Having hummingbird feeders hanging around your home is both enjoyable for you and a boost for these tiny birds who have to eat all day long.
One of the girls with whom I went to high school parents owned a marvelous deli named the Miracle Mile. It was a tiny little place with the best sandwiches around town. Mind you, Phoenix was not a big town in those days but never the lest, the...
When my girls were little, I would often fix fried rice for breakfast - it was fast, easy and contained good things to start their day off right. Sometimes I would fix the rice with shrimp or chicken, sometimes just with a little bacon. But always...
We are not talking about mental health but rather the types of nuts that grown on trees. Having nuts in your diet will definitely make your life sweeter and actually more fun. So let's look at some of the different nuts that are available to us year...
I cannot tell you how often we use these handy shelving units. In the kitchen for extra shelves for canned goods and small appliance storage to the garage storage for storing books, tools, out of season clothing, we use these marvelous shelf units...
It should be mandated that moon should always be full on October 31st - that should written down some where! It goes without saying that the air should be chilly. But, although it has been fun in the past to scary little children, I now think, it...
Hiking, biking, walking or talking, Trail Mix is a welcome companion for the much needed energy snacks. Somix your favorite combination and munch away - a bit of health in your pocket!
5 Best Homemade cookies. These are great anytime of the year, but Christmas time demands really great cookies. Here are my family's top 5 favorite cookies.
What is your favorite breakfast? I describe five of our best loved breakfasts - come take a look
Life is too short - even if you live more than 100 years. Why ket anger and disappointments control your outlook on each day. Let It Go - move on, choose to be happy and live life with joy.
You knows about sitting on tall bar stools - your feet dangle over the edge and your can stretch your legs. Now, put that same height on a patio table and stools and you have a perfect set.
My opinion, but I have used a number of stoves over the years and I prefer gas and Viking for cooking. Here are some of the reasons for choosing Viking ranges.
We have all heard that old saying. In cooking, that saying is definitely true! Spices not only entice the tongue to taste unknown dishes but also tickles the nose with promises of things to come. More than that, they help us remember some of the...
A short story of a travel walk-about in a Excursion - 18 months of tenting on the west coast and loving it.
Where or where do you keep your garden tools? A friend just leaves everything in a side yard - no cover, no organization - nothing! Can you believe that? Really, here you have hundreds even thousands of dollars invested in your tools, and you have...
Everyone thinks about planting flowers during the spring. But I suggest to you, plant flowering shrubs that will last many years. They will reward you year after year with their beautiful greenery and lovely flowers. Some of the shrubs I love are...
We all want to live a long and healthy life but are we willing to do what it takes for most of us. If you are basically healthy then there are simple steps that you can take to make your life healthier and more rewarding. I go to visit my Mother...
Several years ago, I was listening to a morning news TV station. I was taken back with comments being made about cars that could carry 6 people and how no one needed that much space and it should be illegal! I was not happy - who are they to tell...
I'll say it again, if you are a serious baker or cook, you need a heavy duty stand mixer. Baking one loaf of bread in a bread maker is not a serious cook, although it is fun for children. I am not throwing stones at anyone. Everyone starts somewhere...
Let me start with one of the defenses that I know and have used throughout the years. My Mother loves roses. It is one of the few things that she remembers today. She has forgotten her children's names but show her a rose or a dog and she can tell...
Working from home is a choice that many of us make. Writing is always part of any business. Writing tables or desks create the right place and space for you to do your best work.
Writing from home is a joy - or is it? The desk on which you write can help you or make you very, very unhappy.
A simple gumball machine can turni meal out into a lifelong memory for a young child. Don't pass up the chance to create a smile in the future with a smile today.
A truck box is a toolbox or storage box that is designed to fit in or on the bed of a pickup truck. There are various styles and types - all are purposeful and useful, but have a style all their own like the Gull Wing Cross-bed Box pictured to the...
There is an alarming rate of children being hurt by the pounds that are slammed into their backpack. The number of children seen in ER rooms due to back injuries due to overloads backpacks is growing every year. This can be stopped - and very easily...
Sometimes our Mothers are difficult to purchase gifts for - especially, on a day such as Mother's Day. I have some suggestions as I am a daughter, mother and grandmother. There are things that we do every day that could be made easier but we do not...
As the nights cool down after the summer, many of us like to sit out under the stars and discuss the day's events. A fire pit will extend that time into the late fall and winter seasons. Since the pits come with a wire lid, no one can complain about...