Tag Archives: Going Green

Delicious Fall Foods

It’s no secret that eating foods that are in season is the best way to get the maximum nutritional benefit that each food has to offer. Spice up your menu with the most delicious foods of autumn. Although it’s easy to find fruit all year long, they are often shipped from warmer climates and are read more »

Cool as Cucumbers

The cucumber is one of the most widely eaten and grown vegetables in the entire world. Although they likely originated in the area that is now northern India, cucumbers spread quickly around the globe, and are found in almost every kind of cuisine. Cucumbers are related to melons and squashes, and are almost always eaten read more »

DIY Mattress Tips

Save your mattress from premature aging and serious messy damages with some DIY care and cleaning tips.

The Perfect Boiled Egg

My baby sister is getting married, and as a part of her adventures in wifedom she is attempting to learn how to cook. Both middle sister and I (oldest sister) are culinary experts and adventurers, and we received an email from our baby sister yesterday with her newest cooking discovery, how to perfectly boil an read more »

How to Clean Your Coffee Pot

When you think of the dirtiest places in the house, you don’t often think of your coffee maker. However these amazing machines are great places to brew more than coffee. The back area of the pot, full of warm water, is a haven for breeding bacteria. Instead of putting harsh, dangerous, cleaning chemicals in a read more »

Calcium Soup

Doctors recommend at least 1,000 mg of calcium for adult women and about 600 mg for adult men each day. For most of us, getting enough calcium is a challenge. The most common sources of calcium are dairy products, leafy greens (such as broccoli, kale, bok choy etc) and calcium supplements. There is another source read more »

Why is Flossing so Important

We get the reminder every year from our Dentist to start flossing. Most of us do it for a week or two before forgetting. Does flossing actually help us prevent cavities? Absolutely! Flossing is important to remove plaque, which is the white build up between the teeth. Plaque contains over 400 different species of bacteria read more »

Meatless Monday Corn Chowder Recipe

Snow is falling and it’s the perfect time of year for heavy, warming soups. In honor of meatless Mondays, I’ll share my delicious vegetarian corn chowder recipe. Ingredients: 2 (12 ounce) cans of corn kernels 3 medium potatoes, diced 1 large onion, diced 1 clove garlic 3 cups vegetable broth 1 chili pepper, minced (more read more »

How to Get Things for Free

They say that nothing in life is free, but what if that’s not always the case?

Litter in Cities

When did it become cool to litter in cities? Recently I completed a six month tour around the world visiting 8 countries. During my trip, I saw so many variations of environments; cities, suburbs, ancient ruins, mountainous regions, glacier zones, deserts, plains, and heaps of water fronts (beaches, lakes, waterfalls, rapids, etc.). I witnessed so read more »