Tips for Curing Cabin Fever

Cabin Fever:  A type of hysteria brought on by spending too much time indoors during the colder months of the year [although we’ve been pretty lucky in the midwest this year!]. The cold days and less daylight that January bring can put you into a cabin fever...

Mini Moment: Fire Starter

Starting a fire in a fireplace can be a tricky task. Martha Stewart has a great tip on how to get a blaze going: 1. Tightly roll a sheet of newspaper. 2. Bend it in half and twist the ends together. 3. Fasten with twine.  Keep a basket of these next to the fireplace...

Time for Hot Tea

Warm drinks and cold days fit hand in hand, and if you’re not a coffee drinker, your options are slim. Hot tea is a tasty alternative and has great health benefits – it’s claimed to prevent some  cancers, boost your immune system, and help keep weight off. Here...