Keep Your Fireplace Safe This Winter

The winter months are perfect for snuggling up in front of a nice, cozy fire. Just make sure your fireplace doesn’t pose a hazard to your home with these tips from the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association:

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Clean Crafting: Soap from the Microwave

Making your own soap is a fun and easy activity you can do with your grandkids.

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On Life and Love after 50: Men Have Trouble Meeting Women

Usually, it’s the women who comment to me that meeting mature single men is difficult. But, lately, older men have also said meeting older single women is difficult.

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Is This Thing On? How to Navigate Google Maps on Your Smartphone

Whether you want to find your way to your granddaughter’s ballet class or finally drive cross country, it’s time for you to learn to use the free GPS app on your smartphone or tablet.

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The Birth of the Jack-o’-Lantern

Have you ever wondered how the practice of turning a pumpkin into a scary jack-o’-lantern started? Here’s the story:

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Bill to Support Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Passes House

In mid-June the U.S. House of Representatives passed the bipartisan Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Act (S. 1091), which would create a one-stop-shop of resources to support grandparents raising grandchildren.

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Is This Thing On? How to Be Safe with Facebook

As I type this, there are more than 1.3 billion Facebook users and counting. 1.3 billion! That is more than four times the population of the United States.

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Social Security Column: 5 Steps for Social Security Success

No matter how much you’ve planned, there’s no better time than now to think about your future.

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