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Becoming Billie – Chapter 3

February 1, 2018

Earlier, when instinct and training had kicked in, tragedy was avoided and Gus...

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Give Your Resolutions a Tune-Up

February 1, 2018

The holidays are a distant memory and 2018 is in full swing.  We are back to...

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Do Sexy, Sexual and Menopause Go Together?

February 1, 2018

Perhaps I’m nuts but I just can’t help feeling a key component of finding-...

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Divorce and the Dating Game

February 1, 2018

When you’re part of a long-term couple you never think about the dreaded...

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Is Valentine’s Day a Big Disappointment?

February 1, 2018

Valentine’s Day is one heck of an emotional pot-stirrer, don’t you think? ...

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Women Inventors and Discoverers in History

February 1, 2018

Google Arts & Culture is presenting exhibits on inventors and discoverers...

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Yummy Jalapeno Pimento Cheese Dip

February 1, 2018

Savvy hosts and hostesses know that the keys to a successful soiree are a room...

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Vitamin D-Rich Foods Help Say Goodbye to Winter...

February 1, 2018

Winter blues got you down? Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is estimated to...

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Entrepreneurial Success Tips from Women, for Women

February 1, 2018

More women than ever are entrepreneurs. However, while women continue to make...

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Can You Fix a Flat Tire?

February 1, 2018

For many Americans, fixing a flat tire remains a mystery. According to a survey...

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How the Tax Reform Act Could Affect You

February 1, 2018

With the newly passed tax reform bill, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), now is...

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First Steps On the Road Map to Fiscal...

January 2, 2018

In speaking with clients over the past few months, I found that time and time...

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Becoming Billie – Chapter Two

January 2, 2018

A cat retreated from the porch as Gus approached the back door. Making a mental...

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Jumping Off the Weight Loss Roller Coaster

January 2, 2018

I have wanted to be skinny for as long as I can remember. That has always been...

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Are You Brain Drained?

January 2, 2018

Everyone has those days. You’re operating in a fog, or perhaps you spaced out...

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Buckle Up For the New Passenger Economy!

January 2, 2018

A hundred years ago, few thought that the clunky automobile that broke down so...

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Sports Women Making History

January 2, 2018

In October 2017, the University of Virginia announced the hiring of the first...

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Refresh Your Business for 2018

January 1, 2018

When you chose the graphics for your business “way back when,” you loved...

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I Am My Own Sanctuary

January 1, 2018

I woke up this morning, opened the newspaper and read the tragic news of 2...

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#MeToo – Brave Women and Their Stories of...

December 1, 2017

A few weeks ago while strolling through Facebook, I came across this hashtag...

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NEW Mystery Series – Becoming Billie – Chapter...

December 1, 2017

‘The twists and turns of life can be daunting, despairing-...

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Run Like the Wind(ed)

December 1, 2017

What do you think of when I say the word “running” or “jogging”?  Does...

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Women Have Assumed a Larger Role in Family...

December 1, 2017

The change has been gradual but notable & carries over to retirement...

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The Weight of the World – Menopause and...

December 1, 2017

Last week, while visiting over lunch, my friend looked at me -with tears in her...

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Ask Carrie – Cellulite!

December 1, 2017

Question: I’m really starting to get bad cellulite and am feeling depressed....

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Holiday Entertaining Made Easy Plus Delicious Recipes!

December 1, 2017

The holidays are the perfect time to entertain, but the thought can also be...

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Creating New Traditions (and Keeping the Old)

December 1, 2017

If you live in the United States, you surely know the Christmas traditions from...

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Women in Statuary Hall

December 1, 2017

National Statuary Hall in the United States Capitol building in Washington,...

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What Would It Take to Fully Know Yourself?

November 8, 2017

On the Temple of Delphi there are 147 maxims carved. Probably one of the...

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Midlife Acne – Time to Get a Hormone...

November 3, 2017

For years I’ve educated women about not only acne in general, but Midlife...

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Ask Carrie – Receding Gums, Bad Breath –...

November 3, 2017

Question: I am about to turn 54 and have noticed over this past year, I’m...

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Busting Myths and Misconceptions about Osteoporosis

November 3, 2017

One in two women over the age of 50 will suffer a fracture caused by...

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Financial Steps to Take Before a Divorce

November 3, 2017

Before your divorce goes through, it will be wise to check up on financial...

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How To Overcome Your Best Excuses for Not...

November 3, 2017

Unpack those fitness limitations and find solutions! Have you ever heard the...

