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.
There is an old but sad proverb, “Friendships come and friendships go.” And that may be true, but I believe female friendships are always worth it. Even the brief ones teach us something and add to our lives. I enjoy my eclectic group of female friends. You know, darlings, it takes time to […]
Today’s story was written by Jacqui Baker, the CEO and founder of Select Connections, a dating agency for mature singles. She shares her expert advice on beginning to date as a woman over 50. Please read and enjoy, darlings! As a dating mentor and fellow traveler on the dating-after-50 path, I understand the mix of […]
It’s been on my heart lately to explore the topic of loneliness and how friendships can help in overcoming it. But, darlings, believe me. I know it’s not as simple as that. Let’s dig into it, shall we? Unfortunate but true loneliness is the number one cause of unhappiness. Loneliness prevents you from feeling joy, […]
The topic of widowhood often comes up in my private Facebook group, Celebrate Life, especially around the holidays. Many women after 50 have suffered the devastating loss of a spouse. I am certain there will be discussions on how to deal with widowhood during the Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Hanukkah holidays. (If you are interested in […]
An unexpected circumstance can change one’s direction, often in a most uncanny manner. Who would have thought in a million years a man I have never met helped me make a decision that I will always remember? I must thank him when I meet him again. He awakened and energized my desire to write about […]