A Day on the Carnival Dream


While I spent a bit more than 168 hours on board the Dream as their guest, I thought I'd just pick ONE of my days and let you in on a slice of it. Keep in mind that each day when you cruise brings NEW and FABULOUS...and that MY experience may be very … [Continue reading]

Dating for Boomers


Since I'm married (at least that what Mr. S keeps telling me), I'm not an authority on dating. As it stands it's been about 35 years since I've been out there, and I'm pretty sure that it's tougher than it was back then. SO, I've decided to call in a … [Continue reading]

Getaway: Marriott Harbor Beach – Ft Lauderdale

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Disclosure: I attended a Media Day at the Harbor Beach Marriott as their guest. Further disclosure: My brother is a member of the HB Marriott Beach Club, and I go OFTEN as his guest. ALL opinions are strictly my own...I LOVE this place. There … [Continue reading]

Save or Splurge?

"SHAVE." Courtesy of: Mixy Lorenzo

Here's a Champagne Living style cheat sheet from our friends at 800Razors.com on what you should absolutely splurge with and what cheats are JUST as good. 1.    SAVE your shave  Razors from the drug store have become increasingly expensive over the … [Continue reading]

AARP Member Benefits aging isn’t all that bad

60 is definitely not as good looking as 20, but it has it's advantages.

SIXTY I thought it would be easy. I thought it would actually be FUN in an "I'm cool, and I don't look my age kind of way." I thought it would be FREEING I was wrong. The birthday that I was actually looking forward to celebrating  to … [Continue reading]

Going casual: t-shirts from Cents of Style


While it looks like I spend every day of my life traipsing around the world, my average day looks more like: 8:00 am: Turn on the Keurig 8:02 am: Feed Clem 8:10 am: K-Cup in and first cup of coffee in the mug 8:30 am: Second K-Cup into … [Continue reading]