Author Bio: Chris

Healthy Popsicles

Back in the old days, freezing some juice in a paper cup with a stick stuck in the middle was how home-made popsicles were made.  How things have changed!  Now they’re like smoothies on a stick ...

Is Gluten Bad for You?

Unless you’re living under a rock, you’ve heard or seen a lot about gluten and gluten free diets. Gluten, a protein found in many grains, helps give breads and foods texture.  It’s n ...

Healthier Smoothies

Whether you’re in a hurry, want to shed some pounds or just like the taste, smoothies are a great choice. But you’d be surprised at the calories and sugar in your average store bought smoo ...

Best Photos of 2013

Well, here it is.  A post about photos without any photos!  But we can’t publish any due to copyright reasons.  Still, it’s a convenient list of the top photos from 2013 so you can take a ...

Classic Christmas Toys

What makes a toy a classic? It’s one that remains popular over the decades – even centuries. In these days of electronic everything, these simpler toys still delight. Lincoln Logs These in ...

7 Clever DIY Gift Wraps

A crafter I know makes and sells various sized “pillow” filled with rice that you can heat or freeze and use to ease sore muscles or swelling. At a recent craft show, someone else was selling the same ...