What We are Thankful For

Thanksgiving is a day when we spend time with friends and family over a delicious, homemade feast. It is most importantly a time to give thanks and to acknowledge all that we are fortunate enough to have. Enjoy your turkey, play a game of football,...

Eco-Friendly Table Settings for Thanksgiving

I love the holidays. There’s nothing more satisfying than getting a group of family members and friends together, cooking some favorite foods and enjoying the moment! I even love the prep work. I can get totally engrossed in the planning, cleaning, chopping, cooking and decorating....

How Day Light Saving Benefits Our Day to Day

When daylight saving comes to mind most people’s immediate thoughts are “Yes! An hour longer today!”, “more sunlight!”, or “now it is dark when I wake up!” But the truth is there are many more reasons why daylight savings is good for our day to...

Best Childhood Halloween Memories

Halloween, one of the world’s oldest holidays, is still celebrated today in a number of countries around the globe. In Mexico and other Latin American countries, Día de los Muertos—the Day of the Dead—honors deceased loved ones and ancestors. In countries such as Ireland, Canada...

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...

Why Fall is Our Favorite Season

It is no surprise that Fall is our nation’s favorite season. Unlike any other season, Fall brings us new possibilities and experiences. It’s not hectic like spring, overly hot like summer and freezing, like winter. The crisp air and autumn leaves combined with clear, bright...

What are the benefits of breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding is not easy for every new mother, but there are certainly scientifically-proven advantages to feeding your child breast milk during the first years of his or her life. There's no arguing that breastfeeding is considered the gold standard of nutrition - It has hormones,...