Body – Midlife Hacks

How to Look 10 Years Younger Today

While I could link you to all the popular lotions and potions and procedures guaranteed to make you younger immediately (or sooner!), instead I'll give you my two surefire and totally free secrets! Success is guaranteed! And for those who asked, I got my gorgeous...

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Lame Life Hacks: Shower Edition

If you hate, hate, hate getting out of the shower because you are hit by a wall of frozen air, you've come to the right place. I've solved this most serious of inconveniences for you forever. https://youtu.be/RM2hPwiUbYM Please share your lamest life hacks!

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How to Use a Curling Iron for Dummies

It's been many decades since I used the daily blow dyer/curling iron combo to create my big 80s hair. But for an event last week, I thought it would be fun to spiff up my hairdo with some curl. I bought a 1-1/4" Conair Infinitipro and did my best to create a nice...

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Veggie Loaded Instant Pot Chili

Last fall we got an instant pot, mostly because…well…instant. I don't like cooking, but I like eating healthy. I love my crockpot, so this multi use pressure cooker seemed like a great addition. We got the six-quart instant pot that also serves as a slow cooker,...

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Pumpkin Coconut Soup

It's freezing. And in addition to the constant companionship of my sugar-free cocoa (which I'm sipping right this very moment, per usual), I have been craving soups. But some of the tastiest soups are super high in fat and calories. 1 cup of this stuff is less than...

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Nothing to Wear Mid Weight Loss

My closet is mess. I don't like buying clothes and I like buying fat clothes even less. One of my goals is to do a midlife wardrobe makeover—complete with a capsule wardrobe of interchangeable pieces—once I'm at a healthy size. But for now, I'm stuck. Now that I've...

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Instant Pot Chicken Ramen

In college, ramen (the kind that costs 10¢ per package) was a staple. (Because 10¢ per package fits nicely with abject poverty.) It was something of a status symbol to graduate and move on to 50¢ condensed soup in a can. Not to be a food snob or anything, but never...

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