You could test recipes for publishers!

it-is-delicious-picture-id692618004If you like trying new recipes, you might enjoy “working” from your home for a test kitchen. A friend of mine is enjoying herself with it.

America’s Test Kitchens is soliciting new recipe testers for their many websites, magazines and cookbooks they publish. You can join them by using the link here:

They try you out slow at first. My friend had a wait before receiving her first recipe to test. Then a wait before they sent her another one. Now, however, she gets one or two every week or two.  Continue reading “You could test recipes for publishers!”

Create a model train layout — for fun and for the challenge!

Before you retire, try to find at least one — preferably two — hobbies that you find both fun and challenging. After all, you can’t play golf more than 5 hours a day (which came as a big surprise to a couple of men I’ve known who thought that was all they’d need).


Let me introduce you to one of my favorite hobbies — model railroading. And, no — it’s not only for men(!) though I’d guess 95% of those in the hobby are men. It’s true I don’t share many of their interests — such as operating a train to pick up a load of coal and transport it. But I love creating the scenes. And the scenes are so much Continue reading “Create a model train layout — for fun and for the challenge!”