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A Creative Christmas

The holiday season is a time of joy, and that joy should spill over into all aspects of your celebration. Your decorations should be no exception. Don’t stress trying to make your holiday décor picture perfect. Instead, express your personal...

No Trespassing

I am reluctant to say something of a more personal nature than I typically do; however, I am hoping that what you are about to read may in some way be pertinent to yourself—words that perhaps you need to hear—even...

Gift Giving with Purpose

The holiday season is a great time to practice mindful giving. One great way to be purposeful in your giving is to focus on the person’s love language, which is the way people speak and understand emotional love. In his...

Miracles

Nothing left is what people feel after having their homes flooded or their hearts attacked by devastating news. Morris Goodman can related to losses. On March 10, 1981, his airplane crashed; as a result his body parts were inoperable. His...

Bringing Nature’s Bounty to the Table

Pumpkins, winter squash and gourds are synonymous with the autumn season. They’re in most of our favorite recipes and adorn our homes as the holidays approach. Let the natural elements of the season’s bounty inspire a Thanksgiving table that characterizes...

Wordiness

ABRAHAM LINCOLN IS said to have been honest. In his day, his reputation got around by word of mouth. Gossip about him centered on the same theme: Abe is honest. From the photographs I have seen, Lincoln appeared to have been honest in his emotions,...

The Best Of Both Worlds

They chickened out. They planned to buy and live on a yacht. But after searching extensively along the Gulf Coast for the right vessel, they didn’t do it. Instead, new Mandeville residents Michael and Fran Riggs opted for a  river...

Anyone Care For Veggies?

The heat is on, and who wants to be out in the garden in August? No takers? Even though it’s hot, fresh beans are still possible from a late summer garden. So is sweet corn, tomatoes, parsley, broccoli, beets, carrots,...


Kitchen Organization 101

How to organize yourself and prepare your kitchen for healthy beginnings If you are kick-starting a wellness regime, it helps to optimize your environment to make it conducive to healthy eating. Organizing your kitchen will put you on the right...