The Lizzie Borden Indictment

We all know the story of Lizzie Borden, but do we?  She is infamous for killing her parents, but did she really?  Andrew Borden, a prominent banker and mill owner, was killed and his body found in the parlor of his house.  The body of his wife, Abby Borden, was found...

Dieting in 2019

Welcome to 2019 and your vow to get healthy or lose weight.  You have made the resolution but now what. Which diet plan will make you bathing suit ready by June?  There are so many to choose from. The Ketogenic Diet This diet was popular in 2018 and is predicted to...

History of New Year’s Resolutions

The Ancient Babylonians are said to have been the first people to create New Year’s Resolutions.  Their New Year started not in January but in March when the crops were planted. The Babylonians held a 12-day religious festival called Akitu in which they...

Wine and the Rules – The Rules Don’t Matter

In everything else, you know what you want and the conventions be damned. However, wine scares people, and they forget that what you like is what you like. For instance, you should only have white wine with fish, chicken, or other white meats. You should only have red...

It’s the Spookiest Time of the Year!

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. I mean who doesn’t love dressing up in a costume and having one night where it is completely acceptable to eat as many treats and candies as one would like?! There is always so much excitement that leads up to the night of...

Coffee 101

If you are like myself and 54% of the population, you either have a cup of coffee when you wake up or you use coffee for an afternoon pick me up after a long morning at work or just doing household chores. What most people don’t realize is that coffee is most...