Fresh off watching The Grammy Awards, I feel like singing about the empowered women who took the stage and won many of the awards. I've always loved music, singing in particular (because I haven’t found a musical instrument I can play without driving my dogs and neighbors to howl). As a young girl, I dreamed of growing up to be Julie Andrews or, later, one of The Eagles. These days, I regularly write and perform song parodies as part of

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When you’re a man, turning 40 is a sexy, irresistible, gray-haired rite of passage. A sports car, a new tattoo and an affair with a 26-year-old fashion blogger, almost make you wish 40 had come around sooner. But as a woman? Not so much… Here are some of the things you can expect as life hurls you towards your 40th birthday: Droppin’ your clothes in a solid minute Also known as the work-clothes-to-PJs algorithm (and no, I’m not talking about getting

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Ah, January, the month when our attention turns to clearing out the junk in our apartments and houses to make room for the new junk we got during the holidays! Fortunately, when it comes to clothing, housewares, kitchen utensils, etc., you can usually take any of those to a secondhand store so other folks can get some use out of them. But when it comes to “feminine” products, especially those marketed specifically to women, recycling is usually not an option

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‘Tis the season for....going through the motions. Now that the gift-giving, gorging and guilting has worn off, we get a chance to start fresh with a brand new year. It’s no secret that resolutions are born broken, but maybe the promises we make to be better people are D.O.A  (Dead On Arrival) because we’re not being realistic with what society truly needs. You’ll never fix world hunger or your family, but here are 10 easy changes we can be making

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