The Mother-Daughter Relationship

The Mother-Daughter Relationship

The mother-daughter relationship changes, but Mom will always be Mom. Today is my Mom’s birthday. She would have been 89 years old today. My mom died two years ago, but today is still her birthday, even though she’s not here to see it. And I …continue here—>

The New Normal

The New Normal

If there is life, there is change. Often, it creeps up on us: kids get taller, our bodies sag, the “new” car is 3 years old, and last year’s “in” color or dress is passé. Transitions And then there are those life transitions such as …continue here—>

Women Friends are Priceless—and Vital

Women Friends are Priceless—and Vital

Barb Here Those Special Friends Who’ve Helped us Become the Women We Are Now Those special friends—those pre-boobs “Friends-for-Life” and those post-boobs “Forever-Friends”. Most of us have one or two or, if we’re really fortunate more women who have remained our friends through thick and thicker …continue here—>

Why Is a Heroine a Heroine…Your Heroine?

Why Is a Heroine a Heroine…Your Heroine?

Barb wrote a nice post …… about our heroines and everyone being someone’s heroine, which made me think of the definition of the word. A heroine doesn’t need a cape, nor does the word mean “a super-woman who saves your life and/or the universe”. While …continue here—>

Beachy-Flowy, Dresses for a Beach Wedding

Beachy-Flowy, Dresses for a Beach Wedding

Shopping for a bathing suit is NOT fun. That’s a given, so this post is not going to go over the horrors of dressing room mirrors, dressing room lighting or the dismal chore of trying to imagine what the suit will look like without your …continue here—>

France vs South Korea for Gold Medal of Love

France vs South Korea for Gold Medal of Love

Well, of course the Valentine’s Day card originated in France!! Where else? Valentine’s Day Card is Born Legend has it that the Valentine’s Day card tradition dates back to 1415 and is based on love letters/poems Charles, Duke of Orleans would send his wife,  Bonne …continue here—>