A dedicated work space in your home helps you set aside household distractions and focus on work. This is a tough thing to do in recent weeks but we have just the inspiration you need to create a space that is bright, colorful, and keeps you working productively.
Brighten Up Your Home
The Value of Community
Jigsaw Puzzles Improve Your Memory! Solving puzzles helps reinforce existing connections between our brain cells.It also increases the generation of new relationships. This, in turn, improves mental speed and thought processes. Jigsaw puzzles are especially good for improving short-term memory.
So clear off the table and exercise your brain!
History Repeats Itself
Over 100 Years Ago: The United States was dealing with a similar flu pandemic. Masks, sheltering in place, school and business closures–they were real then and now! I think it is is good to look at history so that the present can have some perspective. As I find new images I will share them here.
1 tbsp. vegetable oil
2 lb. beef chuck stew meat, cubed into 1″ pieces
1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
1 onion, chopped
2 carrots, peeled and cut into rounds
2 stalks celery, chopped
Freshly ground black pepper
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 c. tomato paste
6 c. low-sodium beef broth
1 c. red wine
1 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
1 tsp. dried or fresh thyme leaves
2 bay leaves
1 lb. baby potatoes, halved
1 c. frozen peas
Remove bay leaves. Stir in peas and cook until warmed through, 2 minutes. Garnish with parsley beforE serving.