The ingredients in this easy-to-make side dish are readily available, visually appealing, and so very tasty! Make this corn, black bean, and fresh tomato side dish at your next gathering and watch it disappear in record time. Your friends and family will request it again and again.
Resurrecting Tobias is a novel that will leave you reflecting about much more than just the three main characters who you will grow to hope for and cherish. Reading this is an eye-opening awareness of the human condition everywhere.
The Printing Museum in Houston is filled with interesting artifacts but also offers some hands-on learning experiences via workshops and classes. The resident artist, Charles Criner, produces lithographs in the museum. Tour groups are encouraged.
In this post you are able to view original linocuts created by Peggy Woods as well as descriptions on the documentation sheets accompanying most of the pieces. Learn the process of how linoleum cut art prints (a.k.a. linocuts) are created and printed.
The wild and wacky Art Car Museum in Houston, Texas is a must-see for its collection of crazy cars and modern art. Admission is free! In this article, you will also learn about the largest art-car parade in America, which takes place right here in Houston.
The Beer Can House is a local Houston, Texas folk art attraction. John Milkovisch used flattened beer cans and other items to cover his house, mailbox, fence, and yard spaces. People come from far and wide to visit and photograph this place!
This is a fantastic memoir of Frank McCourt who grew up as an Irish child in extreme poverty. Despite its serious nature there is humor and this is a true story of survival.
How artists portray the people who pay them to create portraits can tell us much about the times and lifestyles of their subjects. View 12 different portraits by famous artists in this article.
These pictures of some of our favorite masterpieces were all taken in the European art section on the second floor of the Audrey Jones Beck Building at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Geometric Mouse X Sculpture by Claes Oldenburg is a public art sculpture located in downtown Houston.
Ben Woitena created this striking red sculpture called "Three Quarter Time" in 1975, and it has been situated in Memorial Park since 1984. It is owned by the City of Houston.
The "Houston" sculpture created by Mac Whitney is located in Stude Park near Studemont in Houston, TX. Installed along the White Oak Bayou, there are hiking and biking trails that extend for 7.4 miles. A community center in the park offers many amenities in addition to other art found there.
Come along for a scenic tour of Galveston complete with pictures and YouTube videos. This article will give you yet another look at what makes this Texan city a special place in which to work and play.
Seeing these life-sized statues of passengers and overhearing their conversations as they would have taken place years ago is like stepping back in time. This and more can be enjoyed at the Galveston Railroad Museum.
Old Red is a beautiful building on the UTMB Medical School campus in Galveston, Texas. It was designed by Nicholas Clayton in a Romanesque Revival style. One of only two national bio-containment labs in the U.S. is located here. There are also some great beaches on Galveston Island!
See the architecturally beautiful Sacred Heart Catholic Church while learning a short history leading up to how Galveston, Texas got its name.
Nicholas Clayton designed this Victorian beauty. In 1923, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Galveston purchased the Gresham mansion. Read on to learn more about the historic Bishop's Palace in Galveston, TX.
The historic Houston National Cemetery with a hemicycle and carillon tower holding 330 bells is amazing! Ponds throughout the space add much beauty. Join me for a virtual tour of this incredible place.
Civilian aviation history is showcased in the Houston, Texas's 1940 Air Terminal Museum at Hobby Airport. It is an amazing glimpse back in time with numerous interesting displays.
Learn about growing perennial Plumbago auriculata bushes and see photos of their blue blossoms as well as other types of Plumbago.
See a photo of pyrite also called fool's gold & learn from where it was discovered. Pyrite or FeS2 has many commercial uses & is also worn for jewelry. It has sometimes been mistaken for real gold.
Using warmed salt water with a neti pot can ease sinus infections and be useful for those who suffer with allergies. Also information about salt, harvesting & its uses.
There are many ideas about how to avoid or shorten a cold if one contracts one. Read about these helpful palliative measures. I've included a couple of interesting videos, too.
Barklice are good guys. If you see barklice webbing on your trees, you can rest assured that your trees will benefit from their visit. Ladybugs are also beneficial garden insects.
Learn some facts about Gastropods aka snails & slugs. They live on land & in the sea. Combat methods are included if they are garden pests + recipes if you wish to eat them.
Wish to unearth your own diamonds? Visit and dig for your own sparkly discovery in this volcanic area which supposedly has an endless supply. Finders keepers!
Learn about Dragon fruit here including how to eat it and even how it is grown.
