Life

Seasonings & Spices

Make Zatar an Addition to Your Kitchen

If you are like most people, you have a few favorite spices that you use over and over again. But…

Recipes

The Lentil Dish You Can’t Stop Eating

In the Middle East, India and Mediterranean countries, lentils are an essential, inexpensive meatless protein used in many dishes. In…

Emotional Health

Instant Peace at Home

Take an object you love (or something that reminds you of a loved one) and place it so that the…

Driving

Car Seat Heaters Cause “Toasted Skin Syndrome” Rash

You may love your car’s “butt warmer,” that built-in seat heater. But did you know that it may be toasting…

Apps

Best Smartphone Navigation Apps

Easier to use than the ones that come with your phone Over the past decade, devices to help drivers and…

Cooking Techniques

Best Way to Reheat Rice

Reheating rice can make it dry or mushy. To avoid this, put it in a microwave-safe bowl and place a…

Family

No More Tears in the Bathtub

Hair washing in the bathtub can be an eye-stinging event for little ones even with some “ tear-free” shampoos. Solution:…

Self-Improvement

Homemade Energy Drink

Are you feeling a little sluggish from the time change? Try a healthful, homemade energy drink. Add one tablespoon of…

Clothing

How to Get Black Clothes Blacker

Your black jeans and cotton T-shirts can turn a dull dark gray after multiple washings. So when doing an all-black…

Routines

Ayurvedic Secrets to Finding the Best Type of Exercise for You

To get the full benefit of exercise, you need to do it consistently. If you’re like most of us, one…

Cooking Techniques

Make Room for More Cookies!

Baking often means big batches because treats are for sharing! If your cooking space is like most counter-scarce kitchens and…

Skin & Nails

Get That Smell Off Your Hands

If your hands have an unpleasant, lingering smell from bleach or any other strong, chemical cleaner, wash them with lukewarm…

Skin & Nails

Homemade Help for Rough Heels and Elbows

Make a paste by combining one tablespoon salt with one-half tablespoon lemon juice. Rub this abrasive mixture on rough and…

Cleaning

Cleaning Your Cheese Grater

How yucky is it to clean a grater, especially after grating cheese? Instead, grate a piece of raw potato after…

Driving

For Safer Driving, Put a Baby Photo On Board

Remember those yellow and black “Baby On Board” placards that hung from inside so many car windows a few years…