Is a Great Dane the right dog for you and your family? As an owner and former breeder, in this article I discuss the most common questions I get about the breed. Photos and videos are included.
Learn all about the best beach in the U.S. and find out why it's the perfect spot for a family beach vacation! Photos and videos are included.
If you're a senior citizen and are planning on adding a dog, consider these 5 large and giant dog breeds! Included are tips for making dog ownership easier.
This article gives simple step-by-step instructions for creating a fake stone wall that's realistic and inexpensive. Photos included.
Dog owners love their pooches, but do dogs actually love their human companions? Take this simple test to find out for sure!
This is a wonderful recipe for Yorkshire pudding using American measurements. Photos and useful tips are included!
If you're looking for a great recipe for grilled lobster tails, this is it! This article includes step-by-step instructions, along with photos.
Looking for a great vacation cabin in the Pigeon Forge or Gatlinburg area, near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park? If so, read this! This review includes great information and photos!
If you enjoy painting but just aren't inspired, check out these painting ideas. Lots of photographs are included!
Do you keep firearms in your home? Do you want your kids to learn to handle guns safely? If so, read this article! Informative videos are included.
Which dog breeds live the longest, and should longevity be an important consideration when choosing a canine to add to your family?
Check out these fall decorating items that you can make yourself. Lots of photos are included!
Get these easy tips for painting on wood and for creating a faux barn wood finish! Lots of photos are included.
Learn the ins and outs of fishing at the pier located at Fort Clinch State Park on Amelia Island, Florida. Included are tips on baits, best spots, and tactics, along with photos and videos.
Check out these tips for making a twig chandelier. Videos, photos, and information on best natural materials are included.
Use these simple tips and ideas to make your small room look and feel larger. Photos and videos included.
Learn to make delicious and unique BBQ sauce from scratch! Easy directions and photos are included.
Learn how to make a beautiful deco mesh or geo mesh wreath! Included are easy instructions, photos, videos, tips, and ideas.
If you've been scheduled for a nuclear stress test and chemical stress test, you're probably curious about the procedure. I recently had both, and in this article, I provide all the details!
Meet our Great Dane puppies and watch them grow through photos! Information on the best puppy food for large dog breeds is included, along with videos and lots of Great Dane puppy pictures!
Love the look of reclaimed wood furniture but don't have access to old wood? Create your own with faux finishes! Lots of tips, ideas, and photos are included here.
Learn how to get a great vintage look with crackle medium! Try my tips and ideas that are fun and easy. Photos included.
Check out these ideas and tips for chalk paint projects! Lots of photos are included.
If you're curious about DIY chalk paint furniture, check out this article! Instructions, tips, and photos included.
If you're on a low carb diet and miss breads and desserts, don't despair! Try this amazing low carb flour and baking mix made from wheat! Photos included.
This is an awesome recipe for pork loin roast! It’s marinated in a brining solution, rubbed with a wet rub, and smoked over pecan wood. Easy-to-follow instructions and photos are included.
Get some great party food ideas here! Seafood recipes, easy finger foods, and lots of photos are included.
Read all about grapes here – different varieties, health benefits, and identifying wild grapes. Also, read about an amazing new grape that tastes like cotton candy! Watch the informative videos!
Learn the advantages and disadvantages of several types of dog collars from a former dog trainer.
If you need essay help with Beowulf, read this! Essay topics are suggested, along with tips for creating an essay outline. Written by a retired teacher of English literature.
Provided here are good essay topics based on the works of Thomas Hardy. Written by a retired British literature teacher.
Learn more about The Conjuring true story, along with reviews of the movie. Trailers and video interviews are included.
Many ideas for housewarming gifts are offered - suggestions for personalized gifts, traditional gifts, and unique gifts. How-to instructions and video for how to make a gift basket are here, too!
Tips for feeding and watering a dog with megaesophagus are provided here. Photos and videos are included.
An overview of dog pneumonia and our experience with the condition. Our three-week-old Great Dane puppy is recovering well from pneumonia now, due to antibiotics and good supportive care. Photos and videos included.
Our experience with breeding dogs and raising puppies is explained in this article. Videos, photos, and links to other helpful articles are included.
An overview of megaesophagus in dogs and our experience with Kayla, a Great Dane. Videos have been added, including several showing dogs eating in a Bailey Chair.
Important information about Naegleria fowleri and meningoencephalitis. Videos included!
This is a wonderful, old fashioned recipe for Southern tea cakes. Photos and easy instructions included!
