When life gives us lemons, we just have to make ourselves some sweet lemonade. Here you’ll find our musings, pearls of wisdom, and personal stories to guide you through life’s passages. Explore how to embrace your beauty with style, discover new adventures, navigate the nuances of relationships, pull back the curtain to deal with life changes, and resonate with the reflections of other women.
‘The Tools I Used To Survive Widowhood’ was updated on 8.31.22. Every year, summer instills in us a desire for something fun and new. Our grandchildren find summer activities or jobs, and our adult children regroup and plan travel and summer fun. We arrange our summer closets and put dates on the calendars as we […]
This post was updated on February 23rd, 2022. How do you love someone when it’s tough to do so? I thought long and hard about how to answer. In truth, we meet people who rub us the wrong way. Most incidents are easily resolved, some are never resolved and then there are those people we […]
I am the mother and grandmother of a large, blended family. Having a blended family requires tender loving care…and lots of sleepless nights. I must confess, with pride, that I learned by trial and error how to be a great stepmother — although I do not like the term — and a step-grandmother to my […]
A Home of Harmony I wish everyone grew up in a home with harmony. As I look back on my parents’ relationship, my brother and I were fortunate to never see strife between the two of them. I know my words sound like a fairytale, but their marriage was just that for a few good […]
The title of this story was messaged to me with no explanation of its meaning, so at first glance, I completely missed its significance. I thought of the abundance of love I feel for my Ultimate Concierge, my pooch America, and my family. And, I thought of the abundance of warmth and true friendship I […]