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
“Courage is knowing what not to fear.” ~ Plato
By nature I am not the scared type. You could say that throughout my life I have done a lot of really dangerous things with absolutely no thought. Like climbing up the ice-covered frame of the Manhattan Bridge at midnight in the dead of winter. Or riding third on the back of a motorcycle in Germany, touching the ground each time we turned a corner. My college was located in the worst neighborhood in Brooklyn, NY, yet I routinely walked around late at night with no fear. And at almost 70 little has changed. I just do not live in fear because fear kills dreams.
Fall is in full swing and I’m in love with the beauty that surrounds me. This week I’m so excited to host FASHION FLASH — the best online mini-mag for midlife women like you. I have been a member of this amazing group of women since the beginning of the year and I couldn’t be more thrilled! These fabulous ladies cover all things female — fashion, fitness, beauty, travel and lifestyle. Their terrific tips are just what’s needed to stay up to date and current.
So pour yourself a pumpkin spice something, cuddle up with a cozy throw and enjoy!
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In theory I love to make all my food from scratch but that’s just not realistic. With a little thought it is possible to eat healthy at home. Always being prepared is the answer. I keep many different meal ingredients in my home so I can always make something quick, easy and nutritious. One of my favorite things to keep in my refrigerator is a rotisserie chicken. These are readily available at most supermarkets and delis. While true that they are usually prepared with a seasoning high in sugar and salt, but there are ways to improve the nutrition numbers of a store bought bird.Watch Video
It’s time to go outside into this crisp, autumn air and have some fall fitness fun with Phyllis! Let’s use the season’s bounty instead of traditional weights to exercise. My big pumpkin weighs about fifteen pounds, the small acorns are about four pounds, and the goose neck squashes are about ten pounds each. So get to the supermarket, get your weights, and let’s get started!
I take my exercise routine seriously but that doesn’t mean I don’t like to have fun. It’s good to mix things up and what better way then to go outside and workout. This fall fitness routine engages your entire body so even though it may look a little silly it will get the job done!Read More