If my mommy could have added her own commandment to the list of 10 passed down through Moses, it probably would read: "Thou shall not get dirty."
When some people decide to get serious about fitness, they head to the gym. Janice Gardner heads to the stables.
It's like stepping inside Barbie's Dream House. From the "Tiffany" blue walls to the sunny yellow China from the 1940s, the candy-coated elegance is just what Tiffany Hanes saw in her mind's eye when she was first hit with the idea to open a tea room. "It's important that the ambiance is happy and peaceful and calming because that's hard to find these days," said Hanes, a Gainesville resident. Maybe even more rare is her ...
When Shay Grant offers up a bit of gardening advice, you can take it to the bank. She knows what she's talking about.
Spring is here, and it is the perfect time to rediscover ruby-red radishes. Radishes, although available year round, are fresh and in season from April through October. Along with cabbage and cauliflower, radishes are a member of the Brassica family. Radishes mature very quickly and only take three to four weeks from planting to harvesting. Radishes are a root vegetable with a crisp texture and slightly peppery flavor. Spring radishes are much milder than late ...
When is a pancake not just a pancake? When it's scattered, smothered and covered with fruit, fillings and love.
Last year, Michelle Bouchard and Dr. Mehmet Oz, the TV talk show host, visited Sacramento, Calif. They noticed the problem of childhood obesity here was similar to what they had seen in many cities across the country.
Ordinarily, batters are encouraged to keep their eyes on the ball. But as the players approached home plate Friday at the Field of Dreams, they found it more beneficial to rely on another sense - their hearing.
They say dead men tell no tales, but George McMath has convinced quite a few to share their secrets.
After spending the last 47 years as a director of music at First United Methodist churches across the South, Sam Marley knows that you can't please all of the people all of the time. And he doesn't try.
When it comes to gardens, most folks tend to think of large plots filled with rows of vegetables or beds overflowing with buds in bloom.
When it comes to planning events, most hosts are hip to food allergies and know to provide a few options for the more health-conscious crowd, but many have fallen short when it comes to providing for their vegan guests.
They are small, square and sort of resemble a piece of pop art. Or an empty crossword puzzle. But small as they are, they carry a lot of clout.
At 96 years old, Dee Ridley knows a thing or two about surviving tough times. As a teenager during the Great Depression, she learned how to stretch the food from her family's farm. "Growing up with not so much money, I would save a lot of stuff," said Ridley, a Gainesville resident and avid gardener. "My parents bought a bunch of dried apples and I cut the cores out and saved them. When I had ...
Thanks to the book series and movie, "The Hunger Games," a new generation of fans has been turned on to archery and bow hunting.
As you read this, I'm most likely happily immersed in a world of flour spills, sprinkle dumps and misplaced frosting smears. Translation: baking Christmas cookies with a 3-year-old.
"Hall County 911, what is the address of your emergency?"
One year is all that stands between high school seniors and the start of their adult lives.
Lisa and William Service have been celebrating Thanksgiving since October.
Cycling has long been touted as a great way to improve health and increase longevity, but two Georgia cyclists are attempting to take the sport a step farther.
If you were asked to draw a picture of your favorite holiday memory from childhood, what would you draw? A Christmas tree? A wrapped present? Santa Claus?
Few things have the ability to bring out the inner child in even the most grinchy Scrooge like the Christmas tree.
Northeast Georgia is home to the best-tasting honey in the world, literally.
North Hall Middle School student Nathan Greene worked all summer on a project and finally saw its completion with help from North Georgia Technical College.
Dalayne Adkinson smiles as she rubs her toy elephant "Ellie" across her cheek. The 8-year-old beauty queen from Clarkesville said she has had the stuffed animal since she was a baby and it's always made her feel better. Toys can do that.
Abigail Haynes, an 18-month-old girl who lives near Dahlonega, is traveling to New York City next week to receive her fifth treatment for a rare and worsening vascular disorder.
Sometimes being thankful isn't so much about what you have but about what you can give.
Regardless of the time of year, decorating a small house or room can be a challenge.
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