Begonias are annual flowers that do well in partial sun and in some cases full sun. They are great for both gardens and containers
For some, gardening is a lifestyle. For others it’s a casual summer activity. And then there are those folks who have tried gardening once or twice and ended up feeling like they will never have a green thumb.
Views of nature can reduce patient stress. (courtesy of Eckenhoff Saunders Architects)
Few experiences are more difficult than having to endure a hospital stay. But unlike in years past, you can now educate yourself on both healthcare providers and facilities, much like you would for any product or service.
Retirement can healthy and productive learn how to make these years the best golden years. (Pressmaster — Fotolia.com)
The conceptions and realities of retirement have changed a great deal over the past several decades, giving many seniors misgivings about the future. But your golden years can be happy, healthy and productive, say experts.
A walk-in tub, pedestal sink, and raised-height toilet are key bathroom safety features. (courtesy of StatePoint)
There are about 76.4 million Baby Boomers in the US, according to the Population Reference Bureau. As this population ages, it will become important that features on their houses promote safety, are easy-to-maintain, and last a long time.
It’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping and decorating. But sometimes the best keepsakes are those we don’t spend a fortune on.
Can you recall a time you simply made do with what you had on hand? Perhaps it’s a memory of a meal shared with those less fortunate, or a family heirloom hung on a new Christmas tree. Or maybe you got out your sewing machine and stitched together a personalized gift.
Here, newspaper staff members reflect on such memories of holidays gone by — from chopping down their own Christmas trees and tossing a successful party on the cheap to singing carols by candlelight.