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Holidays

Holidays like Christmas, Grandparents Day, Halloween and New Years offer opportunities to spend time with the people we care about most. In this section, we will discuss holiday ideas to bring you closer to your friends and family.

Healthy Eating During Holidays: 5 Ways to Stay on Track This Year
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Healthy Eating During Holidays: 5 Ways to Stay on Track This Year

As a child, I wanted nothing more than to sit with the grown-ups at the holiday table. But as the oldest of my four cousins and one brother, that was not possible. I was the designated President of the Little Table; the gatekeeper, if you will, between the two worlds. Read More

Hosting a Party? Don’t Make Your Guests Sick
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Hosting a Party? Don’t Make Your Guests Sick

When I host a party, I do my best to provide a variety of foods to allow my guests to choose at least a couple of options that meet their nutritional restrictions. I also ask my guests what food allergies or sensitivities they have so that I can make sure I avoid them. Read More

Switch Your Focus to Relieve Thanksgiving Stress
1 week ago

Switch Your Focus to Relieve Thanksgiving Stress

By  •  Family

Ah, Thanksgiving! A time of celebration, of gratitude and family get-togethers.

For some, getting together with extended family is a joyous tradition. For others, it’s joyous only some of the time. Not all family is created equal, however. Read More

4 Ways to Add Healthier Foods to Your Holiday Parties This Year
1 week ago

4 Ways to Add Healthier Foods to Your Holiday Parties This Year

With the holiday season in full swing and parties abounding, it’s time to think about what dishes you will be serving – or bringing – to the next event. Read More

5 Ways to Avoid Allergies So You Can Enjoy the Holiday Season
1 week ago

5 Ways to Avoid Allergies So You Can Enjoy the Holiday Season

It’s the time of year that people start thinking about holiday parties. For me, parties always mean food. I’m a foodie so it makes sense. I’m a food blogger who loves to cook, eat, share my food and share my recipes on Recipe Idea Shop. Read More

Is Halloween Too Scary for People with Dementia?
2 weeks ago

Is Halloween Too Scary for People with Dementia?

I’m not sure which was more exciting for my grandpa: having trick-or-treaters come to the door, or calling my mom the next morning to report how many he’d had. Read More

How to Have a Happy Halloween Supper with the Grandkids
1 month ago

How to Have a Happy Halloween Supper with the Grandkids

By  •  Family

Halloween is relatively new to the UK – well, as a holiday type celebration it is!

We’ve had All Hallow’s Eve as an ongoing ‘thing’ for hundreds of years, but it’s only caught on in a big way in the last couple of years. Read More

Spice up the Season! 4 Fall Activities to Share with Your Friends and Family
2 months ago

Spice up the Season! 4 Fall Activities to Share with Your Friends and Family

Fall is finally here! Well, we may have a few weeks until the official season change, but the crisp, fresh air, the already fallen leaves and my hankering for pumpkin everything all suggest that Fall has unofficially arrived. Read More

6 Creative Birthday Gifts for Women Over 60 That Won’t Clutter Up the House
9 months ago

6 Creative Birthday Gifts for Women Over 60 That Won’t Clutter Up the House

“What do you want for your birthday?” That’s a tough one, isn’t it? But seriously, the last thing retired people need is more stuff. It’s a time when we are trying to get rid of all the items we no longer use. In a few years, we expect to move to a smaller place, right? Read More

Try this New Strategy to Make Your 2017 New Year’s Resolutions Stick
10 months ago

Try this New Strategy to Make Your 2017 New Year’s Resolutions Stick

By  •  Mindset

So, it’s the start of another new year and you know what that means – resolutions. I have an impressive history of faithfulness regarding resolutions, faithfully making and breaking them, that is.

Every January 1st, I faithfully write down my resolutions in my journal and just as faithfully break most of them before the ink has completely dried on the page. Read More