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The Strawberry Banana Superfood Smoothie Recipe

An Easy Peasy Healthy & Delicious Smoothie, No Delivery Necessary What happens when you blend together organic mixed berries, ripe bananas, apple sauce, carrot juice, cashew milk with a healthy dash of organic cinnamon? Let’s see, antioxidants, anti-inflammatory, skin-loving, immune and brain functioning powers, and that’s just the entree. We’ve got the entire list of […] Read more…

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Easter Basket Gift Ideas For Adults & Pets

Easter Gift Ideas For Your Favorite Bunnies Do you remember the love and care you put into carefully selecting each goody that went into your children’s Easter baskets, back in the day? There were the plastic woven baskets, pastel colored “grass”, the mandatory chocolate bunnies and Peeps, along with the iconic plastic eggs, still used […] Read more…

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Coral and Navy Fashion Inspiration + Ageless Style Linkup

How 10 Midlife Bloggers Styled Coral Outfits Welcome back, friends! It’s time once again for our monthly Ageless Style Linkup, where ten midlife fashion bloggers from across the country, share their signature looks on one theme. For April’s Linkup, the delightful and always stylish, Kellyann Rohr, the blogger behind This Blonde’s Shopping Bag, asked us […] Read more…

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Millennial Acronyms You Should Learn

A Translation Guide To Millennial Acronyms For Parents Question… When you log onto your favorite social media platform these days, do you understand the acronyms flying about in cyberspace like last night’s dinner on the Space Shuttle? Duck! Yup, me too. Listen, like you, I try my very best to be a cool, hip mom, […] Read more…

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International Women’s Day 2019

Theme This Year ~ Balanced For Better Today, we celebrate International Women’s Day, all 24 hours, 1,440 minutes and 86,400 seconds of this important date. It’s a reminder and opportunity to recognize the significant roles women have played throughout history. As women, we are champion multitaskers, mastering the delicate balance between raising a family and […] Read more…

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Pantone Color of the Year 2019 | Living Coral

Beauty Picks in Coral Starting at Under $10.00 Each year, the brilliant minds behind the scenes at Pantone Institute, carefully select a featured color, which will be generously splashed throughout fashion, home and beauty products around the world. This year’s color is a scrumptious, warm and happy tone called, “Living Coral”, which celebrates the natural […] Read more…

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Life’s Big Changes; A Survival Guide

Strategies for Dealing with Major Life Changes The tumor in her abdomen was so large, the doctors were bringing medical students into her room, Grey’s Anatomy style. One thing was clear, she was caught completely off guard by having major surgery, and that made her as uncomfortable as the six inch incision on her abdomen. […] Read more…

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How To Use Dry Shampoo Step By Step

How To Pump Up The Volume On Thinning Hair It’s no secret that less is definitely more (washing, that is) when it comes to giving our hair a little extra TLC. Many shampoos are loaded with harsh detergents which can result in brittle, dry hair, which is especially hard on color treated hair. Thinning hair […] Read more…

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Easy Valentine Gifts For Him

SCENTimental Gift Ideas For You & Your Favorite Man After over 30 years of wedded bliss, the hubster and I have gotten pretty good at navigating the ups and downs that are part of marriage. We’ve learned along the way that compromise and supporting one another’s hobbies can be unexpected opportunities for bonding and/or mastering […] Read more…

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What To Pack In Your Hospital Bag For Surgery

Hospital ~ What To Bring For a Comfortable Stay The surgeon brought her nervous husband into a brightly lit private room to discuss the surgery. He began, “We had to resect almost half of her liver and the tumor had crowded almost every organ in her abdomen.” He explained that although they thought the hemangioma […] Read more…

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The Best Beauty Buys At Costco

The Suprising Luxury Beauty Brands You Can Find at Costco Do you have a Costco obsession… and membership? We’re not alone. In fact, over 64 million members frequent this warehouse super store often. There are some incredible buys to be had in all departments, but as I just discovered while doing investigative work for this […] Read more…

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New Year New Goals New Adventures

We’re decorating our cyber home with buckets of confetti to welcome 2019, with all its gracious fresh starts, gleaming dreams and endless opportunities. Whether last year was filled with rainbows and puppy dogs for you, or more closely resembled a train wreck of Polar Express proportions, it’s a new year, baby! If you’ve been putting […] Read more…

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DiorShow Maximizer 3D Lash Product Review

Give Short and Shedding Eye Lashes the Cold Shoulder | We’ll Show You How Raise your hand if you were blessed with naturally long, lush lashes. I nod my head in total respect to you lucky girls. Now, prepare yourselves for the get-a-hanky news we discovered while researching products for some serious lash-boosting remedies. According […] Read more…

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Best COSTCO Holiday Deals, Meals & Gifts

Everything You’ll Need for the Holiday Season One of the common jokes with our family is that we should all buy stock in Costco, since we find ourselves headed there several times a month. Costco fills it’s stores with too many fabulous deals and goodies to count, but with the holidays just around the corner, […] Read more…

Hot Flashes | A List of Natural, Easy Aides

Fire Hills GIF from Fire GIFs This Girl Is On Fire To quote the iconic words of Alecia Keys, this girl is on fire, sound familiar? We might be standing in line at the grocery store, looking all cool with our veggies, Bengay and Ensure, when suddenly, we are overcome with a hot flash so […] Read more…

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