Articles in Environment, Pets, Outdoors and Fun

A Pet to Love: Having a Pet Helps You Live Longer

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Over 60 percent of households in the United States have a pet, and this is with good reason. Pets provide families with countless hours of cuddles and laughter. Owning a dog or a cat, whether that pet is a rescue or straight from a reputable breeder,... Read full article

5 Ways to go Green at Home

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The average American generates nearly five pounds of garbage per day. That’s almost a ton of garbage per person per year. These numbers are twice what they were 50 years ago. And 75 percent of that waste is eligible for recycling, but only 30 percent... Read full article

Seeking Groundcover? Think Herbs

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Planting herbs in your garden can not only spice up your plate, they can be used as excellent groundcover. Why not grow a beautiful garden that’s also edible?... Read full article

8 Tips for Having A Great Yard for Your Pet in the Spring

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How to be “Backyard Ready” for Dog Fun When Spring Hits... Read full article

Equine Therapy

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We live in an age of electronics and technology. Many of us travel, isolated in our vehicles or utilizing mass transit, all while listening to devices or reading a book or tablet. Few of us take time to connect to the strangers around us or even sitt... Read full article



Purging!

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From the first time I bought my first born a toy, a dinging sound went off in my brain and my mind shouted, “This is fun! This will never get old!” Well, yes it will get old because it will pile up. It’s much easier to clean a small amount of toys th... Read full article

Why Should You Adopt a Pet?

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It’s estimated that each year, over 6.5 million companion animals, otherwise defined as an animal that is suitable to be a home pet, are surrendered to community animal shelters across the United States. This means that there is one animal surrendere... Read full article

Caring For Your Aging Pets

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As our animals start to age, their bodies begin to need different things. By taking the time to familiarize ourselves with some of the things our aging pets need, we can help ensure them long and healthy lives. A key aspect of healthy aging, maintain... Read full article

Take a Trip: The Mental and Physical Health Benefits of Vacationing

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Setting aside time to escape the busyness of life may pose a challenge for hard-working moms, but the many rewards are worth every effort! ... Read full article

Give the Gift of a Wellness Retreat this Holiday under $100

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We all know that taking a vacation is good for us. But for whatever reason, Americans tend to take less vacations then the rest of the modern working world.  In a survey of 1,200 full-time employed Americans, Kimble Applications found that 47 percent... Read full article