Book review of: If I Forget You

If I Forget You Author: Thomas Christopher Greene Henry Gold and Margot Fuller fill the pages of If I Forget You poignantly, as only two star crossed lovers can. Henry and Margot meet as students at elite Bannington College; they are from entirely different worlds.  Henry, a talented poet, comes from a working class Jewish […]

4 Ways Marriage, Divorce And Do-Overs Can make you $$$

4 Ways Marriage, Divorce And Do-Overs Can Increase Your Social Security Check In a world of IRAs, bonds, annuities and investment property, one retirement benefit often gets overlooked, or not discussed at all, by some financial advisers: Social Security. “In retirement, you need to create as much fixed, guaranteed income as you can,” says Tony […]

Gumbo Love – deliciousness abounds

GUMBO Love (Recipes for Gulf Coast Cooking, Entertaining, and Savoring the Good Life) Author: Lucy Buffet To be a good cook, you have to have a love of the good, a love of hard work, and a love of creating. Julia Child Coastal Southern food and Lucy Buffett go hand in hand. Reading Lulu’s Kitchen, […]

Grief Cottage – a review

Grief Cottage Author: Gail Godwin As Gail Godwin is one of my favorite authors, I expected wonderful, and that is what I got. Grief Cottage wraps around its protagonist, 11 year old Marcus, like a fog coming in off the ocean, winding and twisting, soothing and terrorizing. A desolate cottage, a desolate child sent to […]

Five Kid-Friendly Hikes Near Las Vegas??

All around Las Vegas lie areas of breathtaking natural beauty, offering families with young children the easy opportunity to explore unspoiled wilderness without traveling great distances. To compose this list, I tapped the memories of three experts: my children, who spent much of their childhoods hiking Southwestern trails with me. These came up as the […]

The Last Painting of Sara de Vos – a Sizzling Summer Read

We received a copy of this book for review. Sizzling Summer READS If you are anything like me, there is nothing better in the summer but a paperback book, one that I have thrilled to read.  This summer, The Review Broads offers up a bonfire of books, ones that are hot, ones that are flaming […]

Book review: In the Darkroom

We received a copy of this book to review. All opinions are our own. In the Darkroom Author: Susan Faludi Susan Faludi is a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, and it shows.  In the Darkroom is a kind of memoir, a kind of salutation of what identity means to our culture, and a mostly intrepid journey into […] Introduces Tylee’s Cooked Human Grade Dog Food

Sponsored: Ava received Tylee’s product for review from All opinions are those of the reviewer. There is an intricate bond between pets and their people. We find in our pets the comfort and love and companionship that we sometimes lose in the matter of living life and this bond requires our utmost attention to […]

3 Tips For Fixing Your ‘Sugar Belly’ and Returning Wheat To Your Diet

Article provided by News and Experts Poor wheat.         It seems the golden grain has lost much of its luster, thanks to the gluten-free movement (now a $16-billion-dollar-a-year industry) and a broad-brush bashing that has painted it as the latest food demon. “Wheat has been found guilty without a fair trial,” says […]

Online dating? How about a PICNIC?

NOTE: We received this Hershey’s S’mores Caddy in order to write about it. All opinions are strictly my own. As you know I have been dabbling in the world of online dating. I have to tell you that it’s NOT EASY once you hit your mid-60’s, then again…when was dating ever easy? One of the […]