Five Ways To Put The Breaks On Aging

   Finding your path to truly restorative Sleep:  Generally speaking, as we age, people sleep less and less like a baby.  For women, this is often due to a decline in progesterone.  Supplemental progesterone (after appropriate lab work) can really quickly correct this problem.  This, and 200-400 mg. of magnesium at bedtime will lead to…

In Search of Helen Vendler

  Aloha and Happy Mother’s Day, my Sassy Wahines! While waiting around outside my daughter’s middle school dance last night (yes, I’m one of those parents who feel a need to be in close proximity, just in case a boy says something hurtful that makes her wanna leave, or someone makes fun of the way…

Anti-Aging Skin Hacks

If there is a product that is sold, promising to renew your skin to its once youthful glow, I’m sure I have tried it at least once.  My best friend Maura and I would comb the make up counters in NYC in our twenties, half-listening to the hard sell sales lady raps about the miracle…

I moved to Hawaii and you can too

Aloha from the Sassy Pants Diary, where I share the joys of getting older, “mojo maintenance”, staying Sassy forever & this beautiful Hawaii life I live! The move to Maui can be taken lightly, or with annoying amounts of obsessing.  I chose the latter method.  If you are a youngin‘ just out of high school,…

Self-gifting for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is coming and, I don’t know about you, but I’m gonna make certain that I celebrate myself.  Not to say that I don’t appreciate the usual roses, the breakfast in bed and some homemade gift or another.  But, let’s face it, usually we know better than anyone, what mojo-inducing niceties put a little…

The Journey Begins

Welcome to my Blog.  Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton

Being on “Maui Time” and other meanderings of a Sassy Girl.

It is said that those who travel to Hawaii are lucky.  But, those who call it home, by birth or adoption, feel a passion for these islands that is akin only to true love.  My own longing for Hawaii came 15 years ago.  I was bitten and utterly changed forever.  While it took 11 years…