Fifty Is The New Forty: Not Just For Baby Boomers Any More! I am blogging for the first time in quite a while. The truth is that I have been struggling with this website for some time now. I started it to vent about my own frustrations and experiences when I turned 50 in 2007, and for a while I just loved it. It was a [...]

Nine Positive Life Changing Strategies For Baby Boomers

As midlife beckons, life continues to require chores and routines, and sometimes you might find yourself just going through the motions without even realizing that you could be seeking out some excitement instead. These 9 positive life changing strategies for baby boomers can help you moving forward with agility. Just imagine! No more days where [...]

Thoughtful, Simple Giving Gifts: Baby Boomers Giving Back

Mission: thoughtful, simple giving gifts this holiday season. For baby boomers, giving back is, well, a given. Baby boomers are givers at heart. As a matter of fact, baby boomers are responsible for the largest share of charitable donations. According to one study, we make up only 34% of all donors, but give 43% of the [...]

Creating Your Own Holiday Food Traditions

Ah,'s that time again. The joy and nostalgia of family traditions, tinsel, eggnog, decorations, homemade ornaments, and…creating your own holiday food traditions! There is nothing quite like the familiar and heartening scents of baked ham, pecan pie, rum balls, and popcorn for the stringing of popcorn and cranberries. Becoming a parent - and then [...]

Encore Career Opportunities

For baby boomer women, encore career opportunities are numerous and as unique as you are! No matter what your career or work history, if you want to keep your hand in either as employee or volunteer, you can start looking just about anywhere! With the constant influx of new internet tools, techniques and processes, you [...]

Egyptian Magic Cream: Does It Work?

Because skin care during menopause is something we all should pay attention to, any products that are geared for our 'special needs' is on the radar! Egyptian Magic, for those of you who don't know, is one of those products that is an "overnight success". I had heard about Egyptian Magic on TV, seen some [...]

Do You Need An Encore Style Makeover Expert?

Starting an encore career? Maureen O'Brien Hooker is a Mary Kay Independent Sales Director in Glens Falls NY, and provides guidance and suggestions for women who are getting back in the workforce or starting their own businesses! Here tips from this encore career style makeover expert - check out her suggestions for updating your new [...]

Coldwater Creek Fall Fashion Review Lowdown!

The Coldwater Creek fashions for Fall 2013 are flying off the shelves! Recently I was invited to preview the fall collection at the Stuyvesant Plaza Coldwater Creek store in Albany NY. (Disclaimer: As with all of my reviews, you will get only my honest opinion based upon my experience with the product.) Coldwater Creek has [...]

Recipe for Grilled Eggplant with Fresh Herbs

Eggplant is one of those vegetables that often gets overlooked. It's kind of weird looking, doesn't really feel like a typical vegetable. The fact is that eggplant is low in calories, high in vitamins and minerals, and offers fiber and essential B-complex groups of vitamins perfect for staying healthy. It is also a good source [...]

6 Heart-Healthy Superfoods

Healthy Starts Made Simple: Nutrition for Baby Boomer Superwomen! What do these heart healthy superfoods offer for baby boomer women? Well...heart-healthy eating isn’t about following a complicated set of rules; it’s about filling your plate with a wide variety of good-for-you foods. But can the choices you make today help compensate for some not-so-wise picks [...]

Not Just Thinking Outside The Box – Getting Outside Of The Box!

Recently I had some big changes in my life, leaving a very busy and unique position at a local internet marketing agency to start my own small business. I had so many ideas pinging around in my head and was so unsure when I left what my direction would be, that I turned to a [...]

Fashion Over 50: Got It Covered Perfectly Review!

As you know, as our post-50 fashion journey progresses, it becomes more and more difficult to find clothes that look great, feel perfect, fit perfectly and are affordable! Pauline Durbin is the owner of a company called Covered Perfectly. Pauline reached out to us a while ago and offered to share her product with us [...]