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About Kay Arthur

Kay Arthur lives in Arizona, both in Phoenix and in a cabin near Prescott where she loves to write. She has retired from many years in Healthcare Administration and now enjoys exploring her creative side. Kay has developed Moonflower Blooms http://www.moonflowerblooms.com, a blogging website dedicated to inspiring readers to live an authentic and joyfully simplistic life in search of their true "self".
Latest Posts | By Kay Arthur
How to Create the Feeling of Home Wherever You Live After 60 – Use Your Senses Wisely!
4 months ago

How to Create the Feeling of Home Wherever You Live After 60 – Use Your Senses Wisely!

By  •  Lifestyle

“And I’m not gonna leave here ever, ever again, because I love you all, and…. oh, Auntie Em, there’s no place like home.” – Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz by Frank L. Baum Read More

The Journey of Life: 10 Ways to Embrace Friendship Beyond 60
4 months ago

The Journey of Life: 10 Ways to Embrace Friendship Beyond 60

By  •  Lifestyle

“It’s not where you go, but who you meet along the way.” Wizard of Oz by Frank L. Baum Read More

Invite Denmark Into Your Home and Discover Hygge – The Feeling of Good Moments
5 months ago

Invite Denmark Into Your Home and Discover Hygge – The Feeling of Good Moments

By  •  Lifestyle

Picture this: Soft music playing. Candles casting flickering shadows over the smiling faces of your close friends. A wonderful Italian pasta filling the room with delicious smells. Warm bread drenched in butter. Bottles of your favorite wine on the table. Laughter. Conversation. Read More

4 Things You Can Do to Start Following Your Dreams in Your 60s
10 months ago

4 Things You Can Do to Start Following Your Dreams in Your 60s

By  •  Mindset

Just because we have many candles on our birthday cakes does not mean that we can’t still make wishes or follow our dreams. Things happen when you let your child spirit transport you to the Land of What-If. Read More

Your World in Your 60s: Can You Dream It Anew?
10 months ago

Your World in Your 60s: Can You Dream It Anew?

By  •  Lifestyle

What is it that you want to do when you grow up? I know that sounds like a youth-centric question to those of us who are already retired and older than what our imaginations ever led us to envision. Read More

Facebook is a Gathering of Friends – 7 Tips for Keeping It Enjoyable
2 years ago

Facebook is a Gathering of Friends – 7 Tips for Keeping It Enjoyable

By  •  Lifestyle

I must confess that I do love mornings – now that I’m retired. I cherish the slow arousing of my mind as it shakes the remnants of sleep off its back. Read More

We Are ALL Wonder Women – Strong, Fearless, Complicated and So Much More!
2 years ago

We Are ALL Wonder Women – Strong, Fearless, Complicated and So Much More!

By  •  Mindset

Here we are. The strong ones. This is us. The proud new generation of mature women. The Baby Boomer Deluxe model.

We are strong. We are fearless. We are complicated. We are interesting. We are determined to age gracefully. We love our families. We love our children. We love our men. And we love our women. Read More

5 Ways to Recapture the Spirit of Youth
2 years ago

5 Ways to Recapture the Spirit of Youth

By  •  Mindset

I am feeling melancholy. Sentimental. Nostalgic. These sad-faced visitors knocking at the door to my ultra-sensitive soul trigger emotions we all find difficult to face. Wasted moments. Lost time. Forgotten memories. Read More

6 Important Lessons We Can Learn from Our Grandchildren
3 years ago

6 Important Lessons We Can Learn from Our Grandchildren

By  •  Family

They were gently placed in my waiting arms with the most selfless of acts.

I am certain that my children, their parents, only wanted to hold them tightly to themselves, these amazing new bundles of pink blessings. But they knew my need to touch them, to gaze into their eyes, and to wrap my arms around these children of my children. To share in their beautiful new beginnings. Read More

10 Ways to Express Your True Self After 60
3 years ago

10 Ways to Express Your True Self After 60

By  •  Mindset

You are remarkable!

I see it. Others see it. But sometimes the only person that doesn’t see it is YOU.

She’s there, your remarkable self, right under the surface. She is waiting to be exposed and pulled out of that dark safe corner she’s been hiding in all of these years. Read More