This is an old biscuit recipe for yeast or angel biscuits. I’m a southern biscuit connoisseur, and these are the best biscuits in the world! Photos and detailed instructions and tips are included.
This is a great read for anyone considering gymnastics classes. Information about the sport, videos, and tips for improving at home, along with what parents can expect, are included.
Ideas for leftover pork loin recipes. Try my pork loin roast slices with orange sauce–delicious! Easy instructions and photos are included.
A great collection here of cat pictures, kitten pictures, and funny cat videos. Information on several cat breeds is included, too.
A brief history of tanka, along with some of my tanka poems. Tips about poems for kids, photos, and videos are included. Written by a retired literature and writing teacher.
Find out how to get rid of fleas, once and for all. Learn about a “secret weapon” that’s cheap, effective, safe, and easy to use.
This is a wonderful recipe for fajitas! It includes chicken, beefsteak, pork, and shrimp. A great marinade and a recipe for fajita seasoning are included, along with photos.
Join in my discussion of Life of Pi! I’ve included a summary and literary allusions, along with my ideas on symbolism, allegory, themes, and the ending.
A great recipe for roasted vegetables, using low carb vegetables. Tips, photos, and more ideas are included!
Tips for renting and operating motorized scooters or ECVs at the Disney World theme parks, based on our personal experience.
Honest restaurant reviews of Boston Lobster Feast, in Orlando Florida. Photos, menu, prices, tips, and videos are included.
You’ll love these summer cocktail recipes! They all deliver the goodness of fresh fruit and/or fruit juices in the form of frozen drinks. Photos and easy instructions included.
My daughter has pyelonephritis, a kidney infection, caused by a resistant strain of E. coli. Learn more about it here!
My experience with a torn meniscus, meniscus surgery, and recovery.
A humorous look at designer dog breeds, including several I’d really like to see! Lots of dog pictures included.
A great Brunswick stew recipe that’s super hearty, spicy, and delicious. Photos and instructions are included.
This is a truly amazing recipe for Mexican cornbread, with cracklings, onion, and jalapenos. Photos and easy instructions are included.
This is the best jambalaya I’ve ever eaten! It’s rich, spicy, and savory, and it’s chock full of bacon, sausage, chicken, shrimp - and my "secret ingredient." Photos and instructions are included.
Read about knee pain, especially from a torn meniscus. Treatment options, tips, knee surgery info, and medical videos are included.
5 wonderful crab salad recipes - all very low in carbs. Tips and photos are included!
Super easy BBQ ribs, almost ready to eat when you buy them. They’re inexpensive and tasty, too! Check out the photos!
This is a truly amazing low carb recipe! It's easy to make, too. Simple instructions and photos included.
A wealth of information and ideas about low carb snacks that are also good sources of protein. Photos and recipes included!
Ever sampled fried ribs? Yeah, I’m talking pork ribs. Check out these photos and recipes!
If you’re searching for diabetic or low carb recipes for shakes and smoothies, check these out! 10 awesome low carb snacks and desserts, with photos and super easy instructions.
Ten great sausage recipes that you can make yourself – no special equipment needed! Photos, tips, and easy instructions are included.
Make homemade sausage! It's easy, fun, and delicious. Photos, tips, seasonings, ingredients suggestions, and easy sausage recipe included.
A great account about strange southern creatures and things that go bump in the night. Awesome videos are included!
A great, fun romp through monsters and mythical creatures from around the world, according to mythology, legends, and folklore. Written by a retired literature teacher.
Great recipes for yellow squash and zucchini, all with low carb counts - even fried squash and fried zucchini. You won’t miss the carbs! Photos included.
This is a wonderful source with hundreds of dog and puppy names. It includes suggestions for big dogs, small dogs, hunting dogs, all coat colors, and specific breeds.
Read all about the health benefits of pumpkin seeds and pumpkin seed oil. Suggestions for uses are included, along with discounts on the seeds and oil.
Great recipe for southern fried cabbage, with some “soul.” Photos and a quick and easy coleslaw recipe included.
An informative guide for identifying and buying used jewelry, especially antique, vintage, estate, and retro jewelry. Photos and videos included.
Tips for improving vocabulary, with 100 words you can use in everyday situations. History of the English language and borrowed words included. Written by a retired English teacher.
Horse training tips for calming a nervous horse, along with tips for preventing a hot horse. Discount calming supplements for sale, too. Videos included.
A guide to face painting and cheek art, with tips, ideas, and photos. Great how-to videos are included, too!
Great dishes made from canned biscuits. These easy desserts and other recipes are delicious! Photos and easy instructions are included.
