Everything You Should Know About Your Food

The environmental impact of farming

How does livestock affect the greenhouse effect? Read on to find out! Photo via Pixabay (CC0).

Do you think you know enough about all the food that you eat on a regular basis? The things we eat play a huge role in our lives and have a big impact on our health and the environment around us. However, even though this is such a central aspect of our lives, there are still quite a few of us who do not know some basic facts about the food that we eat. For instance, do you know where certain ingredients come from or how they are made? If not, it’s time to widen your food knowledge.

Here’s a quick rundown of the things you need to know about your food.

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Smorgasbord Weekly Round Up – Gardening and Food Columns, Marital Advice and Lots of Music

It’s with great pleasure that I share this post from Sally Cronin’s blog Smorgasbord – Variety is the Spice of Life. My post on what makes a person inspiring was part of the weekly lineup ♥ I say congrats to all other writers included in this post! Wishing you all a lovely rest of your day and may smiles surround you 🙂


Smorgasbord - Variety is the spice of life

Welcome to this week’s round up of posts that you might have missed. The week has been frozen with high winds and even a sprinkling of snow on Wednesday. Thank goodness for the warmth to be found online on a daily basis.

Thanks to those of you who have responded to my request for blog sitters for my trip to see my sisters 15th – 21st of February.. There are some very interesting and entertaining posts already lined up but room for a few more if you are interested.


The William Price King Music Column Bono and U2

This week we feature some of the iconic hits from the 1980s including “Pride”, “I Will Follow” and “Gloria”.


Paul’s Gardening Column

Our writer in residence is not only a master storyteller but also is a very dab hand in the garden with an encyclopedic knowledge of exotic plants. Here…

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3 Careers You Didn’t Know You Could Pursue as an MPA Graduate

A Master of Public Administration degree is one of the most popular graduate degrees today. There are several reasons why the MPA degree is so popular, one of which is the increase in demand for professionals in the public service sector. Non-profit organizations and even corporations are also looking for MPA graduates to support their programs, as the key management, organizational and strategy skills used through the course are being recognized more and more across a wider range of industries, especially in the public sector.

Working hard in school pays off with these business opportunities

What kind of job will she get now that she has her Master of Public Administration degree? Photo via Pixabay, CC0 Creative Commons.

Due to this, the range of MPA courses available has also increased due to the higher demand, meaning that these jobs and the means to pursue these careers are more readily available. Some online courses have even made it possible for people already working full time jobs to access the course without having to sacrifice their current job positions.

While there are a lot of interesting careers to get into when you are an MPA graduate, some of them aren’t as popular as the rest. Here are the three careers you didn’t know you could get in to when you’re an MPA grad.

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