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THE POWER OF EMOTIONAL GRIT

THE POWER OF EMOTIONAL GRIT

In the spring of 2016, I had my annual eye exam to get my contact prescription renewed. My eye doctor then recommended that I see a specialist, because I didn’t do as well on one of the tests for a second year in a row. […]

How to Ship Real Flowers

How to Ship Real Flowers

A backyard cutting garden can produce large amounts of beautiful flowers every year, and proud gardeners may want to share blooms with family and friends–even if they live far away. You can ship fresh flowers by mail and have them arrive intact on the other side of the country–if […]

The Surprise Blessings of Thank-You Notes

The Surprise Blessings of Thank-You Notes

When you have to write one, you may be stumped. But then you’ll discover that expressing gratitude is infectious. Did your mother make you write thank-you notes too? Did you labor over them, scratching your head, wondering what in the world you were going to […]

Damaged Souls Still Have Worth

Damaged Souls Still Have Worth

“A shop owner placed a sign above his door that said: ‘Puppies For Sale.’ Signs like this always have a way of attracting young children, and to no surprise, a boy saw the sign and approached the owner; ‘How much are you going to sell […]

Holiday Vegetable Side Dishes

Holiday Vegetable Side Dishes

Give your vegetables the shine they deserve with these holiday side dishes. Try your hand at a creamed kale recipe from Tyler Florence or roasted squash with crispy bulgur crumbs from F&W’s Kay Chun. We’ve also got options for lemony fingerling potatoes, honey-glazed roasted root […]

How to Make an Origami Kusudama Flower

How to Make an Origami Kusudama Flower

When learning how to fold origami flowers, you’ll definitely want to add the kusudama flower to your list of projects. This pretty flower is relatively simple to fold, but sure to impress all of your friends. Many novice paper folders make the mistake of assuming kusudama […]

Today I Learned To Never Judge A Book By Its Cover

Today I Learned To Never Judge A Book By Its Cover

I am a 27 year old trying to go back to college after a long break from any formal schooling. I am taking a college algebra class and struggling to keep up. I sit behind a young man who upon first glance looks like a […]

The Rise Of Social Media Stories – What You Need To Know

The Rise Of Social Media Stories – What You Need To Know

So, Why Do Stories Work? Stories keeps our content together in the one place. If we tried to do this on the Facebook newsfeed it would be disjointed (or perhaps we wouldn’t see it at all) but with stories you can add content to the […]

Green Solution Deliveries

Green Solution Deliveries

Sending fresh flowers in the mail is possible. It is even likely that your flowers will arrive just as fresh and beautiful as they were when they were packed. Fresh cut flowers are an ideal gift to send for any occasion, be it Mother’s Day, […]

Last Words From My Dad

Last Words From My Dad

My Dad died in November. He was an ER doc, a Stephen Minister, a street art/graffiti artist, a college professor, a cancer researcher, a bee keeper, and a cookbook author. He was a former US Marine, a book club leader, a community organizer, and even […]