LIFESTYLE INSPIRATION FOR WOMEN OVER 40

Making Friends with Other Women as an Introvert Over 40

It’s not so easy to make new friends when we get older and being introverted makes this task even more challenging. However, there are good reasons to build your own little tribe and it’s really not as hard as it seems. *This post contains affiliate links. If you click on one of these links and make a purchase, I may receive a commission for referring you.  You can read my full disclosure here. I’ve jokingly expressed more than a few times how I’d be better off living with animals instead of having to deal with people. Now that I write…

Use These 7 Methods to Safely Treat the Air in Your Home

Indoor air pollution is one of the main causes of breathing issues and allergies. With these tips, you can breathe a little better at home. I’ve always had an appreciation for places and things that smell good. The only thing better than a freshly scented space is one that also has good air quality. The quality of the air you breathe is something to be concerned about, especially if you have health issues such as asthma or allergies. Air pollutants in your home can aggravate and worsen existing health issues. Aside from things like mold and hazardous materials used to…

What to Expect When It’s Your Turn to Experience the Empty Nest

When young adults leave home, it can be a stressful time for parents; especially for mothers. Finding yourself again may be difficult but not impossible. Believe it or not, you will survive. A few years ago, our youngest daughter left home for college. Although I was elated for her to begin a journey of independence and self-discovery, it was still a little hard to accept that neither one of my girls still lived at home. Ironically, I often fantasized about the blessed “Empty Nest” moment–until it happened. It’s been almost four years since Paul, and I had to suit up…

6 Simple Ways To Avoid Cakey Foundation For Good

*This post contains affiliate links.  You can read my full disclosure here. I’ve always played in makeup. Growing up, my grandmother owned a funeral home, and we lived right next door to the business. I remember sales representatives coming over to the house to bring foundation makeup kits for her to sample on her “clients.” She never used all of them, so when no one was around, I would sneak the unopened yellow kits into my room to play dress up. That stuff was thicker than putty, but it was fun to play in. Whenever I see dull, flat, super…

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