Can I handle the seasons of my life?

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Life, very much like living in New England, is full of seasons. Some of them we look forward to with great anticipation and others we brace ourselves for, thinking they may not be very enjoyable. Yet, whether or not we want them, they keep coming. Spring turns into summer, into fall, and then its winter again. Fall is my favorite time of year. Continue Reading

Get your financial house in order – in time for the Holidays!


Fall is here and that means the Holidays will be upon us very soon – Christmas, Hanukkah – the whole holiday “sha-bang” !  As a financial planner- heck, maybe because I’m a bit of a worrier- I look at the costs associated with the season and try to wrap my brain around what that will […]

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Replenish study wants you!


We wanted to make you aware of this study!   Check it out and if you have any questions, comments or concerns please leave a comment.   The good people conducting the study are happy to answer all your questions!     Are you eager to cool down from hot flashes? Do they leave you irritable and […]

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In the mood for PUMPKIN – you’ll love this smoothie recipe!

Ahhh yes the perfect “good for you” and yummy smoothie for this time of year! PALEO PUMPKIN PIE SMOOTHIE: ½ C. Canned Pumpkin 1 C. Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk ½ Banana (if its frozen first, its better) 1 Tbsp. Honey or 100% Maple Syrup ½  tsp. Vanilla Extract ½ – 1 tsp. Pumpkin Pie Spice […]

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FREE SHIPPING at Tea Collection until 9/14!

Yippee!  Look what our friends at Tea Collection are offering you… FREE SHIPPING on orders of &75 or more – NOW thru September 14th! Get on this and have fun shopping! Click here… Free Shipping at Tea Collection on orders $75+, promo code: SEPTSHIP (through 9/14)

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Review of Cool-jams pj’s – thumbs up!


I haven’t been this much in love with my sleepwear since my Lanz nightgown back in my college days! Remember when they were all the rage? Well, it’s been years since I’ve slept in a nightie. My sleepwear of choice has been a cottom cami (you know the GAP or Old Navy kind) until the […]

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Dear college freshman – Don’t be Stupid!


A college freshman said to me, as she was setting up her dorm room that she was freaking out because she didn’t know what she wanted to be when she “grew up” and thought that by the time she started her freshman year – she should have it all figured out. I was her a […]

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Maine Women magazine talks MENOPAUSE and this blog!


Check out the great magazine – dedicating an edition to the topic of menopause with me (the founder of this blog on the cover)! Featuring interviews with many women about their experiences including contributors to this blog!   Lots of great advice here!   Click on the link to Maine Women here!

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Caution. Detour. Lane Closed. Under Construction.


If you have driven anywhere in Bangor, Maine this summer you know the deal. There isn’t a road unaffected by construction. There isn’t a route you can take without a detour. In fact, you can’t drive for more than five minutes in any direction without running into dozens of traffic cones. My friend Jennifer Hooper […]

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Lessons Al Roker shares as he celebrates “60″ !


Al Roker from the TODAY show turns 60 today!   He shared the lessons he’s learned in his 6 decades.   Great lessons for all of us! By:  Chris Serico, TODAY contributor Family comes first “The thing that’s got to be most important to you has got to be your family. And whatever you do, that’s […]

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Shouldn’t I Be Doing Better by Now?

I was angry last week. A stewing, simmering kind of angry; the kind of angry that refused to slide off my skin, instead, sinking into every pore.  It was a nameless, purposeless angry not caused by a person or an event.  Yet, there it was: entrenched. It was all because I took stock of where […]

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