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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 [...]

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 [...]

Heidenheim an der Brenz Restaurant: Pizzeria Palazzio

We have been in Heidenheim an der Brenz since Sunday. This little Bavarian city is nestled in a valley beneath the shadow of Schloss Helenstein, a castle originally dating back several centuries. Heidenheim is a mix of old and new; a number of thriving anchor industries are firmly rooted here. Voith (an industrial company specializing [...]

Post-50 Body Image Reality Check

If we are to be brutally honest, few of us get to this place without having some bit of trepidation about how we look, or how our bodies feel and perform. Even the most fit 50+ woman or man you see is experiencing the relentless effects of aging. It's inevitable. Whether it's cellulite, wrinkles, or [...]

How To Make Kale Cubes

Healthy ingredients for smoothies...kale cubes! Turkey and dressing…mashed potatoes and green bean casserole…fresh bread, pumpkin pie and cheesecake. Yum. Ugh. Thanksgiving is over and it’s time to get back to healthy. A smoothie a day is a must in my diet, and Kale (my favorite veggie of all!) is a daily must. Fresh Kale is [...]

Fifty Is The New Forty: Not Just For Baby Boomers Any More!

So...here I am blogging for the first time in quite a while. The truth is that I have been struggling with this website for some time now. I started it to vent about my own frustrations and experiences when I turned 50 in 2007, and for a while I just loved it. It was a [...]

Nine Positive Life Changing Strategies For Baby Boomers

As midlife beckons, life continues to require chores and routines, and sometimes you might find yourself just going through the motions without even realizing that you could be seeking out some excitement instead. These 9 positive life changing strategies for baby boomers can help you moving forward with agility. Just imagine! No more days where [...]

Thoughtful, Simple Giving Gifts: Baby Boomers Giving Back

Mission: thoughtful, simple giving gifts this holiday season. For baby boomers, giving back is, well, a given. Baby boomers are givers at heart. As a matter of fact, baby boomers are responsible for the largest share of charitable donations. According to one study, we make up only 34% of all donors, but give 43% of the [...]

Creating Your Own Holiday Food Traditions

Ah, yes...it's that time again. The joy and nostalgia of family traditions, tinsel, eggnog, decorations, homemade ornaments, and…creating your own holiday food traditions! There is nothing quite like the familiar and heartening scents of baked ham, pecan pie, rum balls, and popcorn for the stringing of popcorn and cranberries. Becoming a parent - and then [...]

Encore Career Opportunities

For baby boomer women, encore career opportunities are numerous and as unique as you are! No matter what your career or work history, if you want to keep your hand in either as employee or volunteer, you can start looking just about anywhere! With the constant influx of new internet tools, techniques and processes, you [...]