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7 Things to Consider When Dating Over 50

By Joyce Glass

Over thirty years ago, at 17-years old and a senior in high school, I went on what I thought would be my last first date,  then I married at age 20. Fast forward to October 2021, after moving to Waynesville, N.C. in May, finalizing a divorce in June, and settling into a new job as manager of Sassafras on Main, I wanted to date. I hoped to meet someone as I went about my daily life like in a Hallmark movie, and we would hit it off and date. Now, stop laughing. It could happen, but it didn't for me. Let’s face it. This doesn’t happen to many people these days.

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What Woman Really Want for Valentine’s Day

There’s some major misinformation about women being hard to please when it comes to Valentine’s Day. The truth is if you don’t know what to get the special woman in your life, you’re probably overthinking it.

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Lovers Card Invites You to Love Yourself in 2022

“In this Lovers year, you need to find a way to be romanced by your own life,” — Sara Faith Gottesdiener

Each year has a correlating tarot card intended to guide us on our journey — The Lovers is our corresponding card for 2022. 

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Valentine

By Sabrina Matheny • Rumble Contributor | Will You Be My Valentine?

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6 Tips to Change Your Money Mindset

At age 42, I’m nearing mid-life or maybe I’m already there. Who knows? With my boys’ college tuition and my own retirement on the horizon, I’ve been thinking a lot about money lately. I didn’t have much financial guidance during my college and young adult years so I didn’t make wise decisions such as investing in the stock market or initiating a 401K plan. I did those things later, but as we know, earlier is always better when it comes to saving and investing. When we’re young, we think we have all the time in the world to save for retirement and then wham, middle age is right around the corner. 

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Tips for Grocery Shopping on a Budget

Grocery shopping is my happy place. I don’t know how this happened but over the years, the weekly, bi-weekly or sometimes daily chore of going to the grocery store has become a serious high point in my days. 

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Women-owned Food Truck Event Coming to Cherokee

Come support some amazing local businesses cooking up incredible dishes from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 4-5, during the Food Truck Rodeo at the Harrah’s Cherokee Conference Center (123 Harrahs Service Drive, Cherokee) with indoor seating options as well as take away.

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5 Long-Term Financial Planning Tips for Couples

Financial planning is easy when there's only one person to consider. But adding a partner to the mix can add some complexity to the mix. The good news is, financial planning for a couple can be more effective since there are often two individuals contributing and working toward shared goals. 

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The Fool’s Journey — Part 1

Lying on my back in shavasana (corpse pose) during my first night of Yoga Teacher Training at Waynesville Yoga Center, the instructor asked us to think of an image and set an intention for this new journey. 

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