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 »
B vitamins are important for energy and nerve health. The most famous of them is Folic Acid that obstetricians recommend to pregnant women to help with the spinal development in fetuses. New scientific evidence has shown that it also helps your brain. Researchers found in a clinical study that folate levels were reduced in people…Read more »
I went for a walk in the park yesterday and noticed the fog creeping in. It looked like something out of a mystery novel.
I saw this fox image on a utility box and thought it was worth sharing.
History in American schools has for years taught that the pilgrims and the Indians sat at a table and enjoyed the feast of turkey as celebrated as Thanksgiving. This is all wrong. The truth is that the pilgrims settled in an area that was abandoned by the Wampanoag Indian tribe because plague had killed many…Read more »