Mid- to late summer is prime time for gardeners - a last chance to grow a second batch of fresh vegetables before the plant-killing frosts arrive. Add a few protective enclosures, such as cold frames, overhead sheets and hoops, and the harvest can be extended until Thanksgiving and beyond.
When it comes to a heart-healthy diet, most folks automatically flock to poultry or fish, but a recent study suggests it could be beneficial to reconsider positions on red meat.
We've all seen them: The folks who are too busy doing everything else except paying attention to where they're going.
It was just three words, not a very long sentence, but it was the most magical sound to Jennifer Lane's ears.
In addition to worship services, most churches have also played host to a fair share of wedding ceremonies. And it's not uncommon to hear a pastor acknowledge a wedding anniversary from the pulpit or in church bulletins.
Remember how much you loved taking naps on the chaise of the bed and breakfast where you stayed during your last vacation? Or how much you couldn't get enough of looking at the tropical flowers in the arrangements on the dinner table during your last cruise?
They can be joyous events, these gatherings of friends and food called potlucks. You know, a genial host and happy guests each toting a dish that perfectly complements salads, entrees and lip-smacking desserts spread across a flower-bedecked table.
Joseph Scott Morgan spent his entire career - and a good portion of his life in general - seeing things that most people would rather hide from view.
CHICAGO- If you stand in the right spot in Tom and Karen Renk's Sugar Grove, Ill., yard, you may notice that dozens of trees on the property are in perfect lines. That's because the area used to be a black walnut nursery, and the 50- and 60-foot trees date back to the early 1950s. These trees are not gardener-friendly."We found out that black walnuts, from the leaves and the roots, give off this toxin, juglone, that keeps many other plants from growing," Tom Renk says.
If your goal is to become a healthier you, half the battle will be fought at your dinner table.
If you've ever watched or attended a football game, you know that the sport comes with its own language and culture.
It's an epidemic that's widely known, but not greatly discussed.
Emerald City residents may have been disappointed to discover their wizard was just a man behind a curtain, but local folks are happy to know the man controlling the happenings at the Good Samaritan Food and Furniture Ministry.
In a quest for getting more value from their homes, many folks are no longer content with having a plain backyard. Instead they're looking for outdoor living spaces with a cohesive theme and look.
It's entirely likely I spend too much time thinking about the lunches I pack for my 7-year-old son. After all, he probably spends all of 5 minutes inhaling my hard work.
FORSYTH COUNTY - Charlie Ewing Jr. has grown up hearing about his father's adventures along the Appalachian Trail.
For some, fall means scarves, boots, football and pumpkin spice and everything nice. It's a reason to celebrate.
Before she became America's aviator, Amelia Mary Earhart was just a Midwestern tomboy who thought of planes as nothing more than jumbles of "rusty wire and wood." Then, she became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic and instantly became a household name.
Jon Huebner wanted to help.
Hundreds of women together are set to share their laughter, tears, problems and solutions while listening to life-changing messages in one week's time.
Many of us have one room in the house that doesn't really have a job. Maybe we set it up with an air bed once in a while for guests, or shove out-of-season clothing boxes in there, or use it as a holding zone for stuff we're not sure what to do with.
For Karen Ching, there's a constant bar of excellence she's always trying to reach.
Larry Ledford hurt. His shoulder pained him with every move.
Name a place, and odds are Wolfgang Hartert has visited it.
If a pastor wants more people in the pews, then it might be time to try the new tools of the trade: an electric guitar and a drum set.
Lynn Kempler dreamed of roses.
Scot Howard doesn't just love barbecue. The Jefferson resident practically lives it.
In the past year, the U.S. Postal Service worker has started a website ranking various barbecue restaurants across the South and earned his official barbecue judging certificate. He started judging and competing professionally and selling his homemade goods to a growing clientele of barbecue lovers.
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