Marlene K. Fischer:Marlene Kern Fischer is a wife, mom of three sons, food shopper extraordinaire, blogger and writer. This is her fourth piece for Better After 50 and her work has also been featured in Kveller, Grown and Flown, Ten To Twenty Parenting, Beyond Your Blog and Erma Bombeck Writers' Workshop. You can read more of her stuff here: https://marlenekfwordpresscom.wordpress.com Helene Wingens: Mother of 3 boys…wife…daughter..friend…sometimes writer…retired lawyer… 50 is in the rear view mirror…trying to figure out if there is a second act and if so, what is it??? Part of that effort includes blogging at https://helenew123.wordpress.com. Her writing can be found on a number of online publications including scarymommy.com, The Forward, betterafter50.com, Club Mid, bonbonbreak.com, tentotwenty.com, midlifeboulevard.com, grownandflown.com, blogher.com and the Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop (humorwriters.org.) Friend me on Facebook.