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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!

Exploring the Surprising Truth About Knitting and Stress Relief
3 months ago

Exploring the Surprising Truth About Knitting and Stress Relief

As we enter into our 60s and beyond, it’s important to find ways to minimize stress and enjoy our lives to the fullest. One way to do just that is by finding hobbies and activities that bring us pleasure and relaxation – like knitting! Read More

How to Return to Your Art Spirit and Find True Freedom After 60
3 months ago

How to Return to Your Art Spirit and Find True Freedom After 60

Socrates said that the unexamined life is not worth living. He was referring to a life governed by rules and routines imposed by others. Such a life is not freedom, but rather unconscious at best. Oppression at worst. Read More

It’s Never to Late to Start Knitting! These 5 Tips Will Get You Moving
3 months ago

It’s Never to Late to Start Knitting! These 5 Tips Will Get You Moving

As we all try to embrace positive aging, a topic that we’ve discussed a lot here at Sixty and Me, it’s important to develop personal hobbies that allow you to pursue your passions. Partaking in activities that bring you joy can enrich your daily life and keep you feeling young! Read More

Want to Make Better Bread? Rise to the Challenge with These Videos!
3 months ago

Want to Make Better Bread? Rise to the Challenge with These Videos!

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“That’s not true, mom! You make an amazing baked beans on toast!” This was what my son replied when I told him that I felt like I had failed the family by never learning how to cook.

Of course, he said this with a smile and I knew that he was just joking. As he went on to explain, there are plenty of things that are more important than knowing how to bake or cook. But, his comment still stuck with me. I wondered if I would ever find the time to enjoy cooking like my mom did. Read More

3 Amazing Online Knitting Courses for Complete Beginners
3 months ago

3 Amazing Online Knitting Courses for Complete Beginners

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Contrary to popular opinion, not every woman over 60 is a needle-wielding, double-knitting, sweater-making machine. Some women, like myself, never learned how to knit when we were younger. Then, as family life took over, we simply didn’t get the chance to pick up a pair of knitting needles. There was simply too much to do! Read More

Knitting for Charity: a New Way to Give Back While Doing Something You Love
3 months ago

Knitting for Charity: a New Way to Give Back While Doing Something You Love

Knowing that your knitting hobby could bring happiness to someone else is motivating. Do you know who can benefit from your stitching work? Join us today in a discussion with professional knitter, Nancy Queen, who shares some ideas for charity knitting. Enjoy the show! Read More

How to Keep Your Poinsettia Looking its Best Through the Holidays
3 months ago

How to Keep Your Poinsettia Looking its Best Through the Holidays

Poinsettias are a favorite holiday plant to give and receive, but they can present a bit of a challenge – and perhaps some frustration – as you watch this beautiful plant decline each day.

If it makes you feel any better, you are not alone. Read More

Knitting for Kids: Sharing the Joy of Knitting with a Child
3 months ago

Knitting for Kids: Sharing the Joy of Knitting with a Child

As we’ve heard so often, knitting is a skill that creates beautiful things and is good for both physical and mental well-being. Our children may benefit from a creative outlet too. Knitting is a craft that alleviates the stress of everyday life. Read More

Knitting for Beginners: How to Take Your Knitting to the Next Level
3 months 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
4 months 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