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Thursday, Oct 02, 2014

Lifestyle Stories

Happy memories can inspire genealogy research

My friend and fellow genealogist Pamela Treme has been trapped in her house for two months recuperating from ankle surgery. In a recent Facebook post, she told us all just how bored she was, announcing she had learned that for years she had been tyi...
Updated: 1 months ago

Don’t surrender papayas to fruit flies

Q: Every day I go outside to spot check my plants and trees. Today I was looking over my largest papaya tree, which is in a large container and is about 8 feet tall.
Updated: 1 months ago

Use foods with fiber to keep cholesterol low

Q: Are there any good foods for lowering cholesterol or keeping it low? I know there’s a history in my family of problems, and I’d rather change my diet than end up on medications.
Updated: 1 months ago
What’s Blooming in the Bette S. Walker Discovery Garden?

What’s Blooming in the Bette S. Walker Discovery Garden?

Resurrection fern
Updated: 1 months ago
Back to school means planning ahead for healthy meals

Back to school means planning ahead for healthy meals

Summer raced by so quickly this year, it deserves a hefty speeding ticket.
Updated: 1 months ago

Slaves’ marriage records are now online

Newspapers and television news stations carry stories or commentaries about gay marriage rights nearly every day now. The question of who can legally marry is once again a hot topic, as it was when the slaves were freed in the 1860s, and when the civ...
Updated: 1 months ago
How Does Your Garden Grow? ‘Be patient and consistent’

How Does Your Garden Grow? ‘Be patient and consistent’

JERRY AND KAREN HUMPHREY, VALRICO
Updated: 1 months ago

Savory “On-the-Run” Mini Quiches

Makes 12 individual portions
Updated: 1 months ago

Thawed mayhaw may have to go unused

Q: We brought some mayhaw juice back from a visit to Georgia. It was frozen when we left there, but thawed by the time we arrived home. How long do I have to use it? I brought it to make jelly, but I’m not sure I have time right now.
Updated: 1 months ago

Pumpkin Pancakes with Chocolate Chips or Fruit

Makes about 6 servings
Updated: 1 months ago