All posts by Mature Living

The Little Princess (1939)

Photo by Ashton Mullins on Unsplash   Moviegoers had loved child star Shirley Temple for a long time before “The Little Princess” was released, but this was the first time they could see her in full color. The film, loosely based on a book by Frances Hodgson Burnett, tells the story of a young girl who is forced

Brown Sugar Cake with Cranberry Buttercream Frosting

With the holidays quickly approaching, I have special, pretty foods on my mind.  Presenting a beautiful cake makes my guests, and me, happy.  Plus, who doesn’t like a cake?   This multi layer cake is moist and richly flavored with brown sugar. It’s crumb holds together well.  Between the layers is a luscious buttercream and

Lights Before Christmas Giveaway!

Have you seen the Lights Before Christmas at the Toledo Zoo yet this year? If not, you’re in luck! You can win four tickets to the annual tradition, so you and your family can have a night you will never forget! Just enter below before December 17 at 7pm. Good luck and happy holidays!

Coronavirus Testing and Antibody Testing Sites

Coronavirus Testing sites are a moving target.  As of December 10, 2020, coronavirus testing is available at the following locations. Testing is for individuals 18 and up unless otherwise noted. Call ahead or go on-line to be sure the testing site is open and to schedule an appointment.   HEALTH PARTNERS OF WESTERN OHIO 224

CARROT-LENTIL SOUP

I love this soup.  I could, and most often do,  eat it for lunch everyday.  Curry add the indian flavor I adore and cayenne pepper adds heat.  The carrots are sweet, the garlic is …garlic.  Not only a very healthy soup, it takes about 30 mnutes from start to end.   Nothing like a warm

Nosferatu (1922)

One of the most influential and powerful of all horror films shouldn’t still exist. When Nosferatu was made in 1922, it was clearly inspired by Bram Stoker’s immortal 1897 novel Dracula. So much so that Stoker’s estate sued over it, and a court ruled that all prints of the film should be destroyed. A few