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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!

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

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

These Decadent Christmas Bauble Cookie Delights Make Great Gifts… If You Don’t Eat them All First!
2 years ago

These Decadent Christmas Bauble Cookie Delights Make Great Gifts… If You Don’t Eat them All First!

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Christmas is a time of year I love. As a sugar crafter and cake designer, it is a time of year when I embrace the challenge of creating something new and different to WOW my family and friends during the festivities. Read More

Beyond “Grandma’s Apple Pie”: These 12 Amazing Food Bloggers Will Bring Some Magic Into Your Kitchen
2 years ago

Beyond “Grandma’s Apple Pie”: These 12 Amazing Food Bloggers Will Bring Some Magic Into Your Kitchen

When you think about the kind of dishes traditionally associated with people our age, recipes like “Grandma’s Apple Pie,” “Old-Time Scalloped Potatoes” and “Turkey Pot Pie” probably spring to mind. After all, these are the kinds of recipes that people in their 50s and 60s are seen making in the movies and on TV. Read More

Developing Mindfulness Through Painting May Lead to a Better Retirement
2 years ago

Developing Mindfulness Through Painting May Lead to a Better Retirement

It was George Bernard Shaw who said “Youth is wasted on the young.” I sometimes remind my young adult sons about this when they are getting uppity. This amusing quote, like all good quotes, has more than a grain of truth to it, especially when you reach your fifties and sixties. Read More

Are These 2 Painting Problems Preventing Your Art from Standing Out?
2 years ago

Are These 2 Painting Problems Preventing Your Art from Standing Out?

Perhaps you have been painting for a few years. If you have discovered an affinity for painting, you are probably working at improving your painting, too. Read More

Can Cake Designs Really Be Considered Art? You Bet!
2 years ago

Can Cake Designs Really Be Considered Art? You Bet!

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Cake designs as an art form? I hear you question…. REALLY?!

Well, yes, beautifully designed and decorated cakes come into existence using the same processes and considerations as the latest collections on the London or Paris catwalks. I am a cake designer, and for me, cake is my canvas and sugar my medium. Read More

How to Get a Book Published in Your 50s, 60s or Beyond
2 years ago

How to Get a Book Published in Your 50s, 60s or Beyond

Is writing a memoir, novel, or self-help book on your bucket list? Does the thought of writing your story fill you with excitement? Whether you’ve been writing for years or are just beginning to nurture that kernel of creativity, your dream of seeing your name on the cover of a published book can become a reality. Read More