Recipe – Parmesan Roasted Asparagus


May through July is asparagus season in Wisconsin. This recipe is simple but delicious. The first thing to do is peel, not cut, the bottom half of each stalk. So much is wasted when the bottoms are cut! A sprinkling of Parmesan cheese will give you a little bit of that bite for your finished […]

Text me when you get there


Gone are the days of carrying a dime in your pocket in case you need to call home. Today, texting can keep parents and children in touch and allow communication in ways our grandparents never imagined. Parental concerns about texting have led to the development of apps such as Marimba Chat and Kid’s in Touch. […]

Strong bones keep you moving


You depend on your bones and joints for support and movement every day, but you probably don’t give them a second thought. Your bones act as a mineral bank. The amount of minerals you have on hand changes every day. Some people are making deposits by growing new bone cells. Others are making silent withdrawals […]

Healthy snacks are possible

vegetables and fruits

Potato chips, tortilla chips, pretzels, salsa, cheese and crackers seem to be the most popular snacks that folks serve at parties.  However there are so many other choices that could make your party a hit and get a nod from most health professionals.  Below are some examples. Go Mediterranean Data suggests that the Mediterranean way […]

How do you keep your kids active and stay sane during summer?


It’s a question parents have been asking since summer vacations started. Fortunately, the Internet has an abundance of ideas you can use to keep your kids busy and active while they are having fun. Play life-sized board games. In addition to kickball or lawn darts, take some of your favorite games outside. If your kids […]

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