Through golden noons and purple eves, and shadows cool and tender,
From scenes of tranquil happiness and dreams of deep delight,
October like a princess in her oriental splendor
Comes down the valley singing with her retinue of light.
–Katharine Brownlee Sherwood (1841–1914)
5 Tips for Disaster Preparedness You Could Really Use We’ve all seen extreme weather devastate communities. By the time severe weatherhits, it’s already too late to act. Whether you’re faced with floods, earthquakes, hurricanes, or fires, the key to survival in disasters is planning. See our tips.
Make Your Own Herb Vinegar You’ve seen herbal vinegars in upscale food boutiques and catalogues, usually stoppered or corked glass jars with sprigs of herbs floating in translucent liquid. Gorgeous. And pricey. Why not make your own herb-inflused vinegar? It’s easy!
How to Get Rid of Pantry Moths and Worms You open a bag of whole wheat flour, a box of cereal, or a bag of dog food only to find little worms, moths, or even some webs. Ew! Here’s how to get rid of these pantry pests.