Would you be willing to dine upon an unusual fish knowing that you would be helping the environment? The good news is that lionfish is reported to taste good.
One should learn the difference between the deadly coral snake & others which partially mimic it because of their deadly venom which can kill in minutes. Learn which other snakes are poisonous in TX.
Many years ago my grandmother had a pink flamingo in her front lawn as an accent piece to her garden. Learn a bit about real flamingos & also kitsch art as well as IG Nobel Prizes here.
Learn interesting facts about these wide ranging seabirds and what makes their foot coloration so special.
Learn about this specific kind of rhododendron commonly called the Coastal or Pacific rhododendron with the proper name Rhododendron macrophyllum. Pics & videos
Learn about the wonderful charitable work that the IKEA Foundation helps to support around the globe. Teaming up with others they help fight poverty, aid refugees & more.
Photos, videos and information about red eared slider turtles can be found here. In the wild they have become an invasive species.
How many trees do you know that have knees? Learn about the Bald Cypress tree here.
Learn some information about these unusual looking nocturnal animals rarely seen by humans.
Learn about the Eschschoizia Californica (California Poppy) which is the California State Flower here. Also learn about remembrance poppies and their significance.
Azaleas are such gorgeous shrubs especially when in bloom. See photos & videos telling how best to care for these beauties.
Respecting alligators & how they live is important particularly so when they share nearby urban environments as well as out in the wild. Knowledge is power!
Learn some fun facts about the Northern Mockingbird here. See photos and videos. It is amazing the sounds that this bird can replicate!
Ideas of necessities to have on hand ahead of time in preparation for hurricanes or other natural disasters.
Fantastic first novel by Jim Mittler which will want you begging to read more! This is a political mystery which will keep one enthralled from beginning to end.
See images & videos regarding the largest zoo in Texas. The spacious Dallas zoo offers not only a great way to spend time but teaches visitors about endangered species & more in a beautiful setting.
Learn something about this amazingly colorful & beautiful bird from Africa & see videos & photos. These lilac-breasted roller birds mate for life!
Remember Martin Luther King's "I had a dream" speech? Suggestions for the 2016 presidential candidates to consider revolving around border security between Mexico & the U.S. came from my dream.
The Spanish Governor's Palace in downtown San Antonio, Texas is not only historic but beautiful as well. Ghost hunters to wedding photo location...see photos and videos.
Be sure you know where you are planting foxtail fern plants so as not to conflict with other nearby plants. They are beautiful and can be lovely specimen plants.
Learn a bit about tandem bikes while hearing the song "Daisy Bell" which was inspired by this specific type of bicycle. That song chorus was a family favorite!
8 photos of beautiful topiaries from 2 locations in Florida are featured here along with information regarding the different subjects depicted.
Cute dog photos illustrate these Valentine's Day musings from old 1950s cards to gift giving ideas and more...even surprisingly...handguns! See what cute cards dogs can make with some mommy help!
I truly enjoyed reading the book Chicken Soup for the Soul Find Your Inner Strength. It is enlightening, empowering & encouraging. If you are unfamiliar with this book, learn more about it here.
I created this delicious meal using many different fresh veggies & a small lean sirloin tip pork roast. Step by step directions & photos included. Bon Appetit!
When visiting downtown Houston, be sure & notice the interesting sculptures that add interest & beauty to the city spaces. Some are in parks while others reside beside tall buildings. Enjoy!
If you like a simple to make delicious cake that is nutty & spicy, then this is a recipe sure to please. The cinnamon, ginger & cloves add a delightful fragrance to your home while it is baking.
Are you looking for a perfectly scrumptious hors d'oeuvre that can be popped in one's mouth and eaten in one bite? These are good year round, but perfect for St. Patrick's Day! We love them!
These delectable cookies are sure to be a winner and probably won't stay around long in your house once you taste them. They are thin and crispy.
This delicious sweet-bread recipe is sure to be crowd-pleasing. When summer squash is in abundance, you might wish to use some of it in this manner. Your friends will surely want the recipe!
Having a can of pumpkin in the pantry along with other staples is handy for those last-minute gift-giving purposes. Here is a wonderful pumpkin walnut bread recipe for you or others to enjoy!
The Grand Canyon State has one of the deepest canyons, an area of the most petrified wood in the world and the tallest cactus grown in the U.S. in three beautiful national parks. See photos and videos.
See what Mount Rainier, North Cascades & Olympic National Parks in Washington have in common & what makes them different. Photos, videos + other HubPage writer's articles.
