Archives of Health

What’s In for Skin: A Guide for Summer

By Taylor A. Dumars We can attest to the fact that skin is in! New products and methods to maintain a healthy glow are all the rage. Healthy skin is often a symbol of self-care. Here are three tips for taking care of your skin this summer:   Get the recommended levels of vitamin C. […]

Canning Green Beans With Shirley Buchheit

Preservation is an act of hope. It is an act of strength and will. It is an act of organization, good planning and looking to the future. Here, Shirley Buchheit from Apple Creek, Missouri, teaches us how to can green beans, a traditionally female activity we want to pass on and preserve. We hope her […]

Making Jam With Lisa Lewis

Preservation is an act of hope. It is an act of strength and will. It is an act of organization, good planning and looking to the future. Here, Lisa Lewis from Morley, Missouri, teaches us how to make jelly, a traditionally female activity we want to pass on and preserve. We hope her dedication to […]

Lavender

Oh so lovely. You know it: some things are all show, pretty on the outside, but not so much when you dig a little deeper. Then there are those that are both beautiful and substantial. That’s lavender. It’s a versatile, tried-and-true plant: Egyptians used it for embalming in ancient times, the Arabs used it for […]

Bras, Breasts and How They Fit Together

IN CASE YOU EVER WONDERED. They nourish, they jiggle, they hang low and high, and we are thankful when we find out they’re healthy — these are breasts we’re talking about, and they come in all shapes and sizes. This can make shopping for bras a nightmare. From buying the wrong size to not knowing […]

Take Care of Your Body

(We want you around for a while.) By Tara Broshuis, Wellness Consultant at Simply Fitness Being healthy doesn’t mean you have to give up all bad foods and do hours of exercise each day. Food is a fuel your body needs to function properly, and it shouldn’t be used as a treat. Your source of […]