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To Wax or Not to Wax: Now That...

August 1, 2019

Should you wax or should you shave? These are the thoughts waxing, excuse the...

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What I’ve Learned…about Children

August 1, 2019

We women are a remarkable bunch, don’t you think? The ability to conceive,...

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Civil War Women – Kalon Women in History...

August 1, 2019

The Civil War affected everyone, both in the North and in the South in the...

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How to Create a Charcuterie Board for Your...

July 31, 2019

Planning a party doesn’t have to be difficult. Instead of agonizing over...

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4 Tips for Serving and Enjoying Red Wine...

July 31, 2019

With the summer season in full swing, entertaining heads outdoors, with...

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Mindfulness and Its Proven Impact on Loneliness

July 31, 2019

Maybe you know someone who stands by taking five minutes each morning to...

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Five Advantages of Traveling on a Small Cruise...

July 31, 2019

Close your eyes and imagine your perfect ocean voyage. Are you peaceful and...

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Why Ethics Is Good for Your Business

July 31, 2019

The last thing any company wants is a misstep that hurts the trust it has built...

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Find Your Financial Personality – Are You a...

July 31, 2019

When it comes to managing your finances, are you more likely to be spontaneous...

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Protect Your Children and Grandchildren With These 5...

July 31, 2019

We all like to think of our homes as secure havens where our families can...

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Lotion in Motion- the Link Between Body Lotion,...

June 30, 2019

If you’ve read my articles over the years, you know how important your skin...

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What I’ve Learned …. about Desire

June 30, 2019

Noah Webster describes desire as “an emotion or excitement of the mind,...

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Hot Bod in the Bikini

June 30, 2019

Does anyone remember that damned commercial from years ago about yogurt and the...

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Women Architects in History

June 30, 2019

Women contribute in every field of endeavor – including as architects. ...

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Pistachios – the American Ingredient Inspiring Top French...

June 30, 2019

Chefs Laurent Manrique, Roland Passot and Gerald Hirigoyen hold the most envied...

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Yummy Food and Wine Pairings for Your Summer...

June 30, 2019

If you love entertaining, warmer weather brings up images of visiting with...

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Reset, Realign and Repeat for a Healthy Summer-Ready...

June 30, 2019

Summer is here and so is swimsuit season! There’s still time to do a...

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Try These 5 Strategies If You’re Feeling Stressed...

June 30, 2019

Feeling stressed at work? If so, you’re not alone. A recent Gallup Poll...

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Financial Fraud Is Targeting Older Adults at Record...

June 30, 2019

The financial exploitation of older people is a rampant epidemic in America....

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How to Avoid Bad Hires in Your Small...

June 30, 2019

Ever heard the expression, “One bad apple spoils the barrel?” In...

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Incontinence Is Nothing to Sneeze At

June 30, 2019

Today, we’re inundated with TV ads promoting the use of pads and adult...

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An Early Alzheimer’s Diagnosis Can Make a Big...

June 30, 2019

After 30 years of painting commercial buildings, Mario Martinez of San Jose,...

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Menopausal Acne – How It Happens and What...

May 31, 2019

Recent studies suggest that by 2030 approximately 40 million women will be...

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Honey, You’re in Techno Overload! Unplug!

May 31, 2019

No matter where we go in 2019 we can be reached at will by the outside world....

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What I Have Learned…About Self-Sufficiency

May 31, 2019

As you begin to read this article, where are you in your life? Just starting...

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Women Nobel Laureates in History

May 31, 2019

We wrote about some of the women who were Nobel Laureates a few years ago but...

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3 Ideas to Freshen up Your Favorite Summer...

May 31, 2019

Summertime brings lots of picnics, barbecues and pool parties, along with tasty...

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5 Surprising Ways to Use Turmeric in Your...

May 31, 2019

If you’re familiar with turmeric, you probably know it as a spice in Indian...

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How to Create a DIY Planter Box and...

May 31, 2019

Do-it-yourself projects are more popular than ever, and it’s no wonder why;...

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7 Sunscreen Myths a Dermatologist Wants You to...

May 31, 2019

It’s no secret that sunscreen is essential for protecting our skin from the...

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Ask the Expert: What About Oral Health as...

May 31, 2019

We all know brushing our teeth twice a day is crucial to keeping our smile...

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8 Tips and Tricks to Downsizing as You...

May 31, 2019

It’s easy to accumulate a lot of things throughout your life. From...

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Lighten Up! Reworking Your Skin Care Routine for...

