Happy Cinco de Mayo! If you’re celebrating Mexican-style today, don’t forget the peppers. Jalapeno, cayenne and habanero peppers don’t just spice up a meal; they also offer a number of health benefits. Capsaicin, the substance in hot peppers that causes your body to heat up, helps fight LDL, or bad cholesterol; has been shown to [...]
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It’s the height of garden season, and every day there’s weeding, hoeing, harvesting and food preparation to be done. Along with work, parenting and everything else going on in the summertime, gardening can become a chore.
Case in point: last Tuesday. My husband was out of town and I took the day off work to take [...]
When we got home tonight from our trip to the beach, my husband, the kids and I all walked out to the garden to see what we’d missed over the past four days. A neighbor’s dog, who followed us into the garden, seems to have been spending a lot of time there while we were [...]