Alice Knisley Matthias

Alice Knisley Matthias

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Alice Knisley Matthias writes about food, family, education, and garden. Her work appears in The New York Times, Washington Post, Food Network, Delish, The Kitchn and Parade. Her book about healthy kid snacks is published by Scholastic. Other work includes Woman's Day, Redbook, Highlights for Children, Boys' Life, Kids Discover and America's Test Kitchen Cook's Country Cookbook.

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14 Plants That Repel Mosquitoes

Keep everyone happy and free from mosquitoes all summer with the help of plants located in areas around the yard and patio.

Flying Joro Spiders Heading for the East Coast — Everything to Know

Large spiders that can parachute through the air are heading for the East Coast this summer, experts say. But are they dangerous? Here's what to know.

Can WD-40 Keep Spiders and Ants Away? An Expert Weighs In

Can a familiar household product be the answer to help keep ants and spiders from getting inside your home?