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Poinsettias

A Few Words About Poinsettias

Janet Bertolus | Posted 12.11.2016 | Comedy
Janet Bertolus

I have a very complicated relationship with the holidays and their prerequisite decoration requirements, most particularly, the Poinsettia plant. So...

The Simplest Way To Be Happier Every Day

Teresa Kindred | Posted 12.11.2016 | Fifty
Teresa Kindred

In honor of my cousin, Martha, who recently died from breast cancer, her daughters hosted a "Be The Good Day" on December 4th which would have been her birthday. Martha often said "Every day isn't a good day, but there is good in every day."

How Often You Should Water Poinsettias

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 12.11.2015 | HuffPost Home

The holidays' most famous flowers yield one very important question: How often should you water your poinsettias? Answer: You should water your poins...

Poinsettias Are NOT Poisonous, But There’s Something Else You Should Know

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 12.11.2015 | HuffPost Home

There's no debating it: Poinsettias are crucial holiday decorations. They're vibrant, and if you care for yours long enough, they can live for years a...

Holiday Decorating Can Send 250 People a Day to the ER

Dr. Darria Long Gillespie | Posted 12.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Darria Long Gillespie

However, with 250 injuries a day from decorating for the holiday season, holiday safety is less funny in the ER. Unless you have a stuntman, follow my five rules for a health fail-free holiday.

How Much Do You Really Know About Poinsettias?

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 12.16.2014 | HuffPost Home

So maybe they aren't as ubiquitous as the Christmas tree or have a song inspired by their name, but poinsettias are known the world over as a holiday ...

Mafia Gangsters Arrested Over Christmas Poinsettia Scam

Posted 09.19.2014 | Weird News

If you don't respect the mafia pushing poinsettias, you'll be pushing up daisies. Four Italian gangsters were arrested in Naples over a Christmas p...

Holiday Myths Debunked

Los Angeles Times | Thomas H. Maugh II | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Contrary to popular belief, poinsettias are not toxic to people or animals, suicides do not increase over the Christmas holidays, and sugar does not m...