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Download September / October 2017 Issue

My dear readers, it has happened. I had my first vintage moment. Now, don’t get me wrong. I am not oblivious to my forty-something status. At this age, I know my tribe and that just feels good. When that vintage moment comes, we can also embrace the wisdom and the very exciting fact that we can repurpose our lives. Young …

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Faith: As A Stress Relief In Times Of Sickness

Faith, as a stress relief in times of sickness. Stress is a fact of life. We live in a world where the sources of stress are growing by the day: political uncertainty, financial uncertainty, and fear for our personal safety. That’s not counting the stressors in our personal lives such as family dysfunction, relationship difficulties, and work stress… (continue by clicking …

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Friends: Precious Stones

Precious Stones. Why I love curling and why you should try it, too. The long winter is approaching. Fall will transform itself from the sunny, crisp days of October to the damp gloom of November. Then winter, dark and cold. I can hardly wait… (continue by clicking below) READ IT ON PAGE 18 RIGHT HERE:

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Family: Tough Talk

Tough Talk. Parents urged to question kids about ’13 Reasons Why’ The Netflix drama “13 Reasons Why” might be must-see viewing, but it sends the wrong message to teens about suicide, says Lindsay Stevens, executive director National Alliance on Mental Illness Rock County, also known as NAMI… (continue by clicking below)   READ IT ON PAGE 18 RIGHT HERE:

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Fitness: Are You Being Selfish?

Are You Being Selfish? Making time for yourself is the best thing you can do for yourself and those who count on you. When I talk to women about what holds them back from achieving their desired level of fitness I often hear, I don’t have the time, I have to drive the kids here or there, make dinner, clean …

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Finance: Never Too Late

Never Too Late: Adult Students A Common Sight On College Campuses Read about Julie Voights experience as a mature student after she decided to enroll in college at 27. –  (continue by clicking below)   READ IT ON PAGE 16 RIGHT HERE:

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Download July / August 2017 Issue

  Well ladies, it’s time to take a break! Summer is finally here. Every summer, we’ve always had so much fun with the adventure bucket list. As the kids grow older, it seems the bucket list does too. VIEW THIS ISSUE BELOW TO READ MORE! (please note: due to the large file size of high resolution PDF’s loading time could …

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Faith: A Genuine Hero

A Genuine Hero There is an old adage that you should never meet your hero. (continue by clicking below)   READ IT ON PAGE 14 RIGHT HERE:

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Friends: Wine Down With Friends

Six Local Wineries Located in the Stateline Area Every year on Good Friday, Debbie and five women in her family drive north from their homes in northern Illinois to go wine tasting in southern Wisconsin. (continue by clicking below) READ IT ON PAGE 20 RIGHT HERE:

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Family: Their Break Can Break You

Summer Vacation Challenges for Moms Remember that final day of third grade, when you were as twitchy as Secretariat in the starting gate about to run the final leg of the Triple Crown? (continue by clicking below)   READ IT ON PAGE 18 RIGHT HERE:

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