Getting Through the Holidays After the Loss of a Loved One…
You Are Not Alone

The holidays are almost here and for those who are grieving the loss of a loved one, they can be very difficult. The holidays are a reminder of what once was, of traditions repeated over years — even decades — that represented who they were — as partners, spouses, adults, children, and grandchildren. For anyone

Here’s How Much More the Typical Baby Boomer Makes than the Typical Millennial in Every US State

Older workers in the US tend to make more money than younger workers, but the extent of the income gap between generations varies among states. Using Census Bureau data, Business Insider found out how much more baby boomers earned than millennials in each state. The gap between baby coomer and milennial income is biggest in

Unique Edibles to Wow Your Guests

Make your next gathering one to remember by including a few unique vegetables on the relish tray, as a side dish or for dessert. Your guests will be “wowed” not only because you grew your own ingredients, but because of the unique shape, color or flavor of the vegetables you serve. Create a memorable dining

Millennials to Baby Boomers, Gifts that Grow are All the Rage

By Melinda Myers It’s a jungle in there. Every window, surface and brightly lit corner is filled with decorative or edible greenery.  There is no doubt what to gift this person for the holidays. More of the same. A lack of outdoor growing space, limited growing seasons, and time constraints have many people filling their

Native Plants

Manage Water Where It Falls for a Healthier Landscape and Environment By Melinda Myers Too much, not enough, and never when you need it. This is a common complaint of of gardeners. Keeping and using water where it falls is the first step in managing this precious resource. Planting and maintaining a healthy landscape is

Sandwiched: It’s Turnabout as Millennials Support Mom and Dad

More than a quarter of households support either an elderly parent or an adult child, Raymond James found. A third of those dipped into savings in order to help out a family member. More millennials and Gen Xers are being forced to dip into savings to help out the adults in their lives. More than

Turnabout: More Millennials Helping Mom and Dad

 Millennials just getting used to “adulting” may have a new responsibility to worry about: providing financial support to a parent. Most of the time it’s cash flowing in the opposite direction. A little more than a third of adults ages 21 to 45 get financial support from a parent, with help most often received

What Millennials can Teach you About Living on a Budget

Millennials often get a bad name in the media and around the workplace. They’re frequently stereotyped as both arrogant and naïve. But maybe it’s time boomers and Gen Xers not only start giving Gen Y credit, but also following some of their financial habits. Learning about living on a budget the way millennials do might

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