- Tools for Midlife Reinvention




Looking for strategies to help you stay vibrant, radiant, and healthy in middle age and beyond?  Come along with me as I explore topics like health and wellness, finding purpose, goal-setting, inspiration, and more!

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One of the great discoveries in my adult life was figuring out that minestrone soup doesn’t have to come from a can (and shouldn’t!).   Fresh minestrone is so easy to make and so full of healthy goodness.   My version includes cannellini beans (a great source of fiber), a little bit of red wine (antioxidants!), and […]

Healthy Minestrone Soup

Sometimes we need a little jumpstart to get our health back on track. But is a detox cleanse the way to go, or could a simple diet reset work?

Detox Cleanse lemon water

Homemade hummingbird food recipe is easy and safe for birds!

Hummingbird at feeder with hummingbird food recipe

Stop comparing your life to what you see online. You are in competition with no one, except the person that you were yesterday.

digital detox midlife reinvention by the New Moon Workshop

If your dream was to be a prima ballerina and you’re older than, say, eight, it may be too late for that dream. But you can still dance.

Midlife reinvention by The New Moon Workshop

Have you thought about going vegetarian or vegan, but you can’t imagine giving up bacon cheeseburgers? Don’t go cold turkey; small steps can add up to big changes!

Midlife reinvention Flexitarian Diet by the New Moon Workshop

2020 is half over.   There are a lot of reasons to be happy about that – it’s been an odd and unsettling year thus far, to say the least. I think most of us are already looking toward putting on a party hat and kissing 2020 goodbye, and toasting in a new year – hopefully […]

Woman looking over lake by The New Moon Workshop

I have been going through old recipes lately. Seeing my mother’s handwriting on these well-used, stained, time-yellowed index cards is, in a word, overwhelming.⠀⠀My mom died of Alzheimer’s Disease in 2003. I miss her in the way that you miss someone after 17 years… my memories are sometimes sharp, but often a little fuzzy and […]

Woman reviewing old recipes by The New Moon Workshop

Recipe donated by: Cyndy Hinton In memory of Ginny Falcsik and in honor of Denise Gerlach (aw, thank you, Cyndy!) Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups uncooked regular oats 1 cup butter or margarine, softened 1 cup sugar 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar 2 large eggs 1 Tbsp vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp […]

I am excited to share this recipe with you as part of The Longest Day fundraiser for the Alzheimer’s Association.  Please consider making a donation to help support research to find a cure!  Recipe donated by: Lauren Cunningham In memory of Ginny Falcsik and in honor of Dennis Falcsik Ingredients: Small amount of frozen peas, […]


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