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    Stay at Home Clothes

    What a time we are living in.  I don’t want to dwell on the sadness, we hear enough about that daily.  My story is being at home everyday.  I find myself needing stay at home clothes. Not So Fun Anymore Being able to have days on end to yourself sounds more like a fantasy.  That is until the Covid pandemic hit us. I personally have time to spare.  I take out time to read more facebook post.  People were sharing how they weren’t getting out of bed until after noon, others spoke of laying around in the sleeping clothes, still others had children to teach and entertain. Many people were…

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    Time To Watch TV

    I’m sure most people have a lot of “safer at home” stories. I must admit, I’ve gotten to know what’s on TV a lot more, and kudos to the TV entertainment industry for coming up with programs to keep us entertained. We now have the time to watch more TV. Something Is Missing When ever I had a not so busy day, I would turn on the TV set and watch reruns of I Love Lucy. It used to come on in the morning hours faithfully for a long time. Some of you may know that there was I Love Lucy and then there was The Lucy Show. Odd thing…

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    The No Diet Diet

    It sounded like a good idea to name this article, the no diet diet because simply saying the word “diet” automatically takes my mind to food deprivation. I wake up in the morning knowing I won’t be able to have some of my favorite foods, and well it’s just not pretty! Reasons For Dieting As we age, the reason for dieting may no longer be just because we want to look better, but now our reason has to do with our health. The most common health reasons are usually diabetes, high blood sugar, or high bad cholesterol. It’s amazing how you can go along, living your life….go to your doctor…

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    Best Jobs Women Over 50

    I was reluctant to use the word “job” in my title, that word may be indelibly implanted in our psych. We may mean to say career or working for one’s self, but the “j” word slips out sometimes. I wanted to know how to define job as opposed to a career, and this is what I fund on the internet: “A job is something you do simply to earn money; a career is a series of connected employment opportunities. A job has minimal impact on your future work life, while a career provides experience and learning to fuel your future. A job offers few networking opportunities, but a career is…

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    How to Make the Best of Life

    I may have misled some readers. This blog is actually for women who’ve entered their senior years. Actually though, this information could apply to the younger women as well. Why wait until you’re fifty to realize the things you “shouda, coulda, woulda” done. How to make the best of life can apply without age barriers. Negatives Habits I used to have the awful habit of quitting every new project I started. Looking back, I didn’t understand why I was so prone to giving up and I still can’t explain why I couldn’t see things through to completion. Don’t get me wrong, I didn’t give up every endeavor I started, just…

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    Grandmothering

    I love being a grandmother. If you are over 50, maybe younger, you’re probably a grandmother too. Are you enjoying the times you have with the grand kids or as I like to call it, grandmothering? For me, they keep me lively and knowledgeable about different trends. I’m having lots of fun!  Got Girls As a mother, I had three boys and no girls, I wanted a girl so much, but it wasn’t meant to be for me. My boys were the best — they were good kids, simply stated. Their friends were basically like them, so I had no problem having them over to our house for games and…

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    Body Shapers

    I so admire those ladies who have hour glass figures.  Not all of us are shaped with a waistline that indents and then curves around the hips.  It’s a very sexy look.  Alas, we come in different shapes and sizes. I must admit, I’ve seen some of the oddest shaped women in my time. There are things we can do to help us get the look we desire.  Waist trainers, cincher’s or body shaper’s do pretty much the same thing and may just be the ticket.  Which one should you purchase?  Here’s some help for you. Yianna Waist Trainer/Waist Cincher I personally have tried this cincher.  It gave me such…

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    The Beauty In Giving

    At the local Community Center where I volunteer to serve hot meals, I watch and observe the people as they stroll in ready to chow down. You can’t always tell whose living on the streets, but sometimes you can.  Our main concern is making sure these people get a full meal and may God bless each and every one.   The beauty in giving is not just for the receiver, but for the giver. A Heart for Missions Normally when I think of Missions, my mind goes to those who travel to other countries and places to help the needy in life. I suppose Missions can be local. Maybe Outreach is more…