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
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
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
This week’s post is from the awesome Tera Johnson-Swartz of Midlifeit.com. When I started chatting with Missy, I was stoked for the opportunity to swap guest blogs. Hitting midlife has sure felt lonely sometimes, but making a friend that makes me laugh and keeps the drinks coming (check out: Midlife Margaritas Top 10 Cocktails)? She’s… Continue reading Midlife It’s Crazy Moments (So Far Anyway)
Todays message comes to you via the parking lot of a Sheet’s gas station while I suck down a chocolate milkshake. Thought I’d write from here instead of at home in case, you know, the milkshake brings all the boys to my yard. Don’t need that nonsense. But let’s get down to it shall we?… Continue reading Another Year, Another Birthday And Everyday Should Be Celebrated Like You Are 21 And Are Legal To Drink. Again.
It’s hard to continue to love your family when they’re not there for you in your greatest hour of need. Not even the Dog. So here’s what happened: We recently moved into a swanky apartment. And since I am so cautious not to wake up the hubby or the dog when I need to go… Continue reading I Fought A Devil Bug In My Bathroom at 1:45 am And No One Cared That I Almost Died. Not Even The Dog.
Hey Friends! Most of you know that we recently downsized to an apartment (A very Luxury place!) and we are still unpacking. Problem is, can’t find s#!t. Boxes are labeled but I’m finding not everything is labeled correctly. We have 2 storage closets too. Packed to the ceiling. And to think, we were so proud… Continue reading Midlife Moving and Grooving But My Brain Can’t Remember Which Moving Box The Margarita Pitcher Is In. S#!t.
We just returned home from a weeks vacation at the coast. Walked in the front door and groaned. We have to start packing for our upcoming move. Ok, we kinda started already but there is so much more to do! What were we thinking? What’s the best way to pack all the wine bottles safely?… Continue reading A Midlife Guide To The Empty Nest Lifestyle While Cheerfully Embracing The Latest Trend of Luxury Apartment Living
A few weeks ago, my friend Susan and I were making TikTok videos using all the filters we could find. We had a blast and couldn’t stop laughing. We literally did this for hours! Do you know how extremely healthy it is to laugh? And to laugh for several hours straight probably added 10 more… Continue reading Stop Letting People Tell You How To Live Your Life. Because You’re A Bad Ass And They Need To Mind Their Own Biz!
Are you stuck right now? Not even sure how you feel anymore? Maybe a case of the blues? (and I don’t mean B.B. King) What are you going to do? How are you going to get back into a positive mindset? Cocktails can get you only so far. So what to do? You need a… Continue reading So You’ve Hit Your Limit With Life Right Now And You Need A Reset To Get Back In The Game.