Archives for September, 2013

Get Generic

As a society, we’re tempted to reach for name-brand products. It’s more expensive, we tell ourselves, but that’s because it’s better! Unfortunately, our impressions are misguided. According to Consumer Reports, there’s plenty of proof that generics are just as valuable as their high-priced counterparts, but only 84 percent of Americans brought even a single generic product in 2009. So, for …

Pumpkin Art Contest to win Legoland Tickets!

    You can submit them in one of two ways below, but be sure to include your name, age, school, email address, and phone number! Send entries to P.O. Box 143053 Gainesville, FL 32614 Or scan your entry or take a photo with your phone and submit it online to flourish@whpinc.com Grand Prize is 4 Tickets to Legoland! The …

5 Hottest Fashion Trends: Sneak Peek Fall 2013

by Heather Aulisio   Before you know it, you will be trading in your bathing suit and sandals for your leather jacket and riding boots. As you prep your closet for the changing seasons, be sure to keep your eyes peeled when shopping for new apparel and accessories to help you look in trend and in the know. Read on …

Watch Your Garden Bloom

by Sarah G. Mason   While the warm spring months may get your green thumb going, fall is actually a wonderful time for many gardening activities. As an added bonus, it’s also that special time of year when you can save a ton of cash on gardening equipment. Here’s a guide for what to expect and how to succeed this …

Grilled Pizza with Spicy Sausage and Oaxaca Cheese

by Sarah G. Mason   This fun twist on a classic favorite is just what your Friday night needs. Sun-dried tomatoes, hot sausage and fresh Oaxaca cheese star in this tasty grilled pizza. What You’ll Need: • 2 tbsp. olive oil • 1 tbsp. fresh garlic, minced • 1 cup sweet onion, diced • 1 poblano pepper, diced • 2 …

Quinoa

by Sarah G. Mason   This hard-to-say, easy-to-eat “grain” is more than meets the eye. Quinoa has been coined the “Supergrain of the Future,” and for good reason. Though not actually a grain at all, this little seed’s health benefits are comparable to such, and they pack quite a punch. With 7 grams of protein per 1/4 cup dry quinoa, …