Your Next Great Adventure

Your Next Great Adventure

By: Mary Fran Bontempo When was the last time you had an adventure? (Wandering around the grocery store trying to figure out where they moved the peanut butter doesn’t count.) Adventure is something we consign to the young, or at least those younger than us. Either...

What Happens at the Design Center

The Tapestry is a new age-targeted community being built in Garner, NC.  One of the exciting things about buying a new build is that the customer gets to select the finishings and decor of their new home.  The Tapestry has a design center where they offer a large...
A Small House Doesn’t Have To Feel Small

A Small House Doesn’t Have To Feel Small

A house is one of the biggest investments most people will make in their lives.  With the cost of housing and the cost of maintaining a house going up, young and old are looking for smaller house to buy.  Even though there is less square footage, a well-planned home...
Planning a Community Garden Before Planting

Planning a Community Garden Before Planting

Community gardens are a great way of bringing the neighborhood together, as well as promoting an active adult lifestyle. However, to ensure that your community garden project is a success, you’ll need to take the time to plan things out carefully. There are...
Travel Series 4: Traveling Solo

Travel Series 4: Traveling Solo

Many retirees find that the free time they have in retirement allows them to indulge in one activity that requires a lot of time – travel.  Whether they want to see more of their state, their country or the world, the freedom from a work schedule or limited...
Downsizing Home Ideas

Downsizing Home Ideas

Moving from a large house that is full of your stuff to a smaller place is tricky. It is easier said than done and most people find themselves in a stalemate wondering what to do to make the necessary stuff fit in the smaller house. Moving is not a joke, and now that...
Active Adults: Why Fear is a Good Thing

Active Adults: Why Fear is a Good Thing

“Be afraid. Be very afraid.” Actress Geena Davis, who uttered this famous phrase while sharing the silver screen with Jeff Goldblum in 1986’s The Fly, certainly had reason to fear. The quirky scientist guy she was dating (Goldblum), was turning into a monstrous insect...