It seems like our personal information is out for everyone to see. Posts about our family, friends and lives are scattered across social media accounts. Our computers and phones can memorize passwords, addresses, even credit and debit card information. While this all seems convenient, it can pose potential harm. Theresa Jones, a regional agent for the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, provides research on the common types of scams that are apparent as well as advice on how to detect suspicious activity and take caution regarding…Continue Reading “Scammers Target Senior Citizens”

As the cool breeze swoops in and the leaves gradually change to sunset shades, fall begins. It seems like summer has come and gone, taking our lush, green, grass with it. However there is no need to worry, your hard work this past spring and summer absolutely pays off, seeing that there is nothing you need to do to winterize your lawn. It can be confusing thinking of all the elements that go into lawn care, how do we know when and what to use?…Continue Reading “Fall Lawn Care in the South”

Every day it seems like we discover new health benefits where we least expect to. In recent years, coconuts, specifically coconut oil, have sparked interest among dietitians and health enthusiasts.  Articles and ads promoting weight loss, Alzheimer’s disease prevention and cardiovascular health – It’s no wonder people are going coco-nutty. What is Coconut Oil? Coconut oil is a by-product of the coconut fruit. The oil is made by pressing the white meat inside the coconut. It has a sweet, tropical smell and smooth texture. Because of its…Continue Reading “Coconut Oil: What you should know”