JULIE STAFFORD: A flossing journey

For me flossing has been a bit like stretching after exercise: You know it’s good for you and that you should do it, but you just don’t. I mean I’d floss for a couple days before I knew I had an appointment to have my teeth cleaned — hoping I’d impress — but that usually wasn’t enough to stop my […]

Bringing back Mr. Jack

Greenville native returns to career as musician, releases six-song EP

About 16 years ago, Dennis Ordiway created an alter-ego, Mr. Jack, that helped him launch a music career — including a full-length album and more than one million followers on MySpace.

With Mr. Jack having been on hiatus for several years, Ordiway recently broke Mr. Jack out of retirement and started taking to the stage once again.

PRODUCT REVIEW: Farm Hounds dog treats

I recently received sample treats from Farm Hounds. They started as a dog boarding and daycare facility in Atlanta and later partnered with a farmer to provide all-natural treats. Included items were duck feet, chicken jerky, pork heart and hog snout. My Millie is the best dog ever (yes, I am biased and no, I won’t hear anything else). She […]

Gluten free goodies for everyone

I have been eating gluten-free for eight years. I made the decision when I saw the nurse practitioner at my endocrinologist’s office.

Publisher’s picks

Every now and then, I stumble across things that either make my life a little easier, inspire thought, are good for my health or that I think are just plain cool. On the chance you might enjoy them, too, I’d like to share a few of my latest finds: Kevita Kombucha: Kombucha, which is a fizzy, fermented tea, can be an acquired taste because it’s […]