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!

6 years ago

3 Unexpected Ways Starting a Blog Can Improve Your Life After 60 (Video)

Life after 60 is intense. So, why on Earth would anyone want to start a blog at our age? Isn’t there enough talk in the world? Don’t we all have better things to do with our time than share our opinions with the world? Read More

6 years ago

Writing, Cats, Yoga and Ceramics – Embracing Life After Retirement (Video)

For most of our lives, we look forward to retirement as if it was the ultimate destination. We monitor our savings account, hoping that we have enough money to maintain our quality of life. We think about all of the fabulous places that we want to go. We dream about what we will do with ourselves when, for the first time in more than 4 decades, we have free time again. Read More

6 years ago

7 Simple Steps to Becoming a Writer After 60

Second Chapters. Third Acts. Call it what you will, your sixties are a time to recreate, reclaim and often reinvent yourself. You may be retired or partially so. You did a good job with the kids and they are carving out their own lives now. Maybe you’ve left a marriage and find yourself single again. Read More

6 years ago

Is Your Love of Baking and Cooking Increasing with Your Age?

As my kids will tell you, for decades, my baking skills were limited to burning grilled cheese sandwiches. On second thought, I’m not even sure if toasting bread counts as “baking.” Perhaps one of my more accomplished Sixty and Me sisters can clarify this for me! Read More

6 years ago

My Second Act Dream is Flipping Houses. What’s Yours?

I love Saturdays! It’s the day that I can catch up on all my HGTV and DIY shows and dream about what I would really be doing if fear (and money) wasn’t an issue!

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6 years ago

The Thrill of Thrifting: Save Money and Find Treasures in Your 60s

If you have a nose for high fashion, but, don’t always have as much as you would like to spend on it, welcome to my world! Read More

6 years ago

Exploring the Fabulous Tradition of Afternoon Tea

The quintessentially English tradition of Afternoon Tea goes back to the early 1800s and is usually credited to Anna, 7th Duchess of Bedford, who was a lady in waiting to Queen Victoria. Read More

6 years ago

Collecting is One of the Best Hobbies for Women Over 50

If you have followed Sixty and Me for a while, you may be surprised to see me posting an article on why “collecting things” is such an amazing hobby for older women. After all, I’ve spent much of the last decade simplifying my life. Read More

6 years ago

It’s Time to Reveal Your Secret Treasure! What One Thing You Couldn’t Live Without?

If someone asked me to reveal the one thing (remember a thing not a person) that I couldn’t live without, I would immediately say my phone. That’s it. My world exists in that tiny device. I panic when I leave the house without it and am always astonished when I hear that the average person checks their mobile phones around 60 times a day. Read More

6 years ago

Daisies, Roses or Tulips? What Does Your Favorite Flower Say About You?

We often talk about our fashion and home décor choices and how they reflect our personality and style. I was thinking today about how our style is also reflected in less obvious choices that we make. Read More