A blog for and about women of a certain age

Welcome to your best year.  You and I are on this journey together.  Together and collectively, we will give suggestions on living life to the fullest.  This is a blog for women who thought that when they reached this age, life was over.  This is for all of those women who thought their mothers were old at this age–well they may have been, but that’s not the case anymore.

We will discuss everything from health, beauty, faith, life, children, grandchildren, exercise, careers, retirement, starting all over again in love and/or career. We will talk about learning the word no, taking time to be who we are.  With this blog we will have fun, we will talk fashion, food,travel and all kinds of products–in other words, we’re going to talk about us.

You can always email me at: thisisyourbestyear@gmail.com.

Let’s get excited ladies, and stay tuned.  The first blog is set for this week.  Remember–THIS IS YOUR BEST YEAR!


When you meet a person that you have long admired, you are in awe.  I got to meet and talk with Civil Rights icon Julian Bond at the NAACP national convention!

Over The (What) Hill?

What exactly does the phrase “over the hill” mean-especially to women?  Does it mean that we have finally gotten over the hill, and the hard part of living is over.  Does it mean that we can now coast, or does it mean that we should always be breaking because we on the downward slope?  

Does the phrase mean that if we have children, they are probably on their own, making their own money, buying their own cars, houses and other things.  Does it mean that our children are now living their lives by the examples that we sat?

Does the phrase mean that if we are married, we have finally become accustomed to our partner?  We have finally realized, they are not gonna change, and neither are we?  If we are single, does it mean we should stop looking?

Maybe the phrase means our looks are now gonna fade, and all hope is lost!  The phrase can mean many things, but I like what Ellen says.  Take a look and enjoy!


The other side of the hill may have bumps, and you might need to break every once in a while, but just remember “thisisyourbestyear”–there is a snack in your future.

Check your local listings for The Ellen Show.


My “Naked” Truth

I found the article below while driving through Kansas with my sister–she was driving. Young girls go through body image problems, and most of us thought that time was over.

This article by Robin Korth will make you stop and think. After reading it please tell us what you would have said to the man in the article.  I know I would have told him what Sinbad the comedian said, “she wants your house”.

You can follow Robin on Facebook or contact her at: info@robininyourface.com

Remember “thisisyourbestyear”.



Interesting article with beautiful pictures of women over the age of 50.  Their outlook on life, their careers and more make this a good read.

Remember “thisisyourbestyear”–at whatever age you are.

Pearl outing

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Just a beautiful summer day in Fort Worth, Texas visiting the Botanic Gardens. My friend and I met some of the nicest people, and had a ball. If you would like to take a Segway tour in Fort Worth, you can go to their website at:  . They tour the Stockyards, Botanic Garden and more. […]

Another First



Michelle Howard is well accustomed to being “the first”.  She is now “the first” female 4 star admiral in the United States Navy.

Remember “thisisyourbestyear”.

In DFW, debate continues over breast cancer study | Fort Worth | News from Fort Worth, D….

There have many studies as to whether women should have a yearly mammogram or not.  This is an interesting article on the debate.  If you would like to have a mammogram, but do not have health insurance or the finances to pay, then try your local hospitals, they may offer assistance.  In Tarrant County Texas take a look at this site for free screening: http://thisisyourbestyear.com/2014/04/07/free-breast-screening-comes-to-you/.

Remember “thisisyourbestyear”.

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