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5 Tips: Getting Ready for Thanksgiving

5 Tips: Getting Ready for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving 2013 is less than 1 week away! Here’s SimplifyAt55.com’s 5 tips for getting ready for Thanksgiving: Check condition of your guest pillows: clean or not? Wash all guest bedding: especially sheets and pillowcases Stop the snoops! Clean out medicine cabinet, hide the items you don’t want […]

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Unwanted rock collection? Donation Opportunity

Unwanted rock collection? Donation Opportunity

Did you end up an unwanted rock collection? Sometimes we inherit or are gifted items we have no idea what to do with. But it doesn’t feel right to throw it away and you don’t want to burden someone else with it. Or, what if you were […]

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Thank you Lodi AAUW!

On September 17, 2013, MaryAnne and I had the privilege of speaking to the Lodi AAUW (American Association of University Women) about Managing Our Lives. We had so much fun sharing our knowledge and stories! The audience was dynamite! Our seminar ended and to our delight, in honor […]

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Listen: Jeanne Shares Her Story Donating to the CA State Library

Listen: Jeanne Shares Her Story Donating to the CA State Library

Hi Everyone – MaryAnne and I are so excited to share our first audio recording with our visitors. The first podcast focuses on how I donated my collection of Miracle Mile Caravans and Central Valley Harvesters to the California History Room at the California State Library. Want […]

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9/17/13 Details for Our Upcoming Talk at Lodi AAUW

9/17/13 Details for Our Upcoming Talk at Lodi AAUW

MaryAnne and Jeanne are excited to announce their upcoming talk “Managing Our Lives … Getting Organized for the Rest of Your Life” at the September 17th Lodi AAUW meeting. As long-time members of AAUW (American Association of University Women), we’re excited for this opportunity to meet the […]

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Live in Lodi, Stockton, or nearby? Learn more about the ACE Train 6/12/13 meeting

Live in Lodi, Stockton, or nearby? Learn more about the ACE Train 6/12/13 meeting

When it’s time to figure out were you want to live as you age, one of the most relevant questions to answer is: “How  will I get around?” No one wants to be isolated in their community, relying on the kindness of strangers, or limited to only […]

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Capital Public Radio: Donate Used Records, CDs, more

Capital Public Radio: Donate Used Records, CDs, more

It’s the time of the year to get your old stuff together and donate to help Capital Public Radio. Now you can donate at participating Cost Plus locations! From the Capital Public Radio website: From May 17th to June 7th, we will be accepting donations of music and movies […]

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Want to improve your sleep? 6 Homekeeping Tips

Want to improve your sleep? 6 Homekeeping Tips

Improve Your Sleep with these 6 Homekeeping Tips. MaryAnne read the March 2013 O Magazine and we wanted to comment on the Sleep Better, Sleep Deeper, Sleep Longer article. We’ve all read the articles with the same advice — improve your sleep by limiting caffeine intake, working out, clearing your brain […]

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It’s Here! Annual Drug Disposal by DOJ 4/27/2013

It's Here! Annual Drug Disposal by DOJ 4/27/2013

Getting rid of unwanted prescription drugs and over the counter drugs is a multi-step process and can be a hurdle to getting organized. Here’s the solution: April 27, 2013 is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. Check out the Department of Justice’s (DOJ’s) website to learn more http://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/takeback/ and to […]

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April is Financial Literacy Month!

April is Financial Literacy Month!

Did you know April is Financial Literacy Month? Getting a home in order also means taking a look at your finances. The wonderful thing is there is a ton of information about how to create a household budget, how to adjust your expenses, and how to stay […]

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Inspiring story: Cookie Cutter Collection Lives on After Death

Inspiring story: Cookie Cutter Collection Lives on After Death

We all know you can’t take it with you. But what do you (or your loved ones) do with a beloved collection after you’ve died? One inspiring idea is the following story from Cookie Crumbs, the National Cookie Cutters Collector Club newsletter, Vol. XXXII No. 1, March 2013. […]

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Need to donate BOOKS? Sac SPCA Book Sale

Need to donate BOOKS? Sac SPCA Book Sale

It’s that time again! The Sacramento SPCA Spring Book Sale is scheduled for April 20 – April 29 at Country Club Plaza at 2310 Watt Ave. in Sacramento. To make it a great book sale, the Sacramento SPCA needs your book donations. What a wonderful opportunity to […]

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