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Holidays

Holidays like Christmas, Grandparents Day, Halloween and New Years offer opportunities to spend time with the people we care about most. In this section, we will discuss holiday ideas to bring you closer to your friends and family.

Pause, Reflect and Give Thanks: The Power of Gratitude During the Holidays
2 weeks ago

Pause, Reflect and Give Thanks: The Power of Gratitude During the Holidays

Meister Eckhart, a 13th century mystic, wrote, “If the only prayer you said in your whole life was ‘thank you,’ that would suffice.” Read More

A Powerful Reason to Give Gratitude During the Holidays and into the New Year
2 weeks ago

A Powerful Reason to Give Gratitude During the Holidays and into the New Year

How many times a day do you give gratitude for your gifts, for your family and for the blessings of your life? I’ll admit it. Some days I forget to make my gratitude intentional, and then when I realize I haven’t done so, I understand why my day is off balance. “Oh, that’s why I’m not fully present!” “Oh, that’s why everything I do seems to be slightly off!”
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5 Fool-Proof Tips for Surviving the Holidays
2 weeks ago

5 Fool-Proof Tips for Surviving the Holidays

By  •  Lifestyle

Aaahh, the smell of roasting turkey. Sounds of jingle bells and children’s red-cheeked laughter. Visions of shiny wrapping paper and sparkly trees and glowing menorahs. Joy and connection. The happiest time of the year. Except when it isn’t…
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I Hated Giving and Receiving Gifts… Until I Got This Surprise
3 weeks ago

I Hated Giving and Receiving Gifts… Until I Got This Surprise

Actually, that’s not quite true. I dislike almost all presents, whatever the time of year. I don’t much like giving them, and I certainly don’t like getting them. It has been ever thus…
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5 Tips on How Mature Women Can Close Out the Year with a Smile  
3 weeks ago

5 Tips on How Mature Women Can Close Out the Year with a Smile  

By  •  Lifestyle

Let me guess: You are a woman over 55, getting busy with holiday preparations, traveling plans, and family gatherings with children and grandchildren. Maybe you have your business matters to wrap up and touch base with friends. Or maybe, for once, you just want to stay home alone. Read More

12 Days of Holiday Fitness for Boomer Women
3 weeks ago

12 Days of Holiday Fitness for Boomer Women

Ladies, I know what you are thinking: “It’s the holiday season. My needs go on the back burner until January.” I’ve observed this trend with many of my clients (and myself) over the years…
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Glance Back, Move Forward: 8 Financial Ideas for Over 50s to End the Year on a Solid Note
3 weeks ago

Glance Back, Move Forward: 8 Financial Ideas for Over 50s to End the Year on a Solid Note

With the end of 2019 drawing near, it’s time to figure out how to be financially wise to our best advantage. For those of you over 50, it’s time to put money into your own or a spousal IRA. The limit is $7,000…
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5 Ways to Avoid Allergies So You Can Enjoy the Holiday Season
3 weeks ago

5 Ways to Avoid Allergies So You Can Enjoy the Holiday Season

It’s the time of year that people start thinking about holiday parties. For me, parties always mean food. I’m a foodie so it makes sense. I’m a food blogger who loves to cook, eat, share my food and share my recipes on Recipe Idea Shop. Read More

50 Women Over 50 Express their Gratitude on Thanksgiving Day
3 weeks ago

50 Women Over 50 Express their Gratitude on Thanksgiving Day

Every year on Thanksgiving Day someone will ask you what you are grateful for. This is fitting. At its heart, Thanksgiving is a holiday about celebrating life. It is about remembering the things that are truly important and cherishing the special people in our lives…
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4 Ways to Reinvent Holiday Traditions to Fit Your Lifestyle
3 weeks ago

4 Ways to Reinvent Holiday Traditions to Fit Your Lifestyle

By  •  Family

For many, the holidays are a time of tradition and ritual. At this time of year we often fall back on the celebration habits we have formed over time. Read on for ideas of how to reinvent holiday traditions in ways that serve you…
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