A Wrinkle In Time

 It happens one morning when you wake up, glance in the bathroom mirror and realize your face looks like an un-ironed shirt. You wonder---is it from stress? The kids? Too many libations the night before? You vow to get more sleep, take your vitamins and spend a fortune on miracle face creams. If spackle can fill the cracks in a wall, then an expensive wrinkle epoxy ought to do a damn fine job covering the crevices on your face. Unless, of course, your skin looks like a lunar landing strip. The good people at Lancome have yet to invent a facial epoxy that will fill cracks that deep....more

Goin' South

 Why didn't someone warn me that once I hit the middle age years, my skin would lose its elasticity faster than a stretched-out rubber band? Wrinkles, I understand…but sagging? I didn't see that one coming. ...more

Smart Home Solutions For Small Spaces

If you live in a little studio apartment, a cabin, or even a one-bedroom condo, space can seem like the most precious thing in the world. What to do? The following are my top tips for products that fill needs and work well:...more

Do you know what your Wrinkles are Saying About Your Bone Health?

Did you know that women with more wrinkles are also more likely to have lower bone mineral density? Bone and skin share several structures, including collagen. Most of bone, in fact, is composed of collagen. While many skin creams tout that their creams contain collagen, this is not going to help your bone health and strength in any way....more

I Broke Up With My Best Friend

Three years ago, I broke up with my best friend. It was one of the hardest things I've ever done—we've known each other for thirty-five years. I know it was the right decision, but there are many days when I still miss her....more
I am not sure how to even say this. But I was the toxic person.  I stopped talking to, or ...more

5 Ways to Boost Your Sex Drive Naturally

The balance between the two female sex hormones – estrogen and progesterone – is critical to maintaining optimal health. Unfortunately, this hormonal balance can be thrown out of whack by factors such as stress, excess weight, not enough sleep, and sometimes side effects from certain medications or environmental factors....more

I am participating in Across Women's Lives with SheKnows Media and PRI!

Gloria Steinem, a feminist icon.I am so excited I just have to share this with you!...more

When I Wasn’t Myself And Had My First Fun Date. Finally!

My first real, actually pleasurable date was on Canada Day/ July 1st. I’ll never forget it because of that and also because it was low fat, cruelty free and non work related in every way with fireworks thrown in for good measure. I fucking LOVE fireworks.#Boom....more
TY!  It's not easy to become alternate universe you so just be gentle with yourself if it ...more

I may never be mother of the bride, but....

I’m not the kind of woman who gets her nails done once a week. I’ve never gone crazy over expensive shoes and purses. I’m more about utility – black shoes and black purse (once I went a little crazy and bought a red handbag). And rather than worshiping at the counters of Clinique, Bobbi Brown and Estee Lauder, I usually pick up some pressed powder and a lip gloss at Target....more