Happy Valentines Day. Here is a video on the history of Valentines: https://youtu.be/neb7dbPW0Sk In honor of Valentines Day here is an updated re-post of a post I did on Feb 8, 2012. Here are some answers to some questions about flowers and arrangements. How can I extend the life of the arrangement? Some tips for... Continue Reading →
Here is hoping everyone has a safe and wonderful fourth of July celebration.
Happy Halloween. Have a fun candy, costume and food filled night. Here is the Google Doodle Halloween Video to start out the night: https://youtu.be/1PBkkHi_yeQ
I hope everyone has a wonderful Christmas filled with food, family, and friends. Remember to set the scale back a few pounds after all the food consumed on Thanksgiving and on Christmas. Norad's official Santa Tracker is up and running so you can keep track of where Santa is located and how long it will be before... Continue Reading →
To me it would not seem this time of year without the following: Strudels I learned how to make from my grandmother. During the winter I make them more often as they fit with colder, winter weather. Fall foliage Maple trees in particular turn beautiful colors during the fall. Baking Of course there is also the... Continue Reading →
Either October 18 or October 20 is Information Overload Day in 2016. The dictionary* defines Information Overload as: Noun, psychology: an excess of incoming information, as might confront a pedestrian on a crowded city street, that forces one to be selective in the information received and retained. Noun, contemporary: an overwhelming feeling upon the receipt or collection of... Continue Reading →
Pi, or 3.14, day is celebrated on March 14, 3/14, every year. Pi in 1973 was calculated to the 1 millionth digit. In 2011 Pi was calculated to the ten trillionth digit, and in 2013 it was calculated to the 12.1 trillionth digit. There is also a website devoted to PiDay: http://www.piday.org/