Stacy Giles

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How to Grow Pineapples in Pots

Step A:<p>Cut off the crown, leaving several inches of fruit<p>Step B:<p>Leave several inches of fruit.<p>Step C:<p>Soak the crown in water for a day or two to …

Gardening

Harvey is 1-in-1,000 year flood, for now

"Harvey is a 1,000-year flood event unprecedented in scale," per WashPost weather editor Jason Samenow:<b>"An analysis</b> from the University of …

New Jersey

7 phrases that will show your boss you deserve a promotion

Your boss is looking to develop staff into leaders, likely making him or her the one who makes the next promotion decision.<p>As a result, it pays to show your boss that you're ready for additional responsibilities.<p>Here are seven phrases you can use to show your boss how promotable you really are:<p>One …

Employment

An Infographic Every Boss Should Read | Inc.com

I've written several posts on management mistakes, but this infographic is a brilliant summary of how bad and weak management practices can destroy a team's motivation. It's from Weekdone, a startup that builds status report software. I've provided my own commentary afterward.<p>My comments:<p><i>Inadequate</i> …

OpenOffice

The 15-Step Guide to Acing Any Job Interview

You’ve made it past the resume robots and the critical eyes of the recruiter to land an in-person interview. This is your chance — perhaps your <i>one</i> …

Employment

100 Ways to Protect Your Heart

<b>Grill a Steak</b><br>You may think it's bad for your heart, but you'd be wrong. Beef contains immunity-boosting selenium as well as homocysteine-lowering B vitamins. And up to 50 percent of the fat is the heart-healthy monounsaturated variety.<p><b>Watch a Scary Movie</b><br>Anything that causes your heart to …

Could You Have IBS?

Irritable bowel syndrome sounds like what you might call those fits your cranky boss has when she doesn't have her morning mocha latte. (“Watch out, …

Savory Coconut Pancakes

Hubby was experimenting in the kitchen and he came up with a recipe for super simple savory coconut flour and egg pancakes. I have to admit that I …

Here's What Healthy People Actually Eat All The Time

For when you're trying to eat healthy but you also have zero idea what to make and don't want to be sad.<p>Responses have been edited for length and clarity.

15 Signs you are doing well in life even if you don't think so

Let’s face it, sometimes life feels like it’s falling apart at the seams. Perhaps you’ve lost your job, or your marriage just ended, or you failed to …

A Cultural History of the Fever

The fever phobia that parents experience is ancient and useful.<p>For most of human history, an unusually high body temperature was a sign of the supernatural. Fevers were sinister but common, unnatural but real. And without a theoretical underpinning by which to understand them, fevers long seemed to …

To This Day