Have you ever experienced a feeling of sticker shock when the grocery store cashier announced your total? Do you wonder how such a large percentage of your paycheck fits into a few measly bags? Groceries are expensive, especially these days, when man... Read more
You can sow (plant) the seeds of most fruit and vegetable plants directly into your garden. It's the most affordable, convenient path to a bounty of fresh, delicious produce from your own backyard. So why would anyone want to buy costly seedlings... Read more
When it comes to fruits and vegetables, most of us stick with what we know: carrots, cucumbers and celery at lunchtime; corn, peas and green beans for dinner; bananas, apples and oranges for breakfast or snacks. To keep healthy eating fun and excitin... Read more
The results of recent research on honey have the nutrition world a-buzzing. Honey has joined the ranks of foods like chocolate, coffee, and eggs—foods once considered sinful that have recently been proven healthy (in moderation, of course). The... Read more
Do the changing seasons leave you a little wistful for summer’s wealth of fresh produce? Then keep the growing season going all year by starting an indoor herb garden! Even if you have little experience with plants or very little space to work... Read more
Ok peeps! I have gone from a size 26 to a 16 with still more to go! I have come to the conclusion that this summer is the year I will get that bathing suit! Problem is - what size to buy? I took my measurements and according to the size chart I am a... Read more
My birthday is coming up, and I told my boyfriend that I'd like my present to be a bike. The problem is, I have no idea what to expect when shopping one: my past bikes were all from, like, Walmart or Meijer or other similar big-box retailers. They se... Read more
I nor hubby ever bought a new car and we probably will never buy a new car. We buy nice used cars from people in our community. When we are ready for a car we start searching craigs list or just drive around looking at parked cars with for sale signs... Read more
I buy ground meat (grass-fed in my case but that's not the question here). WHY do folks buy pre-formed patties, which cost more, than simple ground meat? I really REALLY do not get it. I add in my selection of spices and finely-diced onion, none o... Read more
If you are looking to lower your carbohydrate intake, try Sprouted wheat bread by The Sprouted Bakehouse (Cybros) company. Goggle "Cybros" to get more information. Each slice has 4 grams of net carbs, 5 grams of protein, 3 grams of fiber and is on... Read more
Brussels Sprouts anti-diabetes food. Recent research has shown that brussels sprouts are also a potent anti-acid anti-cancer food. Those who eat brussels sprouts stabilize blood sugars, lowering acids and possibly avoid cancer. Broccoli, the sulfur c... Read more
As a 19-year-old back in 1983, Jimmy John Liautaud set out to create the world's greatest gourmet sandwich. He created and tested his sandwich ideas on family and friends and eventually opened his first Jimmy John's. This young entrepreneur with a fo... Read more
I love a good burger--turkey, beef, pork, chicken, veggies, you name it! With my current focus on weight training, I think my body is craving extra protein. For me a lean burger is a quick, easy meal that, with added toppings, will never look o... Read more
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