There are more than 300 different varieties of croton plants with different kinds of leaves on every one. This might lead the gardener to thin…

On weeknights, many families rush around trying to prepare for the next day. While these moments can be stressful, the silver lining of the ev…

What are your most important possessions? Jewelry? Art? Love letters? Cornsilk, a character in a book I’m reading about the Anasazi in the yea…

Dairy foods — key ingredients in many at-home meals — provide nutrients for people of all ages to grow and maintain stronger bodies and minds.

Soldiers during the Civil War used to take the hardened seeds from the native wild coffee plant and brew a pot of café. It tasted terrible and…

Storms crash waves into our island shores on a frequent basis, washing away our pitiful coverage of sand that either blows in from the Sahara …

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My first experience in Key West came because of winter vacations from teaching high school English in Chicago. The Key West landscape in the w…

The gecko sits with his front legs braced straight and his hind legs bent in a “W.” He and I observe each other before he switches his tail an…

Joining loved ones at the family table is an important moment for many, both as a filling way to enjoy a meal and an emotionally satisfying wa…

It is the most-used commodity that we do not notice most of the time. We complain about its water quantity, too much or too little. We whine o…

Finding a unique dessert to impress others can be a tall task. When you want something easy, delicious and made to impress, think outside the …

When this paper published a review of Susan Simard’s book “Finding the Mother Tree.” I ordered it immediately. It turns out that people have i…

Summer is the time to relax, refresh and indulge in sweet and heavenly treats. While you’re lounging poolside and watching the kids play, enjo…

Welcome to your monthly State of Florida Bay! Each month, Florida Bay Forever is partnering with the Florida Keys Fishing Guides Association t…