Monday, July 26, 2010

From Seedlings to Servings: 11-Year-Old Grows Tons of Veggies for the Homeless

"When third-grader Katie Stagliano inadvertently grew a 40-pound cabbage in her back yard, she decided to donate it to a local soup kitchen — feeding 275 homeless people in the process. Three years later, the inspired 11-year-old has grown more than 4,000 pounds of veggies for the needy."

To read more about this remarkable young lady, click here.

Door County, Wisconsin: Lighthouses, Cherries and More

"With its abundance of cherries and lighthouses and fish boils, Door County, Wis., is a veritable treasure trove for vacationers.

Home to 10 historic lighthouses, five state parks, 30-plus islands and more than 300 miles of shoreline, Door County is a 75-mile-long peninsula that offers something for just about everyone, from outdoor sports and cultural events to shopping and fine dining."

Click here to read more about this amazing getaway destination.