January 19, 2018

10 vegetables and herbs you can regrow forever

vegetables and herbs you can regrow

Some foods are easy to regrow at home from leftover scraps, and some of them can even be grown right on your kitchen counter. Here are 10 vegetables and herbs you can buy once and regrow forever. #1. Garlic When garlic starts to sprout, the little green shoots are too bitter to cook with. Rather… Read more

Liven up pancake batter with fresh lemon

pancake batter

By Julie Samrick Keep a fresh lemon on hand and pop it whole in the freezer. The next time you whip up some pancake batter, zest some of the frozen lemon into the batter; then add a tablespoon of vanilla. Your pancakes will be fresh and tasty- restaurant quality. Use the lemon until  the peelings… Read more

“Home” By Mia, 7

Mia, 7

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What to Do With the Punchbowl?


By Lillian Sanderson   Years of holiday parties, decorating for big family gatherings, celebrating graduations, and First Communions mean that I have on hand any number of lovely serving dishes, punch bowls, pretty cups and glasses, extra silverware, and the list goes on.   Now, I am the grandmother, not the “mom.”  Oh, I will… Read more

Home or Hospital: Where Do Children With Pneumonia Recover Better?

Lady Health Workers in Pakistan count the breaths of a sick child with pneumonia

The answer may be surprising. A 10 year study conducted by Save the Children recently concluded that children in impoverished  regions have a higher rate of recovery if cared for at home.  with 1.4 million children succumbing to it each year, “Pneumonia is highly treatable with inexpensive antibiotics, yet it remains the world’s number-one killer of… Read more

School, Self Esteem and Love by Lillian Sanderson

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Sometimes children are given signals from adults that reduce their opinion of themselves. They take criticism personally and begin to express the opinion that they are “dumb”. It is really difficult to know why some children’s self esteem deflates so easily.  I have seen this happen and it is heartbreaking to watch children be so frustrated… Read more

Soldier Home Early Surprises Mom

Happy Thanksgiving!  This video is a beautiful reminder of thanks and gratitude.

The Strain on Parents When Grown Kids Return Home

adult child with parents

According to Census data, 5.9 million Americans between 25 and 34 years of age—nearly a quarter of whom have bachelor’s degrees—live with their parents, a significant increase from 4.7 million before the recession. But many parents can’t afford the extra expense. A full 26% of those polled by the nonprofit group took on more debt… Read more

5 Simple Ways to Reduce Toxins in Your Home


From safe cleaning methods and how to properly store food (not in plastic) to what type of tuna to buy, read these simple tips for a healthier home from My Health Daily.