Simplicity is my favorite ingredient. It goes well with everything. It’s always fresh, nourishing and contrary to popular belief — it is not boring.

I have been fortunate enough to be part of the launch team for several new books over the past year, but When God Made You by Matthew Paul Turner is the first children’s book I have ever reviewed, and I am so glad I got the chance. 

"Umpqua" is translated to mean "thundering waters" or "across the waters," as well as "satisfied." Those terms define the Land of the Umpqua perfectly. Take in the surrounding rivers, lakes, waterfalls and streams, and any outdoor enthusiast will sure to be satisfied.

I decided years ago I wasn't going to sit on the sidelines and watch people live inspired without living inspired myself.

Bone broth is being touted as the new cure all. People are drinking it to get rid of cellulite, heal leaky gut, improve joint pain, and grow long luminous hair and nails. It sounds like the perfect drink to improve your health. Bone broth is made by taking any animal or fish bones, adding an acid like vinegar or lemon juice and simmering fo…

Here's a list of the photography talent within our community. If you would like to be added to the directory, please e-mail barnold@nrtoday.com.

The cool thing about the mom job is that we are our own bosses. We can do it however we think is best for our kids no matter what anyone else says about it.

I spend a good portion of my day making decisions about things. Be it work stuff or family stuff, it seems as though I spend more time than I used to making decisions on where and how to take the next step toward the finish line.

This may be the best cheesecake I have ever had in my life — and much to my surprise, I made it.

I think if we have been on the Internet or social media at all recently, we are aware of the negativity and at times very sad about often misleading information that is being shared.

After my husband and I were married, we moved to a small town in Northern California. My husband was working as a youth pastor. Food and fellowship was something that the small community enjoyed.

Summertime, the season of cookouts and camping trips…or at least it used to be.

Social media and I are having a rather tenuous relationship these days.

In our very busy world, what common need could these things possibly have? What on earth ties them together in every home? Let me tell you - a cleanser.

Working outside the home, I find myself on tight schedules in the morning. I, as well as my daughter, seem to have just enough time to get ready and rush out the door to school each day.

Our family moved to the Roseburg area 10 years ago. My husband had grown up here and so he had still had some friends living in the area from high school years.

Hope Services, a local nonprofit organization which operates Roseburg’s N’Lite Women’s Clinic has hired a new executive director whose vision for the group’s future is living by its name — providing more services, and vast amounts of hope for women of Douglas County.

You've seen it all. Well, most of it.

My son has been sick for the majority of his life - nine years. He gets Bronchitis, Pneumonia, Bronchiolitis, Sinusitis, and urinary infections over and over. He is on prednisone and antibiotics for 10 days, then off for five days and then back on the prednisone for seven more days, off for five days, on for 10 days, off for seven days and …

Flu season is in full swing and with cooler temperatures mixed with the crowds - things that are inevitable will surely creep in.

I started making spaghetti squash in an attempt to curb my daughter’s pasta obsession in the hope that she wouldn’t notice the swap with the healthier alternative.