5 Ways to Reduce Your CAR-bon Footprint

5 Ways to Reduce Your CAR-bon Footprint

In recent years, we’ve come to realize that we need to reduce our individual carbon footprint. Or as I like to refer to it, CAR-bon footprint. Even if it’s by a teeny tiny bit, it all adds up. It’s time we all put a concerted effort into making lasting changes for the...
Are You Washing Your Towels Correctly?

Are You Washing Your Towels Correctly?

Guess what? Amongst all the other chores we do, it now seems that how we wash our towels has been deemed newsworthy. Gosh, who knows what’ll be next? After more than 60-some-odd years of doing mountains of laundry, I find it astonishing that perhaps I’ve been doing it...
Decluttering Your Private & Personal Affairs

Decluttering Your Private & Personal Affairs

We often write about decluttering in our blogs here at Everything Retirement – from our home’s closets and cupboards, desk drawers and filing cabinets, to our basements, garages and storage lockers. It seems like getting rid of stuff is a universal activity we all, or...
Out with the Old, in with the New

Out with the Old, in with the New

I always feel that fall is the ideal time to take stock of what’s in my closet. And by that, I mean my clothes closet. Maybe it’s a throwback to my school days when we’d get to go shopping for back-to-school clothes and refresh our wardrobe. There’d be new sweaters,...
How to Protect Yourself Against Telephone Scams, Spam & Robocalls

How to Protect Yourself Against Telephone Scams, Spam & Robocalls

You know how this scene unfolds: the phone rings (usually just as we’ve sat down to dinner) and we all rush to answer it, only to see it displaying an unfamiliar number. “Should I answer it, or not?”, we ask ourselves. “Na, it’s probably just another scam caller or a...