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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!

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

Yarns, Accessories and Knitting Patterns for Beginners – No More Excuses!
3 years ago

Yarns, Accessories and Knitting Patterns for Beginners – No More Excuses!

Knitting is the perfect hobby for the cold winter days. But, if you are not already a proficient knitter, where should you start? Where can you find the best yarns, accessories and knitting patterns for beginners? Fortunately, Nancy Queen, a yarn shop owner and knitting professional, is here today to give us a basic overview on the materials and tools we need to get us started. Enjoy the show! Read More

Why Knitting is One of the Best Ways to Reduce Stress After 60
3 years ago

Why Knitting is One of the Best Ways to Reduce Stress After 60

Knitting is fun… but, it is so much more than that! Join us today in a discussion with yarn shop owner and professional knitter, Nancy Queen, as she shares the benefits of knitting. If you have always wanted to try knitting, but didn’t know where to start, this episode of the Sixty and Me Show is for you! Read More

Knitting Tips for Beginners from the Fabulous Nancy Queen
3 years ago

Knitting Tips for Beginners from the Fabulous Nancy Queen

When starting a new hobby, it’s always a good idea to look for professional advice… and knitting is no exception! Today, Nancy Queen, an online yarn shop owner and professional knitter, will share her knitting dos and don’ts with us. Enjoy the show! Read More