There’s More Than One Way To Whack A Mole!

Moles digging up your yard? Here's one way to curb the problem! We have a beautiful yard (at least we think so), and never more so than when it is newly mown. Last week I finished mowing after a few days of rain. The yard looked green and lush and gorgeous with the exception of the dirt [...]

Spring on the Homestead…Let the Work Begin!

After a long, cold winter, it's so great to get outside and work in the yard. In our case, since it's just the two of us, "yard work" takes on a whole new meaning. We have a couple of acres of yard to manage, not something a lot of people our age would take on, [...]

Are Your Knees Giving Away Your Age?

Knees, ankles and elbows are areas on our bodies that can be neglected when it comes to wrinkles, also referred to as "ninkles". (The old expression "the bees knees" is meant to be a positive reinforcement - a compliment meaning something really great or special. But the fact is, bees legs are uber hairy, so [...]

15 Awesome Amazon Products Baby Boomers Love

Steak knives for grilling season, a Grandparents memory-making book, high quality skin care , products to make your kitchen rock, and more than a dozen other items for your browsing pleasure. We know something about products baby boomers love, because most of these I have used myself! Only share the stuff I like. (Just so [...]

Dressing After 50: Q & A With Top Fashion Editor Lois Joy Johnson

~by Pam Sissons A fashion powerhouse, AARP editor and an expert on dressing after 50...meet Lois Joy Johnson! Formerly Ladies' Home Journal beauty and fashion editor, founding editor of More magazine and currently AARP beauty and fashion expert, Johnson has long been recognized as the go-to fashion resource for a glittering array of top models, [...]

Menopause Snoring

Menopause snoring is a frustrating and often unaddressed issue for women. After menopause, snoring, sleep apnea, insomnia and other sleep disorders become far more commonplace for post-menopausal women. Fact: Post menopausal women are less satisfied with the quality of their sleep, and as many as 61% report insomnia symptoms.* For women who struggle with hot [...]

Aldi vs. Hannaford Grocery Store Price Comparison

My family has one shared experience over the holidays: sitting down over an amazing dinner together. We eat, we talk, we laugh, we share stories. The food is spectacular. Holiday meals are one area where I don't spend a lot of time being careful about my spending. This year, I decided to check out a [...]

Family Connections: The Holiday Table

Our house is uber casual...built from 100+ year old barns, it's warm, comfortable, and cozy to a fault...literally. All of us agree that the livingroom sucks you in like a vortex. If you make the mistake of plopping on the sofa mid-day, you risk losing an entire workday to the simple luxury that only antique [...]

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Holiday Gift Ideas For The Guy Who Has Everything

GIFT IDEAS FOR THE HARD TO BUY FOR MEN IN YOUR LIFE! It can be hard to find just the right gift that blends thoughtful with cool. Here are some gift ideas for guaranteed to bring a smile to his face...they include fun, educational, and cool items for the hard to buy for man in [...]

Roasted Winter Vegetables Recipe

In the Upstate NY North Country where I live, the growing season is short but sweet! For those who have the gift of the green thumb, having fresh fruits and vegetables during summer and fall is a priceless gift of health. So, when winter rolls around, what's in season? Root vegetables are at their peak [...]