Monthly Archives: June 2016

Father’s Day Menu

The Plan Here's the thing.  Overfiftyers are free in so many ways.  Free to stay home for dinner every night if they want to, and free to go out if they don't.  Granted, eating out for two is way cheaper than taking a family of five. However, it is still more expensive to eat out, even for the two of us, so we eat at home a lot...but we keep it a little simpler. Before we get to the Father's Day Menu itself, let's chat about the Over Fifty kitchen in general. The Rotation Breakfast for supper is on the rotation at least once

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We’re Moving Downtown! – Part 1

For those of us Over Fifty, moving downtown has actually become a full-on trend. Many of us are selling homes, getting rid of stuff and enjoying the surprisingly close-knit community that we find in carefree apartment life. Moving downtown is fun, it's deliberate, and it's all kinds of adventurous. But, it's also a process. Here's how it worked for us - a couple of hometown homebodies who couldn't have ever dreamed this would be us. My First Adventurous Memory It seems to me that I’ve always been up for a good adventure.  My

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A Trip to Chip and Joanna Gaines’ Magnolia Market in Waco, Texas

A Short Drive North From Austin Just a hop, a skip and a jump north from Austin (with a short stop at Buc-ee's in Temple, of course!) will get you to the historic and surprisingly progressive mid-sized Texas town of Waco (pronounced way-coe). This is a historic place, partly because of a tornado that ripped through the streets on May 11, 1953, killing over 100 people (!), and it’s surprisingly progressive because of the savvy TV couple who have taken the place by storm in a totally different way. Chip and Joanna Gaines, the stars

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Three Best Happy Hour Picks (so far)

Very shortly after we arrived in Austin, someone gave us a great tip.  "Find the best happy hours," they said.  You can eat on the cheap and still get to enjoy a flavorful menu of fantastic foods in some of the best Austin restaurants.  So....we are making our way around the city doing that, but here are three of our very favorite places (so far).  After a productive work day or one weekend when you want to brave the traffic and drive downtown, you might want to check them out (if you haven't already!). W Austin The W Hotel in

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