Food for the soul: Angela and Carolyn Linton-Canfield cook up a business and love affair in the kitchen
Food for the soul: Angela and Carolyn Linton-Canfield cook up a business and love affair in the kitchen

There is something about whipping up a tasty concoction, watching guests sink their teeth into that first bite and hearing the silence before the collective chorus of approval that is music to Angela Linton-Canfield’s ears. “Mmm.” “It’s that sound that makes us do what we do,” said Angela, whose fascination with food started as a […]

Featured Stories

Health and wellness through art: Jessica Abresch finds a following through Zentangle
Health and wellness through art: Jessica Abresch finds a following through Zentangle

On Jan. 1, 2017, Jessica Abresch found her life coming to a crossroads. Her mother had just passed away. The following year, her father was diagnosed with cancer, eventually succumbing to his illness. “People don’t understand how horrible the death of a parent can be,” said Abresch, a Dubuque native. “The stress and the grief, […]

Featured Stories

Build a home for the holidays: A gingerbread home that is
Build a home for the holidays: A gingerbread home that is

If you’ve ever made cut-out cookies, you can make a gingerbread house from scratch. Did your cottage from a kit collapse like a house of cards? Homemade royal icing is easy to make and a better cookie caulk than the stuff that comes pre-packaged. And nothing smells better at Christmastime than gingerbread in the oven. […]

Featured Stories

Over the top: Stephanie Failmezger crafts a dazzling holiday tradition through her Christmas tree
Over the top: Stephanie Failmezger crafts a dazzling holiday tradition through her Christmas tree

In the rural Peosta, Iowa, home of Stephanie Failmezger this time of year, you’re not likely to find garland draped from archways, elves on shelves or stockings hung by the chimney with care. Instead, she reserves most of her merry energy for one thing: Her Christmas tree. “It’s just always something I’ve done,” Failmezger said. […]

Featured Stories

Holly, jolly and bright: Holiday highlights from the tri-states
Holly, jolly and bright: Holiday highlights from the tri-states

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the tri-state area as myriad nonprofits, community organizations and musical groups begin to prepare for the holiday season. From concerts to community dinners and a scuba-diving Santa, there’s a wide variety of merry and bright celebrations set to take place through the end of the year. […]

Featured Stories

Gretchen’s table: Fall in love with an apple salad with maple vinaigrette
Gretchen’s table: Fall in love with an apple salad with maple vinaigrette

W hen it comes to fall fruit, it’s hard to beat the versatility of the humble apple. Gala and the ubiquitous Red Delicious tend to be the most popular for eating out of hand, but sweet-tart cultivars such as Honeycrisp and the bright green, citrusy-tart Granny Smith also are great for a quick after-school or […]

Featured Stories

previous arrow
next arrow
Navigating womanhood often entails a complex connection with one’s body. Many women perceive their bodies as projects to be contoured and adjusted to fit societal ideals. There’s a persistent pressure to shrink here, enlarge there and conform to an idealized body standard. This burden is something many of us carry from a young age, often...
As the new year continues, many people have made resolutions regarding their physical health, but it’s just as important to focus on brain health, especially for older adults, according to experts. “As people age, they may experience stressors such as serious illness, losing close friends and family members, managing life on a fixed income and...
For parents, juggling the demands of work and home life can no doubt take a toll on physical health. In fact, a Cornell University study of 50 working moms and dads found that more than half turned to unhealthy eating options — pizza, chocolate and fast food, because they were too busy to start a...
Vitamin D, also known as the sunshine vitamin, is a fat-soluble vitamin that is important and plays a role in different aspects of our health. It is used in our bodies to keep bones strong, support mental health and improve sleep, among other functions. Our bodies make vitamin D through sun exposure, which is why...
A considerable number of women aren’t eating enough. From my experience, most women I encounter base their nutritional choices on the concept of calories in versus calories out. While this idea influences weight management, fewer calories don’t always translate to improved health or weight loss. When we restrict ourselves to minimal daily calorie intake, we...
1 2 3 4 5 198

Her Magazines Newest Stories