Chocolate and coffee contain something called theobromine which is poison for dogs and cats, and lethal if pets eat it in high amounts.
Large decorative flowers can look captivating, and I took some time yesterday to admire the large floor and table bouquets that were being displayed in a nearby decor store. I have always shied away from these, as in the past, I have opted for more subtle decor.
I think part of the challenge is that people don’t see people; they see mental illness. People see differences in behaviour that they don’t understand, and they define people by their mental illness, as if mental illness is who they are, rather than a condition they suffer from that may or may not be permanent.
I have four simple things that I always keep in mind when placing artwork, photographs and wall hangings in a new home. First and second are two simple equations …
To most, particularly those who haven’t raised a child with ADHD, it is a behavioural issue hidden behind a “medical disorder”, when in truth, it is a medical disorder hidden behind a “behavioural issue” …
Kind of like a “sampler”, cruises offer a very unique opportunity to get a “snapshot” of different destinations, so the traveller can decide if they want to return and explore further on a lengthier visit.
In World War II, the average age of a soldier was 26 and many were still only in their teens. That’s too young to understand the world and why you are in it, let alone to add the burden of war to the mix.
The tradition of dressing in costumes is a bit mixed. Some say it started by the Celts wearing demon costumes during Samhain, so that if they ran into a real demon, it would think that the costumed demon was one of them.
Did you know there’s a scale that measures how food affects your body? The Glycemic Index is a listing of all carbohydrates, and each one is assigned a number from 1 to 100 which corresponds to how high they raise blood sugar levels when eaten.
A trip to Los Angeles is not complete anymore without a visit to Universal Studios Hollywood and Hogsmeade at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. The books and imagination of J.K. Rowling really come alive and are a must see for any fan!
In the early-1900s, the Alexandria Hotel hosted many celebrities and dignitaries including Theodore Roosevelt, King Edward the 8th, Winston Churchill, Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, and Rudolph Valentino, to name just a few.
The Last Bookstore is two levels and 22,000 square feet of fabulous for any book lover and it is a sight to behold!