Correlations between Beowulf and the works of Tolkien are discussed in this article. Videos from historians and archeologists are included, along with an audio interview with J.R.R. Tolkien. Written by a retired British Literature educator.
Three wonderful apple pie recipes here – caramel apple pie, cranberry apple pie, and apple pie with crumb topping. Quick and easy instructions, along with photos, included.
Tips for saving money on beauty pageants. Lots of photos and ideas included!
A review of Rutland Farms, located in South Georgia. Lots of photos included!
Tips and ideas for dog exercise, even if you have a lazy dog. Videos and photos included. Written by a former dog trainer.
Great tips and fun ideas for making chocolate dipped strawberries. Videos and lots of photos included.
Information about breeding Appaloosa horses, based on information from my former veterinarians, from my research, and from my own experiences as a horse breeder. Pictures of horses, including Appaloosas, included.
Tips for how to cook catfish, with a great fried catfish and hush puppies recipe. Spicy sauce recipe, video, and photos included.
Great fish recipes for flounder, although any lean, mild fish will work just as well. Photos, tips, and instructions included.
This might be the best smoked ham you’ve ever eaten! It’s marinated, cooked on an electric smoker, and then coated with a crunchy ham glaze. Tips, photos, and detailed instructions included.
An amazing BBQ pork recipe, with a beer marinade, a sweet-spicy rub, and a recipe for BBQ sauce with beer. Photos and detailed instructions included.
Some great sleepover ideas, including scary slumber party games. Other sleepover ideas are included, too.
School project ideas based on Native American tribes – specifically on the Nez Perce. See photos and instructions for making a Native American village and how to make an easy Indian costume.
Several suggestions for jobs for retired teachers are offered here, including teaching opportunities and other types of work. Written by a retired public high school teacher.
Tips for hosting a fish dinner party or a fish fry, with appetizers recipes, suggestions for party side dishes, dessert ideas, and some great fish recipes! Photos and discount fish fryers included, too.
Different ways to hook live shrimp on jig heads for the most success. Saltwater fishing techniques, tips, diagrams, and photos included.
Great ideas for fall decorations, including outdoor fall decorating ideas, Thanksgiving décor, and homemade arts and crafts. Instructions and photos included.
A wonderful smoked ham recipe! The marinade and the ham glaze make this incredibly yummy. Photos included.
Four great green tea recipes, including a regular iced green tea recipe, a mint tea recipe, a peach tea recipe, and a wonderful diet green tea with citrus juices. Photos and easy instructions included!
Planning a high school prom? Get LOTS of prom ideas here, including decorations, fundraising, prom themes, party foods, photos, favors, and cheap ball gowns.
Check out these weekend vacation ideas, including some for cheap weekend getaways. Photos and videos are included.
10 delicious sandwich wrap recipes, including low carb wrap recipes. Photos and info about low carb tortillas included.
10 great crab recipes, with tips, instructions, and photos. Included are gourmet crab cakes, crab dip, steamed blue crabs, crab salad, fried crab claws, and more.
Information about using fiddler crabs for bait, with tips on catching them. Photos and videos included.
Ten awesome recipes for barbecue sauce, including ideas for BBQ sauce ingredients. Lots of photos!
This is a super quick and easy low carb pizza recipe. Photos included!
Thanksgiving recipe ideas for roast pork loin and smoked pork loin. Instructions and Thanksgiving food pictures included.
My best hot dog chili, with four other great hot dog chili recipes, including vegetarian chili. Step-by-step instructions and photos are included. Enjoy!
Ideas for good gifts for people with osteoarthritis. These great gifts focus on arthritis pain relief and on making life easier for arthritis sufferers.
New Years Eve ideas for celebrating New Year’s Eve with your kids. Videos included!
All about balloons, balloon sculptures, balloon bouquets, and balloon arches. Party ideas and LOTS of photos included!
This is an awesome recipe for roast beef! It includes potatoes and roasted vegetables, too, so it’s a one-pan feast. Photos included.
This article discusses drug abuse in teens, addiction, drug abuse statistics, rehabs, and other drug abuse facts. The information is based on research and on personal experiences and interviews with teenagers. Written by a retired high school teacher.
Suggestions for the best Great Dane beds. Photos and ideas for cheap dog beds included.
A tasty, healthy, low-carb cracker recipe! These crackers are great, low-carb, and diabetic-friendly. Photos included.
Use this guide to determine the best dog bed for your pooch. Photos, discount dog beds, and cheap dog beds included.
Tips for sharing family history with kids through storytelling. Included are ways to make storytelling stories more appealing with photo albums, family trees, personal items, and narrative skills. Written by a retired literature and writing teacher.
