On September 13, 2016, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. This is my story, with my tips for coping with your own breast cancer diagnosis.
A step-by-step guide to creating a memorable obituary for your loved one.
A trip to Key West, Florida, doesn't need to break the bank. Here are five things to do in Key West for under five dollars (and a few more options if you have some money to spend).
Don't fall into one of these common traps when sending your next business email.
On a quest for a great Cuban sandwich in Key West, Florida? Here are three to try.
Give your favorite old t-shirts new life by recycling them into a fun and functional scarf. Even novice sewers will be able to complete this project with ease.
Military history and outdoor recreational opportunities abound at Florida's southernmost state park.
Pay a visit to Audubon House and Tropical Gardens in Key West, Florida.
A trail report and guide to climbing the tallest peak in the Rocky Mountains.
Don't throw away those old holiday greeting cards. Instead, save them for future craft projects. Learn three ways to make crafts with Christmas cards.
A review of the Shipwreck Treasures Museum in Key West, Florida.
When is a worker properly classified as an employee or as an independent contractor? What happens when an employer gets it wrong? An overview of employee misclassification issues.
Use recpurposed tin containers, gift wrap, and other recycled paper products to make gift boxes your friends will love.
Autumn brings soup weather. Spice up your fall table with the bold flavors of beer cheese soup.
With so much to see and do, Colorado is a great vacation destination any time of the year. Here are five reasons to start planning your own Colorado vacation.
The answers to some basic questions about employee non-compete agreements and your options if asked to sign one.
Learn what happens when a Hub is moderated for duplicate content and what you can do about it..
Brucemore Mansion, Iowa's only National Trust Historic Site, preserves a piece of Cedar Rapids' history. Learn more about this historic house, the families who called it home, and its current role in the community.
Have you been to the Iowa State Fair? If not, here's why it deserves a place on your bucket list.
Learn how to freeze green beans and other garden vegetables and discover time-saving equipment that will make home freezing vegetables a breeze.
Better Homes and Gardens magazine has been inspiring gardeners for decades. A visit to the magazine's test garden in Des Moines provides a real-life look at some great garden design ideas.
This earthy dish makes a great vegetarian main dish or first course.
What's the best way to cook this spicy, yet pretty, green? With bacon, of course.
Fans of the 1980s will want to revist these great movie classics by writer and filmmaker John Hughes.
This is a poem I wrote to demonstrate the tritina, a type of 10 line poem.
Are you guilty of any of these common writing errors in your business communications? Find out how you could be annoying people with common mistakes in grammar, punctuation, and word choice.
For my 51st hub, I'm taking a look back on the first 50, what I've learned, and the people who have inspired me along the way.
Are you looking for a fun dinner party theme? Make your next party a Spanish-style tapas party. Here's everything you need to know to pull off an easy and casual dinner party.
Planning a trip to Costa Rica? The hardest part may be deciding where to go and what to do. This Costa Rica vacation itinerary will give you a good taste of everything the country has to offer.
How can you tell when you're old? Do you know what old feels like? Here are the top ten signs.
Cooking with beer is a great way to enhance the flavors of traditional Irish and Irish-American dishes for St. Patrick's Day or any day of the year.
In 2011, a Texas man gained notoriety when he claimed a $16 affidavit of adverse possession gave him rights to an expensive suburban home. What is adverse possession and how does it work? Find out here.
Read how the author and her mother conspired to get Grammy's secret Christmas pie recipe. Thirty years later, this delicious dessert remains a beloved family tradition.
A St. Patrick's Day staple, the cabbage is mostly ignored the other 364 days of the year. Find out why this humble vegetable should be given a second look.
Enjoy great hiking and wide open spaces just minutes from the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles. Discover Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area.
A pet's death is a difficult but inevitable part of being a pet owner. Learn useful tips for coping with the loss of your pet, and for supporting your friends in their time of grief.
Are you a potato lover? February is your month. Here's everything you need to know to celebrate, including recipes to showcase the potato this month.
Are you looking for a last minute party snack? Make spicy roasted chickpeas with four ingredients you should have on hand. They're quick, easy, healthy and delicious!
Your questions about starting a yoga practice are answered. Find out why you should be doing yoga and how to begin.
Are you looking for a good movie to watch this weekend? Check out one of these classics.
Is it possible for a feral cat to become a beloved family pet? Yes, with lots of time, patience, and maybe a few surprises along the way. Read one cat's story and learn how to socialize a wild cat.
