RETIREMENT IS RIPE FOR ENTREPRENEURS

With newfound time on their hands and a wealth of knowledge and passion to focus on, retirees are becoming entrepreneurs and small business owners at an exciting rate these days. Not only is this path a great way to learn more about yourself, it’s a viable option for secondary income Continue reading

UPDATE YOUR SLEEPING HABITS

Your sleeping behavior will change multiple times throughout your life based on your lifestyle. As we age, there are some guidelines to consider when aiming for healthy sleeping habits: Commit to a Bedtime: If at all possible, try to stick to a regular bedtime and wake up time every night Continue reading

SLOW COOKED CORNED BEEF & CABBAGE

INGREDIENTS: 1 corned beef brisket (3-4 lbs) 1 onion 3 cloves garlic 2 bay leaves 2.5-3 cups water 2 lbs potatoes, peeled & quartered 2 large carrots, chopped 1 small head of cabbage, cut into wedges DIRECTIONS: Chop onion into large chunks and place in the bottom of a 6 Continue reading

SIMPLE, UNIQUE VALENTINE’S GIFT IDEAS

You can only send roses or candy hearts to your partner and friends so many times before you start looking for new Valentine’s ideas that come from the heart. Here are some thoughtful and unique gift ideas to try this year: Streaming Service Subscription: Online streaming services like Netflix, Hulu Continue reading

CHOCOLATE COVERED STRAWBERRIES

INGREDIENTS: 1 pint Strawberries 2 c. Semisweet Chocolate Chips 2 Tbsp. Coconut Oil DIRECTIONS: Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. Rinse strawberries and pat dry with paper towels. In a small, microwave-safe bowl, combine chocolate chips and coconut oil. Microwave in 30-second intervals, stirring in between, until completely Continue reading

KEEP YOUR HAIR HAPPY & HEALTHY

It’s typical for hair texture to change over our lifetimes. Here are some simple tips you can follow to keep your hair happy and healthy after 50 years old: Nourish Your Hair – Aging can cause your hair to be dry, easy to split and can start to thin over Continue reading

SPLIT PEA SOUP

INGREDIENTS: 12 ounces dried split peas 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 carrots peeled and diced 1/2 cup onion chopped 2 stalks celery diced 1 leftover ham bone 4 sprigs thyme leaves tied with kitchen string 1 bay leaf 6 cups cool water ¬ or more if soup gets too thick Continue reading

RECYCLE YOUR OLD AMAZON BOXES & GIVE BACK

In November of last year, online shopping was projected to grow 14.8%* in the 2018 holiday season, to reach upwards of a $124-billion-dollar industry overall. This clearly surpasses the projected 2.7% growth rate for brick-and-mortar stores, showing that the overwhelming shift towards low-effort online shopping is inevitable. But what if Continue reading