Watermelon Sculptures and Baskets


Extreme artisans – watermelon designers from all over the world competed in the watermelon carving expo in the Czech Republic a few years ago. The 2008 Melounovy Festival had some marvelous contenders. Amazing… Continue reading

Fun Banana Treats for After School


“There is nothing like a bit of “eye candy” and making food look fun and appealing, especially if it is easy to do,” says Maggie on funcraftskids.com. Bananas are a quick treat and… Continue reading

Banana Facial to Erase Wrinkles?


Who needs Botox when you have bananas? For natural glowing skin, Vitamin A in bananas even out rough skin and diminish brown spots. Vitamin B moisturizes, thereby delaying the aging process and gets… Continue reading

Fun Halloween Treats


Some fun ways to treat your trick-or-treaters this year. Cut a cookie in half. Frost the two halves with red icing. Stack mini- marshmallows in between and squish together. Almond slivers serve as… Continue reading

Goulishly Healthy Halloween Snacks


What can you cook up for Halloween?

Fall’s Health-Filled Snack


Want more energy? Eat pumpkin seeds. Want to lower your bad cholesterol? Eat pumpkin seeds. Want to increase the good cholesterol levels? Eat pumpkin seeds. Want to reduce nervous irritability or anxiety? Eat… Continue reading

Prepper, Survivalist, or Just Plain Smart?


I could not be a survivalist of the Bear Grylls-type. I get squeamish if I bite into an apple and find half a worm or see a fly in my soup. Don’t you?… Continue reading

Mystery of the Mason Jar


Today, I took a vacation day to can food – now waiting on the spaghetti sauce to cook down some. When the vegetables and fruits are ready, one cannot put it off –… Continue reading

Homemade Tomato Facials


Would you put tomato juice on your face?  The acid in the tomatoes is actually good for your face to reduce large pores. Tomatoes are a treasure of riches when it comes to… Continue reading

Fun Cucumber Dishes


What is Tzatziki? Tzatziki (pronounced za-ZEE-kee) is a traditional Greek side dish/sauce made with Greek yogurt and cucumber. It is a great-tasting, cool sauce for grilled spiced meats, a dressing for zesty Greek… Continue reading