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Centerpieces Centerpieces

This will be an ongoing feature that we will update as we get ideas and ideas are sent in! Check back! So far, we came up with a few ideas for great centerpieces. Centerpieces for All Occasions For Christmas: Decorate a mini Christmas tree with silver or gold bows and beads for an elegant look. If your party is more homey decorate the tree with a string... [Keep Reading]

5 Steps to avoiding heartburn 5 Steps to avoiding heartburn

1- Watch out for trouble foods that cause heartburn; alcohol, chocolate, fatty foods, mints, citris, coffee, and sodas. If you must have them take an antacid before you eat the trouble food. 2- Eating large meals can increase pressure on the stomach, which can cause acid to creep back up the esophagus. Try eating small, frequent meals. 3- Do not wear... [Keep Reading]

5 Secrets To Growing Beautiful Roses 5 Secrets To Growing Beautiful Roses

BY: Abigail Baker A rose is a rose is rose - and there are few things in the garden more beautiful. There are 5 secrets I want to share that will help you to grow healthy roses. 1. Sunshine: Plan to put your rose bush in a spot where it will get as much sun at least 6 hours of sunshine a day. 2. Water: Drops of water on the leaves can cause burning,... [Keep Reading]

Growing Tomatoes, etc. in Early Spring… Growing Tomatoes, etc. in Early Spring…

BY: Jim Kennard, President – Food For Everyone Foundation Q. I’ve heard about so many ways to grow tomato and other tender plants early – from using Wall-O-Water’s to taking the bottom out of wastebaskets, and they all seem to be a lot of work, with no guarantee of success. What do you suggest for someone who’s serious... [Keep Reading]

Spring Cleaning Tips For Your Kitchen Spring Cleaning Tips For Your Kitchen

By: Lara Velez The words “spring cleaning” can make the neatest person cringe. They mean more work. As if cleaning all year long wasn’t enough. Spring cleaning is more than just cleaning…it is deep cleaning. Something that most people do not have time for all year long. Since my expertise is cooking, I have decided to focus on... [Keep Reading]

Flower Power Flower Power

By: Lara Velez Ah…Spring. After months of cold weather, of course you think of flowers when Spring arrives. I will cover many different angles of the beautiful flowers of Spring, including; edible flowers, toxic flowers, flower recipes, tips on how to care for them, and rose colors…what do they say? Come…join me… The Best Flowers... [Keep Reading]

Once a Month Cooking Once a Month Cooking

By Mrs. Crystal Paine Growing up as one of the oldest children in a family of nine, I know that cooking for a crowd can almost be a full-time job. Once-a-month-cooking has been a lifesaver for our family. When we first heard of cooking 30 meals in one day, it sounded rather impossible. It was not until we had tried it, that we found it is not only possible,... [Keep Reading]

15 Time-Saving Kitchen Tips! 15 Time-Saving Kitchen Tips!

By: Cyndi Roberts 1 Frugal Friend 2 Another It’s always nice to hear about an easier or faster way to do something–especially if that something is in the kitchen, where we spend so much of our time! Try these time-savers! 1. Mix up your pancake batter in your blender, then pour right out of your container onto the griddle. You’ll... [Keep Reading]

A Typical Monday Morning A Typical Monday Morning

By: Ginger Hill BRRRRIIIINNNNGGG……..SNOOZE! BRRRRIIIINNNNGGG……..SNOOZE! BRRRRIIIINNNNGGG……..SNOOZE! BRRRRIIIINNNNGGG……..SNOOZE! Well, you have just witnessed a customary Monday morning pattern for a number of people! You hear the alarm buzzing in your ears and your brain does recognize the sound, however, your body simply won’t move!... [Keep Reading]

Featured Holiday – Easter Featured Holiday – Easter

EASTER – is observed on the first Sunday after the full moon that follows the spring equinox…which usually falls between March 22nd and April 25th. Easter is the most important holiday to the Christian faith. It celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ, the Savior. The entire Christian faith revolves around this; Jesus came from Heaven... [Keep Reading]

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