Category Archives: Cooking

Girls Night Out!

Fact: One of President John Tyler’s grandsons is still alive today—and he was born in 1790.  How is this possible?  President Tyler, the 10th US president, was 63 when his son Lyon Tyler was born in 1853; Lyon’s son was … Continue reading

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Just Plain Busy!

Fact: Few odors are as pleasing as “new car smell”—and not just because it’s nice to be in a brand new car.  But while the scent may be strangely satisfying, the fact is that it’s pretty much just a combination … Continue reading

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The Week Starts Over!

Fact: The iconic stone heads protruding from the ground on Easter Island are familiar to most, but many don’t realize what lies beneath the surface. In the ’10s, archaeologists studying the hundreds of stone statues on the Pacific Island excavated … Continue reading

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Meal Prep!

Fact: Pistachios are a “drupe,” a fleshy tree fruit containing a shell-covered seed. While the girls were cleaning the house, we went shopping for last minutes supplies for tonight’s dinner.  Since we were close to Jan’s house, we stopped by and … Continue reading

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Hello Monday; How Was Your Weekend?

Fact: During Napoleon Bonaparte’s Egyptian campaign, a French soldier discovers a black basalt slab inscribed with ancient writing near the town of Rosetta, about 35 miles east of Alexandria. The irregularly shaped stone contained fragments of passages written in three … Continue reading

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Hello Saturday! How You Be?

Fact: It’s Saturday Night!  Chevy Chase first uttered that famous line on October 11th, 1975.  The sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live would become one of the longest-running series of all time, with over 47 seasons as of 2022. We … Continue reading

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Just Monday!

Fact: Lion roars are the loudest of any other big cat.  Their roars can reach 114 decibels (the same loudness as a chainsaw) and be heard from as far as five miles away.  This is because lions have a square … Continue reading

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We Stayed Home!

Fact: Lion roars are the loudest of any other big cat.  Their roars can reach 114 decibels (the same loudness as a chainsaw) and can be heard from as far as five miles away.  This is because lions have a … Continue reading

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The Week Is Half Gone; So Are We!

Fact: According to a survey, bosses are most receptive to requests from their employees on a Wednesday.  So if you’re going to ask for a pay rise or a holiday, make sure you do it on a Wednesday. Gaining courage … Continue reading

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Monday Is Here And We Are Off And Running!

Fact: Vegetables Can Make You Tan! Eating veggies has plenty of health benefits, but it also has cosmetic ones,  according to researchers  at Leeds University and the University at St. Andrews. They found that those who consumed vegetables with high … Continue reading

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