Build Up Your Happiness
Become happier through a conscious effort. Self-help information that includes a free workbook with characteristics of happy people and exercises to build up your happiness.       Many people like to think that true happiness is not possible in life. Since life is full of ups and downs, there will always be different levels...
June 17, 2019
3 Steps to Personal Growth
A beginner's guide to personal growth. The process includes understanding your inner strengths, finding your weaknesses and working on fixing them to meet your ultimate goals.       I turned 50 this year. That milestone was the perfect opportunity for me to take a long, hard look at myself. I knew I wanted to...
June 4, 2019
Raising Melanoma Awareness
Sharing the facts about melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, in a free book, Melanoma : Skin Cancer Facts.     May is Melanoma Awareness Month. There are nearly 150,000 new cases of melanoma diagnosed each year.    Melanoma: noun a tumor of melanin-forming cells, especially a malignant tumor associated with skin cancer. "melanomas...
May 21, 2019
Ipsy Glam Bag vs. Ipsy Glam Bag Plus
Comparison between the standard ipsy Glam Bag subscription and the new ipsy Glam Bag Plus.       Subscription beauty boxes are all the rage, even for older women. It is a convenient way to try new products you may not have known about otherwise.   Last month, I received an email from ipsy asking...
May 15, 2019
Relieving Seasonal Allergies the Natural Way
Ways to relieve your seasonal allergies and hay fever by changing your diet, adding in supplements and adopting new habits.       Are you a seasonal allergy sufferer? Chances are you or someone close to you is. Nearly 60 million people are affected by allergies each year.     This blog post contains affiliate...
May 10, 2019
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Mother’s Day without a Mom
Coping with Mother's Day can be an extremely difficult time for some, but there are ways to get through the day.       Mother's Day can be especially difficult for those of us that don't have our mothers with us.   My mom passed away in 2007, and even though it's coming up on...
May 7, 2019
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Mother Classic Rock Songs
Classic Rock songs with Mother (Mom or Mama) in the title. Fun playlist for Mother's Day.       With Mother's Day just around the corner, I thought I'd have some fun and put together a playlist of mostly classic rock songs featuring Mother, Mom or Mama in the title.   These songs are not...
May 4, 2019
How I Transformed a Closet into an Office on a Budget
Learn how I turned a cluttered closet into a home office space on a very small budget.   Update 3/27/20: This is a DIY project I completed this time last year. It really didn't fit into my blog niche so it was never promoted after I initially posted it. In light of so many people...
April 6, 2019
DIY Mod Podge Large Trivet
Quick and easy DIY Mod Podge craft requiring just a few supplies to make a large hot plate.   Today was a miserable day here. It snowed! Ugh. So much for spring. I thought March was supposed to come in like a lion and out like a lamb. Apparently, it's a snow white lamb.  ...
March 31, 2019
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11 Spring Superfoods
11 fruits, vegetables, and superfoods that are in season and perfect to add to your spring menus.     Spring is the perfect time to take advantage of healthy superfoods that are now in season.   Spring has finally arrived. The windows will be open, and with the warmer weather you will most likely be...
March 25, 2019
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