Monday, June 29, 2009

How To Make Your Own Beauty Products

When it comes to beauty, you need not spend a lot. Some women will stop at nothing to stay as youthful looking as possible., and that includes paying astronomical amounts for name brand moisturizers, exfoliants, cleansers and toners. Science however, has already proven that the lower cost beauty items available at your local pharmacy or department store work just as well.

Naturalizing Tulips and Other Bulb Flowers: Choosing the Best Bulbs for Growing Non-Native Plants

To naturalize bulbs, it is important to select varieties that are hardy and will adapt to your climate and soil. Successfully naturalized bulbs can turn 25-30 bulbs into large drifts of several hundred over the course of just a few years with almost no effort on the part of the gardener.

Saturday, June 27, 2009

Four Cheese Grilled Vegetable Lasagna

The use of goat cheese in this recipe gives it a bit more of a tart taste than is found in a regular lasagna. Goat cheeses are available in a variety of forms. The most popular varieties are Chevre, a smooth and spreadable cheese and semi firm goat`s milk feta. For this recipe a more spreadable variety should be used, as the feta can be somewhat salty and may overpower the recipe.

But no matter what ingredients are used, a classic Caesar salad is the perfect side for any lasagna.

Saturday, June 20, 2009

Grilled Teriyaki Chicken Skewers with Rice

These delicious skewers can also be made with almost any seasonal vegetable and any fish can be used instead of the chicken breast. Try them with cherry tomatoes, water chestnuts, broccoli / cauliflower or hot peppers. Teriyaki Chicken and Vegetable Skewers are perfect when served with rice or a fresh salad.

How To Get The Best Buys On Everyday Foods

Today, most large supermarkets carry nearly every fruit and vegetable imaginable, and while they are nice to have them available, you pay the price to have them shipped. Items such as fresh berries are nice to have fresh for recipes during the winter, but at a cost of four to five dollars for a just a handful, it is more economical to buy a large bag of frozen berries for the same amount or even less money. The same applies to seasonal vegetables. If for a winter supper you plan on having

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Edible Landscaping: Eating From the Earth

"He causeth the earth to grow grass to grow for the cattle, and herbs for the service to man; that he may bring forth food from the earth." Psalm 104

So why not enjoy what has been provided for us.

100 Mile Dieting: How We Can All Benefit by Eating Locally Grown Foods

Forget diets with alluring names like Hollywood, LA or Mediterranean. It`s time to put your own hometown on the map.

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Simple Ways to Cut Your Weekly Grocery Bill in Half

With our economy in the state its in, it is becoming harder and harder for families to purchase groceries while staying within their weekly budget. Here are some simple ways to cut your bill in half.