We’re none of us too old to learn something new. And now there are so many more sources of information to educate ourselves with. It takes discretion and wisdom – two things we over-40 women have in abundance – to sort out the truly important material from the wildly trivial.
Here are some fact-y facts I learned only this week, by keeping my eyes and ears open:
Queen Elizabeth II prevented her sister Margaret from marrying the man she loved. I was crushed for Margaret when I learned this via The Crown on Netflix. Her romance with Peter Townsend was so, well, romantic. Royals, they’re just (not at all) like us.
There’s a new lip balm that costs $38 a tube. I love a great lip balm. Vaseline from the tube is good too. This one must have unicorn tears in it, and make your lips look like Angelina’s.
You can making baking powder at home! Baking powder is wonderful for making your cakes and biscuits rise, but it never occurred to me to make it from scratch. It’s about one dollar a box at the Dollar Store, pre-made. Related: what is cream of tartar?
You can totally offend about one third of all women with your pantyhose ad . We’re looking at you, Wish.com. You couldn’t find a model of normal-to-curvy proportions, like the one below, to show off your new hose?
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