Time to Clean the Upholstery?

What’s better than a late afternoon nap on your favorite sofa? What’s more enjoyable than reading a great book while snuggled in an overstuffed chair? Whether you are spending some quiet time alone or watching the big game with the whole gang, soft, comfortable upholstered furniture is usually the seating of choice. Look under the […]

Crunchy Corn Salsa and Fiery Fish Tacos

Ingredients 2 cups cooked corn kernels1/2 cup diced red onion1/2 cup diced red bell pepper1 cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped1 lime, juiced and zested2 tablespoons cayenne pepper1 tablespoon ground black pepper2 tablespoons salt, or to taste6 (4 ounce) tilapia fillets2 tablespoons olive oil12 corn tortillas, warmed2 tablespoons sour cream, or to taste Directions Preheat grill […]


Your pet loves you and you love your pet back. That single emotional exchange is one of the reasons that pets can encourage a healthy emotional mindset, says psychologist Therese J. Borchard. Borchard says the presence of a pet gives structure and responsibility to a human life. Pets must be fed and tended to, preferably […]

Publish YOUR Life Story

Write your life story, then publish it in a beautiful hardcover book to give as gifts. Today, the process is inexpensive and fun with many online websites designed to help you. Photo books are great family mementos and, when you add names and stories, they can tell a lot about your family’s history. If you […]

ROAD TRIP Checklist

If vacation-time means a road trip, a few simple preparations can keep you safe and out of trouble. Check all fluids, including oil, coolant, brake fluid and windshield washer fluid. Check the air filter and battery. Make sure tires are properly inflated. That goes for the spare, too. Inspect the tires to make sure there […]