Making Compost From Fall Leaves

Making Compost From Fall Leaves

With the explosion in popularity of sustainable and organic gardening methods, homemade compost has become a regular feature of the home garden. The nutrients and beneficial organisms in compost enrich the soil, leading to healthier plants and bigger harvests. Compost...
5 Creative Uses for Leftover Pumpkin

5 Creative Uses for Leftover Pumpkin

When the fall holidays arrive, many people rush to the grocery store to buy pumpkins, only to throw them away after they’ve served their purpose as jack o’lanterns or outdoor decorations. However, there are several ways to repurpose those old pumpkins, from turning...
Fall Harvest Recipes

Fall Harvest Recipes

PUMPKIN OR WINTER SQUASH SOUP Submitted by Becky F. Ingredients: 2 – 3 Pound pumpkin or squash 3 Tablespoons butter 1 Cup finely chopped onion 2 Cups chicken broth or stock Salt & Pepper 1 Cup milk 1 Cup heavy cream ¼ teaspoon nutmeg Dash cayenne pepper...
Fall Harvest at Farms and Farmers’ Markets

Fall Harvest at Farms and Farmers’ Markets

Submitted by Laurie Floyd Fletcher What amazing items will you find this season? What a good question! The truth is many of the summer vegetables continue to produce into September and even October. You’ll find tomatoes, peppers, zucchini, cucumbers, potatoes, celery,...
Our Fave Fall Apps

Our Fave Fall Apps

Here are some of our favorite apps to help manage your tasks and help your family stay on track this school season! MyHomework Free – iOS, Android Do you need help organizing your class assignments? Check out this great app! MyHomework allows users to track...
World Festivals and Holidays Similar to Halloween

World Festivals and Holidays Similar to Halloween

Without a doubt, Halloween is one of the most popular and widely celebrated holidays in modern times. But interestingly, it is not totally unique. Around the world, people celebrate similar festivities and holidays relating to the spirit world and the super-natural....