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South Carolina Living: Ice! Snow!

One of the reasons my husband Mike and I relocated from New Jersey to South Carolina was for better weather: N.J. winters are cold, snowy and icy. S.C. winters are chilly and sometimes rainy, but the typical snow accumulation? Zero. … Continue reading

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South Carolina Living: Spider Encounter!

I’m not afraid of spiders, snakes, or most critters (the jury is still out on alligators since I haven’t met one up close on dry land yet). I’m a Pennsylvania girl at heart, raised by parents who were raised on … Continue reading

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Snow Day in South Carolina

My husband Mike and I, after a great deal of list making and agonizing, chose to retire to the Low Country of South Carolina, Bluffton to be exact. Hampton Lake to be even more precise. Mike had done his homework…He … Continue reading

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Crafting the Perfect Wish List Can Change Your Life!

Today’s blog post is written by Julie Moore. Ms. Moore is a life and career coach who strives to help others live the best lives that they can. She believes she can relate to clients who feel run over by life … Continue reading

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My Talented Mom: On Her 85th Birthday

In October my Mom turned 85! It’s pretty shocking to me…that’s a big number. But my Mom is really ageless in my mind. She’s vibrant, active and opinionated. She has friends of all ages, but the two common themes of … Continue reading

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Drumbeat of Change: Downsizing, Rightsizing, Getting Rid of Stuff

Do you hear the drumbeat of change? Downsizing, Rightsizing, Getting Rid of Stuff? It started quietly enough for me — Think Huey Lewis & the News Heart of Rock & Rock: Less is more. Then the drums got a bit … Continue reading

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Complete Upheaval: Moving

We moved over six months ago. I wrote this blog post before all the boxes were unpacked and while my right arm was still throbbing. Yeah, moving can do that to you. Moving. We were moving. After 18 terrific years … Continue reading

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A New Stage of Life: Downsizing and Moving

During 2016 I purged a ton (really, a real ton!) of stuff from our Montclair, NJ home of more than 18 years. I was preparing to enter a new stage of life. I downsized in terms of stuff and square footage, … Continue reading

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PNC Arts Center: Rock Legends Chicago & The Doobie Brothers

Last evening my husband Mike and I attended a concert at the PNC Arts Center in Holmdel, NJ. We hadn’t been to a concert there since, I kid you not, college. Guess what? PNC Arts Center hasn’t changed a bit: … Continue reading

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Hacked! Learn from My Experience

How to keep your blog from getting hacked: Make sure that the blog Theme you use is updated by its creators regularly. Hackers gonna hack. And I learned that hackers love to infiltrate vulnerable WordPress themes. Change your blog’s password at least monthly … Continue reading

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