Take a Meno-Pause: The 2nd Talk #PoiseFab5


A couple of my girlfriends and I recently got together for some neighborly fun - to celebrate September as Menopause Awareness Month. We enjoyed good company, great wine, and and had a chat about menopause. For a 2nd Talk, the conversation was lively! We shared what know, what we don’t know, and our experiences. For example, I shared that I’ve been having irregular periods for just over 2 years and that I think I just experienced my first hot flash early one morning at work. One of my … [Read more...]

Walgreen’s: A Prescription Savings Club has Come to Town #rxsavingsclub #cbias


While I prefer natural remedies, sometimes a prescription just can’t be avoided. Coco gets her prescription filled monthly at a local pharmacy. She needs her medicine compounded, and the national drugstores don’t do that. But when it comes to my monthly medications, I use a national pharmacy, and since I pay for my prescriptions out of pocket, I’m always looking for savings. See, since I have an HSA which means, while the insurance company negotiates my rate down, I pay that final amount in … [Read more...]

Family Movie Night with Dino Dan #CouchCritics


When my mom went to Cleveland on July 1st, she took my girls with her. I was so excited to have a bit of rest, but you know what? I missed my girls SO much, and it figures that they took this week away from me to become so independent. Coco, age 6, told me that she’d call me twice a day, and I warned Lulu, age 8 – and with a new prepaid cell phone, not to use up all of her minutes. How did they react while gone from their mama? I talked to Coco twice, and each time it was for less than 2 … [Read more...]