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4 Secrets to Finally Making Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick
2 years ago

4 Secrets to Finally Making Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick

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I have been thinking a lot about New Year’s Resolutions lately – why they are so hard to keep and whether they are worth making.

To many people they are a bit of a joke, but deep down I think most of us want 2017 to be better in all kinds of ways than 2016. Read More

Happy 82nd Birthday Judi Dench – We Love Your Warmth, Talent and Natural Beauty
2 years ago

Happy 82nd Birthday Judi Dench – We Love Your Warmth, Talent and Natural Beauty

At Sixty and Me, we try to avoid celebrity “gossip.” After all, celebrities deserve their privacy, just like the rest of us. At the same time, there are certain celebrities whose inspirational stories are worth telling, even if we don’t care about what they wore to the latest awards ceremony.

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Knitting for Beginners: How to Take Your Knitting to the Next Level
2 years ago

Knitting for Beginners: How to Take Your Knitting to the Next Level

If you’ve decided to make knitting your hobby, you’ve probably dedicated a lot of time to learning how to do it properly. But, what if you have already learned the basics? Where do you go from here? Join us today as I chat with online yarn shop owner, and professional knitter, Nancy Queen, as she shares some advice for getting started with knitting. Enjoy the show! Read More

Oil or Acrylic Paint? Use Both and Improve Your Painting Quickly
2 years ago

Oil or Acrylic Paint? Use Both and Improve Your Painting Quickly

Over the years a popular question from new artists is, why paint in oils? After all, we perceive oils as more expensive and dad for your health. Plus, the solvents are dangerous. Oil paints are also difficult to use. Paint in acrylics and remove all these worries. Read More

Yarns, Accessories and Knitting Patterns for Beginners – No More Excuses!
2 years ago

Yarns, Accessories and Knitting Patterns for Beginners – No More Excuses!

Knitting is the perfect hobby for the cold winter days. But, if you are not already a proficient knitter, where should you start? Where can you find the best yarns, accessories and knitting patterns for beginners? Fortunately, Nancy Queen, a yarn shop owner and knitting professional, is here today to give us a basic overview on the materials and tools we need to get us started. Enjoy the show! Read More

World Cheers Up “Sad Grandpa,” Proves Helping Others Can Be Fun
2 years ago

World Cheers Up “Sad Grandpa,” Proves Helping Others Can Be Fun

We live in a day and age where social media seemingly rules the world. For younger generations, being connected solely through social media is all they’ve ever known; it’s their norm. Read More

Why Knitting is One of the Best Ways to Reduce Stress After 60
2 years ago

Why Knitting is One of the Best Ways to Reduce Stress After 60

Knitting is fun… but, it is so much more than that! Join us today in a discussion with yarn shop owner and professional knitter, Nancy Queen, as she shares the benefits of knitting. If you have always wanted to try knitting, but didn’t know where to start, this episode of the Sixty and Me Show is for you! Read More

Knitting Tips for Beginners from the Fabulous Nancy Queen
2 years ago

Knitting Tips for Beginners from the Fabulous Nancy Queen

When starting a new hobby, it’s always a good idea to look for professional advice… and knitting is no exception! Today, Nancy Queen, an online yarn shop owner and professional knitter, will share her knitting dos and don’ts with us. Enjoy the show! Read More

Happy 71st Birthday Bette Midler! Your Spirit is as Strong as Your Voice
2 years ago

Happy 71st Birthday Bette Midler! Your Spirit is as Strong as Your Voice

At age 71, Bette Midler is so much more than a singer, songwriter, actress, comedian and film producer. “The Divine Miss M” is a shining example of a woman who knew what she wanted and wouldn’t stop until her dreams came true. She is also an inspiration for women who believe that “slowing down” after 60 should be a choice, not an expectation. Read More

Grandpa Saves Beer for Cubs Win, Finds that Victory Tastes Sweet, but, 32-Year-Old Beer Doesn’t!
2 years ago

Grandpa Saves Beer for Cubs Win, Finds that Victory Tastes Sweet, but, 32-Year-Old Beer Doesn’t!

The age-old saying goes, the best things in life are worth waiting for.

And as we gracefully get older, this saying becomes even more true. In fact, probably one of the most wonderful aspects of living year after year is being able to see some of our lifelong dreams become a reality. Read More