What Causes Back Fat and How to Hide It

What Causes Back Fat Take a look at your activity level.  I work a full-time job where I sit for 40 hours per week and have done this for 28 years. Even though I tell myself I will set alarms and make myself move more it has not been happening enough. Diet Processed foods with additives and preservatives, fast-food, and junk food are high in fat, sugar, and calories.  This can lead to back fat. I[...]

City on a Hill Showtime

City on a Hill  I am always looking for a good series I can dig my teeth into.  While at the movies yesterday I saw one advertised before the movie started. It stars Kevin Bacon whom I love. Showtime Luckily I have showtime as that is where you will find these series.  I will link a way to get it free for 7 days if you do not have it. I have seen the first episode and it is going to be a grea[...]

Rocketman Movie

Rocketman Movie I have been an Elton John fan since I was 15.  It was only natural that I would want to see Rocketman. I honestly knew nothing about the movie and assumed it would be a biography. Taron Egerton Taron Egerton plays Elton and did the singing himself.  He did a great job portraying Elton.  I recognized him from the Kingsman movies.  He was incredible. The other actors were as well.[...]

Udemy Free Courses

Udemy Free Courses One year ago I needed to learn excel due to a task I was given at work.  I was watching youtube videos and one of them mentioned "Udemy". This was not a company I was familiar with at all so I started researching.  I signed up for a login and discovered so many classes and topics to choose from. Topics The categories are too many to list but I will list a few:   Business, IT,[...]

Wedding Hair

Wedding Hair In 2015 I was planning my wedding.  It was going to be in Vegas and we had some amazing friends that were going to attend. I had no issue finding a dress but had no idea what to do with my long hair. Half UpDo This is my second marriage and I am in my 50s.  I did not look good with all my hair pulled back and in a bun but on the right person that is so elegant.  With inspiration from[...]

Causes of Wrinkles, sagging skin, lack of elasticity and Tips

Why am I suddenly more interested in my skin? Since I began my skin care journey I have been subscribing to health, beauty, and supplement magazines. What leads me down this path is my post menopause skin and weight gain.  I stopped doing hormone replacement due to the fact I found the side effects concerning for me. It is a personal decision so I in no way would try to sway anyone.  I have an aunt[...]

Spa Day At Home

How to Have a Relaxing Spa Day at Home   I love to start with a bath and add Himalayan Sea Salt, coconut oil, bath bombs or whatever I have on hand. Soaking in a tub allows me the time to think, zone out, listen to an audiobook, podcast or music. Add a favorite scented candle, sip on green tea or your favorite beverage. Dry brushing prior to my bath is something I do if I have plenty of time i[...]

Spring Flowers, Feeding the Birds and Small Front Yard Ideas

Spring Flowers, Feeding the Birds and Small Front Yard Ideas In the last ten years of my life, I have developed a love for feeding and watching birds.  I do not mind if a squirrel sneaks in and gobbles up some of the sunflower seeds because as I see it they need to eat too. I used to wonder what older people were thinking as they sat on their porches and sipped their beverage of choice.  I could[...]

Game of Thrones Season 8

Game of Thrones-Last Season-April 14th on HBO   When the series Games of Thrones premiered on HBO in April 2011 I was not yet a fan.  My nephew and brother kept finding opportunities to use some of the quotes from the show like "My Grace" and "Winter is Coming."  After the first season made it to DVD my son watched it.  He told me he thought I would enjoy it.   I think I gave th[...]

Low Carb Ideas for Snacks

My Keto Journey At the end of 2017, I decided to change my way of eating. I was 5'5 and 165 lbs and unhappy with the way I looked. At this time I had just turned 56 years old, had a job where I sat all day for 40 hours per week, Caretaker my adorable mom, and never made time to exercise..  Food was a big part of my life growing up. I swear I think my first solid food as a baby was most likely cornbre[...]