How To Buy Athletic Shoes and Which Type You Need

When you’re considering a new exercise routine, one of the first things you need to do is learn how to buy athletic shoes.  When I was younger, I exercised in whatever type of shoes I had on. If I walked during my lunch break at work, I wore my dress flats.  If it was a […]

Healthy Breakfast Smoothie Recipe for a Balanced Breakfast

I’ve been looking for a healthy breakfast smoothie to help me get an extra kick of vitamins each day.  I’m the first to admit that my morning generally consists of multiple cups of coffee.  I usually grab cold cereal for breakfast and head out the door to work.  I figure adding in a healthy breakfast […]

Beneficial Plants for Your Garden To Repel Pests and Animals

Wondering about beneficial plants for your garden? I love gardening but I’ll be the first person to tell you that it’s a lot of work keeping my yard and garden the way I want it. Even if you ignore the raking, weeding, mowing and watering that comes along with owning a beautiful lawn or garden, […]

Removing Cat Odors from the House Quickly & Naturally

Wondering about removing cat odors? We have two cats that I love very much and am blessed to have them as part of my family. Most of the time, I’m very happy having two cats. Occasionally, when I walk in the front door, I’m reminded of one reason having two cats can be a challenge: […]

How to Grow in a Window Box: Simple Tips for Beginners

Have you wondered how to grow in a window box? I hear a lot of people complaining that they can’t have a garden because they don’t have enough room on their property or they live in an apartment with no yard. Posts may be sponsored. Post contains affiliate links. I may be compensated if you […]

Herbs with Health Benefits That You Can Grow Yourself

Herbs with health benefits can be the answer for you in many cases.  I prefer to use something natural for relief when I have aches and pains before I try an over the counter medicine. Herbs have been used for thousands of years long before traditional medications were available.  Many herbs have more antioxidants than […]

Eight Things That May Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer

It seems as though every day we learn something new about how to reduce your risk of breast cancer. I know that I’ve often wondered if I’m doing enough by making lifestyle changes. Or, if there’s something else I need to do to help. Posts may be sponsored. Post contains affiliate links. I may be […]

Making Butterflies With Paper for Scrapbooking or Cards

Making butterflies with paper is very simple to do. There is just something happy and cheerful about butterflies that makes me smile.  While I cannot always see them from my office, I can always add a few paper butterflies to bring spring inside. Posts may be sponsored. Post contains affiliate links. I may be compensated […]

Maple Sugar Muffins Recipe and Maple Desserts for Spring

You’re going to love these maple sugar muffins! Spring in Vermont means that it’s time to sugar the maple trees. If you’re not sure what that means exactly, you can learn where maple syrup comes from.  Or, check out my visit to the New England Maple Museum. Posts may be sponsored. Post contains affiliate links. […]

Planting Trees in the Spring: What You Need to Start

If you’re thinking about planting trees in the spring, check out this post. I’m sharing my experience and what you need to start. I’m in zone 4 in rural Vermont. So, my experiences will be based on where I live. You may need to tailor them slightly for your planting zone. Posts may be sponsored. […]