Posts Tagged ‘beyond spelling manor’

De-Clutter and Do Good

It feels great to clear the clutter out of your house and even better if you donate your unneeded stuff to somebody who will really use it. While it’s easy to haul everything to Good Will or the Salvation Army and be done with it, in many cases you can do more good by giving…More

Playing Hostess at a Restaurant

As I share in my new book Candy At Last, when Aaron was sick I didn’t want to have friends over to The Manor much, so for the first time I began doing some entertaining away from my home turf.  Although it might sound expensive to take a group of people out to eat, if you crunch…More

Tip Jar: Dating Again at 60+

A few years after Aaron passed away, my girlfriends decided that it was time for me to start dating again, and even though it was scary, I took the plunge – and survived to write about it in my new memoir Candy At Last. If you’re following my book tour, you may have caught me…More

Pick of the Month: My New Book!

To me, one is almost never enough of, well, anything!  So I certainly couldn’t stop at one book, and my second memoir will be released next week – on May 6th to be exact.  I had so much fun writing Stories from Candyland that I couldn’t resist doing another. Over the past couple of years, I…More

A Primer on Choosing Paint Colors

Choosing paint colors for your walls can feel stressful and confusing. Picking a color is such a big commitment, and you know that paint colors can look quite different on your walls than they do on those paint store color strips.  But it’s an understatement to say that I’ve chosen paint colors for quite a few…More