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7 Steps Toward a Merry-but-Manageable Holiday

November 3, 2017

For many, the pressure of the holiday season can be enough to wear away the...

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Why Women Should Write

November 3, 2017

“Words turn probability into fact and by sheer force of definition, translate...

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O.M.G. Holiday Breads & Spreads Plus Delicious Recipes

November 3, 2017

Summer is beginning to leave us and the lovely days of autumn are moving in. ...

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The History of Women Astronomers

November 3, 2017

On August 21, 2017, the first total solar eclipse in 99 years visible from...

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Age Ferociously with This Healthy Eating Game Plan

November 3, 2017

Healthy diet and lifestyle are our best weapons against age-related diseases....

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Constantly Fighting Fatigue? You Might Have Low Iron

October 24, 2017

If you’re a woman who feels like you’re constantly fighting fatigue,...

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Antiperspirants and Menopause – What you need to...

October 4, 2017

So even though we’ve all made it through the sweltering heat of summer, many...

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Ask Carrie – Going Gray – A Highly...

October 4, 2017

Question: I’m about to turn 60 and have colored my hair for years. I’m...

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Sleep Deprivation and How It Affects Women

October 4, 2017

With over-scheduled days full of early-morning conference calls and endless...

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Will Your Heirs Receive a Fair Share of...

October 4, 2017

Will your heirs receive a fair share of your wealth? Will your invested assets...

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Getting Caught Up in the Comparison Trap

October 4, 2017

Each day we watch the highlight reels on social media.  Perfect bodies,...

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Gratitude and the Flood – Lessons Learned from...

October 4, 2017

Our beloved editor had her toes very close to Hurricane Harvey’s spew in...

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Zoodles and Spirals Are Changing the Way We...

October 4, 2017

Have you tried zoodles or spiralizing yet?  It’s such a fun new trend and...

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Women Who Worked to Improve Human Health

October 4, 2017

The 2017 book, The Radium Girls, describes the terrible illnesses the women who...

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Distracted Driving Isn’t Just an Issue for Young...

October 4, 2017

Mobile phones have become an essential part of life for most people, helping...

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Ooey Gooey Grilled Cheese Recipes Just in Time...

September 25, 2017

Are you noticing a golden hue to the sunlight, the earthy aroma of bonfires and...

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Navigating the Fitness Maze Over 40 – 50...

September 1, 2017

In this day and age, it can feel intimidating to even hear the words...

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Bag Lady Syndrome – How to Avoid It

September 1, 2017

You must avoid it. Think about tomorrow, not just today. Provided by Ronit...

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T.A.I.L.S – 5 Signs of Aging Pets!

September 1, 2017

It seems like just yesterday you brought her home and made her a part of the...

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Back to School – The History of Women...

September 1, 2017

When September and fall arrive, students head back to school and college. ...

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Cooking for One – Delicious Recipes to Make...

September 1, 2017

Once again, you are the honored guest at your table. So let’s get cooking for...

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Ever Wonder What’s Holding You Back? Tips for...

September 1, 2017

Do you ever wonder what’s holding you back? A lot of people have all the...

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9 No-Fail, On the Run Breakfast Tips

September 1, 2017

As the sun shines through the curtains, you hit the snooze button again....

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Ask Carrie – Brittle Nails

September 1, 2017

Ask your most pressing Midlife Skin Care/Health/Beauty Questions and get...

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Dropping Acid – Deciphering the 5 Primary...

September 1, 2017

Arriving at Midlife is a privilege not everyone receives. Reaching Midlife is...

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Menopause

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Putting the Men in Menopause – How doing...

August 22, 2017

Female Menopause is NOT a ‘Women Only’ rite of passage. Far from it! The...

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Seeking a Small Business Loan? Here’s What You...

August 9, 2017

Small businesses still struggle to obtain credit; nearly half of those who...

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Skin in the Game: Everything you need to...

August 1, 2017

I was going to write on a different topic this month but when I received...

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Ask Carrie – The Truth About the Loofah...

August 1, 2017

Question: “My daughter is constantly on me about not using my loofah or...

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We’re All Wonder Women!

August 1, 2017

The protagonist of the movie Wonder Woman fearlessly pursues her passion. ...

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A Woman’s Financial Reality

August 1, 2017

Your financial future is up to you … and no one else. Provided by Ronit...

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Be Somebody – Teach Your Children to Be...

August 1, 2017

Emerson once acknowledged, “What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear...

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The Art of Cooking for One! Plus YUMMY...

August 1, 2017

Cooking for one can sometimes be a difficult task, but with a little careful...

