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Lifestyle By On January 25, 2017


While traveling through Tennessee, my husband and I stopped in the quaint town of Leapers Fork to stretch our legs and grab some lunch. Much to our delight, we discovered the town’s population included a variety of artists and locals who genuinely welcomed road weary travelers to sit a spell. Leapers Fork is the kind of town that bids you kick…

Lifestyle By On January 23, 2017

Henry Ford Museum

My hubby and I toured the Henry Ford Museum – Greenfield Village, http://www.thehenryford.org, http://www.thehenryford.org/visit/greenfield-village, located in Dearborn, Michigan, and I just wanted to share our experience with my readers because this museum is truly a wonderful place for all ages. As you plan your 2017 vacations, this is a place to consider. I highly recommend it for a long weekend getaway for…

Home By On January 20, 2017

Amazing Meatloaf To Try Right Now

My mom was a fantastic cook and I was not far from the kitchen when a meatloaf (or anything else for that matter) was in the oven. After I got married her recipe came with me! Over the years, I changed it up a bit and am sharing my recipe with you so you can enjoy it, too. Ingredients: 2…

Aging / Home / Lifestyle By On January 18, 2017

Warming Up Your Winter

Following the hustle and bustle of Christmas and the introduction of a New Year, January feels like the slowest moving, not to mention grayest months of the year. Especially in the Midwest. So this year, to prepare myself for the slowing pace of winter, I created a list of ways to fill my nest with warmth and some much-needed comfort….

Aging / Home / Lifestyle / Relationships By On January 15, 2017

Welcome to It’s Never an Empty Nest

Mission Statement: To use my gifts and life experiences to enrich the lives of others. Welcome to It’s Never an Empty Nest, the place where baby boomers, or those interested in aging gracefully, can find useful information, insights, resources and inspiration for living life fully. Whether it is a delicious recipe, inspiration, relationships or healthy aging, I strive to help you…

Home / Relationships By On January 8, 2017

What’s Behind My Blog Name?

Often times people associate an empty nest with an empty home when the last child leaves for college or gets married. When I first considered the idea of a blog, written for the sole purpose of connecting to people my age, I had this very thought. In fact, I was actually going to name my blog something to that effect….

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