There is nothing better to keep your brain young than to continually work it out. Continuing education is not only fulfilling but also helps to keep the brain fresh. As we get older, it can become easy to fall behind on technology or new processes. Taking a class for a hobby or area of interest will keep us current. Continue reading “Keep Yourself Fresh With Continuing Education Online Classes”
Investing in real estate is a great way to provide some extra income for retirement. When we downsized our home and moved to Grand Rapids, we had some extra cash on hand. The equity that we had built up in our home was more than enough to fund our much smaller loft.
We considered both flipping houses and investing in rental property. So far, we have done both. Continue reading “Investing In Real Estate For Retirement”
An empty nest, for us, meant it was time to downsize to a smaller home. This has worked out great in all areas accept for my creativity. I have always really enjoyed home decorating and building projects. Now, flipping houses is a great way to fulfill that need for projects and decorating. Continue reading “Flipping Houses As A Creative Outlet”
You may have heard that content is king when it comes to a successful blog. While this is true, it’s important to not overlook the blog design. The goal is to get readers coming back. If they cannot navigate through the site and find what they want, they may be too frustrated to return. Continue reading “How To Create A Blog Design That Readers Will Love”
My husband and I have always tried to celebrate Valentines day at least in some small way. A quick dinner out or maybe a box of chocolates and all was good! Our busy lives with the family didn’t allow for many more Valentines day ideas than that. Continue reading “Valentines Day Ideas For Empty Nesters”
I always imagined that becoming a grandparent would be amazing. However, the ecstatic joy I have felt after becoming a new grandma far surpasses what I even imagined. Continue reading “The Joys Of Becoming A New Grandma”
After all the hustle and bustle of the holidays, I welcome January as a time to refresh and set new goals. My personal new years resolutions are most often healthy new years resolutions. I want to eat better, work out and maybe even lose a little weight. Continue reading “New Years Resolutions And Setting Yearly Goals As A Couple”
I have had the luxury of being able to travel with my husband on business. Once my husband and I became empty nesters, he took a job with quite a bit of travel and I quit mine. Now we get to spend a lot of time together on the road and seeing new places.
One place that we travel to often is Indianapolis. We like to stay downtown and now have established our favorite go to hotels in Indianapolis. When you have to be away from home a lot, you definitely want a comfortable hotel. Continue reading “Hotels In Indianapolis That You Must Stay At”
I have always loved decorating for Christmas! When we were in our house, I would decorate every room with at least something a little festive. Now our space is a bit smaller but I still decorate as much as I can fit in. The key is to not overwhelm the space. My Christmas decorating ideas are fairly simple and mesh well with my existing decor and color schemes. Continue reading “Christmas Decorating Ideas”
Healthy eating means different things to different people depending on the diet they are on. For instance a low carb diet is about the opposite of a low fat diet. However, there are basic tips that everyone can follow to know how to eat healthy during the holidays. Continue reading “How To Eat Healthy During The Holidays”