For the second week of helping our kids become healthier individuals, I wanted to write about herb planting in the fall. Herbs are extremely easy and inexpensive to plant and take care of and most herbs are completely suitable for children of any age. 1,192 more words
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It’s 9pm, three days into official Autumn, and it’s pitch black outside.
Despite the promise of beautiful crunchy leaves, flavoured lattes and pink cheeks for the next three months, the end of light nights does make you want to a) hibernate b) survive only on a diet of hot chocolate and pasta, and c) do nothing else. 466 more words
Lately there has been a lot of publicity about the dwindling number of Monarch butterflies. My understanding is that an unexpected winter (sleet) storm drastically affected the number of Monarchs this March in their overwintering area in Mexico. 980 more words
I used to be a ‘must have a black coffee in the morning or I’m useless’ kinda gal. Then I had an extended stay in hospital, where even the most hardened coffee-drinker will switch to tea if they value their tastebuds, and came out an early waker and morning tea-drinker. 267 more words