Author Archives: Randi Mazzella

Chatting With Emily Giffin, The Author of 'The Lies That Bind'
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Chatting With Emily Giffin, The Author of ‘The Lies That Bind’

I love reading in the summertime. There is nothing more relaxing than sitting in the yard or on the beach and getting lost in a good story. Lucky me that Emily Giffin released a new book, her tenth novel, titled The Lies That Bind this past June. Emily Giffin always knew… Read More
  • Randi Mazzella |
  • September 13, 2020
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Leaving The Quarantine Uniform And Getting Dressed Again

I walked into the kitchen yesterday and my 22-year-old daughter looked at me quizzically and asked, “Why are you so dressed up?” My quarantine uniform was slightly elevated—I had on a pair of jeans, a tank top, and a pair of real sandals (instead of my ratty old flip flops.)… Read More
  • Randi Mazzella |
  • September 6, 2020
ROCK Equine Therapy Horse
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Where The Horses Heal The Soul: Twila LaBar’s Upcoming Documentary

Film director and songwriter Twila LaBar is a lifelong animal lover. But she didn’t know much about horses. “When I was eight years old, I fell off a pony and he sprinted away. I got spooked and never rode a horse again," she said. And yet, over the mantel in… Read More
  • Randi Mazzella |
  • September 5, 2020
How To Break Comfort Food Cravings | PRIMEWomen.com

How To Break Comfort Food Cravings

Usually during the summer, I eat a lot of salads and fresh fruit. But this season (and for the past few months), I noticed that have not been craving these types of foods. Instead, I’ve been eating more "comfort foods," such as sandwiches, bagels, and pasta. It's not surprising that… Read More
  • Randi Mazzella |
  • August 22, 2020
Bad Mothers - Don Hany as Kyle Evans & Tess Haubrich as Sarah Pooley. Photo Scott McAulay
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Bad Mothers: A Juicy Summer Watch

Sponsored Post After I finished Season 2 of Dead to Me, I was looking for another juicy series to get lost in and found Bad Mothers. Season One is currently streaming on Sundance NOW on Thursdays or available On-Demand. Bad Mothers reminded me of an Australian version of Desperate Housewives… Read More
  • Randi Mazzella |
  • June 27, 2020
Joan Lunden 2020
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Catching Up with Joan Lunden

I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Joan Lunden and it was like catching up with an old friend. Joan Lunden is warm, honest and naturally funny, so it's easy to talk about any topic, including her career, her family, her passions and the truth about what it feels… Read More
  • Randi Mazzella |
  • June 6, 2020
Jennifer Weiner Author
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Author Jennifer Weiner’s Big Summer

At the beginning of 2020, bestselling writer Jennifer Weiner was looking forward to some big things happening in her life. In March she would be turning the big 5-0 birthday, and she thought she might have a party with friends and family. In addition, she had planned a big trip… Read More
  • Randi Mazzella |
  • May 4, 2020
Catching up with Cheryl Ladd
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Catching Up with Cheryl Ladd

Like many women my age, I was a big fan of the 70's show Charlie's Angels. I remember spending many afternoons biking around my neighborhood with my girlfriends, pretending to solve crimes like our favorite female detectives Sabrina, Kelly and Kris. So I was more than excited to interview Cheryl… Read More
  • Randi Mazzella |
  • April 6, 2020
Jillian Michaels fitness trainer

Women Who Inspire: Fitness Expert Jillian Michaels

At 44 years old, Jillian Michaels says she is the best shape of her life. She disagrees that it's all downhill after 40 when it comes to staying fit. "We focus too much on where we think we should be based on age. There isn't a workout for a 50-year-old.… Read More
  • Randi Mazzella |
  • March 8, 2020
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You’re Not Too Old For… Sexy Lingerie

Back in my 20s my boyfriend (now husband) surprised me with sexy lingerie one Valentine’s Day. Unfortunately, his purchases had an adverse effect on my libido. Aside from being too small, the items were made of a very scratchy lace. Absolutely nothing about trying to squeeze my size 8 butt… Read More
  • Randi Mazzella |
  • February 13, 2020
Ruth Zuckerman of Soulcycle
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Women Who Inspire: SoulCycle and Flywheel Co-founder Ruth Zukerman

Physical activity has always been part of Ruth Zukerman's life. When Zuckerman was 8, her mother enrolled her in her first dance class. She dreamed of becoming a professional dancer, but by her mid-20s, she realized that wasn't going to happen. She knew she needed to find another way to… Read More
  • Randi Mazzella |
  • February 19, 2019
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5 Women Who Made Huge Life Changes After 45

A few months ago, I was counseling my husband on an issue he was having at work. Afterward, he said, “You are really good at this kind of stuff. Maybe you should go back to school to get a degree in counseling or some type of social worker?” While I… Read More
  • Randi Mazzella |
  • January 21, 2019

About Randi Mazzella

Randi Mazzella has been a freelance writer and journalist for over a decade. She writes extensively about midlife issues, family life, mental health, wellness and pop-culture. Her work appears in many online and print publications including The Washington Post, Huff Po, SheKnows and The Girlfriend. In her free time, she loves hanging out with her husband and three kids, binge-watching TV ( especially reality shows), reading on the beach and making to-do lists. To read more of her work, go to www.randimazzella.com or follow her on twitter @randimazzella