May 2, 2019

Well, we’ve finally made it: Spring is Springing and soon Summer will be fast...

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You’re Retiring? Nope, I’m Transitioning!

May 2, 2019

That word retired, it just irks me. It sounds so, well, blah, so ‘there’s...

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What I’ve Learned…About Children

May 2, 2019

We women are a remarkable bunch, don’t you think? The ability to conceive,...

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Women Contribute to Our Arts and Culture in...

May 2, 2019

As we all are aware, women contribute to our arts and culture in many ways. ...

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Cranberry and Cilantro Quinoa Salad

May 2, 2019

When the temps heat up, home cooks look for lighter, more refreshing food and...

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Some New and Maybe Unexpected Ways to Stay...

May 2, 2019

It is no secret that building up the motivation to exercise can sometimes be...

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Do Women Worry More About Saving for Retirement?

May 2, 2019

Do women worry more about saving for retirement? There are many reasons women...

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How Do You Engage with Your Employees?

May 2, 2019

One of the latest business buzzwords this year is EX, or the employee...

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Hitting the Road This Spring? Here’s a Few...

May 2, 2019

Americans are ready for spring weekend getaways and road trips. According to...

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Changing Your Life with a Bottle of Lotion

April 1, 2019

Over the years, I’ve worked with women from all walks of life and from...

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The New Companionship

April 1, 2019

There are many ways for women to describe their various types of relationships....

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What I Have Learned….About Beliefs

April 1, 2019

I used to toss the word beliefs around like it was so many Jelly Bellies. “No...

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Sanctuary

April 1, 2019

A long-tapered match lights the wicks of candles scattered throughout a room...

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Old Woman – Your Eyes

April 1, 2019

When I look into your eyes, I see decades… you as a spark- not yet a raging...

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Beads

April 1, 2019

In the shower this morning water sprayed like most days warm, soothing to wake...

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Journeyman’s Prayer

April 1, 2019

She carries her Dream Basket Cradled like a baby, And steps into the meadow. A...

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Becoming Billie – Chapter Seventeen

April 1, 2019

“Looks like the weather’s turning colder…” the young woman at the...

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How to Help Your Adult Children Establish Strong...

April 1, 2019

Today’s millennials and Generation Z face starkly different financial...

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How ‘Life’ Gets in the Way of Retirement...

April 1, 2019

If you’re like many Americans, retirement planning may not be high on your...

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5 Tips to Make Your Healthy Goals a...

April 1, 2019

Making small, sustainable changes in your lifestyle can result in big health...

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Six Popular Nutrition Trends

April 1, 2019

The expanded variety of health and wellness options available today can be...

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2019 Tax Tips for Online Filers

April 1, 2019

As time continues to tick, millions of tax filers are beginning to feel the...

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Oscar Milestones

April 1, 2019

Many of us recently spent an evening enjoying the 2019 — 91st Oscars.  It...

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Kansa – Your Magic Wand for Maximum Health...

February 28, 2019

As some of you may remember, several months back, I suggested transforming your...

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Religion and Happiness – Is There a Connection?

February 28, 2019

Does religion make you happier?  Or does it simply amplify what you already...

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Things to Consider if You Plan to Retire...

February 28, 2019

Financially speaking, what moves might you want to make?              ...

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Becoming Billie Chapter Sixteen

February 28, 2019

The band played on and no one looked up from their drinks -or dice games- as...

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What We Wouldn’t Have Without Women

February 28, 2019

The statement of a friend triggered the thought – what wouldn’t we have...

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What I Have Learned…About Others

February 28, 2019

The topic of Others seems to be one of life’s biggest bugaboos, wouldn’t...

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6 Reasons Why You Need More Bananas in...

February 28, 2019

Bananas are a tasty snack that many people eat regularly without much thought,...

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What You Need to Know about Age-Related Macular...

February 28, 2019

The ability to see the people, places and things in front of you is one of...

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7 Tips to Eat Your Way to Thicker,...

February 28, 2019

Did you know that what you eat affects your hair? That’s news to most...

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Picking Lights for Your Desk

February 28, 2019

Look at your desk. Chances are you have at least two screens in front of you....

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Tips for Shopping on Amazon

February 28, 2019

With the new year in full swing, many have made a resolution to be smarter...

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Histamine Intolerance- It’s Nothing to Sneeze At!

February 1, 2019

At the time of this writing, in some parts of the nation -Polar Vortex...

