How to Decode Best By Dates

It usually happens like this…you reach for that overpriced jar of nut butter in your fridge to find out it’s past the best by date…but it smells so good…do you keep it or throw it out? Up to 37% of Americans throw food away if the...

Veterans Day: Share a Hero’s Tale

Today is Veterans Day, a day to honor all the people who have served in the U.S. Armed forces for their patriotism and willingness to serve and to sacrifice for the common good. As veterans risk their lives and leave their loved ones to protect...

How You Can Save Water in Your Home

The earth holds fresh water beneath its surface, but it is being used faster than it is being replenished. Society lives off groundwater, which is our main source of drinking water. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports that the average American family of four uses...

Incredible People doing Incredible Things

Over 800 million people in the world are undernourished. With about 72 billion pounds of food going to waste each year, we could be using that surplus to feed families that are facing hunger. There are always ways to help make a difference with this...

Why you Should Adopt

Each year 2.7 million adoptable dogs and cats are euthanized in America because too many pets come into shelters and not enough people are considering adopting. Adopting an animal not only betters your life but makes a huge difference in the life of a dog...

Waste Not, Want Not!

About one-third of all food produced for human consumption goes to waste. Between consumers, manufacturers, grocery stores and restaurants, approximately 72 billion pounds of food is wasted each year that could be feeding a family facing hunger.   Various organizations partner with non-profits in order to do...

Get to know your Breasts

Breast cancer is still the second leading cause of cancer death in women after lung cancer. Even after all the research, publicity and awareness it still comes down to self-examination and being pro-active. The more you learn about breast cancer causes, symptoms, and treatments the...