As you've probably noticed, I have been making a lot of different frittatas lately. I like them because they so flexible in what you can use in them, can be eaten warm or cold and usually taste great.
This week, I tried baking them in single serving half pint glass jars instead of a pie plate. This turned out to be a great idea, since now they can easily be taken for breakfast on my trip to wo...
December 22, 2014 - 8:11am
Americans are finding more satisfaction from saving money than spending money, according to The Gallup Economy and Personal Finance poll. Their results indicated that, on average, Americans prefer to save (62 percent) versus spend (34 percent).
However, the poll also found that people are not acting on this desire. So the looming question is: How can we become savers? Here are some tips.
December 17, 2014 - 1:21pm
Healthy Thinking Minnesota
I grew up not knowing the real origin of Christmas. Our family still celebrated Christmas (and Hanukkah) with presents and decorations, food and fun. But I wasnt familiar with the story of Jesus birth, which as the saying goes is the reason for the season.
Fast forward to early adulthood, where Id begun to read the Bible and practice spiritual healing through Christian Science. I ...
December 17, 2014 - 10:53am
She didn't want to be weighed in front of her entire gym class, so 13-year-old Ireland Hobart Hoch said no. But instead of respect for her decision, what she got was a visit to the principal's office.
Her response to all the tsk-tsking, as reported in the Des Moines (Iowa) Register: "I really wasn't comfortable with anybody but my mom and doctor knowing my weight. For another person to know - ...
December 10, 2014 - 9:50am
Save Local Now
Keri Senderak, Director of Marketing and Communications at Save Local Now, was interviewed on the importance of supporting local. See her full interview here.
Why is buying local so important to businesses and the economy as a whole?
At the most basic level, buying local ensures that more money stays in the community. In fact, for every $100 spent at a locally-owned store, $45 remains in the ...
December 10, 2014 - 7:27am
The Minnesota Bashaw Blog
With Thanksgiving in the rear view mirror the big talk was thoughts about shopping on Thanksgiving. I heard people say things like, it takes away from the reason of the holiday. I love it and get super excited to shop every year. I skip all the lines and do all my shopping online.
Is shopping on Thanksgiving a good thing for everyone? Even though I like it, my better judgement says no. Here's...
November 29, 2014 - 9:52am
Over the past couple of days, Buffalo, NY and northwestern New York have been experiencing lake effect snow of epic proportions. As the band rolls through (as seen above), people have been stuck on roadways and stranded in their homes for hours to even a day and counting now as seen below.
With a couple of snow totals coming in, places are ranging from 5 to 5.5 feet of snow around the B...
November 20, 2014 - 2:51am