Freeze Summer Produce

Freeze Summer Produce

My parents were avid gardeners. Daddy grew up on a Mississippi farm and had a degree agriculture from Alcorn State University. Every summer, he grew bushels of vegetables and fruit in our south side Chicago backyard and gathered baskets of produce from you-pick-it...
Join our team

Join our team

If you are looking for an opportunity to use and develop your skills while inspiring and supporting the spiritual and physical betterment of others – this internship is for you. Read on to see if it is a fit. I’m looking for an organized, accountable, and...
Easy To Do Exercises While Traveling

Easy To Do Exercises While Traveling

For many summer time means time away from home – and that change in routine can sidetrack exercise. Away from home?No access or time to get to a gym?No worries? Check out these no-gym required exercises you can do in your hotel room (they can also be done when...
Help Somebody Cross

Help Somebody Cross

Sunday, Tyler Perry accepted the BET Ultimate Icon Award. Tyler’s acceptance speech was poignant, powerful, and took us to church. If you missed it – watch. If you saw it, you know it is worth watching again. (A transcript of Tyler’s speech follows.)...
Happy National Smoothie Day!

Happy National Smoothie Day!

HAPPY NATIONAL SMOOTHIE DAY!!!!! While I prefer to chew my calories, smoothies are up there with soup and salad on my on-the-regular eats list – particularly during the summer (which also starts today). Smoothies are cool, refreshing, sweet treats that can also...
{Recipe} Mexican Lasagna

{Recipe} Mexican Lasagna

So, one of our go-to weekday meals for the family is a Mexican casserole. A play off lasagna, it is a layered dish using tortillas (instead of lasagna noodles), ground beef (and/or leftover rotisserie chicken) browned with a taco spice blend, black beans and/or...
Sharpen Your Gift(s)

Sharpen Your Gift(s)

What are you doing to sharpen your gift(s)? This question is so important, there content and encouragement is presented in three ways… Watch: Listen: Read: Transcript of video/audio What are you doing to sharpen your gift(s)? This thought/question came to mind...
In the rain

In the rain

In the rain. One of my favorite childhood memories is a playful walk in the rain. My mother and I were coming home from shopping at Sears and Roebucks on 79th during a light but steady cool fall Chicago shower. I was about 7 and wore a Big Bird yellow rain coat with...
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