Holiday Season’s can be a time of joy and laughter, or it can be a time of chaos and stress. We’re here to share with you some tips on staying happy, healthy and fulfilled this year, no matter what holiday you celebrate.
Experts say those who regularly exhibit gratitude in their daily lives experience significant benefits that lead to a happier life. Learn about the ways gratitude can improve your life, and how you can integrate it into your life.
It’s almost Thanksgiving, the time of year where you are able to enjoy a delicious meal, and the company of the ones you love. Unless of course you’re the one doing the cooking. With hours upon hours of preparation, cooking, place setting and serving- the chef rarely gets the simple pleasure of company and conversation. Here at AFL we w...Read More
You’ve watched your mother do it, you’ve watched your grandparents do it, but whatever you do, do not rinse your turkey. Poultry sometimes feels like it could use a little wash here and there and it can sometimes feel slimy. According to the USDA, rinsing your turkey will not get rid of unwanted bacteria, as that is virtually impossible...Read More
Everyone seems to have a month of the year where there is a cluster of significant events. In my life, it’s November. In Novembers past, I have had: -ï¿½ A sister-in-law I was very close to died in Nov. 2001-ï¿½ I had a mastectomy for breast cancer in Nov. 2004-ï¿½ The Gathering Inn bought its property and incorporated in Nov. 2007-ï¿½ My Mom...Read More
The Thanksgiving weekend is drawing to a close. Yes, there’ll be more football games – but none that seem quite as intense as the games fueled by turkey gravy and chestnut stuffing. The last of the guests are on their way home (or soon will be) – so please bear with me and let me share with you a few of the things that I have been...Read More