Get Your Fireplace Ready for Winter
It's time to give your fireplace a checkup. Getting it ready for cold weather is important for safety and for personal comfort. All home heating systems require regular maintenance to function safely and efficiently.
Have the chimney cleaned by a professional. Chimney sweeps use a high-powered vacuum so no dust or soot enters the house. They clean the entire chimney, check the flue and check the attic for any areas that need repair.
The 10 Best Things About Retiring
1. A happier outlook. Seniors are significantly happier than their middle-aged counterparts, probably because life's big problems have already been solved.
2. Grandchildren. American writer and thinker Gore Vidal once joked, "Never have children, only grandchildren." Grandparents can experience the joys of children but without the worry.
A Thanksgiving Tradition
The Five Grains of Corn
We know that the first Thanksgiving in 1621 was a time of plenty. But we usually don't realize that soon after that came a period which the Pilgrims called the starving time.
Food rations continued to decline through the winter of 1622. The Pilgrims had put much of their hope in the fall harvest of corn, but it was a failure. Later that year, a ship provided them the items they could trade with the Indians for food. Even with that, the food shortage was severe.
Recipe: Roasted Sweet Potatoes
Total Servings: 4
Recipe: Pumpkin Pie Cake
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