Went to the aquarium at Pt. Defiance and took some fabulous pics.
Olive oil has many healthy uses. Taken eternally, olive oil stimulates metabolism, promotes digestion, and lubricates mucous membranes. It can also be applied on the skin as a moisturizer. Olive oil contains 77% monosaturated fatty acids, 14% saturated fatty acids, and 9 % polysaturated fatty acids. But it also contains Vitamin E which is an…Read more »
Olive oil can build strong fingernails and soften cuticles. Soak your nails in a mixture of lukewarm olive oil and lemon juice before bedtime. Put on soft cloth or cotton gloves and allow the oil to penetrate overnight. Your nails will gradually resist breakage and chipping.
Pashka is a Russian dessert during Easter time. It’s made in a flowerpot. At serving time it’s unmolded and decorated with flowers and Easter eggs. Ingredients: 5 eggs, 2 cups sugar, 1 tsp. vanilla, 2 pkg. 8 oz. of cream cheese, 1 stick of butter, 1/2 cup raisins plus 1/2 cup golden raisins, 1/2 cup…Read more »
My dog, Joey loves this soft ball my daughter gave him. He even took a nap with his paw over the ball. His security.
An interesting fact about Lent and the pretzel: Today I learned that pretzels were first baked during Lent because they can be made with only water, flour, and salt. The shape came from a posture of prayer with arms crossed and hands on opposite shoulders. A monk made the dough into this shape, and the…Read more »
The ginger plant’s healing properties are something to celebrate. It’s good for settling stomach upset from riding on a plane or boat to indigestion from a rich meal or a sour stomach. Try steeping it in a cup of tea or chewing on a small piece of ginger. Candied ginger or gingersnaps help ease nausea.…Read more »
I found this in an old cookbook and thought I’d share it. Be careful in your selection. Do not choose too young and take only such varieties as have been reared in good moral atmosphere. When decided and selected, let that part remain forever settled and give your entire thought to preparation for domestic use.…Read more »
Monsignor John Walsh words are something we should all live by, especially in today’s turmoil. He said, “I will live each present moment, filling it to the brim with love. Only one moment exists for you in all its beauty and that is the present moment. Leave aside everything that is accidental and concentrate only…Read more »
My mother-in-law used to bake these for me, and I loved them. She passed away, but here is the recipe. Ingredients: 1 cup grated American cheese, 1 cup flour, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon cayenne, 1/4 teaspoon paprika, 1 egg, and 2 tablespoons of milk. Mix together the cheese, flour, baking…Read more »