My Very First Flu Shot


Last week, I went to the CVS Minute Clinic to get my very first flu shot. Yes, my first one. And it didn't hurt at all! Why get a flu shot now? A few reasons. I'm getting older. The last time I had the flu it  knocked me out for weeks, even after I was past being sick.  I need to protect myself from getting that ill again. The flu is dangerous. I don't think I … [Read more...]

My Twitter Conversation with the Princeton Mom


I have been fighting on Twitter with the Princeton Mom. You know her - she's the one who said girls need to find a husband in college, before the pool of potential mates thins out too much. As she states: “If you associate too closely with a man who is significantly below your intellectual level, you will eventually get stupid juice all over you.” … [Read more...]

7 Great Books You May Not Have Read Yet


Bookstores used to be my sanctuary. In the past I could spend an hour or so browsing the books, considering this new release or that older novel in it's paperback incarnation. I could read a few pages and decide if the book would hold my attention, look at the author's photo, read her bio (jealous, jealous!), roam around. The new version of Barnes & Noble, filled with … [Read more...]

Find Relief from Hot Flashes with Replenish

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Having suffered with hot flashes during perimenopause, and knowing many of my readers do too, this opportunity to participate in a medical research study for Replenish is something I think could help a lot of women. For more information, please use the contact information below.   Are you eager to cool down from hot flashes? Do they leave you irritable and … [Read more...]

How My Daughter Found the Right College


Disclosure: This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/Kaplan Test Prep. I received compensation to write this post, and any opinions expressed are my own, and reflect my actual experience. College was never a question for my husband or me when we were growing up. It was assumed in both of our families that we would go to college, and fortunately both of us fulfilled this … [Read more...]