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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, [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

Fear Of Flying: Not What You Might Think!

So, this week I was uber excited to be accompanying my husband on his business trip to Germany. Never been there, it's the land of my ancestors, so I'm in! He would be working and in meetings with his company, and I would be free to roam and explore beautiful Heidenheim an der Brenz. Up [...]

Michelle Obama State Dinner Look: Off Base

I hate to be the wet blanket. Sometimes I just have to speak my peace even though it may be pointless. So here goes. Michelle Obama is a tremendous First Lady, in my opinion. She has been a class act from her first day in the White House. Her focus has been on her family, [...]

Feed Eggshells To Chickens?

So, as a fairly new chicken owner, I continue to learn more about my girls. Recently, since I have noticed that one of my chickens isn't laying, I've been exploring some reasons why, and learned that it's a good thing to feed eggshells to chickens. Who knew? The calcium chickens need is actually pretty extensive [...]

The Perfect Family Event: Adirondack Balloon Festival

There are some times with family that are just perfect. The Adirondack Balloon Festival is one of those...an annual event in Glens Falls NY that is a spectacular gateway to the most beautiful time of year in Upstate NY. The first time I ever attended the festival, my two children were very small. We arrived [...]

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