At Home contains 276 articles
Growing Roses: Triumphantly Conquering Rose Diseases!
Categories: At Home, Mixed Bag

Growing roses just might be in my blood. Both of my grandmothers were botanical geniuses. They loved plants and could grow ANYTHING successfully. One of them, though, loved and adored roses. Her backyard would have shamed the pages of Better Homes and Gardens or Victoria magazine. There were thousands – of roses in every glorious […]

Ways to Eat Healthily and Save Money
Categories: Recipes-Food

Nan, our guest author today, has some interesting ideas about food. I especially like her idea about making our own snack mixes. Lots of them, for instance, have pretzels and I don't like them much. They're not repulsive or anything – just boring. For instance, who would eat saltines unless they were nauseated? Same kind […]

5 Juicer Recipes For Weight Loss and More
Categories: Recipes-Food

Juicer recipes are liquid gold (or should we say platinum? iridium?) for those of us interested in maintaining radiant, glorious health right up to the moment of our last breath. “Everybody knows” that fruits and vegetables are loaded with incredible health benefits – but the only problem is that it’s tough to get enough of […]

Strengthen Your Teeth with a Healthy Smoothie
Categories: Natural Remedies, Recipes-Food

We all want teeth that are as tough and solid as possible. But did you know that drinks and foods with sugar aren't only bad for your body but they also degrade your teeth? Today's guest author explains why that's true and offers a yummy recipe that will not only taste good but will actually […]

Adding Zap to the Lunch Sack
Categories: Recipes-Food

I recently read that some idiotic city had passed a regulation that parents could no longer pack their kids lunches because they weren’t nutritious enough. What a ghastly invasion of Big Government into the lives of parents who should be making decisions for their kids’ lives! I’d be storming the barricades with my pitchfork if […]

How to Make Moving an Environmentally Friendly Operation
Categories: At Home

I haven’t moved in years and just feel sick with dread at the thought of ever doing it again – until I move into my million dollar mansion, that is! :-). Today’s guest author brings up a great point that I had not considered – how to be as environmentally responsible as possible whenever we […]

Reasons Why Growing a Garden is Healthy for You
Categories: At Home

Have you ever bitten into a fresh and ripe tomato, only to wonder how that tomato came to taste so good and ‘real’? Well, you can start growing a garden now and produce your own fresh and healthy tomatoes. Yes, if you want to lead a healthier life, you should really start growing your own […]

The Basic Pasta Salad Recipe Is Quite Simple
Categories: Health, Recipes-Food

Pasta is traditionally made from unleavened dough of wheat or buckwheat flour and water., although there are many new kinds of pastas today. For instance, when you are ready to prepare a pasta salad, you might choose pasta made of quinoa, spelt, brown rice, artichoke, beet or asparagus. And pasta is available in different lengths, […]

Turkey Recipes For The Thanksgiving Menu Are Cool – But What About The Turducken?
Categories: Recipes-Food

Turkey is the traditional Thanksgiving dinner bird and most folks choose it for the Christmas table, too. As a vegetarian, I don’t care what the meat is, but my family does. So here are three ways to cook that poor turkey besides sticking it in the oven. But, first … if you’re tired of turkey, […]

Eco-Friendly Tips For A Spooky Halloween
Categories: At Home

Halloween is just a scrumptious, joyous time of the year. Who doesn’t love the cool, spooky time of ghosts and goblins? Naturally, there must a few who don’t love it but it’s a favorite time for kids and those of us who are kids in spite of our age. I love to curl up in […]