Contributing editor to Today's Woman and Today's Transitions Lucy Pritchett shares how she completely renovated her house in 2011.The doorway leading into the room with the fireplace was not there before the reconstruction. There was a solid wall. Where the right-hand bookcase is … [Read more...] about How I transformed my house
Following a divorce or the death of a spouse or other close companion, people typically face the challenge of learning to live alone — sometimes for the first time. Loneliness can be profound and difficult to overcome. If you are in this situation, here are some tips that can … [Read more...] about 7 ideas for living alone happily
Photo: Melissa DonaldFashion consultant Chris Fulkerson of VIP Studio shows you how to bring your personal style to life without sacrificing sophistication. Models: Lisa Workman, 63, and Harold Workman, 65A jacket that has one large button instead of many smaller buttons is … [Read more...] about 6 ways to dress beautifully for your age
Some nights, we just don’t want to cook. There's always the option of eating out or eating leftovers, but sometimes a pick-up order can be just the thing. We did our research and picked out three local favorites for fresh food, no preparation required.The Fresh Market has so … [Read more...] about 3 places you can pick up a delicious, handmade dinner – and avoid cooking!
I remember one 85-year-old grandmother who was known for her generosity — generous with her laughter, with her fabulous cherry pies, and with her time as a tutor to adults who couldn’t read. Every time I went to see her, she had given something else from her condo away — to the … [Read more...] about The No. 1 lesson I learned from my elders