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Enjoy this final month of summer with strawberry jam

Enjoy this final month of summer with strawberry jam

Rather than relaxing during the dog days of August, most of us are frantically scurrying around like the proverbial chicken without a head.

August 08, 2013 2:30 am(0)

Invite some history lessons into your July holiday celebrations

Invite some history lessons into your July holiday celebrations

Every season has colors and hues that conjure memories, and most of us would say that July looks best when dressed in red, white and blue. The flags flutter in the hot wind, banners and decorations adorn our porc…

July 10, 2013 12:11 pm(0)

After splashing around, dive into this tasty dip

After splashing around, dive into this tasty dip

Living in the desert means not only more watering for the front lawn and keeping that vegetable garden growing, but our bodies need hydrating more often as well. The beaches are too far away, but the newly opened…

June 12, 2013 2:30 am(0)

What delicious treats are in your May Day basket?

What delicious treats are in your May Day basket?

I have many happy and vivid memories of the first day of May throughout elementary school. All of the girls were excited to wear a new dress splashed with pastel colors and shiny new patent Mary Jane shoes. The b…

May 08, 2013 2:30 am(0)

Conquer spring sniffles with homemade remedies

Conquer spring sniffles with homemade remedies

Is it Spring or is it Winter? One day we’re wearing shorts, biking along a path in Provo Canyon and the next day we’re digging through the sweater box that we had packed away for the season. In my house, it isn’t…

April 17, 2013 2:30 am Photos

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April showers bring activities indoors

April showers bring activities indoors

American poet and novelist Christopher Morley wrote, “April prepares her green traffic light and the world thinks ‘Go!’” 

April 03, 2013 2:30 am(0)

Easter's tasty delights are quick, easy to pull together

Easter's tasty delights are quick, easy to pull together

With the end of a cold winter in sight, thoughts turn to Easter and the promise of a new season of renewal and hope. 

March 26, 2013 2:30 am(0)

Treasured moments: What memories need some dusting off?

Treasured moments: What memories need some dusting off?

You've heard of Forrest Fenn, haven't you? He's a retired former art gallery owner from New Mexico who has buried a box of "treasure" filled with gold coins and gems. Since he received a terminal health diagnosi…

March 08, 2013 9:15 am(0)

Spice up soups and more with savory jams

Spice up soups and more with savory jams

Aromas coming from the kitchen are especially alluring this time of the year. There's something very comforting about that perfect piece of pork or beef, married with your favorite root vegetables.

February 22, 2013 9:19 am Photos

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Love can be painful, but chocolate is a great cure

Love can be painful, but chocolate is a great cure

Some days love hurts. Store aisles are now overflowing with lacy red heart boxes filled with chocolates, bouquets of pink roses and row after row of sentimental cards that beckon “buy me and show how much you lov…

February 12, 2013 9:00 am(0)

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