Entries by Ivy Brooks

7 Ideas for your Summer Bucket List

With summer around the corner, don’t let it just whiz by without having done what you wanted to do with your sunny time. Here are 7 suggestions that are highly adaptable and satisfying! Adopt a Plant Some of us don’t have the greatest green thumb, but we can at least care for a well-established, mature […]

Minimize Your Home’s Allergens

Common allergens of the home include dust mites and dust (yes, they are different), pet dander (different than pet hair), mold, pollen, cockroaches, chemicals and more. One of the best things you can do to minimize these allergens is to regularly and professionally clean and maintenance your HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Cooling) systems regularly. Most […]

Fashion Knows No Age

Purchase Quality Everyday Wears We’ve bought enough China made garbage in our lives to realize that quality matters with some purchasable items. Invest in your wardrobe with some high quality everyday wear items such as a purse and shoes. Don’t hold back! Not only purchase a purse that has ‘YOU’ written all over it, but […]

Best Girls Night Out Ideas for Senior Women

Having regular girl’s nights out are important, not just for the obvious reason; having fun. The benefits of having a regular girl’s night out are even more abundant when you consider how you’ll spend this sliver of your time not having to meet anyone’s expectations and be unapologetically your whole self. And more importantly, this […]

How Do You Prepare Your Taxes Year After Year?

There are 3 key factors that go into deciding which route to take in preparing your taxes; the level of complexity of your tax situation, how much money you have to spend on tax preparation, and also how much time you have to spend on your tax prep. The options you have available for preparing […]

Fun Ways To Keep In Touch With Long Distant Family

Sometimes being distant from your family and friends can become hard, but reinventing the experience and making a hobby of making it fun again can really put off these feelings of disappointed until the next time you’re able to meet again! Bless someone by sharing this article with someone who finds themselves having a difficult […]

Best Date Night Ideas for Senior Couples

Have you found yourself in the dating pond after 50? There are plenty of fish in that sea! So much so, that our readership is in need of some great ideas for a date night that will be really fun for both parties. Here are our best ideas! When you know what you like If […]

Christmas Favorites From The 60s

In the decade that we put our first Americans on the moon around the Holiday Season, many Christmas traditions were created; some you’ll remember no matter your age because you still see them today, and others, you may not. Let’s explore some favorites from the decade. The Emergence of Christmas Cartoons By the mid 60s, […]

Easter History and Reflections

Like many of the nationally recognized holidays, Easter has many origins. Knowing all of them can add to your appreciation of the holiday and enhance your plans for the day. In Christian traditions, Easter is the celebration of Jesus Christ rising from his death on the crucifix. The day is also known as Resurrection Sunday […]