Laundromat Courtesy

Because I am fortunate enough to have generous parents who like buying new appliances and giving me their old ones, I have had my own washing machine and dryer since college. Although my washer is old and knocks like crazy, I faithfully schlep it from apartment to apartment knowing I do not have to donate […]

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Leftover foods – how long should you keep them?

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, you should eat refrigerated leftovers within four days to reduce the risk of food poisoning. If you don’t anticipate being able to eat the leftovers within this period of time, freeze them immediately.

Below is a list of guidelines for storing, reheating and disposing of leftover foods that you […]

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Lions, Tigers and Bears

The Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, NE holds a lot of world records. It houses the world’s largest indoor desert and the world’s largest indoor rainforest.  The Desert Dome features plant and animals from three deserts of the world, and in the Lied Jungle exhibit you will feel like you are exploring three major rainforests […]

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