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These plants wait their whole lives to bloom once. It's usually spectacular

These plants wait their whole lives to bloom once. It's usually spectacular

Flowering annuals generally bloom nonstop before dying at the end of the year or season.
Claire Nielsen: Healthy recipes from my kitchen

Claire Nielsen: Healthy recipes from my kitchen

From scrambled eggs supreme to a bean dip, there's no shortage of tasty meals on this list.
Skip the mayonnaise for an elevated take on chicken salad

Skip the mayonnaise for an elevated take on chicken salad

Circassian chicken is an elevated form of chicken salad that ditches the classic mayonnaise in favour of a rich and creamy garlic and walnut sauce. Serve with warm pita bread, sliced radishes and pickles on the side.
Do you really have to wait to go swimming after eating?

Do you really have to wait to go swimming after eating?

Did your parents warn you against jumping in the pool right after eating? They were misguided. In most cases, there’s no need to wait at least 30 minutes after eating to go for a swim, doctors say.
PARTIAL RECALL: Week of July 19, 2024

PARTIAL RECALL: Week of July 19, 2024

Free Will Astrology for the week of July 19

Free Will Astrology for the week of  July 19

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Have you ever been given a Starbucks gift card but then neglected to use it? Many people fail to cash in such freebies.
Don't work in bed, and other tips for creating a peaceful sleep zone in a studio apartment

Don't work in bed, and other tips for creating a peaceful sleep zone in a studio apartment

There's a lot to be said for the work/play energy of a nice studio or other small apartment during the day.
A sweet, native and nutritious snack from the garden? Look no further than blueberries

A sweet, native and nutritious snack from the garden? Look no further than blueberries

New plants can take up to five years to produce a good crop, so manage your expectations while giving them the best care.
Claire Nielsen: Feeding our immune system

Claire Nielsen: Feeding our immune system

"Avoiding sugar and eating immune-boosting food is the best thing we can do to for our health right now," writes columnist Claire Nielsen.
Free Will Astrology for the week of July 12

Free Will Astrology for the week of  July 12