With the election behind us, what’s next for YOU?

Whew! For months I thought Election Day 2020 was never going to come. Didn’t you? I felt stressed as the day drew closer – were you feeling it too? Political ads were all over…
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New Year New You, Discover Your Inner Spark!

Are you waiting for 2020 to be over and hoping that 2021 will be better? Are you feeling lost, not sure where to go or what to do?…
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Has 2020 felt like a Stephen King novel?

2020 will definitely be a year for the books…and the book will read like a bad Stephen King novel. Actually I’m not sure even King would write it this way! Still,…
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Celebrating Them…and US!

What’s so good about today? This month marks the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing women the right to vote. The amendment was ratified on August 18, and…
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August is Romance Awareness Month!

Did you know August is Romance Awareness Month? Honestly, it’s arrived at the perfect time – after MONTHS of summer lockdown, romance has likely taken a back seat….
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May is Victorious Woman Month!

I hope you’ll join me in creating a small victory-a-day in May – 31 Days of Victory – and can’t we all use some victory right now?!? Join…
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April: Women & Leadership

Our theme this month was Women and Leadership. If you missed all the inspiring and thought-provoking content I shared on my social media accounts, you can catch up…
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March’s Deep Pause

Corona-19 has flipped the world upsidedown. It’ll be a apart of your history – women’s history – forever. Most people are scared…sheltering in place, keeping their distance from…
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February: Women and Heart Health

Knowledge is power! Health knowledge puts you in control of what happens with your body. Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death for…
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What’s Love Got to Do with It?

What’s love got to do with it? That’s what Tina Turner asked in her classic hit. It was the song that was playing in my head when I…
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Is Someone Stepping on Your Toes?

Stepping on your toes, invading your space, crossing a line, ignoring your wishes – whatever you call it, when somebody does it to you, it feels bad. It…
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Happy New Year! January 2020 Newsletter

Happy New Year!! This morning I read a blog and the writer talked about her age at the start of the last decade, and how old she’ll be…
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Freedom, Empowerment, and YOU

When I was a kid, my family went to Wildwood, New Jersey for the 4th of July. It was always this week because my father worked for the…
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Girlfriend Gala 2019 Photo Gallery

A big thank you to all the Victory Chicks and the men who love us, who joined us for the 2019 Girlfriend Gala! It was a great night!…
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31 Days of Victory 2019

Download the Calendar Here Yayyyyyy! It’s here! It’s finally… International Victorious Woman Month!! This Victorious Woman Month, I suggest you … Think about your victories and write them…
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Is Hollywood Keeping Women Down?

Jackson said he loved Ally. But he humiliated and demeaned her. It’s a “that’s what you get for trying to be a success” message to women. Does Hollywood’s…
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Women’s History is YOUR History

Women’s History Month starts today and I wonder, does it matter anymore? I mean, do you ever think about the women who came before you – either historically-speaking or…
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Hate Your Job?

I hate my job and I hate working. If it wasn’t for the money and the medical benefits, I’d quit now. Are you one of the many women…
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What are You Waiting For?

This is the latest empowerment campaign from Bumble with the fabulous Serena Williams for the SuperBowl. It’s hard to believe that it’s still necessary to tell women and…
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Are Your Goals a Casualty of Comfort?

Janice was in tears and her voice was shaking.  She was back at the popular weight loss meeting, for the third January in a row. Embarrassed, she told…
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Should You Act Your Age?

“Nan didn’t like a lot of people,” the lovely college student said at Susan’s memorial service on a rainy Saturday afternoon, “In fact, she barely tolerated them.” The…
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What if….?

WHAT IF…. you knew you would live to be 120 years old, and in good health – or mostly good health – almost to the end? What would change…
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Behind the Headlines: Mara Martin

Mara Martin, a Sports Illustrated swimsuit search finalist, created quite a stir recently when she walked the runway in a bikini while breastfeeding her infant daughter. Afterward she…
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Girlfriend Gala 2018 Photo Gallery

What an incredible night! Thank you to all the Victory Chicks who came with girlfriends they’ve known forever…and then met new ones. The Girl Scouts always says it…
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STILL: Are You Getting It?

Still. I used to think of it as an innocuous word. Sometimes peaceful, like, “In the still of the night I can hear the song of nightingales.” Sometimes…
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Confirmed: Jenn Frederick at Girlfriend Gala

The Girlfriend Gala committee is happy to announce that Local Fox29 Philly reporter Jenn Frederick will be the featured speaker at the 2018 Girlfriend Gala.  Jenn is the…
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What's been happening on Happy Hour Radio...

Guys’ Guy’s Guide to Love author Robert Manni discusses Valentines day, Mistress day, modern relationships and more

What men are thinking – and why are they thinking it? That’s what Annmarie Kelly will be asking her guest Robert Manni. Robert’s a guy’s guy and the…
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Insider stories about Groundhog’s Day with Punxsutawney Phil’s handler AJ Dereume!

