Grandparents Day: A Time to Honor Those We Love

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Allison when she was younger with her grandpa and founder of Lehman’s, Jay Lehman

Every family dynamic is different, but in my family and most others that I know, grandparents are the leaders. They are the ones everyone looks up to, the ones that take charge and bring everyone together onto the right path, and the ones that begin great traditions and legacies. Continue reading

Candlemaking 101

I’m a huge fan of candles. I love their wonderful scents and their warm glow. My bedroom shelves are filled with half-burned candles I’ve acquired over time. I always thought they seemed like an easy enough thing to make myself, but up until recently I hadn’t gotten around to actually doing it. I’m glad I did though, because despite my lack of experience, the candles turned out great! And it was a very fun activity to do with my mom.  Continue reading

My Favorite Garden Tips

Gardening is one of my all-time favorite summertime activities. I love planting seedlings, watching them grow, taking care of them, and eventually, harvesting the wonderful things they bring to the table (pun intended!). Continue reading

You Can Help Protect Our Pollinators

Planting honeybees’ favorite flowers will go a long way to attracting these vital pollinators.

Bees are vital to our food supply. If we lost our planet’s honeybees, we would lose a way of life. Bees pollinate our fruits and vegetables, and this process is responsible for much of the food we eat. Not only do we eat these plants, but animals eat them, too. Continue reading

Healthy Eating: Eat Well, Live Well

Everyone knows some foods are healthier than others. What some people may not know is that healthy foods often offer benefits other than general well-being for your body, such as increased energy, improved mood, beautifying qualities, and even pain relief. Continue reading