I decided to travel with my teen son. Not vacation, mind you, but travel. Travel takes patience and a fairly high degree of resilience from discomfort. Our first stop was Marrakech and you can read a sort of ‘what to...
Taking your teen to non-traditional locales may or may not make sense; a lot depends on what kind of kid you have. I believe you can turn a teen into a traveller versus a vacationer and I’m working my...
Today, The Wall Street Journal posted an article on A Stress-Free Summer Weekend in the Catskills. It's a wonderful, informative, and inspiring read urging me to pack my bags. Elizabeth G. Dunn, a James Beard Award-Nominated writer, invitingly details a...
It's Summer time and I'm busy trying to find healthy, 'cool', and tasty meals to serve at home. I don't know about all you Kuel Women out there, but I get super bored of the same 'ol ingredients. Yesterday...
I know I struggle with what to do with my hair. I wore it long for so long but somewhere in my late 40s I noticed a thinning and the super long look wasn't really working for me. I...
Last weekend I went to New Orlean's Jazz Fest with four other women. This was my first Jazz Fest experience. I have typically stayed away from such events - never keen on masses of hot, sweaty, inebriated bodies all...
We keep hearing about the importance of weight bearing exercises, in particular, as we age. The popularity of bodyweight exercises is rapidly gaining. Why, you might wonder? There is practicality and ease in using what you already own and...
My Mother passed away on April 2nd. I was away from home (my home - not  hers) at the time, vacationing with my sister and her wife when the call came. It was a surreal moment in time. We...
Now, really IN my 50s, reality has hit. Some of my 30s and 40s life-style habits just aren't working for me anymore. I've struggled with the notion of fighting it, accepting it, ignoring it. I've been sad. I've been...
My friend Pam posted this snowy-day frittata on FaceBook yesterday and I just had to share. Thanks, Pam! INGREDIENTS: 4 cups shredded butternut squash (about 1 pound) 1 sweet onion diced Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper to taste 7...

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