Fun and activities which span the generations.

    Becoming an older family is never an easy process. As your kids go through their teenage years, they are likely to become very detached from family life, and everyone’s interests will drift further apart. It becomes a challenge to find activities everyone can…

6 great things to do in your retirement.

  Retirement can be a wonderful thing.   Even if illness or disability has forced you to retire earlier than you would have liked, you’ve probably still spent a good deal of your adult life working very hard. Now is the time to relax and…

10 tips to avoid scratching that itch.

  In the past, I have written about my own ongoing battle with allergies, sensitivities, skin conditions and itchiness – and how difficult it has been to avoid scratching that itch.   This is a great article offering exceptionally good advice for everyone who has…

Remembering Lester the Lobster

I have no idea why, but a picture of a colorful frog on my Facebook feed reminded me of a one-time pet of ours we called Lester the Lobster.   Now, Lester wasn’t a lobster. In fact, he was a crayfish our kids caught in a…

Hey! It’s Aunty Feather and Uncle Honeypie!

  Hey! It’s Aunty Feather and Uncle Honeypie!   When my kids were little, the tones alerting me to email and Facebook messages were sounding more than usual on one day, and that’s because Mark was out of town on a business trip and we corresponded through chat…