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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.

Surviving the Holidays: A Guide for Women Over 60
4 months ago

Surviving the Holidays: A Guide for Women Over 60

I have found holidays can be stressful at any age, but for me they are especially so as I tend to over obligate and take little care of myself. Read More

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

Happy Holidays! 6 Ways to Stay Positive This Winter
4 months ago

Happy Holidays! 6 Ways to Stay Positive This Winter

The holidays can be hard on many of us, no matter our age.

As the years go by, there are a lot of reasons we can slip into being sad or lonely or depressed when the days get shorter and the temps start dipping. Read More

How the Way We Communicate During the Holidays Has Changed
4 months ago

How the Way We Communicate During the Holidays Has Changed

Sending cards, letters and gifts during the holidays was an important tradition in my family. My mother kept a hand-written address book and regularly updated the details that included names of friends and relatives, changed addresses, names and birthdays of children, and notes about who had divorced or died. Read More

Here Are a Few of My Favorite Things for the Holiday Season… #4 Will Surprise You!
4 months ago

Here Are a Few of My Favorite Things for the Holiday Season… #4 Will Surprise You!

I am sure those words from The Sound of Music sound familiar to you. I am going to share with you a few of my favorite things since we are in the Holiday Season. These are products I use daily, and they offer solutions for many issues. Also, they are non-toxic, healthful and save money in some cases. Read More

Debbie Reynolds’ Thanksgiving Tradition Lives On Through Her Granddaughter
4 months ago

Debbie Reynolds’ Thanksgiving Tradition Lives On Through Her Granddaughter

By  •  News

The holidays are a time for relishing in the various family traditions that we each hold near and dear to our hearts, whether they are tried-and-true traditions passed down through generations of family or brand-new traditions that have just been developed, all traditions have a way of making the holidays feel personal and special. Read More

50 Women Over 50 Express their Gratitude on Thanksgiving Day
4 months ago

50 Women Over 50 Express their Gratitude on Thanksgiving Day

Every year on Thanksgiving Day someone will ask you what you are grateful for. This is fitting. At its heart, Thanksgiving is a holiday about celebrating life. It is about remembering the things that are truly important and cherishing the special people in our lives. It is about celebrating our connections and spending time in our community. In short, Thanksgiving is about expressing gratitude. Read More

5 Tips on How Mature Women Can Close Out the Year with a Smile  
4 months ago

5 Tips on How Mature Women Can Close Out the Year with a Smile  

By  •  Lifestyle

Let me guess: You are a woman over 55, getting busy with holiday preparations, traveling plans, and family gatherings with children and grandchildren. Maybe you have your business matters to wrap up and touch base with friends. Or maybe, for once, you just want to stay home alone. Read More

How to Achieve Holiday Harmony By Decorating with Your Grandkids
5 months ago

How to Achieve Holiday Harmony By Decorating with Your Grandkids

Don’t you love to hear someone say, “I remember holidays at my grandparents’ house. I loved the smells and the decorations, especially the _____________. That was my favorite!” Do your kids, grandkids or family friends have specific decorations they always comment on? Read More

5 Considerate Tips to Help You Decorate for the Holidays – Caregiving Style
5 months ago

5 Considerate Tips to Help You Decorate for the Holidays – Caregiving Style

Yes, it is fall, which means we are approaching the holiday season. The retail stores are crowded with holiday decorations, which, ultimately, poses the question, “Should we decorate our living space when we are a caregiver?” Read More