After being cooped up in a stuffy house all winter long, it’s finally time to fling open the windows, shoo away the cobwebs, and take on your annual spring cleaning. But often, the chemicals found in conventional cleaning products can be more d... Read more
The job of cleaning house is never finished. It reminds me of a motivational poster I once saw that had a picture of a man running on a road that was disappearing into the far distance ahead of him. The caption read, "There is no finish line.&qu... Read more
Have you thought about how great it would be to include your family in your pursuit to exercise more regularly? Family exercise will improve the health of your loved ones, make exercise more fun, and at the same time develop stronger connections betw... Read more
Is your kitchen less attractive than it used to be? Do you find yourself spending less time with it? Has your kitchen held up as a healthy haven that encourages nutritional eating and smart choices? Or has it sagged into a calorie-packed danger z... Read more
Marketers invest millions to convince us that we need the latest and greatest cleaning spray, detergent, and paper towel, so it’s not surprising that tidying up can quickly become a budgetary mess. In fact, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor... Read more
I downloaded Sparkpeople app a year ago but dismissed it after realizing it was all about counting calories (or so I thought). I didn't need to count calories- I needed to just eat healthier- why make it so complicated? Well here I am back and gettin... Read more
This is going to sound like kind of a dumb question.....but what is clean eating exactly? I've done a little research on it (very little) I know Jillian Michaels recommends it in her books but I'm not sure if it is eating no processed foods like box... Read more
Well today I got on the scale after a few weeks. I knew it would be bad because of the way I have been eating lately. Lots of stress eating!! I realize that my weight is just adding more stress. The only successful program I used in the past (abo... Read more
Since I started moving to a healthier lifestyle back in January 2012 my main focus as far as diet is concerned has just been eating clean. I am not perfect, but I have been doing really well on this. I lost 18 lbs.
I learned that a lot of the fi... Read more
Buy a decorative hanging basket that can be turned upside down and hang your dangling ornaments like crystals, sun catchers and small wind chimes etc on it. Christmas tree bauble hooks are ideal to hang them up with.. Arrange them around the edge and... Read more
While cleaning up I always try and find an excerise I can do while doing chores. Washing dishes "leg lifts", Dusting, "lunges", washing clothes "running in place", hanging up clothes on the line "squats"...See how many you can come up with while clea... Read more
If you are Texas born, got here as soon as you could,or just WISH you where here; WELCOME to a family of friends! So, wherever you hang your hat, join in the fun and lets reach our goals together!
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These eco-friendly tips (and some elbow grease) will help you clean your home inexpensively. For fresh-smelling clothes, hang laundry on an outdoor clothesline and let the sunshine dry it. (To prevent fading, turn garments inside out.) Ther... Read more
Do pesky fruit flies hover around your fresh produce? Find out how you can get them out of your kitchen.Fruit Flies 101Adult fruit flies (Drosiphila melanogaster) range in size from 1 to 2 millimeters, have red eyes and tan or brownish body... Read more
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