I did not grow up eating figs. I grew up eating fruits that were native to Pittsburgh. Mangos and figs were considered exotic in the 70's. Now more fruits are imported, and we have the opportunity to widen our pallets. Let's start incorporating more fruit into our diet. Figs are not only delicious but also [...]
Why Men Cheat (And My Movie Is Available on Tubi)
There are many reasons why people cheat, and the motivations can vary from person to person. Opportunity Lack Of Satisfaction Low Self Esteem Thrill Seeking Revenge Lack of Consequences These are the first things we think of but sometimes, it's much deeper. We fall in love with people because of the way they make us [...]
From Better Digestion to Lowering Cholesterol: The Many Advantages of Eating Dates
Are you looking for a natural and delicious way to improve your overall health? Look no further than dates! These sweet and chewy fruits have been a staple in Middle Eastern cuisine for centuries and for good reason. Not only are they a tasty snack, but they also offer a plethora of health benefits. One [...]
Everyone has their preferences: I don’t like to wear makeup, but enjoy using rosewater. Here is why:
My skin is sensitive: I experience skin irritation and discomfort when wearing makeup due to the ingredients, whereas rosewater is a natural and gentle alternative that is unlikely to cause any adverse reactions. Personal style: Makeup can be a form of self-expression, but not everyone feels comfortable with it. You may prefer a more natural [...]
Little Boys Need Their Fathers
Fathers can play an important role in the lives of their sons and can provide guidance, support, and a positive male role model. Having a strong father figure can help boys to develop a sense of identity and self-esteem and can provide them with the tools they need to navigate the challenges of life. However, [...]
My Daughter Got A Shorkie For Christmas!
I'm not sure if you have seen the videos of Brownie or if you are following his IG page but he has quickly become an extension of our family. He has acquired his own space, his closet, and our hearts! Brownie is a shorkie, which is a crossbreed between a Yorkshire Terrier and a Shih Tzu which [...]
Ego & Pride Will Kill A Relationship!
The term "ego" has multiple meanings, depending on the context in which it is used. Here are a few possible definitions: In psychology, the ego is one of the three parts of the human psyche, as proposed by Sigmund Freud. The ego is part of the psyche that mediates between the unconscious impulses of the [...]
Is Clutter Causing You Stress?
I hate clutter! For me a cluttered living space can create a sense of chaos and disorganization, making it harder for me to relax and unwind. Clutter can also be a visual distraction, which can make it difficult to focus on important tasks. Furthermore, studies have shown that clutter can contribute to feelings of anxiety [...]
The Power of a Boiled Banana!
My grandfather, Warren Johnson was the most amazing small farmer and man I have ever met. He was responsible for 6 children of his own but fed many others for free in the neighborhood of Duquesne, PA, which he loved so much. As a Steelworker, it was cost-efficient for him to grow most of the [...]
Editor’s Pick: The Beginning (What Happened When A Goat Bullied Me)
Editor's Note: This is one of my favorite blogs that Cherie has written. Read on to see if you agree with me. In 1975, the Steelers won the Super Bowl 16-6 beating the Minnesota Vikings and Arthur Ashe won Wimbledon. Microsoft became a registered trademark of the Microsoft Corp. The Vietnam War ended, and a [...]