair with President Bill Clinton. The aftermath of That Woman, including the Congressional impeachment process, was so distasteful and damaging that I really didn't want to revisit it through a Lewinsky lens. I'd like to hear what Hillary has yet to say about that time, yes. ...more
Funny you talk about Ms. Lewinsky's and Hilary's embarrassment when neither did anything wrong. ... more

Can Friendships Die a Natural Death?

A busy mom to six kids who, admittedly, is "not the greatest at friendships", considers the possibility that not every person who comes in to one's life is meant to stay forever:What if the cessation of a friendship is just because that relationship has lived it's life to the completion, and being friends with that person serves no purpose in either your OR their life? What if your friendship has come to a natural end, you've given everything that you can to that person and, for whatever reason, you are of no more need to them in THEIR journey?...more
Oh, this is so true for me with exes. Girlfriends stay in my heart forever even if years go by ... more