What has no age discrimination?

I love this photo of my mom and me but I do not like where it was taken. 

 

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Fall Inspiration At Home

“Making Halloween fun for the little ones” is about what I remember in decorating when my children were growing up. Yes, there were haunted houses but not our homes looking like a haunted house that is so prevalent today in decorating for Halloween.

 

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Are you making this common kitchen design mistake?

Our last guest blogger in my Next Life Series on kitchens, is the wonderfully talented and humorous designer blogger, Laurel Bern. She is over the top when it comes to using images to support her design philosophy and this post is no exception!

 

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5 Elements of an Artful Kitchen

Continuing “my next life – kitchen” series, I’m thrilled to feature a special guest post from the uber talented kitchen and bath cabinetry designer, Gloria Graham-Sollecito. After reading this post, I hope you’re as inspired as I am to create an artful kitchen of your very own!

 

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Planning A Kitchen? Address Your Appliances, First — Here’s Why…

Continuing our “next life” series … the brilliant boomer, Carla Aston, agreed to chime in on the topic and provide a guest post on kitchen design. I’m so delighted she’s sharing her experiences and expertise with us! Enjoy this gem by Carla and read more from her at her Designed blog.

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Keeping it Real in Our Kitchens

 

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How do like this photo for Keeping It Real?

 

We were having dinner after a day on the beach at our beach house that we used to own. The families had all left to travel back to their homes. Now, it was just me and Bob eating leftovers where we always did when we were there alone, at the coffee table, vegging out and watching TV.

 

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What Is In Your Appliance Graveyard?

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As I continue my “next life” series … in my next kitchen, I am going to be so fussy not only about what I select, but what I do not select at all in the way of appliances. Why? Because even as a real cook, I use the same appliances 80% of the time.

 

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How To Think Out of the Box With Kitchen Upper Cabinets That Are “So Yesterday”!

In our first post on kitchens, for this series, I named 3 Must-Haves for my next kitchen, wherever that kitchen might be.

 

Now in this 2nd kitchen post of this series, we will be talking about those boxes with doors that hang on kitchen walls, called upper cabinets.

 

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Kitchen: My Next Life Series “Keeping It Real”

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Wow! What a response to the intro to my “Next Life Series.” I am so very grateful to those of you who commented and or liked what you read. You are affirming what is predicted for the huge wave of Boomers and Beyond (those in their seventies). Unfortunately, millions, literally, have nary a clue what they will do as their lives unfold to their next life stage. But you all are the wise or the BoomerSmart® ones by reading these posts. It is so exciting to hear how many of you are already making plans or have done so already in your own homes. Or, you are processing what your “must haves” are in your next homes.

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In “My Next Life,” After Cypress, I Want to Have …

“But wait Mitzi, we thought you were staying forever in Cypress,
your aging in place home.”

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