When we purchased our home several years ago, there was a lot about it that was...different. One of the most unique features was the small cemetery that was tucked back into the trees not far from the house. We weren't ever anticipating a cemetery reclamation project. We were intrigued,and took it in stride as just
Yes, I am writing about a cleaning product. Go figure. I have been cleaning bathrooms and kitchens my whole life. I have used popular cleaners, cheap cleaners, harsh cleaners, natural cleaners, and cleaners design to strip off whatever it touched. I have been in my current home about 6 years or so. It's a great
It has been a long, cold winter on the homestead this year for our chickens. Today the temperature is moderate, so I put together a treat for our girls. We do provide some heat for them during the coldest days below zero, but it still isn't exactly chicken nirvana out there, I suspect. Our
Sunshine, rain, freezing rain, sleet, snow. All in one week. When it comes to weather in the Southern Adirondacks, we experienced it all in just the last five days. One of the best things about winter is being cozy. One of the best ways to be cozy, is with comfort food, something I actually excel at.
It's a fact. As we age, our hair can become thinner, finer, or both. Long hair for women over 50 doesn't need to be an impossibility, though. There are some people who think older women with long hair is just, well, not "seemly". The fact is, it's all in your head - literally! If you
Best Mascara For Women Over 50 Anti-aging makeup tips for women over 50 definitely needs to include how to choose the right mascara. There is nothing more aging than dark circles under the eyes, so walking around looking like Rocky Raccoon from smudged mascara is a #1 no-no. It doesn't matter how well dressed you are,
Today was the first of the simple signs of the season that make this month my favorite. Thanksgiving is my absolute best day of the year. Our family is very nuclear… It is just myself, my husband our kids and grandkids. Together, a total of about nine people who very much enjoy being together. We
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
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,
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
Finally! I had feared the entire winter would limp by without a single worthwhile snowstorm. I need not have feared…we're getting a whopper today here in the Upstate New York. The forecast is for 18 to 24 inches of snow where I am located, along with some hardy winds and very cold temperatures that started
~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,
It surely sounds like an odd thing to write about, but every time I make dinner in my crock pot, I get so happy 'cause it's so easy. I keep telling myself to write about why I love my slow cooker and I never do it, so finally, here goes. When I was a young
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Menopause snoring is a frustrating and often unaddressed issue for women. Menopause and sleepless nights often go hand in hand. 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%