Summer

The joys of summer are many, from beach or poolside fun to outdoor exploration to backyard barbeques and vacations with loved ones. Soak up summer!
Grizzly bear
Life Advice

Tips to Help You Stay Safe from Wildlife While Hiking

Would you know what to do if you encountered a bear on your hike? How about a rattlesnake, coyote, or even an angry goat?

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Baked Lemon Cod with Broccoli
Dinner

Baked Lemon Cod and Broccoli

This recipe feeds two, but it’s easy to double or triple it for summer entertaining, and broccoli makes the perfect side.

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Summer planter
Positive Living

How to Give Your Summer Planter Pots Pizazz!

Three easy floral elements to create a beautiful display.

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A walk in nature
Positive Living

3 Simple Ways Nature Can Bless Us

This season invites us to step outdoors with a fresh perspective on the beauty of the green, growing world.

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Patience in the garden
Life Advice

One of the Best Things a Garden Can Teach You

How one woman found friendships and memories through her green thumb. 

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Summer gazpacho
Recipes

3 Fresh Ways to Enjoy Late-Summer Tomatoes

Tomato season ain’t over ’til it’s over. Celebrate every juicy bit with these easy, flavorful ideas.

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End of summer
Positive Living

How to End Summer on a Positive Note

Tips for approaching the end of the season with gratitude. 

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Summer reading
Life Advice

How Reading Can Make You Happier

Turn the page on a new outlook on life.

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A divine light seen from underwater.
Angels

A Little Girl's Glimpse of Heaven

She was taught to believe heaven wasn't real until a timely accident proved otherwise.

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A family enjoying a summer lunch together outdoors.
Aging Parents

4 Tips for Dealing with Summer Heat

Older adults are at heightened risk for heat-related illnesses, so prevention is key.

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