I know it happened. I remember packing up the cars and leaving the morning after. But the actual event? I think I sleep walked through it! How could this be? An event as grand as this and somehow I feel like I missed it! I had planned other big events like my daughter’s bat mitzvah and my son’s bar mitzvah but nothing could prepare me for a wedding! It seemed no matter how much work my daughter and I did the list just kept growing. Helpful that the two of us are list makers but regular lists were just not enough. Each segment of the wedding had its own list. We decided that a wedding planner was a must!Read More
When I go on vacation I like to exercise. If I’m away for a week I’ll aim for two or three times during the vacation. I think it’s important for women over fifty not to totally lose sight of their fitness goals but at the same time I do think it’s okay to take it down a notch. It might seem like an impossible task but working out on vacation isn’t complicated. Here are my suggestions on how to keep up with your fitness when you are traveling.Read More
Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. I love all the food but hate that bowling ball belly bloat so I try to lighten up the food. To me the bird is a secondary character and I make plenty of go alongs as the sides are my faves. There are so many to choose from and I usually make five or six (or seven or eight)! These four recipes are the ones I make every year without fail. I’m sure if I ever eliminated one of them there would be a price to pay!Read More
We’ve all been there before: a special occasion is fast approaching, we try on an outfit and YIKES! The zipper doesn’t go up! Whether a fancy dress or a pair of jeans here are 5 tips for getting yourself event ready in one week.Read More
This time of year is all about parties and having fun and unfortunately, weight gain. But I am going to explain how not to get fat over the holidays. Here are strategies I have used for many years to get through this time of year without going up a size. There’s no reason not to have a great time, but there are a few things to keep in mind that will really help keep your weight in check.Read More
Are you able to set a goal for yourself and stick to it? If your answer is no, you’re not alone. In fact, according to The Washington Post, one-third of Americans say they lack the self-control they need to accomplish their goals. About one-fourth attribute trouble sticking to a diet to a personal character defect such as laziness.” How can you combat these overwhelming statistics? For me, the answer has always been very simple. I’ve found that setting and living by healthy morning and evening routines has made me far more dedicated, energized and driven.
The result? I’m unstoppable!Read More