Articles by admin

Loom Bands

Loom bands are small colorful rubber bands.  They are woven or linked together with a special plastic loom and a crochet hook to create any number of different bracelets, necklaces or even figurines. Spend time with your children making loom bands into bracelets, necklaces and/or figurines. [Read more...]

Homemade Tomato Soup

Ingredients 2 tbsp butter 2 tbsp olive oil 1 large onion, sliced pinch of salt 2 lbs tomatoes  2-3 cloves garlic, sliced 1 tbsp uncooked white rice  a sprig of fresh thyme or basil  1/2 bay leaf  1 tsp garam masala  Directions Add to a large pot butter, olive oil, large onion, sliced [Read more...]

Brazil’s Girl Power

If you thought Brazilian women were all about being just beautiful and sexy, think again. According to a massive study of Gender in the Global Research Landscape are Brazilian women leading the world when it comes to a key measurement on science. Brazilian women are moving ahead in the [Read more...]

One liners

Children in the back seats of cars cause accidents, but accidents in the back seats of cars cause children. My girlfriends dad asked me what I do. Apparently, “your daughter” wasn’t the right answer. Having sex in an elevator is wrong on so many levels. 3 people having sex is a [Read more...]

Spice of the month – Harissa

Harissa spice mix is a fiery chili paste or spice blend mix used liberally in Tunisia, other North African countries and the Middle East to flavor all kinds of foods and dishes such as soups, stews, hummus, couscous, vegetables, dips etc. The recipe varies by region and local taste but usually [Read more...]

Pink October

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an international health campaign organized by major breast cancer charities to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure. The campaign also offers information and [Read more...]

Spicy Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup

The soup recipe for last Wednesday in January is a black bean soup from allrecipes.com Ingredients 1 pound dry black beans, soaked overnight 4 teaspoons diced jalapeno peppers 6 cups chicken broth 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper [Read more...]
1 2 3 4 5 10