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Thank You Mom

 May 13, 2018

I ran across this Letter to My Mother and found it very profound.  I decided to share it with you all, even though it is not my original.  I think this letter portrays what we all feel. I have given credit to the author, who is Michelle Kauntz, for a letter well done and well […]

The Gift of Flowers

 May 11, 2018

A gift of flowers is always something great to give at Mother’s Day.  But, not just flowers!  Flowers with medicinal qualities always add that personal touch.  To help in selecting them are some helpful hints. The corn flower.  This flower is a sky-blue flower that has been used to delivery relief to medical patients for […]

Wise Flower Choices for Mom

 May 9, 2018

It has long been known that there are therapeutic properties of certain flowers.  Wouldn’t it be great to gift your mom with flowers that have medicinal uses?  Even dried flowers or their essential oils are good choices. The Angelic Herb is extremely fragrant and there are a number of medicinal uses including digestive disorders as […]

Putting Love Into Words

 May 8, 2018

Sometimes putting our feelings into words just makes us cry as the feelings run so deep.  With Mother’s Day approaching us, now might be the time to put some serious thought into the best way for you to express your love on this special day. I recently found some great quotes that express certain feelings […]

Why Is Mother’s Day Celebrated on Different Dates?

 May 7, 2018

In the UK Mother’s Day doesn’t have anything at all to do with mothers.  It was actually a special day for Christians to visit their “mother” church.  Their servants were given the day off to return home and worship with their families.  Wild flowers were picked on their way home by the youth to place […]

A Gift of Memories

 May 4, 2018

  Why not give your mom something memorable for this Mother’s Day?  This gift would involve an experience, thoughtfully created by you, that can stay in her mind and heart for years to come. I have listed several things that could make that special experience happen. Create a special memory and plan something your mom […]

Gifts for Mom

 May 3, 2018

  With Mother’s Day just around the corner, now is the time to put some real thought into the best gifts to give to that special mother.  There are ways of showing your love without those expensive gifts that don’t really express your true feelings.  I have listed some other things to do or buy […]

Show Your Love

 April 30, 2018

  There are so many other ways to show your love than buying a gift this Mother’s Day.  Do not make the mistake of defining love by the gift of material objects. We often take our mothers for granted, and the older we get the easier it is to believe that we know better and […]

Will FTC End Homeopathy?

 April 13, 2018

  The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is going after the natural medicine system known as homeopathy.  In November of 2016 the FTC stated that homeopathic remedies were lacking sufficient proof to claim they are effective.  The remedies must state there is no scientific evidence that the product works.  The FTC further stated that in […]

Can You Dye Easter Eggs and Eat Them Too?

 April 9, 2018

In many cultures around the world, the egg is a symbol of new life and rebirth. Easter eggs, in particular, are dyed red to represent the beliefs and symbolisms of the Christian Church. Though not everyone is religious, almost everyone celebrates Easter. In fact, dyeing eggs have become an annual tradition enjoyed by children and […]