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Hobbies for Women

One of the hardest thing about life in your 60s if finding meaning and purpose in your everyday activities. The hobbies for women in this section were all recommended by the members of our community. We hope you enjoy them!

Writing, Cats, Yoga and Ceramics – Embracing Life After Retirement (Video)
1 year ago

Writing, Cats, Yoga and Ceramics – Embracing Life After Retirement (Video)

For most of our lives, we look forward to retirement as if it was the ultimate destination. We monitor our savings account, hoping that we have enough money to maintain our quality of life. We think about all of the fabulous places that we want to go. We dream about what we will do with ourselves when, for the first time in more than 4 decades, we have free time again. Read More

7 Simple Steps to Becoming a Writer After 60
1 year ago

7 Simple Steps to Becoming a Writer After 60

Second Chapters. Third Acts. Call it what you will, your sixties are a time to recreate, reclaim and often reinvent yourself. You may be retired or partially so. You did a good job with the kids and they are carving out their own lives now. Maybe you’ve left a marriage and find yourself single again. Read More

Writing Your Life Story, One Magical Memory at a Time
1 year ago

Writing Your Life Story, One Magical Memory at a Time

You’re a Boomer. So what? By now, you’re probably retired. Or at the very least, retirement is on your radar. Studies have shown that the average retired person has 7.5 hours of leisure time every day. Read More

Reconnecting With Baking In Your 60’s – Plus My Yummy Skillet Bread Recipe!
1 year ago

Reconnecting With Baking In Your 60’s – Plus My Yummy Skillet Bread Recipe!

By  •  Lifestyle

Cooking in your 60s is different than when you are younger? Don’t you think?

When we would younger, we cooked because we had to put food on the table. Our kids were hungry during the day and our husbands came home hungry. So, we would just throw something together to make sure that everyone was full and somewhat happy. Read More

Is Your Love of Baking and Cooking Increasing with Your Age?
1 year ago

Is Your Love of Baking and Cooking Increasing with Your Age?

As my kids will tell you, for decades, my baking skills were limited to burning grilled cheese sandwiches. On second thought, I’m not even sure if toasting bread counts as “baking.” Perhaps one of my more accomplished Sixty and Me sisters can clarify this for me! Read More

My Second Act Dream is Flipping Houses. What’s Yours?
1 year ago

My Second Act Dream is Flipping Houses. What’s Yours?

By  •  Mindset

I love Saturdays! It’s the day that I can catch up on all my HGTV and DIY shows and dream about what I would really be doing if fear (and money) wasn’t an issue! Read More

The Thrill of Thrifting: Save Money and Find Treasures in Your 60s
2 years ago

The Thrill of Thrifting: Save Money and Find Treasures in Your 60s

If you have a nose for high fashion, but, don’t always have as much as you would like to spend on it, welcome to my world! Read More

Women Over 60: It’s Time to Discover the Power of Your Creative Mind
2 years ago

Women Over 60: It’s Time to Discover the Power of Your Creative Mind

By  •  Lifestyle

As a woman over 60, you have already lived a long life. You have likely fulfilled many of your practical goals. You may have married, raised children and had a satisfying career. Read More

Exploring the Fabulous Tradition of Afternoon Tea
2 years ago

Exploring the Fabulous Tradition of Afternoon Tea

The quintessentially English tradition of Afternoon Tea goes back to the early 1800s and is usually credited to Anna, 7th Duchess of Bedford, who was a lady in waiting to Queen Victoria. Read More

The Artful Life: Reconnecting with Your Creativity in Midlife and Beyond
2 years ago

The Artful Life: Reconnecting with Your Creativity in Midlife and Beyond

Life is full of comparisons. As employees, our performance is measured against our coworkers. As mothers, we worry about whether we are doing good enough – compared to whom, by the way? Creatively, we feel like we can’t compete with our “natural” friends and neighbors. Read More