Viewpoint: The Changing of the Guard

This holiday is going to be new and different. We have been moving toward this change in the last two to three years. My mother had stopped cooking years ago and my oldest sister had started taking her place. But this year, the family transition is completely changing.  I’ve had major changes this year and it’s all difficult, but I know wherever my family lands, … Continue reading Viewpoint: The Changing of the Guard

Drink: Peppermint Tea

Courtesy of FeastandFarm.com Peppermint tea is a popular herbal tea that is naturally calorie- and caffeine-free. Some research has suggested that the oils in peppermint may have a number of other health benefits, such as fresher breath, better digestion, and reduced pain from headaches. Peppermint tea also has antibacterial properties. Boil 2 cups of water. Add 15 to 20 fresh mint leaves. I like to … Continue reading Drink: Peppermint Tea

Senior Living: Winter Emergency Essentials by Mary Linnen

Getting ready for winter is really important for someone that may not be able to get out in bad weather.  I think the last Texas winter snow has us wanting to be ready. Here are some things you may want to get now, and you will be off to a good start.  Flashlights Batteries Battery operated radio Back-up energy sources like portable power banks and … Continue reading Senior Living: Winter Emergency Essentials by Mary Linnen

What You See is Not What You Get

By Tiffany L. Burleson-Predom What you see is not what you get…  From as early as I can remember I was labeled as Self-Confident, Bold, Smart, Strong.  I faintly recall my adolescent mind wondering, “What does that mean?”  But, since I never asked anyone I never gained a true understanding of my character-descriptors until well into my adulthood (not sure if this is necessary).   I … Continue reading What You See is Not What You Get