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The History Of The Poinsettia At Christmas! - Hank

I LOVE Poinsettias. After consulting Siri, by the way, the correct pronounciation is "Poin-setta". My grandmother loved them and I always remember her having them around at Christmastime. Every year, my parents would buy them and now my wife and I do, too! Where did poinsettias originate? The red and white flowers, called "Taxco del…

Jobs That Make Most People Quake In Their Shoes! - Hank

OK! I'll say it. I'm not the bravest guy in the world. I'm afraid of heights, electricity, heavy equipment, anything explosive and things that can kill you. THESE jobs are not for me. They make me "a-scared"! How about you? The 10 Most Dangerous Jobs In the US More than 4,800 annual workplace deaths From…

Dogs May Be The Key To Beating The Holiday Blues! - Hank

The holidays can be a stressful time. There's the money factor for gifts, lots to do, not enough time, family stress, etc. A new survey from BarkBox, says your dog might be the key to getting you through the "holiday blues". Here are some tips: Spend more time with your dog: 85 percent of those…

We Spend a LOT of Time With Our Kids These Days - LBF

Hey everyone! Busy day today because: a.) everyone is getting fired for sexually harassing women and b.) I have spent the past three hours entertaining Lucy because it's ANOTHER HALF DAY IN PUBLIC SCHOOL LAND. (Side note: I should be at parent/teacher conferences today but I totally forgot to sign up and all the slots…

Would You Leave Your Dog for Love? - LBF

I know I've been posting about the Royal Engagement ad nauseam, but this is INTERESTING: Meghan Markle is leaving one of her two dogs in the states. She's only taking her beagle, Guy, to the cottage at Kensington Palace. Bogart, the Lab-shepherd mix, is staying with friends. Wow. Would you leave a beloved pet behind…

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Engaged! - LBF

Ok, so at FIRST, I thought: This is a mistake. Harry should spend the next 20 years living as a bachelor and sowing his wild, royal oats all over Europe and beyond. But then, after reading a little more about Harry and Meghan Markle, I think this might be a decent match! They're both in…