Sunday, December 15, 2013 11:00 pm
(Family Features) Smiling with glee at the tickle of a toe, flying paper airplanes in the wind and jumping rope in the schoolyard are all signs of a happy and healthy childhood. Yet millions of children worldwide lack access to the nutrients their bodies and minds need to play, to imagine and develop.
Sunday, December 1, 2013 11:00 pm
(Family Features) Nothing says home for the holidays like the smell of treats baking in the oven and a crowded kitchen filled with loved ones. Whether making decades-old family favorites or starting new holiday baking traditions, you can create homemade holiday goodies in a (ginger) snap.
Sunday, November 3, 2013 11:00 pm
(Family Features) Whether gathering to give thanks, observing time-honored traditions or simply toasting to the season, there's something extra festive about winter celebrations. Hectic schedules, however, make it easy to lose sight of what is important. This year, involve your loved ones in all the party preparations and make the season merrier.
Monday, September 2, 2013 5:00 pm
(BPT) - Saying goodbye to summer doesn’t have to be a sentimental ending when you consider it’s also a beginning – the kick off to autumn and the holiday season. The promise of fall is in the air. It’s a great time to dress up your home for fall entertaining; whether that means friends gathered around the television rooting for your favorite team or the ultimate traditional Thanksgiving feast.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013 9:47 am
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 8:58 am
In 2002 a pastor at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church had a vision about the church helping a school in need. He mentioned his idea to the congregation during a church service, asking attendants if they could help identify a school in the Amphitheatre School District that could use their help.
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 4:00 am
Driving through Tucson, one notices an abundance of colorful
restaurant signs inhabiting the city’s crowded streets. Familiar
corporate logos can be found on every corner alongside local chains
and family owned establishments. Not only are there endless places
to dine at, a common theme seems to connect many eateries on these
cluttered roads; most menus are not centralized around a healthy
diet. Between your typical fast-food staples, and the inexhaustible
(although delightful) Mexican venues, it can be nearly impossible
to enjoy a delicious yet healthy meal while dining out.
Wednesday, April 6, 2011 3:00 am
Last year I offered my six tried-and-true tips for producing
tomatoes in the Old Pueblo. Then I was bombarded with very detailed
and specific questions. Yikes! Folks, they only give me space for
500 words while entire books have been written on this topic!
Tuesday, October 19, 2010 11:00 pm
Tuesday, July 13, 2010 11:00 pm
Tucson's Flores family, widely known for its
El Charro Cafés, is now in the dessert business.
Dave Perry/The Explorer, Bianca Difonzo draws a yogurt sample at Orange Leaf Self Serve Frozen Yogurt, now open in Oracle Crossings next to El Charro Café.
Tuesday, July 6, 2010 11:00 pm
Cannas are (circle all that apply) colorful, tropical,
large-flowered, bold, brash, bright, sometimes gaudy, glorious,
short or tall, a glorious garden plant. I hope you circled them
all, because cannas are all the above. Plus very delightful and
Tuesday, August 4, 2009 11:00 pm
August 8 is the day, or rather night, to celebrate a
long-standing, but often overlooked national holiday: "National
Sneak Some Zucchini On Your Neighbor's Porch Night."
Tuesday, July 22, 2008 11:00 pm
Back on July 7, 2004, I wrote that “Palms have Panache.” After
four years, it’s time to revisit palms and how to care for