Life & Wisdom

Read Honey’s take on “old-age survival” and reflections on dealing with life changes – from deeply personal stories about widowhood, surviving cancer, and overcoming losses to a lighter, often humorous look at the little everyday challenges encountered by women after the age of 50, like surviving a semi-retired husband or pessimistic friends who try to drag you down, bearing with trivial problems and maintaining your sanity during the holiday season.

Essential Life SMARTS: Ingredients Required to Age Gracefully

This wonderful blog about essential life SMARTS: Ingredients Required to Age Gracefully, was written by the darling and talented, Mitzi Beach. I do hope you enjoy!  Have you ever left out an…

How To Learn To Count Your Blessings

It’s easy to give advice to a troubled friend, “Learn to count your blessings.” But how? How does one focus on the good — so that it may grow — and minimize…

How a Hip Grandmother Embraces New Technology

Let’s chat about my newest technology obsession, Slack! You can become happier after the age of 50. Just ask Google! Google recommends that you focus on achievement, not luck. Express your Gratitude…

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The Biggest Argument Couples Have? It’s About Money!

We all know the old saying, “Money is the root of all evil.” Having an inquisitive nature, I traced the adage back to its origins in the First Epistle of Paul to…

Surviving COVID-19 On a Small Island

Maria Davies is back to talk about her life as an expat in Grenada during the COVID-19 pandemic.  How do I begin to try and document how absolutely our lives have been…

Let’s Get Back to Living Life to Its Fullest

As I take a deep breath I say to you, darling, “Spring is here and it is time to get back into the business of living life to its fullest.” I chose…

Searching For Peace Among The Chaos

For the past year and one month, I have been searching for peace among the chaos. I can honestly say that almost, not every, but almost every day I woke up, before…

Ways to Achieve Financial Freedom Later In Life

What exactly is financial freedom? In short, it’s the ability to live the life you want while still paying your bills without stress. When you’re in your 50’s, retirement is right around…