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Review: Glucosamine for Aging Dog Hips & Joints

It’s not just humans who face aging…our pets experience some of the same age-related problems we do.

Recreating Yourself Post-40

Our lives are a work-in-progress. Life is short. Too short to not be true to yourself. And it’s not too late!

DIY Lighting

We’re here to save you from unfortunate lighting in your home. And best of all, you can do it yourSELF.

Childfree Women Over 40: What Does the Future Hold?

As a woman, being childless, whether by choice or by circumstance, is a double-edged sword. And that sword will strike you again and again throughout your life. It’s time to figure out where we go from here.

The Sparkle Factor — Making and Keeping Golden Friends

Life without friends is like a garden without flowers. Read about finding and maintaining the Sparkle in our friendships as we grow older.

Keeping your cool when the political climate makes you want to blow your top

Suggestions, in no particular order, to help us all get through these tough times without totally blowing our cool.

You Can Still Travel to Cuba

It’s changing rapidly so if you want to see ‘old Cuba’, go soon. You won’t regret it!

Why you should go ahead and f*cking curse

If there’s a couple things we know have been considered unfeminine and unattractive throughout history, it’s women cursing and women aging. Well f*ck that, sisters.

Pineapple Cucumber Salad

Pineapple Cucumber Salad

- Light delicious salad that is perfect for hot days and is easy to make! - pineapple (cored and chopped), english cucumber (chopped), cilantro (finely chopped), limes (zested and juiced), salt, pepper, Mix all ingredients listed together and...

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Debbie Harry (Blondie)

Debbie Harry (Blondie)

Deborah Ann Harry, better known as Blondie, is a true Cult Icon for us unconventional ladies. Now into her 70’s, she is still the Queen of Hip and Cool, doing it her way, as she has all along.

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Chicken Salad Appetizers

Chicken Salad Appetizers

Chicken Salad Appetizers - Fresh vegetables are crisp companions to the chicken salad in these delicious appetizers - boneless chicken breasts, finely chopped celery, finely chopped cilantro, mayonnaise or salad dressing, salt, pepper, fresh...

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What’s this all about?

The Eccentric Dames Society is here for middle-aged and older women who don’t fit the mold. We are here for for the rebels, the rule breakers, and the style-makers (and those who want to become any of those!) We are a new generation of “old” ladies; we aren’t afraid to admit that we’re old now, but we have to do it our way. We’ve made it this far. We have gained wisdom. We like comfy shoes (but that are still cute) and staying home (where we have clean bathrooms, unlimited booze and pets are allowed, and there are no assholes to deal with). We like to go out, but on our own terms, and when and where we choose. We don’t care what people think anymore. We’ve been there, done that. Now we are selective about who we see, what we do, and what we want, and we’re not even sorry about it. Our time is valuable, and we want to make the most of it — whatever that means to each of us. Welcome, rule breakers.

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