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Anti Aging

The Turkey Neck: We Hate It, But Can We Fix It?

…And I'm not referring to the turkey neck on your Thanksgiving bird. I'm talking about that little wattle and looseness we all hate about our necks. Women (and men) over 50 are always asking, “What can we do to get rid of the wrinkles and how do we fix our… Read more

Food and Wine

Pamela Salzman’s Guilt-Free Chipotle Turkey Chili with Sweet Potato

Cooler weather calls for comfort food, yes,  but that doesn't necessarily mean unhealthy dishes. This turkey chili recipe from cooking blogger and nutrition counselor Pamela Salzman's new book is made with flavorful "whole- food" ingredients that are fresh and nutrition-dense, not processed and laden with chemicals. "Whole-foods" are mostly plant-based. They… Read more

Career Maker

Didn’t Get a Call Back After the Interview? Things You Can Try

We have all been there at one point or another. We’ve worked tirelessly to prepare our resumes, spent countless hours scanning job boards and employer websites for that dream job, and rearranged our schedules to attend interviews with only a few days notice. Sometimes, we’ve confidently participated in several rounds… Read more

Skin Care & Make-Up

Turn Thin Short Lashes into the Full Lush Lashes of Your Dreams

As we age, our lashes can lose the length and fullness they once had. What's a girl to do? There are lots of options out there these days, from over-the-counter products and serum boosting systems, false eyelashes, eyelash transplants (for extreme cases), and some marvelous beauty products that can create… Read more

Family & Friends

A Mother-Daughter Backpacking Trip Reveals Unexplored Territory

The new ways of learning humility never cease to amaze me. Most recently my lesson occurred on a backpacking trip  with my youngest adult child, Olivia, and my friend, Laura. My definition of a backpacking trip meant hiking into the forest/wilderness/mountains several miles and spending at least one night in… Read more

Wellness

To Gain Confidence, Kick Out Your Roommate

I hinted around that it was time for her to find a new place to live. I politely asked her to leave. Several times, in fact. Of course, she did not leave willingly and fought to maintain the upper hand; the control she’d always had in our relationship. She resorted to her… Read more

Career Transition

Olderpreneurs: Blending Wisdom, Inspiration and Quality of Life

The days of working your whole career for one company, retiring with a gold watch and dreams of settling into a recliner are definitely a page in the history books. That plan has been replaced, redefined and reinvented by the latest generation of olderpreneurs, which are entrepreneurs over the age… Read more

Style

Investment Gemstones: Are Diamonds Still a Girl’s Best Friend?

Throughout history, gold, silver and a variety of precious gemstones have been used to establish means of bartering for goods and services. Following DeBeers’ exceptionally successful influence in the early 1930s, diamonds simultaneously became the major investment gemstone and a girl’s best friend. However, the tide is turning...times are changing… Read more