Turkey, leftovers, long hours of commuting over the river and through the woods to grandma’s house all contribute to what is historically known as one of the deadliest weekends on the highway. As millions of Americans hit the roads (90% according to the AAA auto club), taking a few extra precautions may keep you safer…. Read more »
It turns out that Thanksgiving is not the only food related holiday in November. Last Friday, November 16, was National Fast Food day. This holiday certainly does not hold the same traditional and historical significance as Thanksgiving, but the fact that it exists at all says something about the growing role fast food plays in… Read more »
Although I live thousands of miles from the east coast, I have paid close attention to the news coverage of Hurricane Sandy over the past weeks. Once the worst of the storm had hit and I was sure that my few friends living in the East were safe, I felt relieved. I thought that the… Read more »
Right behind Christmas, Halloween is my favorite holiday. I spend months deciding what pattern to use for my family’s annul pumpkin carving contest, I break out my “scary” movies like Hocus Pocus and The Nightmare Before Christmas, and of course I eat more candy than any person ever should.
Knowledge is Power (KiP) TEOTWAWKI is an acronym that stands for “The End Of The World As We Know It”. It basically means life as we know it right now will change forever, but life will not end. While there are numerous scenarios that can change life as we know it forever, the majority of… Read more »
As National Preparedness Month draws to a close, I feel compelled to put forth another voice of warning to all those who—for whatever reason—have still done nothing towards preparing for an emergency.
Since my college experience began, I have met people from all over the nation and from many different backgrounds. Along with this, I have experienced plenty of the awkward moments that are bound to happen when people with different backgrounds meet. This was the case just a few weeks ago when two of my closest… Read more »
I’ve been saving my Creamy Potato Soup for a long time. I got the packet of soup mix as part of my eFoodsDirect starter kit, and of all the things in the pack, that was what made me most excited. When I discovered that it was part of the pack, I allowed myself a fist… Read more »
As Hurricane Isaac pummeled the Gulf Coast last month, many people’s thoughts were not only turned to the plight of those who stood to lose house and home, but also to revisiting the massive devastation caused seven years early by Hurricane Katrina.
“The tall, white-haired figure of Uncle Sam – his stern, sagacious face graced by a flowing beard, and his distinguished top hat adorned by stars and stripes – is a beloved symbol of the United States. Recognized around the world, the striking visage of Uncle Sam recalls the pride and strength of the American… Read more »