Five Ways to Banish the Blues This Winter

Five Ways to Banish the Blues This Winter

Winter can be a stressful time for many people. The short days, lack of sunlight and cold weather may induce seasonal depression. Even those not affected by depression often experience the winter blues, which is characterized by low mood and reduced energy levels. It...
Nearby Holiday Destinations

Nearby Holiday Destinations

If you are looking for the best places to take your loved ones to get in the holiday spirits, look no further. Get your coat, fill a mug with hot chocolate, and get ready to make your spirits bright. Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens Every year Phipps...
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...