When it comes to school snacks there are healthy choices
This refreshing salad makes a delicious first course or side dish for warm-weather meals. You can make it up to a day ahead, but add the arugula just before serving for best texture. If you'd like to save time by buying pre-cut watermelon, you'll need about 2 pounds of chunks to equal 6 cups diced.
(NAPSI)—New kinds of tires are putting farmers and drivers on the road to increased safety, better performance and opportunities for bigger markets as well.
ROZSPYNE, Ukraine (AP) — Emergency workers, police officers and dozens of off-duty coal miners are among those searching the wreckage of the Malaysia Airlines jet that was shot down yesterday.
(NAPSI)—Many vegetables and flowers, especially annuals, can be sown as seeds directly into the garden. Not only can “growing your own” save gardeners money on tasty produce and colorful flowers, it can be a great way to introduce children to gardening.
If you’re hoping to get a handle on your high blood pressure you can start in the kitchen.
(ARA) - For bird lovers, the sight of a bushy tail hanging off the side of a feeder means just one thing: war.
(Family Features) Experimentation seems to be the key to a great garden. Where one plant thrives, its neighbor can simply wither away. So, how's a gardener to know what plants to buy from year-to-year? The All-American Selections designation is designed to take some of the guesswork out of gardening.
(BPT) - Having hair that is resilient means it can bounce back from the constant challenges it undergoes on a daily basis. From morning workouts through evening soirees, the key to stepping out with your best hair is establishing a strong, healthy foundation, starting from the scalp.
(Family Features) Fun, frugal and environmentally-friendly, these tricks will help you get a great garden:
ROZSYPNE, Ukraine (AP) -- World leaders called for an immediate cease-fire in eastern Ukraine on Friday and demanded speedy access for international investigators to the crash site of the Malaysia Airlines jetliner shot down over the country's battlefields.
Traveling through Italy is perhaps the most humbling experience for a chef and food lover. Their earth produces the most incredible grapes for Brunello, the most delicate squash flowers to toss with saffron and cream over fresh pasta and porcini mushrooms that are as light and buttery as the risotto they dance in. As we wave good bye to the Treviso Provence and our memories of strolling San Marco Square in Venice, holding our sandals in our hands as we splash thru the morning floods- our second lunch of stuffed pizza overlooking the famed Opera House and our gondola ride with “would be” twin of JR from JR’s Packinghouse, I am overwhelmed with the anticipation of Tuscany’s abundant fields of fresh vegetables, olive trees and vineyards.
(NewsUSA) - Caterers, event halls and wedding planners are gearing up for fall wedding season, one of the busiest times of the year for hopeful couples. Fall guarantees exquisite photo opportunities without the heat of summer -- and the wealth of in-season decorations are beautiful and affordable.
ROZSYPNE, Ukraine (AP) — World leaders are demanding that pro-Russia rebels who control the eastern Ukraine crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 give immediate, unfettered access to independent investigators.
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(BPT) - Fabulous food, pretty presentation and attention to detail can earn you a reputation as an amazing host among your human guests. But when you serve your feathered friends, are you committing a feeding faux pas that you fear may prove unforgivable?
(Family Features) Whether you're looking for a gift to give a gardener in your life or you're looking for some ideas, there's no shortage of new gardening books available. Here are a few books that will plant seeds of inspiration for gardeners of all ages and stages.
(BPT) - While winter gets the rap for being hard on skin, the truth is dry, itchy, flaky skin can occur in any season, and all over your body. When you’re looking for an effective, time-trusted treatment for dry skin, it’s hard to beat the moisturizing power of honey. No beauty ingredient has been around longer or provides more natural nourishment, head to toe.
Unlike most hobbies, backyard birding doesn’t cost a lot, doesn’t take tons of equipment, and doesn’t require that you decipher complicated instructions just to get started. All you need is a backyard or a balcony.
(ARA) - School is back in session and parents and children alike are gearing up for a new year and all the fun and chaos that go along with it. Whether it's your child's first ever school day or the last year before college, it's important to take a moment to check off all the things they will need for a great year - and a healthy lunch is right at the top.
(ARA) - If you love your dog like a true member of your family, you want to give him the absolute best. So when your furry friend seems to have a lackluster coat and flaky, itchy skin, you're bound to feel concerned. It's time to take a proactive approach so your dog can be healthy - both inside and out - for many years to come.
(ARA) - They never counted calories, but they ate flavorful, satisfying food and drank wine with lunches and dinners. The people in countries bordering the Mediterranean have historically been known as some of the healthiest, fittest people in the world. Their diet of fresh fruits and vegetables, wholesome whole grains, and fish and lean meats has long been hailed by nutritionists and health experts as a reliable recipe for weight control and better health.