Here in NC, it’s hotter than Satan’s kitchen! It’s probably hot where you are too but add 100% humidity and, well, we have moisture every freaking where. I have asthma so I can’t breathe and just walking to the mailbox, I feel like I’m gonna pass out. Right there in my driveway. Where all my… Continue reading The Hottest Summer and Both Kids Have Moved Home. Kill Me.
When I turned 40 I went to have my eyes checked. I could no longer read the directions on smaller boxes and prescription bottles. I thought I was going blind. This is it! I’m officially losing my eyesight. The doctor did the eye exam then told me I really didn’t need glasses but I should… Continue reading Is It Time for Reading Glasses?
I’ve heard it so many times. “Is this all there is?” Midlifers in distress. Thinking way to much about the end years. It isn’t over till the fat lady sings! If you are saying to yourself, “Is this all there is”, you aren’t alone. I hear it so often. I have even said it myself… Continue reading The Midlife Margarita Lifestyle.
Hey there! We made it to 2019! (Almost). Every year I dread the “New Year, New You” cliché. I give everyone about 30 days before we roll back into our “old” selves. But you know we are all going to try anyway. Maybe one out of one hundred will actually improve and change. Not trying… Continue reading 2019 New Year, New You Resolutions?
Less than two weeks from Christmas. I feel like I should be happy and joyous and singing Jingle Bells off-key like every year. But, alas, I am a tired mother f#(ker. As I type this my coffee is almost gone and now I am just a wide-awake sleepy momma. I had the dog on my… Continue reading I’m One Tired Mother Trucker.
Don’t you get so tired of the gift cards, coupon books of hugs, coffee mugs, Christmas décor and all around “practical” holiday gifts you get every year? Ladies, feel free to share this with the hubby and family! This is Midlife Margaritas guide to buying Christmas/Hanukah gifts that you will actually use! I’m not saying… Continue reading 12 Christmas – Hanukah Gift Ideas for Hip, Margarita Drinking Women. (or wine)
I am no authority on empty nesting yet. My oldest isn’t moving out till this weekend. And as long as he takes that nasty couch he bought in college off Craig’s List, I will be very happy. Meanwhile I’ve been planning on how to handle Empty Nest Syndrome. Medical Definition of empty-nest syndrome : a… Continue reading Surviving Empty Nest Syndrome
Hello Margarita Friends!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Today I want to talk about relationships, friendships and beyond midlife. Sounds utterly depressing right? lol I promise it’s not. Last week Susan (Louise to my Thelma) and I went to visit my mother and grandmother. We started out meeting my mom and her friend of 30 years for lunch at a… Continue reading Relationships. Midlife & Beyond
Thing 1 & 2 will graduate high school/college in May. We will officially be empty nesters and we can’t wait! But hold up. I’m getting the stink eye from people over my enthusiasm. Why can’t I be excited? I’m not judging you for being upset that your babies are leaving home. Why can’t we all… Continue reading Soon to be Empty Nesters. And We Can’t Wait!
I’ve heard that your body changes every 7 years. So by the time you hit midlife, you’re a whole new person. And that means you want different things than you did in your 30’s – early 40’s. So I put together a list of things most midlife moms would probably want. Feel free to add… Continue reading 7 Things on a Christmas List From a Midlife Mom