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to Spare: Ideas for Empty-Nesters
Left Brain | Right Brain Relationship
Tips to Downsizing
Grilled Pork Chops with Peaches
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the children have moved out for good, many empty nesters find themselves
scratching their heads with what to do with their newly reclaimed space. If your
kids have grown and flown, focus on your interests and determine the best use of
the space. The options are endless, so have fun in planning your new room (or
you plan on staying in your house for the long haul, consider knocking down
walls to make a master suite. Whether you want to add or enlarge a bathroom,
increase your closet size or create a lounge area, the extra space you’ll gain
can make your bedroom design dreams a reality.
your empty room into a home gym specific to your workout preferences. Add
weights and cardio equipment or even turn your room into a yoga studio. If you
prefer a quiet space for meditation, outfit your room with comfortable
furniture, soothing colors, and plants to set the mood.
is key for crafting and having all of your materials in one space can make
getting started on a project easier. Include a dedicated workspace (whether that
be a table, easel or pottery wheel), drawers or cabinets to store your supplies
and a display area for your finished products.
you (or your husband) are looking for a place to get away, converting an empty
room into a man cave is a good option. Decorate your man cave with collectibles,
invest in a top-of-the-line television or an old-school arcade game, and add a
small fridge to make the man cave even more appealing.
Room or Nursery
your child’s room a makeover so that it is appealing when they come back to stay
as an adult. Upgrade to a queen size bed, add neutral linens and clear out space
in the dresser and closets. If grandkids will be spending a lot of time at your
house, consider converting your free room into a nursery or
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brain is one of the body’s most complex organs and among the most studied parts
of the human anatomy. It is often said that certain characteristics are a result
of a person being left brain-dominant (more analytical) or right brain-dominant
recent research tells us that this conventional wisdom does not hold true. The
brain does perform certain functions that can be attributed to the left or right
side; however, both sides of the brain work together and complement each other.
For example, when talking with a friend, the left side of the brain will
recognize the words, but the right side of the brain will process the tone and
context of the conversation.
does each side of the brain do exactly? The left and right sides of the brain
are responsible for the following:
left side of the brain is more involved with speech production and language
thinking, specifically in regards to math and sequencing are usually driven by
the left side of the brain.
and Logistics: By
paying attention to details, the left side of the brain provides rational
thoughts for planning and logistics.
person’s depth perception and directional awareness are processed in the right
side of the brain. This helps with coordination of both big and little
right side of the brain looks at the bigger picture, recognizing patterns and
rhythms, for example, in creative endeavors like music and art.
right side of the brain picks up on body language to assess how people are
feeling in various situations. The right side of the brain is also considered to
play a role in a person’s intuition.
the theory that a person’s personality is based on whether they are left
brain-dominant or right-brain dominant just is a myth. The brain is an amazing
organ that utilizes both sides to make us who we
to a smaller home can be a daunting task, especially when you have collected
years’ worth of clothing, photos, keepsakes and more in your current house. If
you are planning on downsizing, follow these tips for a smooth
soon as you know you’ll be making a move to a smaller home, develop a plan of
attack for downsizing and begin your clean-out.
As you begin, try organizing one drawer or closet, rather than an entire room.
Work up to cleaning out spaces that hold special memories.
how often you use items.
Place less frequently used items, like kitchen gadgets or cookbooks, in a box
for one month. Donate or sell any items you have not reached for when the month
rid of multiples. Whether
it’s slotted spoons, pillowcases or rakes, get rid of multiples that take up
options for selling.
You can make money while downsizing! Hold a yard sale or use an online site,
like Craigslist, ThreadUp or LetGo.
and purge your paperwork. Do
a deep dive into old paperwork. Shred anything that is not important and file
the rest. To save more space, scan paperwork to create electronic files.
items that make your house a home. Hold
on to the things that make you smile, like a favorite blanket or a one-of-a-kind
painting. Let go of other items, like gifts you received, but never really
only a few items of a favorite collection. Try
to pare down your collection to a handful of your favorites and find a new home
for the rest with someone who will appreciate them.
The goal of downsizing is to get rid of household items, not buy more! For every
new purchase, let go of one old item.
the specifics of where you are moving. Take
precise measurements of your new home to help determine whether your current
furniture will fit in your new space.
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c. packed cilantro stems and leaves
tbsp. lower-sodium soy sauce
boneless pork chops
fresh lime juice
tbsp. dark brown sugar
tsp. crushed red pepper
bunch green onions
food processor, combine garlic, cilantro, and 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black
pepper; pulse until very finely chopped. Add soy sauce and pulse to incorporate.
Transfer to large resealable plastic bag and add pork chops. Rub garlic mixture
all over chops, seal bag tightly, and refrigerate until ready to grill, up to
same processor (do not clean bowl), combine lime juice, sugar, red pepper, and 2
peaches, cut into quarters: puree until smooth. Can be refrigerated, covered,
grill for direct grilling on medium-high.
remaining peaches into halves; grill 5 to 7 minutes or until grill marks appear,
turning occasionally. Grill chops, covered, 5 to 6 minutes or until cooked
through (145 degrees F), turning over once. Grill green onions 3 minutes or
until softened, turning occasionally. Serve with
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