Which is best: canning, freezing or drying? You may not like this answer, but it really depends on where you are starting.
The days are getting warmer and after being cooped up for so long, I am excited to get outside and enjoy delicious food on the grill.
While enjoying the warm temperatures, I was reminded that it’s time for some spring maintenance on my home.
It’s estimated we use 5 trillion plastic bags a year, worldwide. Here's some tips to reduce that number.
Make good choices.
It’s a favorite piece of advice teachers give their students. It also works well for deciding what foods we eat and how much exercise we fit into our schedule.
These last few weeks have been a treasure for me. I’ve had the privilege of working with my parents in cleaning out my grandparent’s home. Oh, there have been moments of “why did they keep this?” but then we’d find letters from Norway (written in Norwegian), war bonds, gas ration cards, and newspaper clippings marking current events like the bombing of Pearl Harbor. The hats, clothing from the 50’s and bulletins from Extension sharing tips on food preservation and how to properly press a garment have given a glimpse of how the world has changed through the years. The
I was at a meeting recently where some interesting research was shared. In essence, Duke University and the company that makes a tax program reached out to more than 900,000 individuals concerning their tax refund. They included a motivational message or suggestion to save part of your tax refund this year. This group of tax filers deposited almost $6 million more into savings accounts than they would have and at least one fourth were able to save their refund for at least six months. So, here’s the reminder message for all of us: don’t forget t
Kindness in its simplest form can be powerful for the giver and the receiver.
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When cold winter weather is upon us, I find myself enjoying a plan to use appliances to have simple meals prepared when I come home at night.