Halloween is here and Turkey Day is just around the corner. My, how time flies.
Vegetarian diets can meet all the recommendations for nutrients, but the key is to consume a variety of foods and the right amount of foods to meet your calorie needs.
Sometimes two old souls can find each other and form a friendship that is anchored in rock solid respect and like thinking.
I love Halloween. I guess it goes back to when I was a kid growing up in a suburb where there were a lot of small homes near each other.
I love Halloween. Nothing gets me in the mood for ghosts, ghouls and goblins better than a good scary story, so I wanted to share some of my favorite classic picks.
This fall I have received quite a few questions from area residents interested in renovating their home landscapes. Often the conversation starts something like this:
When is the best time to plant an all-season landscape with ornamental shrubs and trees?
You are the most important influence on your child, and you can do many things to help your children develop healthy eating habits for life.
In Belfast, in the stunningly gorgeous building dedicated by Prince Edward in 1932 (he who abdicated), where the Northern Ireland Assembly convenes, I learned why I can never be president of the United States.
I have recently added a new weapon to my child-rearing arsenal. It's called reverse psychology. Here's how it works: I give Chloe a cup of milk, but she wants juice. She pushes the cup away and says, "I don't want it. I want juice."
Do you love brownies? Then this tip is for you. Rather than trying to cut your brownies with a knife, use an old credit card instead. A knife will usually mess up the brownies when you drag it through the pan. With the credit card, you simply push it down into the brownies - don't drag it. Just make sure that you clean the credit card before using it.
Since October is popcorn month, it is time for popcorn trivia.
The dawn was barely breaking, the morning just beginning to wrestle the new day away from the black night as the train traveled with a jolting purpose from Dublin to Belfast, Ireland.
Question: My 4-year-old son is not fully engaged when he has a friend over for a play date. His twin sister makes friends easily and the difference between them is glaring. When I arrange a play date for him, he is excited but then, after the friend arrives, he gradually slips off to play by himself.
Before you throw an iPod or iPhone away because it is not working, consider checking out the Web site www.ifixit.com. This cool little site tells you how to fix a variety of ailments. It has step-by-step pictures and even tells you what tools you need to use. Fascinating stuff.
One of my favorite quotes is from the 1990s. "Snoop Doggy Dogg. Need to get a jobby job."
Squirrels around the house can be a blessing or a curse. It all depends on whether or not the squirrel has made it to your attic.
The holiday season is nearly here, and it is time to break out some Thanksgiving and Christmas classics.
The Thanksgiving dinner countdown clock has reached less than 10 days.
I don't play college football. I am the size of a smaller linebacker, but have the speed of an elderly penguin. So I am one of the many fans who puts my heart into it then complains when what I'd hoped for doesn't happen.
Atmospheric conditions often influence the course of history.
No other flowering Southern plant ushers in cooler weather better than the lovely American camellia.
Thanksgiving is right around the corner and we all know the celebration is not complete until the sweet potatoes are on the table.
When I meet a person and somehow learn they don't like puppy breath, I have an innate level of distrust for them.
I'm a superhero.
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