Information about crabbing, stone crab season, and blue crab season in Florida, along with regulations, great locations, and tips. Discount crab traps, crab nets, photos, maps, and videos included.
This is a wonderful recipe for pork loin! Recipes for cherry BBQ rub, cherry BBQ sauce, cherry sauce, and photos included.
A beginner’s guide to model ships and model ship building, with useful tips. Discount model ships, wooden model ship kits, and plastic model ships included.
Ever wonder what happened to old fashioned kids games from the 60s? Some of them are still around! Take a stroll with me down memory lane.
Great tips for event planning – barbecues, cookouts, and pool party ideas. A sample party planner is included, along with lots of photos.
This is an awesome recipe for pulled pork that uses Georgia Clay BBQ rub. Recipe for BBQ rub, cooking instructions, and lots of photos included!
Tips for choosing the best pool floats for you and your family. Cheap pool floats and discount pool floats for sale are included, along with photos.
Looking for cheap dinner ideas and meals on a budget? You'll love this one - oven fried chicken, roasted potatoes, green beans, and sliced tomatoes. Photos and step-by-step instructions included!
If you have dry skin, try some of these home remedies for dry skin. Body scrub recipes ideas included!
Check out these great party punch recipes that are rich in history and legend. Photos and instructions included.
A guide to beach chairs: camp chairs, backpack chairs, lounge chairs, sand chairs, and folding beach chairs. Cheap chairs for sale, too.
If you like easy dessert recipes that include the yummy flavor of caramel apples, check this out! Photos and step-by-step instructions included.
Looking for zesty diabetic recipes? Try these Mexican recipes that are low in fat, carbs, and calories. Photos included.
Awesome diabetic recipes! Low carb recipes for sauces, with photos.
If you like Cajun recipes and easy party food ideas, you'll love this recipe for firecrackers! Photos included.
Great tips on BBQ woods, along with a step-by-step guide for how to use an electric smoker. Great photos and videos included!
This is the story of how my husband and I dealt with his colostomy, colostomy bag, stoma care, and several surgeries. I have included personal photos and informative videos, as well.
If you're looking for delicious diabetic recipes, try this recipe for beef short ribs. Photos and video included!
Delicious diabetic recipes for shrimp - shrimp boil seasoning, grilled shrimp, cocktail sauce, and a deep fried shrimp recipe. All these recipes for diabetics are VERY low in carbs. Photos and Cajun shrimp boil video included!
Fishing tips for beginners, for bluegill fishing. Photos, fishing jigs, fishing techniques, and videos included.
This article is about animal cruelty and horse abuse - the practice of soring gaited horses. Videos included.
Awesome diabetic recipes for gravy, country fried steak, mashed cauliflower, and fried squash. Photos included!
A guide to western saddles - kids saddles and youth saddles. Cheap saddles and used saddles offered for sale. Videos included.
Lots of info here about summer camps and summer activities for kids. Videos included!
If you suffer from seasonal allergies, please read this! Information about natural allergy remedies, along with an allergy cure that's worked for me.
Great info about BBQ rubs - rib rubs, pork rubs, chicken rubs, turkey rub, and steak rub. BBQ rubs recipes, photos, and helpful videos included.
Great information about free horses, horse adoption, and owning a horse. Lots of horse photos included!
This is a wonderful Italian meatloaf recipe with cheese. Also included are seasonings for meatloaf recipes. Photos, too. If you like Italian dishes, you'll love this!
Saltwater fishing tips for the Mexico Beach, Florida area. Descriptions and photos of saltwater fish included. Enjoy the shark fishing videos!
This is a low-carb cheesy beer bread recipe. Info about flax seed, flaxseed meal, and flax oil is included, along with photos.
Looking for low carb recipes that don't taste low carb? Check out my orange chicken recipe - delicious! Photos included.
How to do your own nail art. Nail art designs, nail art ideas, nail art supplies, and toe nail art are included. Videos and lots of nail art pictures, too!
Information about the Renaissance and medieval period, with medieval and Renaissance costume ideas. Photos from Renaissance Faire included!
Great party ideas and recipes for party foods: seafood recipes, dipping sauce, cocktail sauce, and seafood sauce. Photos included!
Pork tenderloin recipes, pork tenderloin marinade, cooking tips, photos, and videos are included.
Information about dogs and designer dogs, especially Shorkies. Pictures of dogs and informative videos of designer dog breeds are included.
All about garden decor - garden ornaments, garden statues, metal garden art, and tiki totems. Learn to make glass garden totems!
