Dear Santa. A Letter from an Empty Nester Mom (that’d be me) on What She Really Wants in 2023 for Christmas.

Dear Santa, Over the years we’ve been caught kissing, having cookies and milk together and even playing reindeer games when we got into the liquor cabinet with Blitzen that one time. But the gifts I’ve gotten over the years have been mediocre at best. I don’t mean to be critical, but I do most of… Continue reading Dear Santa. A Letter from an Empty Nester Mom (that’d be me) on What She Really Wants in 2023 for Christmas.

The Holidays aren’t like living in Whoville with Little Cindy Lou and It’s not a Competition for the ‘Best Happy Holiday Pictures’ on Social Media.

Social Media can be pretty cruel during the holidays. When most folks are posting about their perfect trees, perfect matching PJs, perfect wrapping paper, perfect Christmas Cards and of course the perfect families and you’re feeling like your family is more like the Griswold’s all year long. Not all of us have perfect lives to… Continue reading The Holidays aren’t like living in Whoville with Little Cindy Lou and It’s not a Competition for the ‘Best Happy Holiday Pictures’ on Social Media.

New Topics to Discuss with Friends and Family That will Make You Seem More Interesting and Smarter than Normal.

I think we have talked Politics, Religion, Sex and Education to death over the past few years. Let’s shake things up and throw out some new topic ideas to discuss at the water cooler. Or if you work from home, you can do it over Zoom. People will assume you actually read and research a… Continue reading New Topics to Discuss with Friends and Family That will Make You Seem More Interesting and Smarter than Normal.

Every Heard About ‘Runner’s High’? Check Out This Powerful Midlife Go-Getter’s Story and Be Inspired to Challenge Yourself and Become the Best Version of You

Looking to find more inspiration to challenge yourself in the “midlife” of your life? Looking to shake things up and do something different? Ready to show yourself (and the world) that you are on fire and living your best life authentically? For the next few weeks, I’ll highlight some “go-getters” that will inspire you to… Continue reading Every Heard About ‘Runner’s High’? Check Out This Powerful Midlife Go-Getter’s Story and Be Inspired to Challenge Yourself and Become the Best Version of You

Mental Health Check with a Side of Humor to Help Wipe Out the Recent Demons Without Performing an Exorcism

Disclaimer: For those of you with ADD/ADHD or you just plain hate to read, this is a very short post. I have your back! Just when you think things are getting better, the devil opens up another portal. Hence the whole Amber Heard/Johnny Depp circus. We are dealing with mid-term elections, more comedians being attacked… Continue reading Mental Health Check with a Side of Humor to Help Wipe Out the Recent Demons Without Performing an Exorcism

The Final Part in the ‘Living Your Best Life Series’ Where YOU Start to See and Feel the Transformation

You’re here! You did it! Do you feel it? It is kinda gradual and this last part in the series will tie it all up in a neat little bow for you. Kind of like the homemade French vanilla icing on the cake! Or chocolate. lol If you missed the previous 4 parts of the… Continue reading The Final Part in the ‘Living Your Best Life Series’ Where YOU Start to See and Feel the Transformation

Your Best Life Should be Passionate and Authentic. Here’s 12 Ways to Discover Your Passion and Purpose Today!

I wasn’t sure if I was going to continue with the Best Life series but after all the super positive DM’s and comments, I got from my first post (you can read it here): https://midlifemargaritas.com/2022/03/28/how-to-live-your-best-life-and-go-after-your-dreams-do-what-youve-always-imagined-and-stop-letting-the-little-things-hold-you-back/ I decided to do part deux! Are you ready? This week it’s all about Passion and Purpose. If you don’t… Continue reading Your Best Life Should be Passionate and Authentic. Here’s 12 Ways to Discover Your Passion and Purpose Today!

How To Know You Are in The Middle of A Midlife Christmas Breakdown That Rivals Every National Lampoons Movie Ever Made

Sounds like a National Lampoon movie doesn’t it? That would probably be the best way to describe any of my families Christmas’s. But holidays do become different the older you get. Especially when your children are grown. I am so very thankful we didn’t have “Elf on a Shelf” All the scenes with the elf… Continue reading How To Know You Are in The Middle of A Midlife Christmas Breakdown That Rivals Every National Lampoons Movie Ever Made

Maintaining Your Mental Health During The 2021 Holiday Season During a Pandemic That Might Seem Never-Ending

Let’s check in. How’s your mental health so far this holiday season? Me? I’m on the verge of something. Now, whether that’s a margarita drinking binge or a solo vacation to somewhere tropical where there is no TV or other electronics, I’m not sure yet. This Thanksgiving was a good one. Except we missed our… Continue reading Maintaining Your Mental Health During The 2021 Holiday Season During a Pandemic That Might Seem Never-Ending

Clothing That Plus Size Women Over 50 Need To Avoid And Still Look Like A Class Act Cougar

Well this post is going to get me canceled for sure. I’m breaking the rules and calling out my sister “Big Girls” to stop trying to look like a 20 something fashion blogger and start looking more like a classy cougar! I know the rule lately have been to not body shame, slut shame or… Continue reading Clothing That Plus Size Women Over 50 Need To Avoid And Still Look Like A Class Act Cougar