Each of Florida's 3 National Parks are exciting & unique. See what other HubPage writers have written about them.
Comprehensive National Park tour of California with different articles, photos + videos. HubPage writers are invited to advise me of posts they have written so that they can be added to this article.
Celebrating New Year's Eve can be fun & festive. See cute dog costume photos, fireworks & more. Most of all...Happy New Year!
From flying flags to picnics, parades, patriotic songs & fireworks...that & more is a way that we celebrate the 4th of July in the U.S.. See photos & videos.
Put your collected seashells to good use, and make something that is truly beautiful! This wreath is an easy project that will add a natural element to your home.
Why is California the most populated state in the U.S? Take a look at just some of the attractions & you may have your answer!
Why is this city known as the Sparkling City by the Sea? Many reasons! You may want to plan your next vacation there!
Wish to see the largest rose gardens in the U.S? Come to Tyler, Texas + enjoy the annual Texas Rose Festival. Amazing & so beautiful!
Hold your breath & prepare to be amazed at the death defying feats of these professional divers in Acapulco, Mexico.
We are surrounded by entities that bear the name of this important American soldier, politician & statesman by the name of Sam Houston in Texas. Learn more about him here.
There are endless reasons to visit the most popular tourist city in Texas...that of historic and colorful San Antonio. Come along for a virtual look at the "Alamo City."
Graduating from Whitefish Bay High School during the World War 2 year of 1943 was a bit different. Learn what happened back in those years & see photos of that time.
"Meaningful happens here" is a saying that encompasses much of what is accomplished at the wonderful residential community of the Brookwood Community. Learn what it means & come out to enjoy!
There are so many reasons to vacation in Arizona! Spectacular scenery + mild climate lured Native Americans to 1st come here. People from around the world still clamor to see this Grand Canyon State.
Learn why 60 million people a year flock to Florida making it one of the top destinations in the U.S. So many attractions!!!
This western state of the U.S. has wide open spaces, is sparsely populated in most areas & contains places of breathtaking scenery. See some of the sites in photos + videos.
See why songs have been inspired by this most beautiful of states within the U.S. Lofty heights & spectacular scenery is bound to impress even the most jaded of travelers.
The Ramblas are Barcelona sightseeing at its best! This promenade area has it all, from tapas bars to street entertainment, and is a pedestrian paradise in the heart of the city.
Learn about this highly refined and beautiful art of dressage plus information, photos & videos regarding Lipizzan horses & our Barcelona Olympic adventure.
Learn about Olympic pin trading and its history. See the pins we collected in 1992 during the Barcelona games. Pin trading, while it can be profitable, is most of all fun!
Ready for a great flavored braised pork meal with wine & mushrooms? You will want to make this a permanent part of your repertoire!
Want a breakfast smoothie recipe that is not only simple and easy but highly nutritious? Look no further! It is great any time of the day!
A delicious, nutritious, quick and easy meal to prepare. Prepare yourself for rave reviews!
What? No pasta in lasagna? Enjoy this recipe for a mouth watering & satisfying cheesy herbed vegetarian version.
This tangy light and airy dessert came from my great aunt Alvina. It is an authentic heritage recipe. Enjoy!
If you like the health benefits of eating tuna fish in crunchy salads, then this is a recipe that you will want to try. Enjoy!
Delicious vintage recipe from my grandma, rolled in pinwheel fashion.
Learn about this wrinkled looking fruit with all of the reputed health benefits. Photos & videos with recipes.
Look here for a delicious & succulent braised beef recipe that can be prepared days in advance of a company or family meal.
If you wish to add more healthy fish to your diet but don't want to spend much time in the kitchen, this is the recipe for you!
These crunchy delights deliver a blast of chocolate without chocolate chips. Warning: These chocolate cookies just may become addictive!
Hand-written, delicious cookie recipe dating back to my Grandma's time (the early 1900's).
Do you like pasta and seafood? Take a look at this simple-to-prepare recipe that will have your guests begging for more.
See photos and learn what Wisconsin country life was like for my family in the 1950's.
Looking for a top notch premier hotel on Nob Hill in San Francisco? Look no further! Personal photos, details + some videos.
Larger than Central Park in N.Y., this fabulous San Francisco park would take many visits to see it all. Photos & videos. Enjoy!
Autograph books can bring back many memories when reading in later years. I am sharing some of my autographs from the 1950s and 1960s. Do you have similar ones from the past?
With reverence we walked on the paths through this amazing cathedral of nature. Spell-binding! Photos & videos.
