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,

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

2017-01-07T13:57:51+00:00 Life After 50|

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

Women Turning 50 In 2015: Who’s On The List?

Who are the women turning 50 in 2015 who have been visible, made a difference, or influenced our lives in some way? Today there are more women in powerful, influential and highly visible positions than ever before... who are committed to excellence for themselves and others and who also give back in a huge way.

2016-11-08T19:31:05+00:00 Life After 50|

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

2016-11-08T19:31:12+00:00 Life After 50|

9 Positive Life Changing Strategies For Baby Boomers

As midlife beckons, life continues to require chores and routines. You sense that maybe you're missing something, or sometimes you might find yourself just going through the motions of day to day living without even realizing it. It's normal and natural to experience changes as we age. These 9 positive life changing strategies can help

2018-08-07T19:32:31+00:00 Life After 50|

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

2016-11-08T19:31:22+00:00 Life After 50|

Coldwater Creek Fall Fashion Review Lowdown!

The Coldwater Creek fashions for Fall 2013 are flying off the shelves! Recently I was invited to preview the fall collection at the Stuyvesant Plaza Coldwater Creek store in Albany NY. (Disclaimer: As with all of my reviews, you will get only my honest opinion based upon my experience with the product.) Coldwater Creek has

2016-11-08T19:31:31+00:00 Life After 50|

Recipe for Grilled Eggplant with Fresh Herbs

Eggplant is one of those vegetables that often gets overlooked. It's kind of weird looking, doesn't really feel like a typical vegetable. The fact is that eggplant is low in calories, high in vitamins and minerals, and offers fiber and essential B-complex groups of vitamins perfect for staying healthy. It is also a good source

2016-11-08T19:31:36+00:00 Life After 50|