Diaries of Henrietta, the Bus (pt. II)

Hello again (Caroline here)! It’s been farrrrrrrr too long since I wrote out pt. I – but between being in and out of service and constantly being on the road, we’ve been simply having too much fun! The last time I posted, we were driving through Kansas – the never ending state. So there’s a […]

Diaries of Henrietta, the Bus (pt. I)

Greetings from who-knows-where-in-the-USA! Caroline here (Leanne’s daughter and employee, for those that don’t know!): many of you follow along with us on Facebook, but if you don’t, here’s the rub! My husband, two husky pups (Fawkes and Dakota, sweetest and cutest in all the land), and myself are moving to Oregon! Moving out to the […]

Healthy Foods: Great Reader Tips!

I have a big email bag full of great tips that won’t all make it to the Hip Tip section because there are only 52 weeks a year, LOL! So I’ve selected some really great ones and have them here for your perusal: *Hi. I operate a home day care, and so have to be […]

Eating Healthy Saves Money

I hear all the time that buying healthy food costs more money. The truth is, eating healthy, in the right amounts, costs less. It not only costs less in terms of dollars in the checkout line, it costs less in terms of dollars spent on your health care bill later. While there is some disagreement […]

More Fiber Please!

Boosting the intake of fiber in the diet should be tops on the list of anyone hoping to improve their nutritional profile. Getting enough fiber in the diet will absolutely keep you regular—especially if you remember the other corresponding component to filling up with fiber—water. Think for a moment about your garbage disposal. In order […]

Snack Ideas

It’s getting close to that time of year when I invariably get the emails asking for snack ideas. It’s nearly summer. They’re coming home. They’ll be whining and they’ll be constantly hungry. So what’s a mom to do? Feed ‘em! Kids need snacks, but not constant grazing. You need to make sure the snacks are […]

DIY Health Care Reform

Dear Friends, Like it or not, health care reform has passed into law in the United States. I don’t know about you, but the debate/fighting and demonizing really got on my last nerves. I found it stressful to even watch news reports on it anymore. But that isn’t what this Food for Thought is about. […]