Great adult party ideas for a cowboy party or western party. Photos, useful links, and videos included!
Should dog bites be treated at home or by a doctor? Learn about dog bite first aid, dog bite infection, dog bite force, and why dogs bite in the first place. Photos and videos included.
Make your own personalized totes, and add bling to cheap purses. Photos and video included!
Great ideas for recycling clothes, including simple sewing ideas and embellishing cheap clothes. Photos and how-to videos included!
An overview of the Victorian period and its effect on Victorian literature. Videos included.
Tips for judging beauty pageants, including baby and child competitions. How to be a good judge and provide constructive feedback along with scores.
Essay topics and thesis ideas about the romantic movement, from a retired British Literature teacher. Helpful videos included.
Hunting tips for beginning quail hunting for Bobwhite. Videos and quail recipes included.
The best squirrel guns and the best ammo for squirrel hunting, plus hunting tips.
Information on saltwater fishing rigs and fishing knots, with how-to videos.
A guide to the best nurse shoes, including nursing clogs, Dansko nursing shoes, and others. Discount nursing shoes offered for sale, too.
A description and review of the best tanning lotion I've ever used!
This is an easy, delicious recipe for venison sausage. This deer sausage recipe makes a tasty entree for any meal!
Looking for low carb recipes for sweet, sticky ribs? Check out these ribs in the oven! Photo included.
Information about pinched nerves, nerve damage, and peripheral neuropathy. Videos by health care professionals are included.
A great variety of baby names, including unique baby names, unusual baby names, Biblical baby names, and traditional baby names - compiled by a retired teacher.
Great fundraising ideas for hosting beauty pageants. Lots of tips included!
Great fundraiser ideas for schools, written by a retired high school teacher.
A great guide to the Jacksonville Zoo, with helpful tips. Videos included!
This is a great slow cooker pulled pork recipe! Photos and easy instructions included.
Easy and delicious pescatarian recipes - tilapia recipes. Photos and videos included.
Information about tetanus in horses and humans, including tetanus symptoms and tetanus treatment, along with info about tetanus toxoid, tetanus vaccine, and tetanus booster. Videos included.
A true story of gruesome murders that took place just down the road from my house.
Gift basket ideas for Valentine's Day gift baskets. Videos about how to make a gift basket are included. Discount gift baskets for sale.
An overview of different types of gallbladder disease and gallbladder surgery, including my personal experiences. Great medical videos included!
An overview of different types of English riding boots. Discount riding boots, including Ariat boots, for sale.
This is an old-fashioned recipe for men-like-it salad, like my grandmother used to make. Photo included.
Horse and rider tips for how to ride a horse bareback. Amazing videos and discount bare back saddles included!
A long list of collective nouns for animals is included here.
An overview of saddles for beginners, with new and used saddles for sale.
An overview of physical attraction and pheromones, including a Mensa video about human pheromones and conditioning.
I just got my new Republican Party pin in the mail today from the RNC. I don’t know why they sent me a pin. I haven’t donated any money to the RNC since McCain was running. I’ve always been a McCain fan and desperately wanted him to get the...
A poem about my mother's Alzheimer's disease.
Safety tips for ensuring child safety with horses and horseback riding. Horse pictures and horse riding videos included!
A discussion about the true authorship of Shakespeare's plays and sonnets, written by a retired British Literature teacher. Quotes and insults are included!
This article provides tips for single parent dating, along with safety precautions for single moms dating.
This is a great oven fried pork chop recipe! The chops are tasty, tender, and juicy.
This is an account of my experience with owning wolf hybrids - German shepherd wolf hybrids. Informational videos included.
A true scary story involving my grandson and a supposedly haunted house.
An overview of nerve pain and nerve pain relief, including shoulder pain and sciatic nerve pain. Videos included.
An awesome smoked pork loin recipe that's foolproof! Photos included.
Great ideas and teaching resources for the Canterbury Tales characters!
An explanation and history of Beyblades and the Beyblade craze, with Beyblades for sale. Videos of Beyblade battles are included!
This article discusses synecdoche and metonymy as figures of speech in the English language. Examples of both are provided.
This article explores racism, reverse racism, and racial discrimination in the Deep South.
This article discusses the Appalachians and the people living in Appalachia. Videos included.
Information about the Appalachian Mountains and the Appalachian Trail. Photos and videos are included!
If you're a pageant newbie, read this before shopping for pageant dresses!
The effects of the Battle of Hastings and the Norman Conquest on the English language are discussed. Printed and spoken examples are included.