Hello and Welcome!

I’m so glad you’re here!  Welcome to our community of empty nest parents who want to live a full life, even though our baby birds have flown the nest.  We know that things can be challenging and sometimes unsettling in this new phase of life, but we also know that there are so many wonderful things to be discovered about ourselves, our relationships, and about the world!


How to choose the best graduation gifts for daughter! Plus a free printable grad card.

How to Choose the Best Graduation Gifts for Daughter

Inside:  Spring is in the air and caps and gowns are appearing all over.  That…

College graduation gifts for him

Best College Graduation Gifts for Him

Inside:  Spring is in the air and the notes of Pomp and Circumstance are beginning…

Board Games for Two

Best Board Games for Two – Date Night

Inside:  The best board games for two for a stay-at-home date night when you want…

Kate Morton The Lake House Novel Review

Kate Morton The Lake House Novel Review

Inside:  Sometimes you get lucky when you pick up a random book from the library. …

My Spring Capsule Wardrobe

Spring Capsule Wardrobe for Fast Easy Mornings

Inside:  Why is getting dressed so hard??  Here’s how I’m using a spring capsule wardrobe…

Fun date night ideas for married couples

Fun Date Night Ideas for Married Couples

Inside:  Remember how much fun you had when you first met?  It can be that…

How to Reconnect In the Empty Nest

How to Reconnect In The Empty Nest

Inside: Is your empty nest marriage starting to feel like you’re just going through the…

Everyday Clean routines can save you time and preserve your free time!

Everyday Clean Routines to Protect Your Free Time

Inside:  I finally figured out a simple everyday clean routine that keeps my house just tidy enough…

Using Paced Breathing to Cool Hot Flashes.

How to Use Paced Breathing to Smash Hot Flashes

Inside:  Paced breathing is a breathing technique that can decrease the frequency of hot flashes…

Starting a Book Club

Before We Were Yours Book Club Review

Inside:  Looking for a good read for your book club?  Lisa Wingate’s Before We Were…

Great ideas for a sick care package for your college student.

How to Make the Best Sick Care Package for your College Student

Inside: One day you will get that dreaded sick phone call from your college student.…

Evening Walking Benefits are surprising.

5 Amazing Bonus Evening Walking Benefits That Will Surprise You

Inside:  Everyone knows walking is great for your health, but there are amazing evening walking…

Make Couple Conversation more exciting

How to Make Couple Conversation at Dinner More Exciting

Inside:  Staring at the vacant chairs at the dinner table can make any empty nester…

Craftsy Review: Why I love the instruction and inspiration I find at Craftsy.

How to Spark your Creative Energy with Craftsy Review

Inside:  My Craftsy review.  If you’re looking for creative inspiration and instruction this is a…

Nappuccino! Time to supercharge your nap!

5 Easy Steps to the Best Nap Ever with a Nappuccino

Inside:  Need a nap?  How about a nappuccino?  Sounds crazy, but medical science backs up…