The rains are ready. The garden tools are ready. Is your body ready?
There are all types of outdoor activities to enjoy, just waiting for you while the weather is nice. But there is something special about beautifying your yard with flower... Read more
The next time a recipe calls for fresh basil, skip the poor substitute of dried basil, forgo the last-minute dash to the supermarket for some overpriced wilted basil, and just pluck a few tender leaves off of the basil plant you have growing in your... Read more
When organic matter such as leaves, grass clippings and food scraps break down, you get compost, a dark, dirt-like "soil" that is rich in nutrients. Compost happens even without human involvement; for example, the leaves that fall on the fo... Read more
Many of us assume that a backyard vegetable garden can save us money, but is it really true? After investing in equipment, soil, seeds and water, do you really come out on top?
The answer varies upon the size of your garden, whether you start yo... 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
That said, the scale is a very powerful tool and one that can have emotional consequences, positive or negative, if you focus on it too much. Using it alongside other tools is probably the best way to go, in my opinion.... Read more
To me the scale is one of many tools/metrics you can use. I focus on calorie differential a lot. Also, weird metrics, like my watch band being too big and having to tighten it one more notch.... Read more
You can fix that on either the app (I think it's under goals or tools or other settings, something like that-my kindle is at home at the moment) or here: http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/weight_ edit.asp
Hope that helps!... Read more
Scour rusty garden tools. Brew a few pots of strong black tea. When cool, pour into a bucket. Soak the tools for a few hours. Wipe each one with a cloth. (Wear rubber gloves or your hands will be stained.)469432... Read more
I have started a herb garden in addition to my veggie garden[with flowers outlining it!] and since my hubby mulched the herb garden for me, those weeds are being stifled and much LESS showing UP! So, it's off to the garden supply store to get mulch f... Read more
Gardening season is almost here. Whether you want to start your first herb garden or expand on the number of veggies you grow this year, now is the time to take stock of your tools and accessories and see what you need. And there's no reason why... Read more
From our partners at Woman's DayLearn how to make the most of common household items, like hair dryers, dryer sheets and toothpicks, when you watch our 5 Ways video series! Each week we will feature a different item, which you most likely have ly... Read more
I think im finally almost outta this hole!!! First off thank you everyone for your support and motivation and of course for the spark goody gardening tools to help dig out haha, that was cute... This week has been a pretty good week, been eating well... Read more
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