When they say curiosity can kill the cat, they mean it. One bite of the wrong food, and your cat's nine lives could be up! Unlike dogs, who can eat almost anything (and usually will), cats are carnivorous by nature with finicky digestive systems.... Read more
Do the changing seasons leave you a little wistful for summer’s wealth of fresh produce? Then keep the growing season going all year by starting an indoor herb garden! Even if you have little experience with plants or very little space to work... Read more
Have you ever noticed that your appetite tends to mimic the seasons? In winter, we crave hearty foods with potatoes, squash, garlic and onions and other cool-season produce. In summer, we're all about the veggies that have a refreshingly high wat... Read more
Environmentalists have been admonishing us for years to conserve fuel to lessen our impact on the planet. Some of us have taken heed by walking, biking, carpooling, combining trips, or trading in our SUVs for hybrids. While you probably appreciate th... Read more
Are you sick of the same-old cardio machines at the gym? Bored by the treadmill? Tired of the elliptical? Can't stand to do another mile on the stationary bike or another flight on the stair climber? Well, then, it's time you head over to the... Read more
I just joined Sparkspeople.com. I have lost 10lbs but it is at this weight that I plateau. Frustrating as it may be, I need help to break this.
Question, is gardening counted as exercise. I bend, squat, pull weeds, plant flowers and mow the... Read more
I just bought 3 little cacti! I'm planning to buy a few more different varities! Then I am going to buy a larger decorative pot that is a lot wider and make a little cactus garden!
When I have transplanted them, I will put pics on my blog. Now i... Read more
I was thinking about trying a non-miracle-gro approach to my garden. Does anyone fertilize their veggie garden with "organic" fertilizers? Can you do this successfully without using fish emulsion (yuck, stinky, don't even like the thought of it), b... Read more
Warmer weather is just around the corner, so now is a good time to start thinking about a garden. Do you know how good vegetables taste right out of the garden? If you have never tried them you are missing some really good food. I can not think of an... Read more
For those who are limited on space try a Tuppermaid container that holds clothes and instead of putting clothes in it put dirt and plant some seeds then put by the window. You have vegetables and don't have to go to the store for them.... Read more
By Woman's Day Learn how to make the most of common household items, like hair dryers, dryer sheets and toothpicks, when you watch our 5 Ways video series! Each week, we feature a different item that you likely have lying around the house, and sh... Read more
We live in South Florida. It's summer. And it's hot.This time of year, it's 80 degrees at 7 a.m. with 80 percent humidity. It can get to be 90 degrees in the shade by noon. I've stopped complaining about it, and my kids, born int... Read more
Let me start out by saying, I'm not a nature person. I don't like the outdoors, I don't like camping, I don't like working in my yard and pulling weeds. These things have never appealed to me. I do enjoy sitting next to my fire pit with a glass of... Read more
What I intend to talk about in my blogs is Gardening; gardening as Cardio workouts!
As a preface, it is also pertinent to mention that gardening can be done indoors. At anytime, their will be over 50 indoor plants in our house, not a large ho... Read more
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