Fun Facts about the Founders Part II

Yesterday I wrote a few fun facts about the Founding Fathers because I love them and can’t get enough of the stories. Today, I’ll write a few more fun things to know about our founders from the book “Lives of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence,” published by Wallbuilders Press, originally printed in 1848. … Read more…

Attention Moms: Find Your Sitter Today – Mom’s Night Out is Next Week!

Soccer practice, ballet, make dinner, clean the house, pick up the dry cleaning, do the grocery shopping, make lunches, go to bed – anything on that list you actually wanted to do (besides go to bed)? So many times, as moms, we give up the things we want to do because there are so many … Read more…

A Brief History of Valentine’s Day

Is Valentine’s Day a Hallmark® holiday meant as an excuse for wives to get a nice dinner or is there some history behind it? According to The History Channel’s website, www.history.com, there is quite a bit of interesting thoughts about why we celebrate this holiday of chocolates, flowers and greeting cards, oh yeah, and expressing … Read more…

6 Tips for Caring for Your New Blooming Houseplant

Plants make a beautiful, simple gift for neighbors, friends and family – poinsettias, African violets, cyclamen, azaleas, holiday cacti, and kalanchoe. These popular choices bloom around this time of year and make your home look festive but once you get them home, then what? Kathie Bond-Borie has spent 20 years as a garden writer/editor, including … Read more…

8 Tips to Treat Your Four-Legged Friends during the Holidays

Over 71 million Americans include some kind of pet as part of their family. According to a recent survey conducted by PetSmart, 72 percent of America’s pet owners will be including the family pets in their holiday celebrating. “The holidays are about being with our loved ones – and that includes our pets, too,” said … Read more…