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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!

5 Kitchen Tools That Are Fun to Use and Make Meal Preparation Simpler
2 months ago

5 Kitchen Tools That Are Fun to Use and Make Meal Preparation Simpler

What have I been doing during the pandemic? Well, among other things, I have been adding to my kitchen tools. When I was young and raising a family on limited funds, I didn’t have many extras in terms of kitchen tools…
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Sewing Project: A 1920s Apron
2 months ago

Sewing Project: A 1920s Apron

Have you ever wanted to sew, but were intimidated or overwhelmed by what project to try first? An apron is a tried and true sewing project that is not only timeless but a useful item. You could even give a handmade one to a baker or gardener friend!
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My 5 Best Tips for Beginning Photographers
2 months ago

My 5 Best Tips for Beginning Photographers

Most beginner photography articles on the web start with complicated drawings of the exposure triangle and intricate explanations of white balance. I think that’s the perfect way to take the fun right out of learning photography because it focuses…
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10 Questions to Ask Before You Start Writing a Book
3 months ago

10 Questions to Ask Before You Start Writing a Book

These days there are many options if you’re hoping to publish your book. You can do it yourself using Amazon CreateSpace or IngramSpark. You write your book, format it and upload files to the website. Voilà! You are a published author. …
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5 Useful Tips for Growing Fresh Herbs on Your Windowsill
3 months ago

5 Useful Tips for Growing Fresh Herbs on Your Windowsill

Add some homegrown flavor to your winter meals. Grow a few of your favorite herbs on a sunny windowsill or under artificial lights. Start with a few of the herbs you commonly include in your favorite recipes and those that are easy to grow…
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6 Keys to Being Creative at Any Age
3 months ago

6 Keys to Being Creative at Any Age

We would all like to be creative. Perhaps it is not so hard. “Curiosity about life in all its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people,” noted the late Leo Burnett, outstanding advertising executive. If so, then by encouraging…
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Childhood Fears Still Holding You Back? It’s Never Too Late to Overcome Them!
3 months ago

Childhood Fears Still Holding You Back? It’s Never Too Late to Overcome Them!

Was there something you really, really wanted to do when you were younger, but you walked away from it because you didn’t think you could do it? I loved to write. I mean, I loved it. I kept diaries, I had literally dozens of pen pals all over the world…
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Creativity as a Path to Reinvention in Midlife
4 months ago

Creativity as a Path to Reinvention in Midlife

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Expressing our creativity becomes more common in midlife as we begin to exchange more stuff for deeper experiences. We finally have the time to pursue a creative project. Creative expression can be a path of self-discovery that provides…
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Sewing for Yourself 101
4 months ago

Sewing for Yourself 101

Have you ever sewn yourself a garment? I’m sure that you at least know the basics of sewing. It was only in recent years that sewing (“home economics”) was no longer taught in public school. Sadly, this seems like a dead art…
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4 Ways Music Feeds Our Spirit in Tough Times
4 months ago

4 Ways Music Feeds Our Spirit in Tough Times

I’ve played piano to entertain myself since I was a kid. Until my 60s, I didn’t realize how good it is for my mind. When I found out reading and playing music staves off memory deterioration, I was all in. Alzheimer’s Disease lurks in my family tree…
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