My Daughter’s Ready to Leave – I’m Not

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“Packets Up” Is The Way To Go With Liquid Laundry Packets

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How Re-Inventing Yourself Will Make You Happy

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What I’ve Learned Living Without a Credit Card for Six Years

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My Daughter’s Ready to Leave – I’m Not

Last night I spent time researching colleges with my 16 year-old daughter.  She commented that she’s anxious to figure out which colleges she wants to apply to and get it done.  She can’t wait for college. She’s ready to take the next step in her life. I’m just not sure I am. Recently, we were […]

“Packets Up” Is The Way To Go With Liquid Laundry Packets

Disclaimer  – I have a material and/or financial connection because I received a gift, sample of a product and/or compensation for consideration in preparing to write this content. All opinions stated within are my own. It seems as if our lives are now made up of finding even the smallest ways to save time.  From […]

How Re-Inventing Yourself Will Make You Happy

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” At what age do we stop asking ourselves this question?  It sounds as if once we hit a certain age that’s it – we’re done. As women in the second half of life we often feel that it’s too late to shake up life. When […]

What I’ve Learned Living Without a Credit Card for Six Years

One of the top New Year’s resolutions is saving more and spending less.  Of course, that means not living beyond your means and tearing up credit cards.  For most people this is easier said than done.  In fact, the average credit card debt per household is $8,400. Six years ago, I didn’t have the choice.  […]

Proper Dosing of Acetaminophen

This post is brought to you by the Acetaminophen Awareness Coalition’s Know Your Dose campaign and The Motherhood. But, as always, all opinions are my own. It seems as if everyone I know is sick right now.  I’m seriously thinking of wearing a mask around my own home to keep from catching my kids’ colds.  […]

How to Help Seniors Overcome Holiday Blues

While for some people the holidays are the “most wonderful times of the year,” for others it takes all of their emotional strength to just get through them. For seniors and aging relatives it can be especially difficult.  They are most likely nostalgic about years gone by and missing friends and other family members who […]

The gift you must give yourself this holiday – acceptance

I was having a conversation with a friend the other day who’s going through a divorce.  She’s filled with anger towards her ex.  Whether it’s justified or not, it’s how she feels.  But what I pointed out to her is that this anger that’s raging inside of her is not changing or affecting him in […]

Gifts for New Drivers

I have been, or can be if you click on a link and make a purchase, compensated via a cash payment, gift, or something else of value for writing this post. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. Now that my daughter is driving […]