Great ideas for stocking stuffers for adults.
When my doctor told me I couldn’t return to work, I was glad I had made the decision a few years earlier to purchase long term disability (LTD) insurance through my employer. I thought I was set – piece of cake. It...
Are you familiar with autoimmune disease? Our bodies have an amazing system of defense. We’re constantly bombarded by invading viruses and bacteria, but only a fraction make us ill. When part of the body is an...
A guide to facelifts, including facelift cost, different types of mini facelifts, and videos.
If you’re a beach lover, you’ve probably seen sand dollars at the shore. Maybe you’ve found the occasional one at the water’s edge, or even stepped on one in the shallows. You’ve doubtless seen tons of the...
You’ve seen mold, also referred to as mildew, before. Leave a damp article of clothing wadded up so that it’s not exposed to sunlight or other drying conditions, and in a few days, you’ll have a nice crop of mold....
Useful information about caring for newborn puppies when the mother can’t. Original photos are included.
Learn more about foraminal stenosis, including symptoms, causes, and treatments.
Hello, online cooking school students! Welsome to my online cooking classes. Today's culinary arts revolve around that delicious bivalve, the oyster, which is a favorite southern food, by the way. We have lots of oyster...
When the nights cool and crisp, folks here in the South get the craving for fresh oysters. And there’s no better way to enjoy the succulent taste of the slimy critters than with an oyster roast. It’s a fun, easy way...
Where and how to get free food and restaurant coupons. Links provided!
The best cornbread dressing - EVER! I take your hand and walk you through the entire process.
Do you ever go to a restaurant and enjoy some wonderful sauce, and then find yourself craving it a few days later? You go to the grocery store to purchase said sauce, only to find it’s not available commercially. So...
Saltwater Fishing Tips: Best Fishing Spots on Amelia Island and in Jacksonville, FL, with Redfish Fishing Video
I've learned lots of saltwater fishing tips because I love fishing – especially saltwater fishing. One of my favorite vacation spots is Amelia Island, and what’s the use in going on vacation if you can’t fish?...
Are you in charge of the decorations for a prom or beauty pageant stage? If so, consider a tropical theme. You and some friends can do the work yourself, and instead of ordering from one of those expensive prom...
Tips for being a good, effective teacher, provided by a retired public school educator.
Helpful information about small dog breeds that are usually good with children.
I have MGUS—monoclonal gammopathy of unknown significance. Never heard of it? Neither had I until it was discovered on a routine blood test.
This article explains the differences between ponies and miniature horses. Photos included.
Great ideas for horse toys, along with why horse toys are important. Watch the video of a horse playing with a horse toy!
Use these deer hunting tips for thinking outside the box to find trophy bucks. Trophy whitetails videos included.
This room used to have ugly dark brown paneling. My house has a den with dark paneling that was done when the house was built, in 1961. It was of good quality, but it made the room very dark, and it had gone out of...
Savannah is one of my favorite places on Earth. When I lived just an hour away, I made frequent trips there, and even now, I visit whenever I can. This is a true "Old South" location, with some 270 years of rich and...
If you have a dog or cat - easpecially one living in your home - you've probably had a battle with fleas at some point. If you haven't, don't get discouraged - you probably will sooner or later. It's actuallu pretty...
My furkids exhibit strange dog behavior. It never fails…as soon as my two Great Danes hit the yard, they begin their search. Eagerly sniffing the sand, the pine straw, and under leaves. What are they so ardently...
Check out these gift ideas for teenage girls!
An honest assessment of what you'll need and how much it will cost to be compete successfully in glitz pageants.
We all know what depression is. Everyone has experienced a bout of depression at some point in life. It’s natural to be depressed for a while after the death of a loved one, a divorce, a job loss, or some other...
NOTE: I have added new information to this article after interviewing veterinarians and doing more extensive research into the topic. When a section of a dog's ears are removed in order to make them stand erect, it's...
Use these deer hunting tips for strategically placing your deer stands.
Find out how magical a winter vacation to the North Georgia Mountains can be! Our snow trip to Rabun County is described, and videos and photos are included.
Tips for getting your disability claim approved quickly—from someone who's done it. Lots of good feedback and advice from readers, too!
Read about some of my animal rescues. Included are photos and tips for adopting dogs, puppies, and other pets.
Searching for gifts for dad, gifts for husband, or gifts for boyfriend? Get him something he'd really like - not something you'd like for him to have. Face it girls - sometimes we buy gifts for guys with ouselves in...
Saltwater fishing tips for making and using chum to catch more fish.
Bull riding is a real adrenaline rush, not only for the rider, but also for the audience. You just never know what’s going to happen as the cowboy tries to hang onto a jumping, lunging, twisting bovine that can weigh...
Using these free hunting scents for deer can help improve your success rate!
An Appaloosa is a breed of horse that is distinguished by its physical characteristics. These include white sclera of the eyes and mottled skin. The mottled skin is often seen on the genitals, the rectum, and/or on the...
