The Straight-Talking Midlife Maven You've Been Waiting For

Meet Jill:

You've just stumbled upon the ultimate destination for midlifers seeking honest advice, delicious recipes, and genuine product reviews. I'm Jill, the founder of GrownupDish.com, and I'm here to guide you through the adventures of midlife with straight talk and a touch of sass. Whether you're searching for clean beauty, tips to age gracefully, healthy-ish recipes, or the latest pop culture recommendations, you've come to the right place.

Rest Assured: You've Found Your Midlife Tribe


At GrownupDish, we understand the unique challenges and experiences that come with midlife. That's why I've made it my mission to create a safe space where you can find an authentic voice and trustworthy guidance. With a no-nonsense approach and a commitment to only recommending products I've personally tried and loved, GrownupDish is here to support and inspire you every step of the way. So sit back, relax, and let's embark on this midlife journey together.



Your Authentic Guide to Midlife and Beyond

Why am I the perfect person to guide you through the midlife journey? It's simple – I’m in the midst of it right now – just like you. And there’s nothing more powerful than when women share their experiences, both good and bad. As a midlife blogger, food lover, clean beauty advocate and world traveler, I've accumulated a wealth of knowledge and wisdom that I'm eager to share. My genuine passion for helping others navigate life's transitions, combined with my insistence on only working with brands I've personally tried and loved, makes me your reliable and authentic midlife ally. So let's join forces and tackle the adventures of midlife together, with honesty, creativity, and humor.

Ex CEO and recipe goddess

The Unfiltered Expertise of Jill

I have more hobbies than time. You can find me playing pickleball, riding my e-bike, visiting a local farmers market, gardening or learning to play bridge. BONUS: I TRIUMPHED OVER A DOUBLE ARM BREAK, LEARNING VALUABLE LESSONS ABOUT HEALTH, COMPASSION, AND RESILIENCE.



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POP CULTURE AFICIONADO AND TRAVEL ENTHUSIAST, I'M ALWAYS UP FOR A NEW ADVENTURE. But I’m equally happy staying home, cooking a great meal, and INDULGING IN BOOKS, MOVIES, AND PODCASTS.

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I MET MY HUSBAND ON MATCH.COM, AND OUR LOVE STORY LED TO AN ELOPEMENT IN 2019 AND AN EPIC HONEYMOON IN SOUTH AFRICA.

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A RECOVERING CEO, I SOLD MY MARKETING AGENCY IN 2016, AND started grownupdish in 2018 in an attempt to find my tribe and share content that helps midlife women.

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I live in Colorado where I SHARE MY HOME WITH MY HUBBY and OUR pup #RUThthecavapoo. I’m a proud mom to two grown sons, two stepsons and a Z-MA to four adorable grandkids.

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Fun Facts About Jill:

By creating a space that combines inspiration, and practical advice, I aim to make your midlife journey more fulfilling, enjoyable, and exciting. Together, let's celebrate the beauty and wisdom that comes with our life experiences, and make the most of this incredible chapter.



Connecting you with a like-minded community, where you can share your midlife experiences, challenges, and triumphs.

Dishing out the latest pop culture insights – from books and movies to podcasts – keeping you informed and entertained.

Offering wellness advice and tips on aging gracefully, empowering you to feel and look your best at any age.

Providing honest, unbiased product reviews and recommendations, ensuring that you invest only in the best and most reliable brands.

Sharing healthy-ish recipes that cater to your taste buds and nutritional needs, making mealtime both enjoyable and wholesome.

At GrownupDish, I arm you with knowledge so you can embrace midlife with confidence. I do this by:

Read Insightful articles on aging gracefully and wellness, and improve your overall well-being.

Check out my honest product reviews and recommendations, and discover the best brands that align with your values and needs.

Browse my collection of delicious, healthy-ish recipes, and find new favorites to try in your kitchen.

Where To Next?

Note: Your information will be kept strictly confidential and will NEVER be shared with third parties.

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I've worked with:

  • A Nielsen report states that women over 50 are the most valuable demographic in the US, with a total annual spending power of $22 trillion
  • According to Forbes, US women over 50 control 75% of the country's wealth, with a collective net worth of $19 trillion 
  • A survey by AARP found that 71% of midlife consumers are willing to pay more for products and services that are of higher quality.

Are you a brand that shares our passion for quality, reliability, and all things midlife? Let's join forces! At GrownupDish, we pride ourselves on working with brands that we've personally tried, tested, and genuinely love. When we endorse a product, our readers know it has our stamp of approval and that we stand behind it wholeheartedly.

Our collaboration will not only help you reach our dedicated and engaged audience but also provide you with the credibility and trust that comes with a GrownupDish endorsement. We believe in creating long-lasting, mutually beneficial relationships that resonate with our readers, while staying true to our values.

f you're ready to explore a partnership that goes beyond the ordinary and truly connects with the midlife community, let's start a conversation. Reach out to us, and let's discuss how we can work together to create meaningful and impactful brand collaborations.

Reach and Influence Midlife Consumers When You Work With GrownupDish

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