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Will I Die Like My Mother? First Daughter...

August 1, 2017

During my growing up years, I heard the stories of the women and men in my...

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Take Care of Your Skin: Drive Sunny Skin...

August 1, 2017

By Brandy A. Schaffels for AskPatty The sunny days of summer are here, which...

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5 Reasons Summer is Salad Season

August 1, 2017

Summer is the perfect time to turn over a new you. With the arrival of warm...

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Steps to Grow a Garden Anywhere

August 1, 2017

The benefits from gardening are endless — relaxation, fitness, family fun,...

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Giving Up the Keys

August 1, 2017

How do we know when it’s time to give up the keys? It can be hard to...

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Don’t become the “Bank of Mom and Dad...

July 24, 2017

Most people want to help their children pay for a quality college education,...

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Do You Have Testicular Fortitude?

July 6, 2017

If you’re a woman do you even need it? Unfortunately there is still the...

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50 Things Women Should Acquire by 50

June 23, 2017

By the age of 50, every woman should have acquired: An old boyfriend who makes...

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The Beauty of Aging Love

June 20, 2017

How many of us, especially when we were younger, have looked at our parents or...

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Smart Fashion Tips to Keep You Looking Stylish...

June 14, 2017

Muumuus and mom jeans or spangled capris and Aloha shirts — is this really...

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Not Quite Divorced: When Your Financial Affairs Are...

June 8, 2017

We have all known couples whose marriages are basically over but, who, for the...

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Are You a Manifestor?

May 25, 2017

Do you wish you could just snap your fingers like a genie and make your desires...

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Business

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There Are Times When Your Happiness Depends On...

May 15, 2017

Recently a very good friend was terminated from a position she truly thought...

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CHOLESTEROL is a Girl’s Best Friend – Debunking...

April 30, 2017

Over the course of the past year, I’ve hosted several cream- of- the- crop...

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11 Fears That Are Holding You Back

April 20, 2017

It’s been said that FEAR stands for “Forget Everything And Run.” It’s...

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Boomer Life

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4 Simple Tax Tips to Protect Boomers from...

March 14, 2017

Tax season is a busy time for everyone. From accountants and small business...

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Boomer Life

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Mama’s Mama Knows Best

February 22, 2017

The millennial mom-to-be uses an app to track her fertility and pregnancy...

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Boomer Life

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Is Hearing Loss Affecting Your Memory?

February 7, 2017

Intrigued by all the brain-training products out there to keep your mind sharp...

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Over 50? You’re at Risk for Shingles!

January 26, 2017

A few years ago, a Harris Interactive-sponsored poll* found that Americans...

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Put a Plan Behind Your Passion to Get...

December 13, 2016

To lose weight and/or get in better shape consistently ranks as one of the top...

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Seniors Face Many Challenges When It Comes to...

November 29, 2016

For one reason or another, you’ve determined the house you’re living in has...

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Lifestyle Changes to Reduce Your Risk for Heart...

November 17, 2016

A single choice doesn’t matter most of the time. Having dessert one night,...

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Impress Your Guests with These Holiday Prep Tips

November 8, 2016

Shared meals and get-togethers are among the holidays’ best moments, but...

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Health

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How Small Changes Have a Big Impact on...

October 28, 2016

You want to be healthier, right? But try as you might, it always seems like...

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Boomer Life

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Help at the push of a button: The...

October 20, 2016

This was originally featured on Reviews.com:...

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Health

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7 Stress Relievers to Slow Down, Regroup and...

October 11, 2016

Juggling family, work and obligations can be enough to stress anyone out in...

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Boomer Life

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The Important Roles Grandparents Play

October 4, 2016

Grandparents play a unique, important role in caring for family members of all...

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Fall Tips for Cozy, Comfortable Entertaining at Home

September 29, 2016

Whether an afternoon tailgating before the big game or a fun-filled evening...

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Boomer Life

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The Dangers of Keeping Up With the Social...

September 20, 2016

The desire to “keep up with the Joneses”—that is, match a lifestyle—has...

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Steps to Rebuild Your Self Confidence After 50

September 9, 2016

Virtually everyone struggles with a lack of self-confidence at some point in...

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Four-Point Joint Health Maintenance Plan

September 1, 2016

Keep on cruising with a regular maintenance schedule for your joint health!...

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Overcome Your Gym-Timidation!

August 24, 2016

No one really relishes the idea of growing older and experiencing the health...

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Renovations for Empty Nesters

August 18, 2016

Now that your kids have launched lives of their own, you may be considering how...

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