Brandon heaved the massive bottom portion of the now-famous amber-colored Christmas tree over his shoulder and came quickly staggering down the stairs, trying to make it down without dropping it.
The weather is cool and the holiday season is in full swing. And while I know many of you have other things on your mind, here are few tips for the home and garden.
It all started at the beauty shop. Most of women's troubles that don't begin with men begin at the beauty shop. But then, you knew that.
Do you have a lamp or light fixture in your home in which light bulbs just don't seem to last that long? If so, you need to know this. There are two main culprits that cause incandescent light bulbs to burn out prematurely: excessive heat and vibration. The simple solution is to just stop using an incandescent bulb in the fixture and use a compact fluorescent. Compact fluorescents are not affected by heat or vibration. About a year ago I was having a real problem with the lights in my garage door opener. I was changing bulbs every month ...
Most people today want a marriage that will last a lifetime.
Now that Black Friday, the supposed busiest shopping day of the year, is behind us, do you have your Christmas shopping wrapped up?
What's my favorite plant for the holidays?
The extra calories sometimes sneak up on us over the winter holidays. But they don't always arrive in the form of large portions of calorie-laden food. Rather, they may tiptoe in through many tiny tastes throughout the day.
When Dixie Dew's beloved baby sitter up and went to heaven, I found myself in a quandary: What was I going to do about child care when I traveled?
Twin tear tracks spilled down Chloe's reddened face. "I'm sorry!" she cried.
In the spirit of Thanksgiving, I'd like to start this week's column by saying thanks to all of you who have shared your tips and feedback. Connecting with people is one of the greatest gifts God has given us. I'm blessed to be able to connect with all of you each week. You'll truly never know how much your e-mails mean to me.
With a holiday such as Thanksgiving, when the main event revolves around cooking, there are invariably going to be some questions that come up.
Question: Our 4-year-old son has a problem with hitting other children at preschool and has to spend the afternoon in his room for this.
For many years now, Thanksgiving has been my favorite holiday.
When it comes to finances, I am by nature a saver. Amy is, by nature, a spender.
I subscribe to an online wine news service that delivers a couple of times a week some fascinating stories or statistics about happenings in the giddy world of wine. I'm passing along some condensed versions with my own comments.
May way, ye scurvy dogs!
Conditions like the record-breaking blasts of cold air during much of February make us dream of warmer weather.
As turf grass areas occasionally begin to thin out, moss and algae begin to form because conditions for growing dense, healthy turf have declined.
Busy work schedules, hectic family life, late-night television, electronics and other stimulants get in the way of our daily sleep. Therefore, most people sleep when work and family life permits.
When Amy came home, she got the mail out of the mailbox and laid it on the couch when she walked in the door.
Violence against others, be they a female, male, dog, cat or salamander, is never desirable.
Complaining about nature's quirks, and the disasters that come with them, is a popular pastime. But in spite of some of the troubles North Georgia has experienced in the past, it's realistic to say that we live in a very sheltered part of the world.
I recently treated a patient who described a long series of problems from the past year. They included weight gain/loss, leg swelling, shortness of breath when walking up stairs, "butterflies fluttering" in her chest and sometimes having to sleep in her recliner to breathe.
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