About Lisa

Wife. Mom. Gramma. Retired ESL teacher. World traveler. Recent empty nester. That’s me!

Hi! I’m Lisa! Welcome to Midlife in Bloom. Let me introduce myself.

Born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana, I set off to Los Angeles in my early 20s to work in the travel and tourism industry. That’s where a handsome California dude swept me off my feet, and we’ve been married ever since. After having our son in ’93, we uprooted from SoCal and planted ourselves in the beautiful Northern Colorado foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Our daughter was born two years later, and I was happily occupied as a stay-at-home mom.

As much as I loved being a full-time mom, when my two kiddos started finding their way, I decided to go after the college degree that I had always wanted. My lifelong interest in languages and cultures led me to graduate in my 40s with a Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Second Language, and I began a rewarding teaching career at Colorado State University working with international students from around the world. Then simultaneously in 2016, I became an empty nester and retired from teaching.

Like so many others, I began to wonder what was next and searched for purpose and meaning through a variety of activities. For years, I had considered blogging, but I didn’t have a clear direction. Taking time for family, travel, and soul searching, my ideas crystallized in late 2018, and I put down roots as a new blogger!

Because I’ve always loved beautiful style, exploring the world, living a healthy lifestyle, and helping others, my goal is to use this season of life to be a resource for midlife women by sharing style tips, travel ideas and resources, and wellness topics I’ve learned along the way.

Please visit often, and subscribe HERE to have new posts delivered to your inbox about once a week with inspiration and encouragement for your everyday lives. Let’s embrace and celebrate this season of life together!

You can also find me on Instagram, Pinterest, Bloglovin‘, Facebook, and the free LIKEtoKNOW.it shopping app.

Thanks for stopping by!

xo, Lisa

For collaborations, please contact: lisa@midlifeinbloom.com

 

Where I’m Headed in 2019

Arizona
Aruba
Beaver Creek, CO
Bonaire
Colombia
Curaçao
Grand Cayman
Florida
Southern California
 

Where I’ve Been

Antigua and Barbuda
Aruba
Australia
Austria
Bahamas
Barbados
Belgium
Belize
Canada
Cayman Islands
Curacao
Denmark
France
French Polynesia
Germany
Italy
Liechtenstein
Luxembourg
Mexico
Monaco
Morocco
Netherlands
New Zealand
Poland
Portugal
Puerto Rico
St Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Martin
Spain
Switzerland
United Kingdom
US Virgin Islands
United States

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