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Becoming Billie – Chapter Fifteen

February 1, 2019

Theresa stood at the bottom of five worn stone steps. Looking up at the...

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Why I Learned to Be Mom Instead of...

February 1, 2019

I have always been one of those people who want to do something; take a class...

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What I Have Learned…About Buying Stuff

February 1, 2019

My folks were tight fisted when it came to spending money, so I heard “no”...

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Women Poets and Lyricists in History

February 1, 2019

Over the course of our lives, we learn poems, songs, and hymns without thinking...

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From BFF’s to Four-Legged Friends – Valentine’s Day...

February 1, 2019

Valentine’s Day is not just for lovers anymore. While we naturally want to...

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Eating Right to Age Healthy – Tips From...

February 1, 2019

What if you were 60 but felt more like you were 30? Consider taking charge of...

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5 Steps to Retirement

February 1, 2019

A recent study finds that 52 percent of American households are at risk of not...

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How to Turbocharge Your Business in 2019

February 1, 2019

Women are starting businesses at a record pace – motivated to pursue...

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Quick Guide to Plan a Road Trip On...

February 1, 2019

Does wanderlust have you longing to get away? Consider the possibilities of the...

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Film at Eleven – Biofilm, Disease and You

December 30, 2018

Well, the New Year is upon us, bright, shining and filled with Promise! And if...

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Healthy and Happy in 2019

December 30, 2018

What would it take to make you your absolute happiest in 2019??  We all know...

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The Emotional Pain and Depression of a Celibate...

December 30, 2018

“We are living in a time when it seems as if sex is used to sell everything....

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Why You Should Have an Online Social Security...

December 30, 2018

In monitoring your Social Security profile, you may help to thwart fraud. Could...

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What I’ve Learned – About Life and Love

December 30, 2018

I’ve always thought the true value and worth of a nation lies in its seniors....

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Becoming Billie – Chapter Fourteen

December 30, 2018

Gus looked at the clock.  It had now been an hour since Lindy had finished...

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It’s a New Year – Celebrating New Ideas...

December 30, 2018

With the start of each new year, many of us make resolutions whereby we vow to...

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Mexican Cheese is Hot Right Now – Here’s...

December 30, 2018

Queso, anyone? With tortillas outselling hamburger and hot dog buns while salsa...

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Over 60? 3 Workouts You Need to Do...

December 30, 2018

You want to live the healthiest life possible and you realize that to do so,...

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4 Simple Tips to Help Reduce Stress

December 30, 2018

Stress. No one wants it but we all experience it from time to time. Higher...

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Heaping Helpings of Omega-3s – How Much Is...

December 30, 2018

Each day we are bombarded with heaping helpings of health headlines — the...

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Is Your Business Open for Hackers?

December 30, 2018

Protection against cyber attacks is crucial for any small business. A...

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How Dry I Am – What You Need...

December 2, 2018

Well, it’s that most magical time of year again: Parties and gatherings,...

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The Woes of Holiday Fitness

December 2, 2018

Holiday fitness – that almost sounds like an oxymoron!  The holiday season...

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Holidays and family Gatherings – Recipe for Disaster!

December 2, 2018

Get ready! They’re (almost) here!  I’m talking about the holiday...

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Becoming Billie – Chapter Thirteen

December 2, 2018

No one breathed or blinked as Gus and Lindy clasped hands and hugged in warm...

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Catching Up on Retirement Saving

December 2, 2018

If you are starting at or near 50, consider these ideas: Do you fear you are...

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Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregivers: What You Need to...

December 2, 2018

Peggy Lavender, 63, of Brookhaven, Georgia, knew her life would change when her...

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Women Motor and Horse Racing Athletes in History

December 2, 2018

The chairwoman of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for almost thirty years, Mari...

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Give Your Holidays a Healthy Twist with Cherry...

December 2, 2018

Bring the gift of nutrition to holiday gatherings by incorporating sweet...

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Tips for Pairing Wine with Your Holiday Baking

December 2, 2018

There are few holiday traditions as sweet as baking a selection of treats to...

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3 Technology Challenges for Entrepreneurs and How to...

December 2, 2018

As a small business owner, you face many challenges. From stiff competition for...

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The Wind Beneath Your Wings – Conquering Midlife...

October 31, 2018

Last month while contemplating the topic of my next magazine article, I...

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The Truth About Arm Fat and Exercises to...

October 31, 2018

By now you know that my approach towards fitness is a bit more holistic. I...

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