Age Discrimination In The World Of Skincare

I wrote away to a few skincare companies whose sponsored ads appeared on Facebook. Each of these companies claimed they were the best on the market. I gave them my background, including my age, and offered to review their products in exchange for samples. I shared...

Money Saving Skincare and Makeup Tips

Every day, my Facebook page is filled with sponsored ads from skincare and makeup companies.  They often include videos and testimonials from women who swear by these products. I read the comments which sometimes include comments from frustrated buyers who write that...

The Power Of Kindness

Many years ago, I wrote a customer service column where I acknowledged people who gave outstanding customer service. I came up with the idea because I felt people were quicker to complain than say something positive. It is amazing what a difference a few nice words...

The One Cookie Diet

Everywhere you look (online, tv, stores) there are companies promoting diet products, vitamins, and meal plans for losing weight. Millions of dollars are spent on advertising.There are support groups and personal coaches to guide you on your weight loss journey. I...

The Gem I Found In The Mountains

I’ve searched my entire adult life for a hairdresser who understood my hair. It hasn’t been easy. One day I approached a woman who had thick curly hair and a great haircut and asked her if she minded sharing the name of her hairdresser. She said her name...