12 Christmas Gifts For Him that YOU Will love

4 MINUTE READ Yada. Yada. Yada – Peace and Goodwill to All Men is all very well, but what’s often overlooked at Christmas is that Gift Giving provides women with the perfect opportunity to improve their relationship and gently nudge (ok…downright shove) their partner towards NEW IMPROVED HABITS. So following…

Forget Age-Appropriate…7 Essentials for Midlife Rock Chicks

It’s really easy to wear the same outfits year in year out.  For ages I  stuck with a formula of  slim jeans, blazer-type jacket, non-descript top, worn with ankle boots (winter) or wedges (summer) and a sorta match-y belt and bag Nice. Safe. Kinda Stylish…but to be honest a bit…

Hello Healthy Nails…Why I’ve Waved Goodbye to Gels

3 Minute Read  Girlie Post Alert!! My name is Jill and I’m a Gel Nail addict. At least I was, until recently. See, I wasn’t blessed with them most elegant of nails – and don’t get me started on my cuticles. For years I suffered from serious Nail Envy of…

Midlife Role Models…and what we can learn from them

When I was young there were virtually no strong female role models. Yeah, there were lots of scantily-clad blondes in horror movies who opened the window to let in vampires, and there was that woman off Blue Peter who made Tortoise Beds out of shoe boxes, and ermm, Margaret Thatcher.  The…

The World’s First Midlife Flat Lay

2 Minute Read You know all those gorgeous Flat Lay photographs that gorgeous bloggers and gorgeous Instagrammers and other gorgeous Influencers produce showing off all the gorgeous things in their gorgeous lives. Like this…   and this…   and this…   They got me thinking that it’s high time Midlife Women had…

13 Things Only Midlifers Know

4 Minute Read As Oscar Wilde was prone to saying With Age Comes Wisdom… I suspect he just might have been referring to some of these little ol’ Midlife nuggets… 1.Reading Glasses Are Your New BFF They are the midlife equivalent of Cocaine. Whip out a pair in a restaurant and friends and…

33 Things That Have Been On My To Do List Since 2001

2 MINUTE READ I LOVE a To Do List. I always have at least 3 on the go at one time – a Weekly List, a Monthly List and a let’s call it, a Things that Never Get Done List.  As the name implies it’s packed with things that never…