April is Gardening Month -Time To Get Busy!

Nothing says springtime more than the new sprouts and shoots of a garden. April just happens to be National Garden Month, so gather up those plants and get your hands in the dirt! Many gardeners have spent the winter months dreaming and planning this year’s crop....

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April Superfood – Strawberries

 Many people view superfoods as exotic fruits and vegetables from far and distant places. But, foods don’t have to be exotic to be super. Strawberries are some of the best fruits you can eat, but what makes strawberries so great? The red fruits that you’ve likely been...

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Make the Right Choices for Healthy Eating

It’s called “comfort food” for a reason, as some foods evoke happy memories and help relieve stress. But comfort foods are typically energy-dense, high-fat, and sweets, such as chocolate, ice cream, and French fries. They provide pleasure or temporarily make us feel...

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March Superfood — Green Tea

 Herbal health drinks are nothing new. Today you can find a wide variety in the grocery store aisles. However, there is one healthy drink that has stood the test of time, and it's not as fancy, or expensive as you might think. Green tea has been used in traditional...

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History and Traditions of St. Patrick’s Day

 While St. Patrick’s Day is now associated with wearing green, parades, and beer, the holiday dates back more than 1,500 years. The earliest known feast day celebration was held on March 17, 1631, marking the anniversary of the death of St. Patrick in the 5th century....

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A Senior’s Guide to Health and Wellness for 2021

Article written by Hazel Bridges  The COVID-19 pandemic has sent the world into a tailspin and forced everyone to take a long, hard look at their health. As a senior, we can use this as an opportunity to optimize our wellness. Now that we're further into 2021, let’s...

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Valentine’s Day’s Interesting History

While it may be tempting to think of Valentine's Day as just a holiday meant for indulging in sugary impulses, this day of heart-shaped festivity actually has an interesting history. While today we celebrate Valentine's Day with DIY Valentine's Day cards, gifts of...

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February Super Food – Blueberries

 Blueberries are considered to be one of the healthiest of fruits. These little fruits protect your body against free-radicals that contribute to aging and cancer. Interestingly, the part of the berry responsible for all this goodness is that beautiful blue color....

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