Sometimes ya just gotta wonder about how towns got their names. Take Georgia, for instance. I was born here, and I’ve lived here my whole life. I’ve heard the names of many towns and cities in the state since I...
What would you think about a pink poodle? How ‘bout a blue beagle? Panda puppies? A purple pug? Dyed dogs are the latest rage in Japan, and the fad is spreading to the US. Dog fur or hair can be dyed just about any...
If you’re building a new home or remodeling an existing one, or just some home repairs or home improvement, you’ll be faced with numerous decisions. One area of mind-boggling decisions you’ll have to deal with...
How to throw a cast net, with pics and video.
Yes - these Miracle Noodles are zero calorie foods! They contain no fat, no carbs, no gluten, and no calories. And you don't even have to cook them! Learn how to use these noodles as part of a low calorie diet or a low...
Halloween gifts? Do people really give presents for Halloween? Yep! It's especially popular with grandparents who want to give the grandkids more than just a handful of candy. Some couples also exchange little gifts...
A great guide to Anna Maria Island, including restaurants, lodging, and activities - a wealth of information! Enjoy the photos!
Marco Island, Florida, is slap dab in the middle of some of the most productive waters in the fish world. Numerous fishermen flock to the 10,000 Islands each year in hopes of landing a trophy game fish. The area...
A guide to Marco Island vacations, including activities, attractions, weather, hotels, resorts, condos, and home rentals. Check out the videos!
You’ve probably attended a Low Country boil. You’ve at least heard of them. They’re very popular here in the South – kind of the South’s version of the clam bake indigenous to “up North.” Like the clam...
A description of different types of beauty pageants and what to expect with each.
Fertility rates in the US have sharply declined over the last few decades. Thousands of couples today have trouble conceiving. Doctors are not completely sure what has caused the decline, but several factors are most...
Several great hamburger recipes are included here!
Information about building horse stalls, with size requirements for different horse breeds.
I received my George Foreman grill as a gift, and frankly, I never really thought I would use it much. Then one day, when we were planning to grill burgers outside, it rained and ruined our plans. I didn't have anything...
Saltwater fishing tips for how to catch sheepshead, including location, best baits, fishing gear, and technique. Video included!
If you've ever thought about entering a beauty pageant or contest, or putting your child in one, but you don't want the hassle of traveling, waiting backstage, paying a high entrance fee, or purchasing an expensive...
An honest discussion about moms and contestants in beauty pageants.
Lake Blackshear is an 8,500-acre reservoir located near Cordele, Georgia, just a few miles west of Interstate 75. It has a campground, a lodge, a golf course, restaurants, marinas, and lots of private homes on its...
Creative teaching resources and ideas for Macbeth, written by a retired British Literature teacher.
This article explains how to train a horse for barrel racing. Video included.
Saltwater fishing tips for Florida fishing from piers. Photos included.
The Atlantic spadefish much resembles a large angelfish, like the ones seen in aquariums. Only the spade is much larger and lacks the long, wispy, thread-like fins of the angel. The spadefish is silvery gray, with...
You'll encounter some tough fish while saltwater fishing. Bluefish are one of the best fighting fish in the ocean, pound for pound. Once hooked, the blue will make lightning-fast runs and will often break the surface in...
This article explains how to catch black drum and offers a puppy drum recipe. Fishing video included!
Information about dining out on Amelia Island. Amelia Island cookbooks for sale, too!
Get saltwater fishing baits for free! Great info, including videos.
Which dog breeds make the best home guard dogs? There’s a lot of debate among dog owners as to what a “guard dog” actually is. Below, five breeds are discussed, all of which should be considered home protection...
How to catch sharks. Watch the shark fishing videos!
Appoximately 15% of the people in the US have a hiatal hernia, a condition where part of the stomach pokes through the diaphragm. Actually the number of sufferers of hiatal hernia may be even higher. Since the condition...
Learn to stone your own pageant dresses!
Tips for choosing the right dog, or the best puppy from a litter of puppies, written by a former dog trainer and breeder. Lots of dog pictures included.
For the past few decades, Christmas trees, for the most part, have been decorated using a hodgepodge of decorations and Christmas ornaments: child-made ornaments, family heirlooms, and new additons. Recently, however,...
How to dress your little diva in the latest styles for fall. Pics included.
A description of dog training with dog training collars, with discount dog training collars for sale.
Great tips for entering your child in her first beauty pageant. If you're new to pageantry, you'll find these beauty pageant tips helpful.
A description of the ten best dogs for families with kids, written by a former dog trainer.
Halloween ideas for kids' Halloween parties. Photos included!
Great tips for preparing shark meat for cooking, along with instructions on how to cook shark.
An honest assessment addressing the positives and negatives of child beauty pageants.
Information about Great Danes, with Great Dane pictures.
An overview of the Redneck Riviera, including Mexico Beach, Panama City, Ft. Walton Beach, and Destin, Fl. Photos and videos included!
Teacher resources and ideas for hosting a school Renaissance fair. Photos of our fair are included.
Great tips for treatment for sunburn, including one I got from a Florida doctor!