Guest Post By: Cynthia from I'm Thinking of Retiring Meet Cynthia Cynthia lives just north of Toronto. She retired from a fast-paced career as a Fire Chief (one of the few female Fire Chiefs in Canada at the time). In preparing for life beyond work, she created the site I’m Thinking of Retiring to share the immense… Continue reading Peace, Walking and Waterfalls
. . In search of a cozy, fun read (that also includes great recipes)? The Little Cafe by the Lake is all of this and much more. Discover further details about this book and find other great reads from Barb at Book Club Mom. Comments are closed here but Barb would love for you to drop by and say hi. ‘Hope to see you there!
Title: The Little Cafe by the Lake
Author: Joanne Tracey
Genre: Contemporary Romance Plus
What’s It About? I am a huge fan of Jo Tracey’s books. This has been my favourite one so far. If you are looking for a break filled with fun, friendship, food…and some sultry, fiercely independent characters, this book is for you. As a bonus, numerous mouth-watering recipes are included.
How Did You Hear About It? I was fortunate to receive an advanced copy of this book (which was just released on November 4, 2021).
Closing Comments: As many of the main characters in this novel also appeared in ‘Happy Ever After’ and ‘Wish You Were Here,’ this reading felt like catching up with old friends. If you haven’t yet read any of Jo Tracey’s books, I highly recommend them. Although this book is part of a series, it can also easily…
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Way back in January, when threats of the 'new Coronavirus' barely registered for most of us, Leanne Le Cras asked me to write a guest post for her blog. Her focus was on what positive things I had been doing in my 'second act' (aka, life post-50). Little did I realize at the time, that my answers… Continue reading Second Acts & Self-Reinvention
Thank you to author and blogger, Jill Weatherholt, for inviting me to play 'Would You Rather.' I encourage you to visit her site to check out not only my answers but the answers of other bloggers as well (some had me laughing for quite a while)! I look forward to seeing you there!
When Sue recently asked me to share my top tip for ageing and living well, I thought this post would be a cinch. As it turned out - not so much! Richard and I are currently on a quest for healthier eating. So far, I have more questions than answers. In my guest post for… Continue reading A Quest for Healthier Eating
I was delighted to be interviewed at Loving the Fifty Something for the 'Incredible Over 50' Series.' (In my case, that's well over 50!) This series focuses on embracing every chapter of our lives with a view toward positivity, relationships, fitness, and giving back. I would be delighted if you would drop by, have a read...and linger… Continue reading My Interview at ‘Loving the Fifty Something’
Thank you to Sue, from Sizzling Toward 60 & Beyond, for inviting me to take part in her Aging Well in August series. A wide variety of factors contribute to aging well. In this series, Sue covers 31 ways to help us focus on positive aging this August. I invite you to pop over to… Continue reading Never Let Yourself Get Too Lonely
Summer is an awesome time for travel...and for Guest Posts. This month, my husband and I will spend a few days with our grandson on the beach in Tofino. Next month, we have friends arriving from Singapore. We will then visit with family and friends in the Okanagan (and take a side trip to a… Continue reading ‘Tis the Season For Travel…and Guest Posts!
Are you getting happier? If you are over the age of 46, research suggests that you are. This theory is called "The U-Bend of Happiness." You can read my post about this concept at a favourite site of mine, Leanne's Cresting the Hill. I would love to hear your thoughts about this theory, and if… Continue reading Are You Getting Happier?
Thank you to Janis from Retirementally Challenged for inviting me to Guest Host on her site. It is an honour to be part of her first Guest Host Series. Since the weather is good and Mother Nature is in all of her glory, why not join me for a Spring Garden Tour on Vancouver Island?… Continue reading Please Join Me at Retirementally Challenged