New to gardening? Worried that planting your first edibles will turn out to be a fruitless labor? Fear not, novice gardener! While not totally foolproof, certain plants are ideal for gardening neophytes who want to increase their chances of gardening... Read more
Companion planting, briefly, is the act of planting different crops in your garden in close physical proximity, based on the theory that they will help each other. The main use of this method is for deterring pests and disease without resorting to sy... Read more
Greening your life—reducing your impact on the environment—takes a little research and planning. Because the kitchen is the most waste-producing room in an average house, it's a great place to start. The best way to do it is slowly, b... Read more
Think about what is offered on a typical children's menu at a sit-down restaurant: burgers, fries, spaghetti, macaroni and cheese, and chicken nuggets. When did these menu standards become "kid food," and why are we still conforming to... Read more
April showers might bring May flowers, but they also bring spring fruits and vegetables and the start of farmer’s market season throughout much of the country and that is equally—if not more—exciting. As we switch from warm soups an... Read more
I too am 44 years old. I have 2 grown children, one that has kids of his own. I am here for you if you want to chat or anything. I know that we can all do this with encouragement from each other. I am now sitting at about 235 or so.... Read more
You can still enjoy food like, carrots and cucumber sticks with hummus, or a low fat low salt omelets, you add veggies in it, or a mixed fruit plate, I love fruits with cottage cheese, or make a low fat low sodium cheese plate with diet crackers... Read more
Try hiding them in your food. Carrot mash or pumpkin mash in your spaghetti sauce, grated zucchini in meatballs, cauliflower in mashed potatoes... there are lots of recipes with tips and tricks online.
Additional bonus: more food for less calories... Read more
I've let my hair grow gray and the longest its ever been.
After letting it go for way too long I did something for myself and got it cut and colored today. It felt really great to do something for me.
Next week low lights. Yes!... Read more
lettuces, silver beet, corn, potatoes, carrots , pumpkin, courgettes, herbs etc are easy to grow. you can grow in pots or share an area with neighbours or family and share/swap produce. you can grow and collect your own seeds. if you are new to ga... Read more
I never liked eating carrots, but I liked juicing carrots. Well I bought a small bag of mini carrots to snack on at work and I have grown to really like them. They are sweet and crunchy, and after so much chewing I'm satisfied. 104... Read more
By definition, a taproot is the single root of a plant that extends deep into the soil to supply the above-ground plant with nutrients. My definition of a taproot is YUM! It is such a shame these vegetables are grown below ground because many a... Read more
My 4 and 2-year old are very curious about the baby growing in my belly. My daughter often asks if the baby likes peanut butter or cheese, two foods that are staples in my diet these days. I try to explain to her that the baby doesn't... Read more
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