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After a death over the weekend, consumers reminded to use proper canning methods

A man aged 55-65 passed away in Grays Harbor County, Washington, during the weekend from a probable case of botulism. Public health officials are waiting for test results to confirm the cause of death. Health officials assisted the deceased man’s spouse, with the safe disposal of jars of home-canned food. Read more →


What to buy and not buy in April

Spring is here, and while April isn’t the best month for bargains, you’ll probably be able to find savings. The key is to compare prices. DealNews.com suggests looking for discounts on these items: Spring apparel. Usually, you can’t find sales for clothing until the end of the season. Read more →


Check out these tips on what to buy and not buy in February

Although February doesn’t have the reputation of being a time for the best deals, you can actually find bargains on a variety of items during the month. Sales often occur around the Super Bowl, Valentine’s Day, and Presidents’ Day, and may occur at other times. Read more →


Cookbooks to help you brighten 2022

If you’re like me, you’ve done more cooking during the pandemic than in any recent time period. In fact, for the first time, I got tired of cooking. This list of 19 cookbooks from the Food Tank brightened my day. The cookbooks are full of bright flavors, personal stories, and rich traditional knowledge. Read more →


How to prevent mosquito bites

Recently, I went to a dermatologist because I had a skin rash that was getting worse. When I showed it to him, I said it seemed to appear first around a couple of mosquito bites, probably because I’m allergic to them. I showed him my hand where I had three mosquito bites in an uneven row under the knuckles on my right hand. Read more →


Dollar General is recalling sling lounges due to amputation, laceration, and pinching hazard

Dollar General is recalling about 155,000 True Living Sling Loungers. The recalled loungers can collapse unexpectedly, posing an amputation, laceration, and pinching hazard if a finger gets caught in the metal folding joints. Read more →