February is Heart Health month, which is an opportunity to raise awareness about the prevalence of heart disease-the top two killers in the world are linked to heart and blood vessel problems.
With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, many of us are thinking about gifts. Some of us will go out to eat and others will give a card to express their love.
A kidney stone, or medically referred to as nephrolithiasis, is a hard, crystalline mineral material formed within the kidney or urinary tract.
We come in contact every day with people who we wrongly suppose are performing inconsequential jobs or who shoulder responsibility that should have been given to someone else.
The start of a new year may spark motivation to “get in shape” or to “begin an exercise program.” While a fitness center membership is appropriate for some, others may benefit from working out in the comfort of their home or even the outdoors!
Last July, I discussed how financial strain can wreck havoc in marriage. I offered practical suggestions on budgeting and bank accounts.
What comments does a writer use in his first column of a new year? I ask again, what comments does a writer use in his first column of a new year?
Let’s face it. The holidays are stressful — with the decorating of the house, the decorating of the tree, the gift-getting, the gift-wrapping, the cooking of the Christmas and New Year’s feasts and endless rounds of parties ... the list just seems to go on and on.
This time of the year is always busy. We have work deadlines to meet before the new year, we have gifts to purchase and wrap, as well as menus to prepare and groceries to purchase.
This is my last column for 2018, so I should take advantage of the space and wish a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all of the faithful followers of this monthly collection of words.
November through January boasts a plethora of holidays — most of which are well known and celebrated all over.
While most of us succumb to the routine of picking out delicious vegetables at the local grocery store or farmer’s market, we may not realize the plethora of “unusual” fall vegetables exist outside our locality.
For me, Black Friday is the first day of the Christmas holiday. I don’t usually go out and stand in line for a great sale on a TV. In fact, I tend to stay home and away from the crowds.
November is the time for big meals, Christmas shopping and football games. But November is also a time to reflect on being thankful.
The autumn season not only ushers in cooler temperatures but also many fruits and vegetables unique to the season. One of the most popular fall vegetables is the spaghetti squash. Spaghetti squash resembles spaghetti noodles when cooked and is a variety of winter squash with a mild flavor si…
Nathan Thomas Massey has left the NICU at Baylor Scott and White Medical Center in Temple and is now home with his parents.
Recently I watched the prescreening of a movie called “Indivisible.” Based on a true story, it follows an Army family from pre-deployment to post-deployment.
With Halloween soon approaching, this month’s mascot seems to be candy. Halloween comes in as one of the top holidays (along with Easter) in terms of chocolate consumption in the United States, and recently chocolate has been in the news as select research studies have concluded dark chocola…
So I’m trying to find my preferred music on the radio, which is really not too hard, since I will listen to anything that isn’t gangster rap or country music (well, a little Johnny Cash never hurt anyone), from essentially the 1700s until the 1990s, and I stumble upon a great station playing…
Eating well doesn’t have to mean spending more money or buying costly “health foods.”
When my husband and I first had children, we would disagree on disciplinary actions. I felt he was too hard on our son; therefore, I was too lenient because I needed to balance out my husband’s harshness. The problem was that we were both wrong.
My hat is off to the magnificent staff of the Harker Heights Chamber of Commerce as they’ve been preparing for the “Cheers to Ten Years” celebration of the tenth anniversary of the annual Food, Wine and Brew Fest set for Saturday at Community Park.
Labor Day unofficially signals the beginning of the fall season and this time of year eventually ushers in cooler Texas temperatures and foods synonymous with the season. Fall foods provide many nutrients and can offer a diverse menu for your seasonal dinners.
An emotional support animal is simply defined as a companion animal that has been deemed by a medical professional to be emotionally beneficial to a person with a disability, and that improves at least one characteristic of the disability.
Hand washing is one of the best ways to protect yourself and your family from becoming sick this season.
Insomnia can be cruel. Multiple sleepless nights are even crueler, as one finds oneself thinking certain things sound really great, only to finally get some sleep, wake up, and, to quote the Talking Heads, “You may say to yourself, ‘My God! What have I done?’”
As summer begins winding down, many of us are thinking about back to school and cooler weather.
As we gradually turn the corner toward the end of another Texas summer, classic summer dishes are still on the menu; these selections can be a delicious way to endure the blistering summer heat and enjoy the season.
You probably we not aware, but August is “National Panini Month.”
A couple of weeks ago, I spent three days helping my daughter, Callie, pack up her belongings in preparation to move to a new apartment in Grand Prairie.
Most children dream of what they want to be when they grow up; chief among these dreams are policeman, fireman, astronaut, even schoolteacher.
One of the most conflicting areas of marriage is finances. Therefore, we shouldn’t be surprised when this neutral topic turns into a debate.
The use of dietary supplements has steadily increased throughout the years with reports estimating sales in the billions of dollars.
They say laughter is the best medicine, but I have found over time that smiles can heal, as well.
Summer is the perfect time for flip-flops, shorts and outdoor adventures! Coincidentally, summer is also the best time to change your eating habits.