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, [...]

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 [...]

LASIK Surgery for Women Over Fifty

It seems that everywhere you turn there is someone touting LASIK’s benefits. We hear a lot about LASIK surgery and the wonderful clear vision that people enjoy after the procedure. Is LASIK surgery for women over 50 a good decision? Deciding to have LASIK is a big step, and only you and your doctor can [...]

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 [...]