Monthly Archives February 2018

Almonds are much more than a yummy snack.
“Behold, the almighty almond – though they be but small, they are fierce.” It’s small and unpresuming. It’s versatile, it’s resilient and its powers are far-reaching. It’s the beloved nut-like seed, the almond. Regardless of the type of diet you enjoy in your daily life, whether you’re an omnivore, vegetarian, pescatarian, vegan or somewhere else [...]
EFT tapping helps reduce stress and anxiety
These days, stress seems to be a way of life. Many of us walk around under a cloud of anxiety, anger or worry. In an effort to escape those feelings, some people turn to excessive drinking, smoking or other addictive behavior. But what if a way to quickly reduce your stress and anxiety, improve your [...]
Make beautiful crafts from wine bottles
The winter holiday season brings a lot of celebrations and celebrations mean wine! Do you have wine bottles and corks sitting around? Some community recycling programs aren’t taking glass anymore because they have so much of it, but you can keep those empty bottles out of the landfill while exercising your creative muscles. Check out [...]
Pamper your pets with an at-home spa
Our pets are an important part of our families and we try to treat our families to the best we can provide. You want to pamper your pets with the best food, treats and toys, and that can become costly very quickly! Luckily, there are affordable ways to spoil them right at home! Most pets [...]
Brussels sprouts
Have you noticed that Brussels sprouts are sprouting up everywhere? We’re amid a Brussels sprouts renaissance as they make their way onto the menus of the finest restaurants in the country. These are not the Brussels sprouts of our childhood – overcooked beyond recognition, canned and mushy. Nowadays, they are usually pan sautéed, fried, roasted [...]
Lunar New Year Celebration Lanterns
If you enjoy exploring different cultures, or just embrace any opportunity to throw a celebration, February is your chance! The Lunar New Year, an international holiday celebrated by Asian countries throughout the globe, falls on February 16 in 2018. The Lunar New Year has now become a popular tradition in many North American communities as [...]
While most of you aren't going to make it to New Orleans for Mardi Gras, you can always celebrate in the comfort of your own home. All you need are beads and doubloons, a few choice beverages and some authentic foods to get the party started! Take the celebration community-wide to get everyone in on the [...]
Easy weeknight chicken dinners
“What’s for dinner?” It’s the last thing most of us want to think about after a long day at work. Naturally, we want to make something that is delicious but doesn't take a lot of time. Boneless, skinless chicken breasts have become a staple for weeknight chicken dinners; they’re protein-packed but lean, cook quickly and [...]

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