Take a trip through the eighties with the best New Wave and alternative rock songs of the British post-punk era.
Have you tried fellow-hubber Jenubouka's braised short rib recipe? If not, put it on your to-do list and learn how to turn the leftover sauce into a killer chili.
Learn the secrets of Tuscan cooking from a real Italian chef. Make a fabulous four-course meal in the time-honored Italian tradition.
Discover the places on earth where people live the longest, healthiest lives. Can their secrets help us live longer? Several U.S. communities are trying to find out.
Entertain with ease with a no-hassle make-your-own pizza party. Here's everything you need to know to get started.
Explore Dry Tortugas, one of the most remote and least visited parks in the U.S. National Park system. Learn the park's fascinating history, find out how to get there, and start planning your trip today.
Relive the days of shoulder pads and big hair with the best of the worst eighties power ballads. Videos are included.
Are you looking for a new dinner party idea? Learn what it takes to throw a progressive dinner party and get menu ideas and recipes for your own progressive dinner.
Not sure what to do with all those bottles of wine you receive as holiday gifts? Mix up a batch of sangria and serve it with tapas for a Spanish-themed New Year's Eve party.
Learn how to reclaim your home from clutter and get your unwanted stuff to people who need it.
Is your business covered by the new posting requirements of the National Labor Relations Board? You may be surprised to know most businesses are, even if they have no union employees. Find out what your business needs...
How-tos for three easy Christmas crafts using glass ball ornaments. Decorate your tree with these cute ornaments or give them as gifts.
Use leftover mashed potatoes to make a quick and easy meal the whole family will love.
Are you dreaming of a green Christmas? Learn how to lessen the environmental impact of your holiday with tips for an eco-friendly Christmas and a green gift guide.
What do you do when something goes wrong in the kitchen? Don't despair if you've overcooked the food or forgotten an ingredient. Learn how to recover from a mistake in the kitchen and still serve a great meal.
A photo journal of my trip up the coast of New England.
Small Business Saturday, the Day after Black Friday, is dedicated to supporting small, local businesses. Read the reasons why you should shop local this holiday season.
Learn how to make Herbes de Provence and how to use this traditional French herb blend to enhance your own favorite dishes. Includes a recipe for fresh tomato soup.
Are you going to Las Vegas during football season? Learn the prime spots to cheer on your favorite team and the nearby options for dining, shopping and shows. Includes a primer on common football bets and how to place a...
When you are stumped for dinner ideas, try one of these recipes with ingredients you have on hand to make a quick meal the entire family will enjoy.
A tongue-in-cheek look at the just cause standard for discharge. Learn the five sure-fire ways you can get fired from a corporate employment attorney's perspective.
If you are looking for an easy yet elegant way to start your Thanksgiving dinner, try this recipe for curried butternut squash soup.
Are you looking for a Thai recipe that's accessible to the home cook? Try Beef with Basil Leaves.
Learn how to make Thai food accessible to the home cook with easy recipes, a glossary of common Thai ingredients, and suggestions for throwing your own Thai-inspired dinner party.
Is there ever a place for bacon in healthy diet? Read how bacon need not destroy your diet.
Learn tips and techniques for effectively addressing employee performance issues and providing honest and timely feedback to your employees.
Learn how to conduct an employee investigation and how to tell when someone is lying. These are the techniques skilled investigators use to make credibility determinations when conducting workplace investigations.
Learn how to use those surplus tomatoes from your garden to make and can tomato sauce and enjoy your garden's bounty all winter long.
Employee retaliation claims are on the rise. Learn what constitutes unlawful retaliation and what employers can due to avoid liability.
This is your guide to spending a perfect day in Key West, Florida. Visit some of Key West's best dining establishments and watering holes, spend time on the island's best beach, learn about the history of Key West, and...
Learn how your school organization can have a gardening-based seed sale for its next fundraiser and raise money while promoting nutrition and healthier lifestyles.
Learn how you can join Slow Food USA's $5 Challenge Campaign to take back the value meal, which kicked off on September 17 and continues to gain momentum. Help raise awareness of the need for access to healthy,...
Are you a fan of the Food Network's hit show Chopped? Learn how to have your own Chopped Challenge at home and throw a memorable dinner party your friends will never forget.
An employer checklist to assess potential legal exposure before discharging an employee. Reduce the risk of wrongful discharge litigation by proactively identifying and addressing legal risks of employee termination...
Learn how the new Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act regulations impact common employment practices and what employers can do to ensure compliance.