In the mood to try some new foods for Thanksgiving and the holidays? Well, just in time to save the day, I’m offering a free PDF of my “Holiday Deliciousness” healthy cookbook. Some of my personal favorites include honeysuckle turkey breast, lighter twice-baked potatoes, and the always-popular raspberry truffle pie.
To get these recipes and more, click here to download the PDF.
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Tagged BoomerSmarts Cooking, BoomerSmarts Wisdom, dessert, entrees, healthy living, healthy meals, Holiday Deliciousness, holidays, new recipes, salads, thanksgiving
SOMEBODY in your family or circle of friends has to make the first attempt at making healthier holiday meals happen. Why not let it be you? Watch this short video for some “secret” ways for you to be the one who’s BoomerSmart about making the holidays healthier and happier.
Posted in Cooking, Healthy Living
Tagged boomersmart, christmas cooking, christmas recipes, don't call it healthy, healthier holiday meals, healthy dish, Holiday Deliciousness, plan ahead, serve in lovely dishes, set a beautiful table
Sanctuary spaces and outdoor living spaces are a necessity to Boomer life. Just imagine yourself unwinding in a quiet, peaceful area while taking in the sounds of nature and fresh air. To create a more shaded area at Cypress, Bob-Bob and I designed and built a pergola off our back porch. You’ll never guess how easy it was.
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Tagged Baby Boomer, boomer life, boomer lifestyle, boomersmart, brick patio, create an outdoor living space, create an outdoor sanctuary space, DIY, DIY pergola, How to make a pergola, outdoor living space, outdoor sanctuary space, outdoor space, pergola, sanctuary space, Tips for building a pergola, unwind outside
Is any fall pretty? Well of course not, you all are thinking! And yet in my interior designer’s eyes, I see so many bathrooms that are indeed the perfect recipe for a fall. Even in new remodels and new construction I still am constantly observing major risk potentials. Continue reading
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Tagged #BoomerSmarts Design, ageless bathrooms, American Standard, Americast, bathroom safety, bathtub for Boomers, beautiful bathroom, BoomerSmarts Wisdom, form and function, safe bathrooms, safe bathtub, slip resistant tub, Stan-Sure tub
Summer is such a fun time to entertain guests, so why not think outside of the box on your next tablescape? Creating a tablescape isn’t about being “matchy-matchy” or stressing over having the finest linens and china. Try focusing on these four elements to create a more meaningful experience that reflects the season, or your personality and interests.
Posted in Design, Lifestyles
Tagged boomersmart, colors, creating a tablescape, designing a tablescape, dinner party, DIY, dressing the table, entertaining, entertaining guests, height, Jr. League of Wichita, layers, luncheon, place mats, summer, table design, tablescape, texture, The Plaid Giraffe