The mountainous Valtellina part of northern Italy is steeped in history & has beauty beyond compare. See photos & videos.
Some favorite things about Autumn. Colorful photos included.
View photos and videos from the famed Black Forest & learn why this area attracts visitors from near & far.
See photos and videos of this terrific family vacation place at the Lake Murray State Park in Oklahoma.
Simple to make and delicious, this is a tasty meal that is meant to be served with bread to sop up all the juices. Step-by-step instructions and photos included.
See photos & videos of my friend's historic town of Herrenberg in southwest Germany. Gorgeous!
A favorite vacation spot in autumn just happens to be the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Learn about this + Gatlinburg in photos & videos.
Located in the smallest state park in Texas this lighthouse has stood for over 1 1/2 centuries. Photos & videos. Also sharing our experiences of visiting South Padre Island in the 1960s.
Learn about the importance of supporting all types of charities for the recipient & also yourself. Also learn how to evaluate charities so that your dollars can be spent for maximum effect.
Hard to imagine such stunning beauty in one place, but Montreux has that & so much more! See photos & videos.
A sampling of beautiful & historic sites in Italy's 2nd largest city with photos & videos.
This walled city dates back to the Middle Ages. Fascinating history & beautiful views. Enjoy the photos & videos.
See why people as early as the 1st century wanted to live in this amazingly scenic area of Italy. Photos & videos are included.
Who would believe that with only 3 ingredients plus salt & pepper this easy chicken entree could become a favorite company dish! Directions & photos.
Olive & Vine is a Houston boutique that sells top-quality extra virgin olive oils and aged balsamic vinegars. Taste before you buy, and learn about health benefits for both.
From high end luxury automobiles to chauffeuring influential people to serving in WW1 on early airplanes & meeting Lindbergh, see photos, letters & videos in this hub.
See sausage trees to cycads on impressive estate grounds & vintage Model T's to a stocked lab while learning more about these amazing men. Photos & videos.
Learn some facts and see photos & videos regarding the brown pelican plus see my original linocut artwork using this bird as subject matter.
Who would believe rest stops can be this beautiful? Amazing!
How many city parks have a real log cabin & authentic covered bridge? Learn about the movie "The Bridges of Madison County" & more with photos & videos.
View grand Victorian cottages, natural features, lighthouses & more via photos & videos while reading descriptions of this fabulous island site in Michigan.
The elegant & historic Grand Hotel has been the location for movies & so much more. See photos, videos & enjoy!
Fort Mackinac was an important military site in the Great Lakes region during the American War of Independence & has an interesting history. Interactive visitor site today. Photos & videos.
Imagine living inside of an Indian cliff dwelling high up in a limestone escarpment. See photos & videos of Montezuma's Castle in Arizona.
2 buttery homemade cookie recipes in this post + a video. Pecan Fingers & M-M-M Good Cookies. Enjoy!
Vietnam war photos, some videos and memories dating back to the 1960s and how it impacted my brother Jim.
These Cherry Winks are so pretty & good tasting as well. Enjoy the step by step instructions & photos.
So much beauty & history in this small Mid-west river town! See a Ulysses S. Grant home & more. Photos & videos.
This oatmeal bar cookie recipe is an old family one. Enjoy some background photos as well as step-by-step instructions.
Chocolate crinkle cookies are delicious & pretty. Learn how to make them by following these step-by-step instructions (plus photos). Yummy!
These raisin molasses sugar cookies are an old family favorite. Step-by-step photos and instructions included.
My mother remembered the days of ice boxes & this family cookie recipe goes back to those days or possibly even further. Enjoy!
Delicious cookie recipe using Wheaties cereal plus other simple ingredients.
Largest Indian pueblo ruins in Arizona dating back over 800 years. See photos and videos of this remarkable site not far from the Grand Canyon.
Learn about the beautiful and hardy Indian Hawthorn flowering shrub for mild climates. Photos & videos are included.
This is one hardy, evergreen, & perennial favorite shrub that blooms much of the year in outdoor southern climates. See photos & videos.
An historic & dazzling beauty of a mission church that is situated on land that changed hands many times...now on Indian reservation. Photos & videos.
Visiting the Desert Botanical Garden is a delight not only because of the plants and scenery, but also because of the tremendous seasonal and special events held there. See photos and videos here.
Like cut flowers that last a while? See photos and videos of these alstroemeria beauties.
Native Americans used to live in this locale not far from the Grand Canyon. See this amazing place via photos and videos. Yes there are walnut trees!
