Stevia is the common name for the Stevia Rebaudiana Bertoni plant which is found throughout South America, Asia and other countries across the globe. Stevia gets its sweetness from harvesting Rebaudioside D., an extract from the Stevia plant leaf.
Children’s programs at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library complement this week’s focus on Children’s Book Week, and introduce the many worlds of learning and reading.
When I was a little girl, I found a love for cooking. Throwing in a dash of this, and a pinch of that to make the best flavor combinations, followed by that “mmm” moment someone experiences when they indulge in a bite, or many bites of something I labored over.
Celebrate Children’s Book Week at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library with programs, displays, information, and games.
Marriage can be the most wonderful relationship we have on Earth. Yet when there is a betrayal, it can also be the most painful.
Lactose intolerance refers to the body’s inability to digest lactose, a natural sugar found in dairy products such as milk, cheese, cottage cheese and ice cream.
Books and baking are featured events this weekend at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library, beginning a week of discovery and creativity.
You probably did not know, but November is National Peanut Butter Lover’s Month!
Halloween parties are featured activities this weekend at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library, and begin a week of events for writers, readers, and cooks.
Whether trick-or-treating or attending a Halloween party, most children (and adults) celebrate this October holiday.
Christmas is just around the corner. One aspect of the holiday I dread is when I’m asked “What do you want for Christmas?” That question will start to come out any time now.
The crisp cool air, the golden sheen blanketing the earth, and pumpkin pie flavors everywhere, sends excitement through me. Soups, boots, the countdown to Christmas, but one of my favorite things about fall is Halloween.
Fall in love with the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library. This week the library offers education and entertainment for all ages during the day and evening.
I have been thinking about being intentional a lot lately in my daily life.
Most of us enjoy sprinkling a little cinnamon on our morning oatmeal or use the spice in our holiday recipes.
The friends I have in this town and other places tell me that I bring them a smile, make them laugh and spread joy and encouragement whenever I get the opportunity.
Fall in love with reading at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library. Starting from “Texas,” by Josh Gregory, and going next door to “Louisiana,” by Jennifer Zeiger, a reader can travel state by state, reaching distant “Alaska,” by Josh Gregory, and “Hawaii,” by Joanne Mattern.
When it comes to nutrition for joint health it is all about nourishing the body.
The musical artistry of classical guitarist Peter Fletcher can be heard at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library at 7 p.m. tonight. Light refreshments will be served at 6:30 p.m.
While most people spent their summer lounging, swimming, grilling or texting, I spent my stay-cation working — and I mean working.
The hemodialysis diet is an eating plan for patients who are on hemodialysis.
Hurricane Harvey hit Texas and Louisiana more than a month ago.
Cardiovascular exercise such as biking and running is only one piece of an effective weight-loss plan. A combination of consistent cardiovascular exercise and revamped, healthy eating habits is the best path to cutting pounds.
A process that took at least 2½ years to complete finally came to fruition with the notification that Harker Heights is now a Film Friendly Texas City, as officially proclaimed by the Texas Film Commission.
There’s a new “gadget” I’ve been considering for a long time. There are quite a few different makes and models to choose from, such as: Accuquilt, Sizzix, Cicut, Gemini, Spellbinders and Brother’s ScanNcut (which does exactly what it’s named).
Saturday is a busy day at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library.
The Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library has a special event this week: Library Day at Barnes & Noble in Market Heights.
My family has grown by two in the last month. My husband and I have four children and our nephew is living with us while he prepares for college — and then we decided to add two more children who are foreign exchange students.
For those of you who may have missed it, a semblance of sanity has returned to Central Texas.
Oats have been a staple in the traditional American diet for years, and much like the potato has been under scrutiny.
Last week was a tough week for everyone.
One of my favorite things to do with my husband is make a bucket list of the experiences we want to share together. We have done everything from zip lining across the jungle to taking paper Valentine hearts to nursing home residents.
Fall in love with reading at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library.
Fall begins to usher in cooler temperatures and comfort foods synonymous with the season.
Early Saturday afternoon, I was sitting in my car on Knight’s Way in Harker Heights, waiting for the light to change so I could head across the bridge over I-14.
Where has the summer gone? Classes have already begun in the Killeen Independent School District.
The Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library begins the school year with two programs: Mother Goose On The Loose Music Time, and Sit And Knit.
When you hear “chia,” you may immediately think of the well-known green Chia Pets. However, chia seeds have recently become a staple food in health food stores for their promising health benefits.
Activities at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library balance fun and learning for all ages.
It’s August in Texas and it’s HOT! But the heat doesn’t seem to phase quilters.
A couple of weeks ago, I was assigned to interview a couple of football players at a local school.
As you grow older, an active lifestyle is more important than ever.
Summer is winding down, but that is not slowing down the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library.
With the hustle and bustle of back to school approaching, your family might find it challenging to enjoy dinner together, consistently. Putting a healthy dinner on the table and making it one your family will enjoy is not as hard as you might envision.
It’s always unfortunate when a longtime local eating establishment closes its doors, but I was particularly sad to see Las Casas in Temple close down over the weekend.
Ah, the dog days of summer are here. Last-minute vacations, sweating while shopping in the brutal Texas heat, and purging your house to get rid of the old, making room for the new and reorganizing everything to get ready for the school year.
In our marriages, we often focus on our actions. For example, cooking dinner for our husband or fixing the car for your wife.
Discover the wonder of reading at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library. This is the week for National Book Lovers Day, and to celebrate I am reading a favorite book of mine, “Persepolis,” by Marjane Satrapi, and “Beowulf,” both of which I recommend.
Breakfast is the way to go!
You might laugh — but at the tender age of 27, even us young folks can feel the march of time beginning to wear us down.
Writers and readers are championed this week at the library with activities for each.