Muffins are very easy to make. Mix the liquid ingredients into the dry ingredients and hand stir lightly. Usually, you only need to stir them about 12-15 times. The batter will be very lumpy but that is the way it should be. Muffins are one thing you don't want to over-mix... More >>
...You discreetly open one eye and scan the room. Maybe if you don't move they will think you are still sleeping. Crash! The door flies open, the scrambled eggs go airborne and you know they have found you out! There they stand in the doorway - your family, grinning from ear to ear. It's another Mother's Day and once again they are treating you like a goddess- bringing you a tray full of burnt offerings (known in our culture as breakfast in bed).... More >>
Spring is here and the steady stream of fresh produce arriving into your local market is about to begin. Some of the first vegetables of spring include artichokes. Artichokes are very healthy and peeling off petals, dipping them and scraping them your teeth make artichokes fun to eat for the whole family... More >>
OK, so the kids noticed on the calendar that Easter is approaching and they want to make a huge production of dying eggs. In the past, the little stickers you bought at the store sufficed, but now they want the real thing. Here are some old standards with a few new ideas for you... More >>
What if I want to use Facebook to log in to other sites and to keep track of friends, but don't want to share my information the other direction?... In reality, it's difficult to just up and quit Facebook completely. You may want to use it like the proverbial fly on the wall that lets you watch what is going on in other people's lives without them seeing or commenting on what is going on in yours.... More >>
Whether you like it or not, your information is available publicly to everyone through online directories. Businesses and advertisers have the ability to easily find this information and then market their products to you. This means that you have never actually "opted-in" to receive these ads. Fortunately, there are ways for you to "opt-out" of widespread information sharing (see the list of more than 120 ways below)... More >>
Toddlers may have to rely on grown-ups to teach them how to tie a shoe and use the potty, but when it comes to knowing how to sit, stand, bend and walk with ease, we can take our cues from these agile little ones... More >>
Interest rates remain at historical lows and new housing stock is priced at its lowest in the past nine years, Here are 11 indicators that provide guidelines as to when it's time to buy an investment home in a new tract development.