These are the unsung heroes living among us. Learn something about their training & dedication. Pictures & videos.
Photos & videos show the plantation home & tell some history of the 7th President of the U.S. He was a controversial figure to be sure!
Atop Lookout Mountain see gorgeous views, beautiful rock formations & colorful gardens. Photos & videos include Ruby Falls & Incline Railway.
This amazing site just north of Flagstaff is amazing! See photos and videos of this close encounter with bombastic volcanic activity of the past.
See photos & videos of the Southern Magnolia trees and learn how to grow & care for them. The blossoms are spectacular and fragrant!
The scenic stage set by the Wisconsin River winding through beautiful sandstone cliffs & peppered with Indian lore was the original reason to visit the Dells. Expansion now makes this a family centered vacation wonderland for all seasons.
We recently had old slides converted into DVDs. The pictures of Big Bend National Park are derived from them. Enjoy learning about this southwest part of Texas with fascinating history & landscape!
These buildings, which are set against a dramatic backdrop of rock outcroppings, housed soldiers back in the days when covered wagons filled with pioneers were heading west and needed protection from raiding Indians.
Pictures of the "largest living thing on earth" & other sites within these magnificent national parks of Sequoia & Kings Canyon. Some of these sequoia trees existed long before the pyramids in Egypt!
If Clare Boothe Luce was to comment on a soldier's tour of duty today verses those in 1945 what do you think she would have to say? Old Stars and Stripes newspaper article referenced plus videos.
This 87 acre lake within Sequoia National Park dates back to the days of commercial logging and lumber flumes. To learn more about that and see photos and videos of this playground as it exists today, read more.
See this scenic area in Sequoia National Park where native Americans years ago spent time grinding acorns, drawing petroglyphs & where bears would have been catching fish in nearby rushing waters.
That son referred to in this happy exchange later became my husband. Some family history during WWII included plus photos.
Cute wedding words of advice hand written in 1942 as well as the romance between two Drake University pharmacists and the short life they shared...
Not everyone in Texas owns horses & wears 10 gallon hats. However people can experience a bit of the Wild West decor along with slow cooked grub pleasing to most everyone's tastebuds at Goode Co. BBQ.
This article includes pictures and videos showing varieties of iris plants and how to grow them. Read about our experiences, plus other information you may wish to know about this flowering perennial.
Our experiences with the pros and cons of growing the beautiful red tipped photinia plants, including photos and videos.
My mother & I got to spend some time in Santa Fe one year & among other things truly enjoyed getting to see these historic churches. Photos & videos.
From multiple state parks along the Pacific coastline to historic lighthouses to sandcastles, we enjoyed this & more on our vacation in this part of Oregon. See many beautiful pictures & videos!
This northwestern part of California offers spectacular scenery. See photos of pounding surf along the rocky coastline & aptly named Battery Point Lighthouse to magnificent redwood trees.
It was our first thrilling jet boat ride ever, and what prettier a place to have experienced it than on the placid and sometimes turbulent Rogue River in Oregon? Pictures & videos are included.
Traversing the cold blue waters of San Francisco Bay by ferry between Fisherman's Wharf and Sausalito, one will pass by Alcatraz Island and see brightly colored sailboats and other pleasure craft skimming the waves. While Sausalito is but a short drive from the city over the Golden Gate Bridge,...
Experience the largest wildflower seed farm in all of Texas with colorful pictures and videos.
Commander in Chief of the Pacific Fleet during WWII, this interesting interactive museum is a must visit place for history buffs who wish to learn more about the life & times of Admiral Chester Nimitz.
Learn how to grow and care for camellia plants. The show of flowers each year in the winter months is spectacular!
My mother and I enjoyed seeing these historic, thick adobe structures that have stood the test of time. American Indian and Spanish influences are easily viewed in this capital city.
A trip to the lounge called Top of the Mark at the Mark Hopkins Hotel should be on everyone's "to do" list. The scenery overlooking the City of San Francisco and Bay from this lofty position is amazing! Photos and videos.
Handwritten letter from 1921 from a war buddy of my grandfather's after World War 1. Early bi-plane history in the European Theatre.
Swinging on the rustic porch of historic Grandlake Lodge looking at the Rocky Mountains & the sparkling waters of lakes...can life be any sweeter? Lake Grandby is a beauty in Grand County, Colorado.
Also known as bugelweed, this hardy perennial groundcover grows and spreads easily. See my photos and other videos of this pretty plant.
