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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.

How the Way We Communicate During the Holidays Has Changed
12 months ago

How the Way We Communicate During the Holidays Has Changed

Sending cards, letters and gifts during the holidays was an important tradition in my family. My mother kept a hand-written address book and regularly updated the details that included names of friends and relatives, changed addresses, names and birthdays of children, and notes about who had divorced or died. Read More

Here Are a Few of My Favorite Things for the Holiday Season… #4 Will Surprise You!
12 months ago

Here Are a Few of My Favorite Things for the Holiday Season… #4 Will Surprise You!

I am sure those words from The Sound of Music sound familiar to you. I am going to share with you a few of my favorite things since we are in the Holiday Season. These are products I use daily, and they offer solutions for many issues. Also, they are non-toxic, healthful and save money in some cases. Read More

Debbie Reynolds’ Thanksgiving Tradition Lives On Through Her Granddaughter
12 months ago

Debbie Reynolds’ Thanksgiving Tradition Lives On Through Her Granddaughter

By  •  News

The holidays are a time for relishing in the various family traditions that we each hold near and dear to our hearts, whether they are tried-and-true traditions passed down through generations of family or brand-new traditions that have just been developed, all traditions have a way of making the holidays feel personal and special. Read More

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

How to Achieve Holiday Harmony By Decorating with Your Grandkids
1 year ago

How to Achieve Holiday Harmony By Decorating with Your Grandkids

Don’t you love to hear someone say, “I remember holidays at my grandparents’ house. I loved the smells and the decorations, especially the _____________. That was my favorite!” Do your kids, grandkids or family friends have specific decorations they always comment on? Read More

5 Considerate Tips to Help You Decorate for the Holidays – Caregiving Style
1 year ago

5 Considerate Tips to Help You Decorate for the Holidays – Caregiving Style

Yes, it is fall, which means we are approaching the holiday season. The retail stores are crowded with holiday decorations, which, ultimately, poses the question, “Should we decorate our living space when we are a caregiver?” Read More

How Is Mother’s Day Celebrated Around the World? You May Be Surprised!
2 years ago

How Is Mother’s Day Celebrated Around the World? You May Be Surprised!

Mother’s Day is a special day celebrated by every culture around the world. It is a day to observe the women in our lives who do so much to raise and support their children.  Read More

What Are the Best New Grandma Gifts? You May Be Surprised!
2 years ago

What Are the Best New Grandma Gifts? You May Be Surprised!

By  •  Lifestyle

As a new grandmother (for the second time), I have had the opportunity to think about some of the things that were missing in my “Baba Bag” or “Grandmother Survival Kit!” Read More

This International Women’s Day, Let’s Celebrate the Women Who Came Before Us
2 years ago

This International Women’s Day, Let’s Celebrate the Women Who Came Before Us

Someday in the future, our female youth may think of us who are over 60 as ‘the women before us.’ We are the women who inspire their future. We are the women who went through the fires of life, held fast and came out more whole and wholesome. Read More

I Hated Giving and Receiving Gifts… Until I Got This Surprise
2 years ago

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

I think I’m a bit strange. 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. Read More