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Simple Signs of the Season: Eggnog & Gratitude

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

2020-03-10T12:51:18-04:00Family, The Homestead|

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

2020-03-10T12:51:11-04:00The Homestead|

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 Products for Baby Boomers

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. I know something about these products for baby boomers, because most of these I have used myself! Only share the stuff I like. 1.

2020-03-15T17:14:17-04:00Stuff I Love|

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,

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

2020-03-10T13:02:15-04:00Life After 50|

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

2020-03-10T13:01:08-04:00Food + Recipes, Recipes|