July 31, 2021 by Linkside Living

Sipping Brandy: A Guide to Getting Started

Sipping brandy. It’s something many people associate with the good life. Achieving success. Walking in “high cotton." It is the epitome of sophistication for many...and a point of confusion for...

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Filed Under: 55+ Active Community, Brandy

July 29, 2021 by Linkside Living

Beat the Heat with a Frozen Wine Slushy and Cool Caprese Skewers [RECIPE]

During the long hot days of late summer, give yourself and your friends something to look forward to by hosting an afternoon for sipping wine and nibbling appetizers. It’s never too hot for wine...

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Filed Under: 55+ Active Community, Wine Slushy, Caprese Skewers

July 27, 2021 by Linkside Living

Antiquing: Where to Go in CoMo to Celebrate Treasures From the Past

If you're an avid antique enthusiast, like many people are, retirement provides the perfect opportunity to indulge your hobby. You have both the time – and likely the funds – to pursue this...

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Filed Under: 55+ Active Community, Antiquing

July 21, 2021 by Linkside Living

Financial Planning Tips - What To Do With Your Wealth

For a lot of boomers, saving was a given: we worked hard, saved and planned. We lived within our means. We paid off debt. Many of us strived to be able to retire on our own terms even – early –...

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June 30, 2021 by Linkside Living

Swing into Fun: Pro Golf Tips

Whether you already play like a pro in the PGA or LPGA, are more of a "teetotaler," or have never picked up a club, there's always room to improve your golf game. Here are some tips from pros that...

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Filed Under: 55+ Active Community, Golf Tips, The Club at Old Hawthorne, Linkside Living

June 26, 2021 by Linkside Living

Building a Bucket List: How's Yours Looking?

You’ve likely built your "Bucket List" (BL). If you started yours early, you may already be well on your way to accomplishing it. If you're reading this, odds are, you're much farther along on...

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Filed Under: 55+ Active Community, Bucket list

May 27, 2021 by Linkside Living

Pet Discipline: Training You And Your Pet

You’re out on a walk and see a dog, making you long for a pet of your own. Of course, along with contemplating the benefits of pet ownership, which are many, it’s wise to hit ‘paws’  button on the...

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Filed Under: 55+ Active Community, Pets

May 20, 2021 by Linkside Living

GrandKamp! Tips For Hosting A Grandkids' Camp

If you're like a lot of grandparents, you may not live close to your grandkids. Any chance  you get to see them is a treat and a treasure — especially when it's for an extended period of time! Why...

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Filed Under: 55+ Active Community, Grandchildren

May 13, 2021 by Linkside Living

Things To Do Around CoMo When Your Grands Visit

Hosting your grands is always a treat. And although there are plenty of activities you can do together at your own place, Columbia is home to a whole host of other grandkid-friendly options!...

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Filed Under: 55+ Active Community, Columbia Missouri, Grandchildren

May 12, 2021 by Linkside Living

Must-See Day Trips Around Missouri

One of the best things about living at Linkside in Columbia, Mo., is how close you are to dozens of great day-trip destinations! Whether it's a day trip, or an easy overnight stay...you'll love...

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Filed Under: 55+ Active Community, Columbia Missouri, Daytrips

May 8, 2021 by Linkside Living

Grate Expectations: Perfect Your Grilling Game

Grilling is a great way to cook during the warmer weather. (Although many hardy cooks continue year round —  particularly if they have a gas grill.) Grilling often has a social component, too —...

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Filed Under: 55+ Active Community, Grilling tips

May 4, 2021 by Linkside Living

Warm Weather Walking: Exploring Mid-Missouri's Parks & Trails

Everyone knows walking is great exercise. It's affordable and fun and requires little in the way of special equipment! Of course, good supportive footwear's a must. But how walkable is Columbia,...

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Filed Under: 55+ Active Community, Columbia Missouri, Walking