Monica Hicks

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Rice Krispie Treat Sprinkle Cake

It's a very Happy Blog Birthday!<p>Today I'm celebrating <b>four years</b> of blogging. Sometimes I look back at the work I've done over these past years and …

What You Don't Know About Common Fruits May Surprise You

<i>Written by Rebecca Stokes on CafeMom's blog, The Stir.</i><p>Whenever I'm down, I know full-well that eating fruits and veggies will improve my mood almost immediately. This isn't just because of how fruit nourishes your brain, but also because fruit is just plain delicious!<p>When I'm not eating fruit, I …

African Elephant and Labrador Retriever Hit It Off

What happens when an adorable gentle giant elephant comes into contact with one of the world’s most beloved dog breeds? Sheer bliss! To be specific, …

Mid-life stress 'precedes dementia'

<b>Mid-life stress may increase a woman's risk of developing dementia, according to researchers.</b><p>In a study of 800 Swedish women, those who had to cope with events such as divorce or bereavement were more likely to get Alzheimer's decades later.<p>The more stressful events there were, the higher the …

Middle Age

19 Things You Didn't Know About Orgasms

Everything you've ever wanted to know about your big O: namely, how to have one—or your best one yet

Ikea Now Sells Solar Panels!

Perhaps they'll coordinate with your Malm-bedecked bedroom.<p>You got all your college furniture from there; now you can get solar panels from Ikea, too. The Swedish furniture company began selling solar panels in its Southampton, U.K., store today and plans to bring the product to all of its Britain …