Nicole Irving, Publisher and Editor-In-Chief

High School Here We Come!

As you help your child prepare for high school, there are many things to consider in finding the perfect fit. Fortunately, Alachua County has many options for a great education and well-rounded experience.  While evaluating your options, consider what parts… read more

Living with Type 1 Diabetes

Image by Tanya Consaul Photography It’s been over four years since Tyler was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. There isn’t a moment that our entire family is not living with the disease. Pumps, syringes, vials, beeps, alarms, meters and worry… read more

How To Be Safe On Halloween!

Halloween is a fun holiday that brings many different activities, festivals and, of course, trick-or-treating. As much fun as the holiday brings, remember there are important safety precautions to keep in mind during Halloween and share with your little ones… read more

Are Your Makeup Brushes Spreading Germs?

No one would ever think of rubbing their clean face on a public, or even private, toilet seat. However, a recent study by Suhail Alam, MD, at the Aventus Clinic has found that our makeup brushes contain more bacteria than,… read more

DIY Activity: Pumpkin Patch

These easy to create fall pumpkins are a perfect way to add festive fall decor to any room in the house this season. And, the best part about them is that you can keep them for years to come!  Materials: … read more

pallet garden

DIY Herb Pallet Garden

As the days grow longer and the afternoon becomes perfect for outdoor time, revisiting your garden and sprucing up the backyard fall into the natural order of summer weekends. Repurposing, up-cycling and turning the vintage into the ultra awesome are… read more