Are Colorful, Segmented Plates the Secret to Kids Eating More Fruits and Veggies?

The incidence of children with obesity in the United States has more than tripled since the 1970s, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Currently, about one in five school-aged children (ages 6-19) are obese. In addition, “about one-third of American youth are overweight, a problem closely related to the increase inRead more

Philadelphia Honey Festival Buzzes into Bartram’s Garden, Wyck Historic House and Glen Foerd

Philadelphia, PA – Philadelphia Honey Festival buzzes into fall on September 7, 8 and 9 2018, at Glen Foerd on the Delaware, Wyck Historic House and Bartram’s Garden. This annual event, organized by the Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild, celebrates nine years and works to raise awareness about the importance of honey bees to the environment, theRead more

Book Review: 300 Sandwiches: A Multilayered Love Story . . . with Recipes

It seems that I missed the phenomena of a woman tasked with making 300 sandwiches for her then boyfriend – now husband – in order to get an engagement ring. When New York Post writer Stephanie Smith made a turkey and Swiss on white bread for her boyfriend, Eric (aka E), he took one bite andRead more