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Confessions of a Baby Boomer, Part 2

I grew up a tomboy. I may have looked like a tow-headed, blue-eyed angel, but in my heart I was a fierce Amazon warrior. I climbed any and every tree I could find. My favorite was the giant Magnolia tree … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Baby Boomer, Part 1

I recently hosted a family gathering in my home and served all the favorite dishes from the 60’s. These were foods our parents were preparing for their parties, and food we children came to know and love; the temperamental chiffon … Continue reading

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Dem Bones, Dem Bones

Today’s topic is Bone Broth. Wait! Before you say EEEWWW and get grossed out, remember that generations before us used bones to start a soup stock. They obviously knew more than we know, since homemade soup is not as common … Continue reading

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Internet Dating 101 – Bonjour

As a 51 year old woman re-entering the dating scene, let me be clear. This is not an adventure, it’s a full time job interview, conducted by that weird Uncle that always gave you the creeps. Since I average a … Continue reading

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The Power of Three

Today I am on a “threebie” mission to make things simpler for you. As you know, women love quick and easy substitutes for their favorite expensive beauty items. I have posted about making your own makeup, facial oil, body oil … Continue reading

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Let’s Make Up

For close to a year now, I have been mixing my own powder foundation, translucent powder and make-up setting spray. I have been thoroughly happy with the results and no one has remarked that my makeup looks bad. Trust me. … Continue reading

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The Ties That Bind

I recently had dinner with a friend and we were discussing relationships in general. He asked me what my flaws were in a relationship. He was able to just start listing issues he saw as flaws in himself. I was … Continue reading

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Is it Time to Say Goodbye to the Knight in Shining Armour?

Most girls grow up with the idyllic dream of being swept off their feet by a knight on a white horse whose sole purpose is to protect and cherish them. They see this only as a fairytale, whimsically sought after, … Continue reading

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Oh Susie Q!

Some of my fondest memories are of the kitchen at my Aunt Susie’s house where she taught me and my sister how to cook. Now Aunt Susie had three boys, so she showered us with girly affection whenever we were … Continue reading

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Keeping Abreast of the Situation a.k.a Why I Hate Bra Shopping

For the last three weeks I have been painstakingly bra shopping. This is an act I abhor to the fullest extent. I put it off until duct tape and gorilla glue no longer hold my old bras together.  But wait! … Continue reading

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