Under the Cottage Food Law in the state of Florida, individuals can sell certain foods they produce in unlicensed home kitchens, if the food has a low risk of foodborne illness, as outlined in Section 500.80 of the Florida Statutes. These ... READ MORE
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced recently the nation’s tax season begins Monday, January 29, 2018. The IRS also reminds taxpayers claiming certain tax credits to expect a longer wait for refunds.
Nevertheless, many software ... READ MORE
Recently, in what I thought would be a quick Saturday errand, I got stuck in traffic. It took me a moment to realize that the holidays are upon us.
According to the National Retail Federation (NRF®), from Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday, ... READ MORE
We all have family traditions that make our holiday celebrations special. From your great-great-grandma’s sweet potato casserole or pecan pie, to your mother-in-law’s sausage stuffing or decadent plum pudding, there’s one thing that always ... READ MORE
With today’s continued focus on healthy eating and the dangers of high blood pressure, seasoning and cooking with salt has decreased. Alternative seasonings such as herbs and spices are excellent additions to any dish without the dreaded ... READ MORE
Now that school is back in session, are your struggling to find healthy and safe lunches to pack? Do you cringe with every peanut butter and jelly sandwich you make?
If you are like me, finding healthy lunch time meals that are packed with ... READ MORE
It’s something we all hopefully learned as children and carry with us now into adulthood: washing our hands often and properly. But I’m sorry to say that we’ve probably all witnessed numerous instances of people leaving the restroom, ... READ MORE
With kids back in school, moms face a set of challenges that somehow seem new every year. One of those challenges is what to feed kiddos who race in the door hungry after a long day in the classroom. As a savvy mom, you know that ... READ MORE
What’s worse than wearing wet socks? Okay – wet, dirty socks. Or wet, dirty socks with holes. Ooh, ooh, the worst – cold, wet, dirty socks with holes.
If your feet are in clean, dry socks with no need of mending, think for a moment ... READ MORE
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The recent security breach at Equifax from mid-May through July 2017 exposed the personal information of 143 million people; this included Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses, and driver ... READ MORE