7 Health Benefits of Indoor Gardening

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Do you have a green thumb but no outdoor garden? Or, maybe you want to try a new and healthy hobby? If so, you’re likely to enjoy this guest post on the health benefits of indoor gardening. This is the second post here from Dave Landry Jr., who you may remember from his words on Women and Wages last year. Welcome back, Dave! Let’s give him the blogging floor now:


Gardening is good for your health Growing indoor plants may become your new hobby! Photo via Pexels.

Some of us don’t have the space outdoors to create a garden, but maybe we still want to grow our favorite plants or flowers. Even if you don’t have a spacious backyard to plant that dream garden, you can take the floral finesse indoors!

Creating an indoor garden, however, might limit you to plant or floral choices. Not every variety can be grown indoors successfully. There are many…

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Food & Diet

5 Tips On How to Eat Healthy On a Budget

Eating healthy, meal planning, and shopping for groceries can be a real challenge.  I know how difficult it can be to do the shopping and only have a certain amount to spend each month.  I have come up with a few tips on how to eat healthy on a budget that has worked for me.… Continue reading 5 Tips On How to Eat Healthy On a Budget


10 Signs You May Be Gluten Intolerant

Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye.  Gluten sensitivity or intolerance is a condition that causes a person to react after ingesting gluten.  More than 50 diseases have been linked to gluten.  Around 15% of the US population is gluten intolerant. The following symptoms are common for other problems by themselves, but… Continue reading 10 Signs You May Be Gluten Intolerant


Memorial Day Food & Drinks

Thought this was perfect for this weekend! Some great ideas for Memorial Day! This food is festive and fun! Enjoy and Happy Memorial Day!

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Memorial Day: Remembrance, Fireworks, The red, The white, The blue, and above all else… Cookouts.

When it comes to memorial day cookouts, people think the obvious. Classic hamburgers, hot-dogs, drinks and cake.. Amiright? But, that doesn’t have to be the case! You can always do soooo many other food and drinks and I’m here to show ya!

First of all… The Main Course.

Redeye rubbed burgers with Worcestershire-glazed onions

redeye rubbed burgers with worcestershire glazed onions

Taco Salad Flag

Flag Taco Salad - Step 5

Grilled Chicken Fajita Kebabs

Firecracker Hot Dogs

Firecracker Hot Dogs set

Pastry filled with Smokehouse BBQ

A fun 4th of July BBQ dinner that's quick and easy to make. Tutorial at

Next is your… Sides.

Italian Pasta

Pasta Salad (4 of 4)

Loaded Tater Tot Skewer

Loaded Tater Tot Skewers

KFC Coleslaw

KFC Coleslaw is a five minute side dish you'll enjoy all summer long with your favorite chicken and more! Tastes exactly like the original!

Baked Beans

Best Baked Beans for BBQ, picnics and gatherings

Summer Panzanella

My favorite time… Dessert!

Dipped Ice Cream Cones (I made this one ↘︎)


Build your own s’mores

Summer Fun! What a fun way to serve summer's must-have dessert--S'mores!

Summer Fruit Salad

Blueberries, apples, and strawberries make up this light and fresh summer fruit salsa. It is perfect side dish or dessert recipe for Memorial Day, 4th of July, and Labor Day cookouts with it’s beautiful red, white, and blue colors and served with crisp, sweet, cinnamon chips shaped like stars.

Firecracker Cake

Show your patriotism with this Firecracker Cake! The red, white, and blue runs inside and out!! Great for Memorial Day, the 4th of July or any occasion you want to share a little American pride!

Red, white, blue strawberries

Cake Pop Patriotic Flag

And finally… The Drinks


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Colon Cancer Awareness

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of death from cancer in the United States.  In adults aged 55 and older, the number of cases and deaths has slowly decreased over the years.  However, the number of new cases of colorectal cancer in adults under the age of 55 have increased.  These new cases are… Continue reading Colon Cancer Awareness