Ready for Ground Hog Day? Annmarie is! Listen to her fun interview with Punxsutawney Phil’s handler, AJ Dereume to get the behind-the-scenes scoop on everything Phil. Then check…
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Hederow Theater with Penelope Reed & Jane A. McNeil

Local theater is a bright spot in most communities. But what do you know about the behind-the-scenes? That’s what we’re finding out at this week’s Friday Happy Hour…
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Daphne Maxwell Reid on The Friday Happy Hour!

You know her as the “second Mrs. Banks” on the Fresh Prince of Bel Air. But did you know she was a 70’s activist and has expanded her…
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Lisa Scottoline on The Friday Happy Hour

Author Lisa Scottoline needs no introduction, especially with her fervent fans in Chester County. She is The New York Times bestselling author and Edgar award-winning author of 31…
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Melinda Emerson on the Friday Happy Hour

Does your midlife reinvention include starting your dream  business? Or do you already have a business that could use a mini-makeover? Then you need to hear from The…
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Suzi Siegel on the Friday Happy Hour

In the midst of the tiny house phenomena, Suzi Siegel became fascinated with what was going on in her own town of Queens NY. She discovered a plethora…
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RadioWrap-Up.8.3.18: Volunteering

Annette Glaudel is making the most of her retirement – and she’s coming to the Friday Happy Hour to tell you waht – and give you some interesting…
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RadioWrap-Up.7.27.18: The Artist of Your Life

Are you writing the script for your life, or is someone doing it for you? Adria Firestone thought she was having the best life – success, travel, love…
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RadioWrap-Up.7.20.18.JOY at the Friday Happy Hour!

How is July like your life? We’re midway through the summer and, just like July, many of us are at the midlife point of our lives. We know…
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RadioWrapUp.7.13.18.Rats&Mice…

How do you deal with the tough stuff of life? Leslie Handler does it with humor. We’re talking with Leslie about her life and how she manages to…
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RadioWrapUp.7.6.18: Better than Bacon

What’s better than a midlife reinvention? Better Than Bacon! Three members of this fun improv group are joining Annmarie Kelly at the next Friday Happy Hour. They’re talking…
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RadioWrap-Up.GutsyHappiness

Happiness ain’t for sissies! Though it sounds like being happy should be easy, too often choosing to be happy can require some gutsy moves. That’s what we’re talking…
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RadioWrap-Up.6.22.18: Inventions and Reinventions

After years of assisting inventors with product safety issues and China manufacturing, Edie started writing about inventors. But her own reinvention is one you’ll get a kick out…
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RadioWrapUp.6.16.18: Daphne Maxwell Reed

You know her as “Aunt Viv” and the “second Mrs. Banks” on the Fresh Prince of Bel Air. But did you know Daphne Maxwell Reid was a 70’s…
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Christi Cavallo on the Friday Happy Hour!

This show is going to be more fun than usual! Psychic Christi Cavallo will be doing mini-readings for almost the whole hour. You can call in any time….
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Kristen Edens on Friday Happy Hour

Kristen Reed Edens was like a lot of people during the financial meltdown of 2009. Fate stepped and changed her fate – affecting her career, her finances, and…
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Best of the Friday Happy Hour w/ Julie Benezet

This is a “best of the Friday Happy Hour” from earlier this year. This show was about things that might keep you from your goals –and this is…
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RadioWrap-Up.5.18.18: Spunky Old Broad

Are you a Spunky Old Broad? If you aren’t, this show may turn you around. At this week’s Friday Happy Hour, we’re talking reinvention with a twist with…
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RadioWrap-Up.5.11.18: Good Manners

Do you need a manners tune-up? Are you wondering what’s still important (like thank-you notes) and what you can let go? And, in this era of social media, what do…
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RadioWrap-Up.5.4.18: Women’s Rights in History

When it came to women’s rights, you may never have heard of Alice Paul. I didn’t. She was a powerful figure in the women’s rights movement and a…
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Cathy Sikorski on Friday Happy Hour

Happy Hour friend, Cathy Sikorski is back this week to talk caregiving, women in midlife, and more. Cathy will also be giving us some tips right from her…
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RadioWrap-Up.4.13.18: CookinginTuscany!

How many people do you think say, “I wish I could give it all up – or retire – and live in Tuscany – or Paris – some…
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RadioWrap-Up.4.6.18: Lisa Scottoline

Author Lisa Scottoline needs no introduction, especially with her fervent fans in Chester County. She is The New York Times bestselling author and Edgar award-winning author of 31…
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RadioWrap-Up.3.30.18: Broadcasting Happiness

We’re “Broadcasting Happiness” at this Friday’s Happy Hour with the woman who wrote the book on the subject, Michelle Gielan. This is the perfect pick-me-up for those mid-winter…
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RadioWrap-Up.3.23.18: Menopause

Perimenopause, menopause, osteoporosis, aging, sex after menopause. They’re all topics that intimately affect us as women, but we don’t like talking about them. That fascinates pharmacist and menopause…
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