As a working parent of two elementary-school-aged children, there is a lot I have to let go because there simply isn't time to manage it all. Maybe some weeks the kids spend more time than they should in front of electronic devices; sometimes I c... Read more
People love routine. There’s comfort in doing the same things and knowing exactly what to expect—no surprises, no fear, no thinking required. And sometimes, routine can be a very good thing.
But when it co... Read more
The poor potato. It really has gotten a bad rap.
A plentiful crop that's easy and inexpensive to produce, the potato has been a dietary staple across the globe for centuries. (Ireland, a country whose diet once relied almost entirely o... Read more
Each of us has a favorite body part – or we should. Do you have an area you think is worth accentuating? If you do, good for you. As you get closer to your fitness/health/weight loss goals, you will likely want to show off more of your body, hi... Read more
Isn’t it wonderful when something that tastes so yummy is also good for you? That’s what you get when you enjoy the delicious, sweet flavor of berries. The pigments that give berries their deep red, blue, black and purple hues are powerfu... Read more
#HUNGRY FOR WRONG REASON. Feeling blue, anxious, and hungry today.... like I could eat my desk. Have noticed that anxiety makes me very hungry. Stomach growls at me. Wanting to seek comfort the easy way... Food. Rant over. Back to work.... Read more
Laughing Cow Light Blue Cheese wedges. This cheese tastes just like real blue cheese, only it is lighter in calories (35 calories per wedge). I love blue cheese and this helps me get my fix without going over my calorie allotment.... Read more
The weather at SparkPeople headquarters is finally getting warm. We're saying sayonara to winter with lunch-time pickup basketball games, open windows in the office--and ice cream taste-tests. Blue Bunny recently unveiled some new ice cream treats th... Read more
So who doesn't like a challenge? We, here at SparkPeople, find that challenges are actually a great motivational tool in helping our members reach their goals. So if SparkPeople members are motivated by the challenges, could this work for our politic... Read more
Feeling a little blue about nothing in particular today so . . . Charlie and I went to the swampy woods which reliably has gentians at this time of the year.
Not my own picture . . . because I'm not a skilled photographer at all . . . but... Read more
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