Do you ever just stand in your kitchen wondering what to cook and secretly hoping fairy chefs will appear and create a dinner masterpiece? Well……I do! I love to eat, but I have never enjoyed cooking and since the nest is empty, my motivation is almost zero. I have also discovered that it can beContinue reading “WHAT TO PREPARE FOR DINNER FOR TWO”
Did you know that the recommended daily allowance of Vitamin D for women over 50 is 600 international units (IU) per day? This amount increases to 800 IU per day for adults over 70. These recommendations are made by The Institute of Medicine. Unfortunately, most American are deficient in this vitamin. Why we need VitaminContinue reading “ARE YOU GETTING ENOUGH VITAMIN D?”
It’s summer and the rules have definnitely changed. Pool parties and hanging out with friends at restaurants, theaters and shops has been put “on hold” for now. Mask wearing and social distancing have unfortunately become the priority for our health. Even so, there are still many ways to have fun and connect with friends andContinue reading “8 FUN ACTIVITIES WHILE SOCIAL DISTANCING”
Summer is the time for grilling and these 4 easy grilling tips will help you grill like a pro.
As if things couldn’t get worse …. the scammers are out in full force. As quickly as COVID19 might be spreading, so are the scammers trying to steal your information and your money. In addition, these folks love to take advantage of senior citizens and those who might be most at risk. Some scams claimContinue reading “DON’T BE SCAMMED”
Many older adults have relationships, but maybe not when they’re in assisted living, have Alzheimer’s and the 91-year-old boyfriend has dementia, too. Source: My 86-Year-Old Mother Has a Boyfriend in Assisted Living Such a great article as so many of us “50+” are caring for aging parents.
While I did not consistently have pets while a growing up, as an adult, I have had two rescue pups for the last 10 years. Charlie is a Chihuahua/Jack Russell mix and Chiclet is a Chihuahua/Mini Pinn mix. I am their momma and they are my babies. LOL It hasn’t always been easy caring forContinue reading “THE POWER OF PETS”
If you are looking for an easy meatloaf recipe, then I have one for you that never disappoints. The pic above is before being cooked and it looks great! Growing up, I was never a big fan of meatloaf; however, as an adult, I have come to appreciate a really good one and even betterContinue reading “EASY PLEASING MEATLOAF”
It’s Monday night ….. I cooked both Saturday and Sunday ….I really don’t want to cook anything tonight …… what am I going to do? I don’t know if you ever feel this way, but this is a repeating story in my head. You see, I have never enjoyed cooking. I DO enjoy eating, butContinue reading “GO-TO 1 DISH MEAL”
Yesterday I shared a wonderful article from Keri Lumm about how the habit of walking had helped her through “quarantine”. I related so well to this article because walking has been a regular part of my daily routine for several years. While I don’t quite get in 10,000 steps a day, I wanted to shareContinue reading “WHY I WALK”