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Easy Cooking and Entertaining for After 60 Dinner Parties
23 hours ago

Easy Cooking and Entertaining for After 60 Dinner Parties

Years ago I would often have people over for dinner. We called these events dinner parties, and I would usually invite anywhere between two to five couples. I would spend all day in the kitchen, cooking up a storm and still be busy when the company arrived…
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Downsizing in Retirement: Purging My Closet, Office and Bathroom and Learning to Breathe Again
6 days ago

Downsizing in Retirement: Purging My Closet, Office and Bathroom and Learning to Breathe Again

I love the change of seasons because it gives me an opportunity to do one of my favorite things: purge my closet. The good thing about purging one’s closet at the beginning of the season is that the things you get rid of are still wearable by someone else. Read More

What Are You Yearning for in Life After Retirement?
6 days ago

What Are You Yearning for in Life After Retirement?

In a recent article I addressed three things about retirement that can take us by surprise. The next topic worth examining, as you consider your life during retirement, is a simple question that’s loaded with possibility: What are you yearning for? Read More

I Wouldn’t Be Caught Dead in That! 9 Tips to Help You Pick Your Last Outfit
7 days ago

I Wouldn’t Be Caught Dead in That! 9 Tips to Help You Pick Your Last Outfit

“I wouldn’t be caught dead in that!” This is such a common phrase, even if we just think it to ourselves, rather than say it out loud. Usually, it’s an invitation, Usually, it’s an invitation…
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3 Ways Retiring Overseas Can Help You Form More (and Stronger!) Friendships
7 days ago

3 Ways Retiring Overseas Can Help You Form More (and Stronger!) Friendships

There’s no doubt that the thought of retiring overseas has its appeal. Lower living expenses – especially housing and health care costs – and a better climate can be very persuasive!
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WARNING! Spend 7 Days in Portugal and You May End Up Staying in Europe Forever!
1 week ago

WARNING! Spend 7 Days in Portugal and You May End Up Staying in Europe Forever!

Did you ever visit a new place and suddenly have the feeling of “coming home?” This is exactly how many people describe their first impression of Portugal. For some, it is the warm climate and spectacular scenery that makes a strong first impression. For others, it is the warm smiles…
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How to Feng Shui Your New Over-60 Persona in 5 Simple Steps
1 week ago

How to Feng Shui Your New Over-60 Persona in 5 Simple Steps

In our 60s, our lives change in many ways, as we move from old roles into new ones. Workers may become retirees, or go from full- to part-time work, or change careers entirely…
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Audiobooks: My Second-Best Friend This Side of 60
2 weeks ago

Audiobooks: My Second-Best Friend This Side of 60

I love audiobooks. I’m an overcommitted woman who’s constantly on the move, either exercising or busy with home and community activities. I treasure literature and love to read…
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8 Simple Pleasures to Enjoy After 60 (#6 Will Surprise You!)
2 weeks ago

8 Simple Pleasures to Enjoy After 60 (#6 Will Surprise You!)

It seems that I have grown to be very satisfied. There isn’t much that I need or even want beyond what I have or can procure easily at this point of my life. Read More

Retiring Overseas Isn’t About Escaping… It Is About Discovering and Living Your Passions
2 weeks ago

Retiring Overseas Isn’t About Escaping… It Is About Discovering and Living Your Passions

In the not-too-distant future, will you exchange life centered on your workplace for the life of a retiree? Or have you already made the transition — and find that it’s not quite as blissful as you were led to believe?
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