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Families scattered by Katrina rebuild separately and together

HOUSTON (AP) - Bunk beds dominate the narrow living room of Chevelle Washington's modest three-bedroom brick townhouse apartment. A large box in the corner is piled high with kids' shoes. The 51-year-old is raising six of her grandchildren. Her home is a refuge, a haven.

August 30, 2015 | Allen G. Breed Associated Press | Life


Book review: Dutch oven expert offers tasty ways to use food storage in 'Stop, Drop and Cook'

"STOP, DROP AND COOK: Everyday Dutch Oven Cooking with Food Storage,” by Mark Hansen, Hobble Creek Press, $13.99, 147 pages

August 26, 2015 | Rosemarie Howard Deseret News | Life


What's my secret to a delicious sack lunch? Self-service

I uncovered a dirty little secret last year.

August 20, 2015 | J'Nel Wright Deseret News | Life


8 mealtime tips for back-to-school season

My youngest of five children is now in junior high school. However, even when my children were preschool-age, dinners together were few and far between.

August 19, 2015 | June V. Williamson Deseret News | Life


Shopping for back-to-school deals and sales? Savings are all in the timing

NEW YORK - The start of the school year is just around the corner, and you haven't shopped yet?

August 16, 2015 | By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO AP Retail Writer | Life


Things to know about Social Security at 80: Overhaul time?

WASHINGTON - Social Security turns 80 on Friday, and the massive retirement and disability program is showing its age.

August 16, 2015 | By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER Associated Press | Life


This 2 ingredient popsicle is the best way to do breakfast

Creamy frozen yogurt swirled with bright red strawberries might sound more like dessert than breakfast but that's where you're wrong. Simple to make and even easier to eat, you and your kids are in for an update to the breakfast routine.

August 07, 2015 | Emily Cummings FamilyShare | Life


60 years ago, Disneyland opened in Calif.

ANAHEIM, Calif. - EDITOR'S NOTE: On July 16, 1955, Associated Press reporter Bob Thomas wrote a story about the imminent opening of an elaborate theme park in California that was conceived by none other than Walt Disney. The park opened the next day.

July 19, 2015 | By BOB THOMAS Associated Press | Life


Tips for preparing the 'superfood' kale

Glucosinolates are chemicals that, when broken down during chewing and digestion, form substances that researchers have noted help reduce risks for some cancers, according to cancer.gov.

July 15, 2015 | Davison Cheney Deseret News | Life


Cookbook review: 'A Microwave, A Mug, A Meal' offers something for everyone

"A MICROWAVE, A MUG, A MEAL," by Amy Sherman, illustrated by Nate Padavick, Gibbs Smith, $14.99, 110 pages

July 15, 2015 | Tequitia Andrews Deseret News | Life


Cookbook review: 'Mug Cakes' shares 30 desserts to make in the microwave

"MUG CAKES: Made in Minutes in the Microwave," by Joanna Farrow, Octopus Publishing Group, $12.99, 64 pages

July 15, 2015 | Tequitia Andrews Deseret News | Life


Cookbook review: 'Healthy Slow Cooker Revolution' is great resource for busy people

"HEALTHY SLOW COOKER REVOLUTION," America's Test Kitchen, $26.95, 318 pages

July 08, 2015 | Rosemarie Howard Deseret News | Life


Cookbook review: 'The Magical Slow Cooker' offers simple meals for busy families

"THE MAGICAL SLOW COOKER: Recipes for Busy Moms," by Sarah Olson, Front Table Books, $19.99, 224 pages

July 08, 2015 | Melissa DeMoux Deseret News | Life




Two women born in 1800s still living

When Susannah Mushatt Jones and Emma Morano were born in 1899, there was not yet world war or penicillin, and electricity was still considered a marvel. The women are believed to be the last two in the world with birthdates in the 1800s.

July 05, 2015 | By ANTONIO CALANNI and MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press | Life


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Kathy Bradley: Cutting back the rosemary

I hated to do it. It hurt my heart. I stood there and stared for the longest time, handsaw held in one gloved grip and ...

May 01, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Perfectionism in children usually levels off with age

Q: Whenever my 4-year-old son tries something new, he becomes very frustrated if he has any difficulty at all. This happens when practicing numbers, letters ...

May 01, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Altamaha River proves difficult to navigate for boats

Note: The following is part of a series of columns exploring use of rivers in the early history of Georgia and Bulloch County.

May 01, 2016 | | Life


Fun with the Family with Julie Lavender: Enjoy May blossoms and blessings

It's almost time for the last school bell to sound, waving goodbye to teachers and students and tests and classrooms for yet another year ...

May 01, 2016 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: Allow God to get his Word in

In our world, opinions come from all over. Just ask a question, and you'll get someone to let you know what they think, and ...

May 01, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Commerce begins on the Altamaha in southeast Georgia

Note: The following is part of a series of columns exploring use of rivers in the early history of Georgia and Bulloch County.

April 24, 2016 | | Life


On Aging: Getting help for health problems

"What?" you say. "Another column on health problems? Why?"

April 24, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Don't let ex's shortfalls influence your parenting

Q: We are a struggling blended family. My husband has three children (ages 7, 12 and 17) from a previous marriage. Their mother's home ...

April 24, 2016 | | Life


Kathy Bradley: Mighty Mouse, Harry Potter and the Liberty Bell

I was awakened by the lightning. Not the thunder, not the windchimes whirling dervishly, not the rain slapping against the side of the house. Not ...

April 17, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Making the Canoochee and the Altamaha navigable

Note: The following is part of a series of columns exploring use of rivers in the early history of Georgia and Bulloch County.

April 17, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: 'Paradoxical intention' can help control thumb-sucking

Q: Our 7-year-old son has sucked his thumb forever, more or less constantly. He has recently switched to sucking his index finger and putting his ...

April 17, 2016 | | Life


Dr. Roger Branch On Aging: Costly health problems

My previous column concluded that seniors generally are not more "sickly" than others, but many of their health problems are serious - and they are costly ...

April 10, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Making the Ogeechee River a navigable waterway

Note: The following is the first of a series of columns exploring the use of rivers in the early history of Georgia and Bulloch County.

April 10, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Sick children should only be exposed to calming media

Q: My 6-year-old daughter watched too many episodes of a certain TV show when she was sick, and now she doesn't want to go ...

April 10, 2016 | | Life


Kathy Bradley - When the mental smoke clears

It is just after sundown. The yellow moon hovers in the navy blue sky and beneath it, far beneath it, where the sky meets the ...

April 08, 2016 | | Life


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