A Midlife Guide To The Empty Nest Lifestyle While Cheerfully Embracing The Latest Trend of Luxury Apartment Living

We just returned home from a weeks vacation at the coast. Walked in the front door and groaned. We have to start packing for our upcoming move. Ok, we kinda started already but there is so much more to do! What were we thinking? What’s the best way to pack all the wine bottles safely?… Continue reading A Midlife Guide To The Empty Nest Lifestyle While Cheerfully Embracing The Latest Trend of Luxury Apartment Living

Re-Nesting Covid Style

This is a blog post from my friend Robin over at http://www.solongpta.com  Love her humor during our pandemic! I thought you would too! Re-Nesting Covid Style  also known as “PANDEMICS ARE FOR THE BIRDS” So here we are, 2020, the year of the Worldwide Pandemic.  Or does “pandemic” mean worldwide? (I’ll google later) It’s real and scary, and… Continue reading Re-Nesting Covid Style

Surviving Empty Nest Syndrome

I am no authority on empty nesting yet. My oldest isn’t moving out till this weekend. And as long as he takes that nasty couch he bought in college off Craig’s List, I will be very happy. Meanwhile I’ve been planning on how to handle Empty Nest Syndrome.  Medical Definition of empty-nest syndrome : a… Continue reading Surviving Empty Nest Syndrome

Soon to be Empty Nesters. And We Can’t Wait!

Thing 1 & 2 will graduate high school/college in May. We will officially be empty nesters and we can’t wait! But hold up. I’m getting the stink eye from people over my enthusiasm. Why can’t I be excited? I’m not judging you for being upset that your babies are leaving home. Why can’t we all… Continue reading Soon to be Empty Nesters. And We Can’t Wait!

My Big Headed Kids & Empty Nest Readiness.

Hellooooooooo! (Ms. Doubtfire voice) So let’s talk empty nest readiness. Are you ready for them to GET OUT? (Amityville Horror voice). I’m sure no parent is really ready for them all to leave home for good. And to keep from crying about it I do the following:  Think of all the grocery money I’ll save… Continue reading My Big Headed Kids & Empty Nest Readiness.