Tag Archives | #Over40

SheSpark May Mother’s Day Issue

The May issue of SheSpark is dedicated to the modern mom. We work hard, we play hard, we shop hard, and we love hard.  Just like a mother.  READ IT NOW Inside this issue: Style Advice Your Daughter Will Follow A “Thank You” Note to Jimmy Fallon (on behalf of all moms) 35 Casual Outfits […]

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Thinner In 30 Challenge: Week 1

My over-40 body holds onto weight like my son holds onto his iPad: with great tenacity. After my hysterectomy in October 2013, post-op side effects, scar tissue, and digestive issues plagued me, resulting in weight gain and muscle loss.  A previously “easy” 3-mile run resulted in UTI symptoms for days afterward, though tests always came up negative. […]

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Style Advice Your Daughter Will Follow

My mother and I didn’t see eye-to-eye when it came to my fashion sense for many years— especially after my freshman year in high school.  Examples that come to mind: Sent to my room to change:  For trying to sneak out to school wearing a see-through mesh top a la Madonna. Note: This was not […]

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Las Vegas: Top Painful Packing Mistakes

I had a BLAST at the Bloggers @ Midlife Conference last weekend in Las Vegas. Meeting my SheSpark business partner Audrey and building relationships with women over 40 who will add value to the magazine as it expands. Through the years, I’ve learned (the hard way) what to pack and what to leave at home […]

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SheSpark Goes Green Over 40 Style!

The April “Force Of Nature” issue of SheSpark is dedicated to Mother Nature and how she plays into our style, beauty, and wellness decisions as over-40 women.  As we age, we support causes that reflect our values.  By purchasing eco-friendly products and supporting small business (like buying from our advertisers), we feel good as consumers […]

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SheSpark March Issue is LIVE – Over 40 Style, Beauty, Wellness

“Give Me A [Spring] Break!” is SheSpark’s March theme.  After the holiday ringer and new year hangover (how are those resolutions coming that we addressed in the January issue?), we need serious R&R. #Over40 women with hectic schedules may guffaw at the notion of “free time,” so we’ve accumulated a collection of blogs and products […]

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Resort Wear Trends Over 40 Women Actually Wear

Spring Break is America’s casual cousin to Europe’s resort season.  Women venture off to a new locale for much deserved R&R.  Whether it’s a sunny beach, an island cruise, or mountain ski resort, we still want to look our best with minimal effort. These three lookbooks have something for every budget. Feel free to make comments, […]

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Menopause: Can You Cure The Curse?

The most frustrating part about not being able to treat menopause is that most doctors say: “All tests indicate you’re fine.”  “Synthetic hormones are your best option.”  “This is natural, just grin and bear it.” In The Menopause Cure, Hormonal Health, author Jill D. Davey tackles the menopause bull by the horns and debunks the myths, […]

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10 Ways To UP Your Image in 2016

Most New Year resolutions focus on goals or activities designed to make us look and feel better about ourselves. And no wonder! There are a lot of impossible standards that women (especially #over40) feel the need to conquer. But there’s no need to turn to risky procedures or money-wasting trends and gimmicks. Below are the […]

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Color Up Your Party Dress: A Definitive Guide

Are you in a “black rut” when it comes to party dresses?  If so, you’re not the only one. It’s the #1 complaint from my clients. My friend Rosy, a self-proclaimed black clothing addict, jumped out of her comfort zone and wore a flattering blue floral dress and purple pashmina to her office holiday party. She received a shower of […]

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