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.
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.
With March comes the end of winter and beginning of spring. While it doesn’t rank high on the list of shopping months for consumers, if you don’t check out March, you might miss out on some great deals. DealNews.com suggests looking for these bargains:
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.
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.
Time is speeding by. It’s already October. Halloween will be here soon. I’ve done some work to get my yard ready for winter: Pulling up spent plants – beans, peas, and lettuce – and spreading straw on the garden where I removed the plants. I also weeded flower beds and put down mulch.
My mom loved birdbaths. She enjoyed growing flowers, and often had a birdbath in her gardens. A couple of years ago to remember my mom on Mother’s Day, I bought one when I was at the co-op garden store. It was an impulse item.
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.
Since I’m doing a lot of weeding to get my yard and gardens ready for winter, I’m glad that I found several of great new tools to use. The orange-handled tool is sharp and works well for digging out dandelions. It works much better than a trawl.
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.