Where we live, crawfish season is a much celebrated event! If you are not familiar, you can learn all about them, how to catch, cook and eat them here. M-M-Good!
This was the first motor route to cross the Rocky Mountains. This unpaved road takes one through various ecosystems and spectacular scenery. Photos & videos.
Learn some history about the Cardinals, Stan the Man, Busch Stadium & the downtown St. Louis landscape with videos.
One can assend this "Purple Mountain Majesty" in a number of ways, from mountain climbing, cog railway and bus tours to auto racing. The views from the lofty top of Pikes Peak are worth it no matter how one gets there!
My memories to back to when the Braves were the professional baseball team in Milwaukee. See info about the Brewers and videos.
What can encourage a child to read any better than receiving a favorite magazine delivered monthly with their name on it? Some terrific suggestions here!
See pictures & vidoes which range from wooded settings, beaver dams, streams and waterfalls to above treeline dwarf alpine flowers on this highest continuous paved road in all of the United States.
See photos & videos regarding Lladro figurines & learn about these charming porcelains.
I am so happy to still have my grandmother's old food mill. Making homemade applesauce and choke cherry jelly is easy, fun, tasty, and satisfying. See videos in this post, then get busy!
This article has tips on how to successfully grow and propagate this showy shrub that often reminds people of their wedding day.
Pictures & videos of the Eagle Dance, Hoop Dance & others which are performed daily by Native American Indians dressed in colorful feathered costumes at the Manitou Springs Cliff Dwellings.
Learn about Alcazar the horse; what my grandfather's WW1 war pilot buddy was doing in Frisco, TX; handwritten letters and what people do with cigar boxes today.
8 wonderful videos and information about this healing approach to daily life. Are you familiar with HoOponopono?
See the finest and whitest of sand beaches along the Gulf coast as well as spectacular sunrises & sunsets. Fort Walton is a playground extraordinaire! Photos & videos included.
Getting to see these large & intelligent sea creatures in person as we did in Florida, one can only hope that manatees will survive long into the future. See the videos & learn more about these gentle giants.
There are many good reasons to wear sunglasses in addition to fashion. Learn about Pterygium, Photokeratitis, Cataract & Cancer Prevention. Avoid many of these conditions simply by wearing sunglasses.
Many photos show my cousin's prize winning Shih Tzu dogs in all kinds of costumes & poses. They are dressed for every occasion & season of the year.
Prior to any leaves unfurling onto the branches of our redbud tree each Spring, suddenly it is ablaze with the color pink. Learn how to care for this beauty of a gardener's delight.
Ice Fishing for Walleye + other kinds of fish enthralls many fishermen when the weather turns cooler & those lazy days of summer slip into the icy crisp days of winter. Soon they know that...
Do you know why one should use a decanter when serving wine? Learn the reasons here. Includes videos.
The black pepper in these delicious cookies accentuates the other spices in the recipe, including ginger, cinnamon, and cloves. These cookies can be shaped into hearts for Valentine's Day, or into shapes appropriate for any holiday.
Learn information and history about Riedel, Waterford, Vera Wang, Orrefors & Mikasa crystal. Includes videos.
My dad taught us how to ice skate on the lake when we were young. See some fun videos and learn more...
Icicles & snowflakes were a part of winter where I grew up as a child. Putting these types of ornaments on a Christmas tree is not only pretty, but brings back happy memories.
My memories of tobogganing with my family in Oconomowoc are good ones as were my mother's of having fun in Milwaukee when she was young. What a great thing to do when snow covered hills beckon!
Learn about the creator of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Today Rudolph is an iconic symbol during the Christmas season & known to many children and adults worldwide.
Snowmen ornaments on packages or Christmas trees bring back happy childhood memories for me of making and dressing these iconic winter figures of the snowy north. Sing along with the videos in this post!
Many of the ingredients going into this tasty cookie recipe are nutritious and healthy. Everyone always asks for more!
During the Christmas season do memories of Sugarplum Fairies & costumed Nutcrackers start going through your mind along with the beloved music by Tchaikovsky as it does mine?
From German cookbooks to knives to chocolates, surely there is something that would please a gift recipient. Videos included in this hub.
Making sauerkraut, probiotics and health benefits are addressed in this hub with photos and videos. I loved that smell of fermenting sauerkraut as a child!
Giving one's children a head start in life by reading to them & giving them their own books can affect them positively the rest of their lives. I have my parents to thank for that life long gift.