Snakes, like other wildlife, need a suitable place to live and enough food to eat. If the area around your home checks these boxes, they may take up residence there. These tips can help reduce the chances of a surprise encounter with a snake around you house.
The Food Factor: Tuna Melt Burger
April 18, 2023
This Tuna Melt Burger is great for lunch or dinner, and it's easy cleanup!
Know the Difference: Watch vs. Warning
April 14, 2023
In Mississippi, we’ve taken our fair share of hard hits from severe weather lately. The tornados that ripped through the Delta and North Mississippi have changed lives forever. With hurricane season looming just behind tornado season, it’s important to understand the differences in two common weather alerts: watches and warnings.
4 Tips to Navigate Food Allergies
April 11, 2023
Millions of Americans have food allergies. While some may outgrow food allergies, many others do not. Food allergies are common in young children and tend to appear during the first or second year of life. Check out the tips I use to help me navigate as a mom of a child with food allergies.
What’s the Difference Between Lambs and Sheep
April 6, 2023
Some people use lamb and sheep interchangeably to identify the animal, but they aren’t exactly the same thing. So, what’s the difference between them? Yes, lambs are baby sheep -- that’s the main distinction. But here are some other differences between the two:
The Food Factor: South of the Border Dip
April 3, 2023
South of the Border Dip is quick and easy to whip up. You probably have all the ingredients in your kitchen!
April Landscape Tasks
March 31, 2023
After an unseasonal cold snap in March, spring has officially started and the warmer weather is here to stay– at least for a little while. Hopefully, the cold didn’t damage your plants! Working on your yard is a great excuse to spend time outside now that the weather is nice. Here are a few things you can work on in your landscape for the month of April:
Bird of the Month: Ruby-Throated Hummingbird
March 28, 2023
Everyone loves Ruby-throated hummingbirds! I have fond memories of watching these hummingbirds visit the many feeders my grandparents put out each year. You probably have a similar story! Hummingbirds are fascinating creatures, with their bold-colored feathers and fast-fluttering wings.
What to Know About Selling at a Farmers Market
March 24, 2023
Have you considered becoming a vendor at your local farmers market? It’s important to do some research, check regulations, and make a plan before you begin a business or begin selling your products at one.
These tips can help you create a plan for selling at farmers markets and other similar venues.
The Food Factor: Red Wine Vinaigrette
March 21, 2023
If you like vinaigrette on your salad or as a marinade, give this homemade Red Wine Vinaigrette a try.
Don’t Touch the Daffodils!
March 17, 2023
For a few short weeks, daffodils grace the planet with their beauty and remind us of warm weather right around the corner.
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