What do you do in November?  The Blogging Boomers are prepping for the holidays, spending time with family and finding out the best places to be an entrepreneur.   Read up on their thoughts and advice below.

Tom Sightings of Sightings at Sixty is spending a couple of weeks visiting family in South Carolina. So hop on board Which One Would You Choose for a quick tour around Charleston harbor, and a stop at a sinfully delightful dessert place.

Rebecca Olkowski with BabyBoomster.com wrote about a study that was done on best places for Baby Boomer entrepreneurs to live in the United States. Since more and more Baby Boomers are starting new businesses post-retirement, where you live may have an impact on your success.  It’s something to think about.

On The Survive and Thrive Boomer Guide, Rita R. Robison, consumer journalist, writes about the top 10 tips for selecting gift cards for the holidays and the best gift cards to buy. Choose carefully. Gift cards vary widely. In some cases giving cash is a better option.

Shopping in big box stores is not one of Meryl Baer of Six Decades and Counting’s favorite activities, now or ever. However one dreary Saturday she found herself on a buying mission to one of the largest warehouse-type stores in the country, and probably the world. She writes about her shopping expedition in Trapped in Ikea.

In this week’s post, Carol Cassara at A Healing Spirit provides her tips for keeping calm and collected during the holiday shopping season.

And just to remind everyone why giving thanks is important you can check out my post on Why Gratitude is Important.

For everyone in the US, please have a happy, healthy, and safe Thanksgiving.