The poor potato. It really has gotten a bad rap.
A plentiful crop that's easy and inexpensive to produce, the potato has been a dietary staple across the globe for centuries. (Ireland, a country whose diet once relied almost entirely o... Read more
Imagine that you are the same age as your child…
What grade were you in?
Who was your teacher?
Your best friend?
Imagine that you are outside…
Did you have a place that you considered your own?
A treehous... Read more
John Keats once wrote, "The poetry of the earth is never dead."
Poet or not, almost all of us have been awestruck by nature at one time or another. Whether it's running at sunset on a sandy white beach, walking alongside a cool tri... Read more
People love routine. There’s comfort in doing the same things and knowing exactly what to expect—no surprises, no fear, no thinking required. And sometimes, routine can be a very good thing.
But when it co... Read more
We all feel down sometimes. Whether your issue is a symptom of chronic depression or just a short-term bad mood, finding ways to lift your spirits is key to feeling better and living healthier. There are a variety of options that can help improve you... Read more
I had a turkey burger on lettuce with blue cheese and pickles...and some onion rings. I'm never hungry for breakfast, so I just had coffee then. Not sure about supper yet. We'll figure out something when I get home.... Read more
5 Financial Tips for Singles
When you are single, you're possibly too busy living the life instead of thinking about serious things like savings or investing because anything related to finance and money doesn't hold much weight to you. But you... Read more
I spoke to my therapist today and came to the conclusion, thanks to her question: what would help? ... I am in need of some sort of communal support. I need to lose 100 pounds. I DO need to. I've developed Type II Diabetes, bat... Read more
I love Fresh Flowers all over the House---they give a really cheerful feeling and add colour to the ambience.To keep these from wilting and losing their freshness, add 0.5 tsp.of Sugar to the Water in the Flower Pot before arranging the Flowers in i... Read more
For many people, cold weather and a lack of sunshine can bring on a mild depression known as the ''winter blues.'' People that experience the ''winter blues'' will generally lack motivation and energy. Others may even... Read more
If you’ve seen enough infomercials in your time, it’s easy to get convinced that you need to buy the latest and greatest in exercise gadgets or gizmos in order to reach your fitness goals. The truth is, there’s no need to spend... Read more
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