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. […]

Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble Recipe With Whipped Cream

You are going to love this strawberry rhubarb crumble recipe! I absolutely love strawberries and cook with them frequently.  I’ve tried to grow them several times in our gardens but there is just something about our property that strawberries do not like.  I console myself by going strawberry picking at a local strawberry patch every […]

Healthy Easter Ideas for Busy Families to Enjoy

Check out these healthy Easter ideas to make the most of your holiday. So, Easter is one of my favorite holidays. But, it’s not because of the baskets full of Easter candy. I love the theme of spring and resurrection and new beginnings. Posts may be sponsored. Post contains affiliate links. I may be compensated […]

How to Prevent a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

Have you ever wondered why you keeping getting urinary tract infections (UTIs) and how to prevent them? At 52, I’ve had my share of UTIs and I’ve educated my daughter on the steps she should take to try to prevent them as well. No matter how committed we are, behavioral and lifestyle changes alone aren’t […]

Prepare For Emergency Financial Needs When Far From Home

Have you ever wondered how you would handle emergency financial needs if you’re not at home? When many people think of emergency preparedness, they think of extra food, first aid supplies, batteries and getting the garden planted each year. Those are all very important ways to prepare, but what about financial needs? Posts may be […]

Dandelion Green Recipe and Cooking Dandelion Greens

Do you have a favorite dandelion green recipe? I look forward to the first dandelions I see appear in my front yard. And, if you enjoy cooking dandelion greens, chances are you do too. Posts may be sponsored. Post contains affiliate links. I may be compensated if you make a purchase using my link. Cooking […]

Rainwater Harvesting DIY Projects to Make at Home

Have you given any thought to rainwater harvesting DIY projects? With all of the changes to our world and our weather, it seems like this may make sense. Most importantly, we need to understand water isn’t an unending resource. There are things we can do to help. Posts may be sponsored. Post contains affiliate links. […]