Halloween is full of treats, but the biggest trick may be on your wallet. Buying a costume for yourself, your children, and even your pets can add up quickly. Throw in the cost of decorations for your home and candy to hand out to the little witche... Read more
Keep it up. Your healthy habits, that is.
We all tend to relax – or be lax – on weekends; that’s what they’re for, right? But loosening our grips on a healthy lifestyle, even just for the weekend, can sabotage our efforts... Read more
There's a meme that's been making the internet rounds, and most parents can probably relate:
In all seriousness, it can be super frustrating when you work hard to establish healthy habits at home, only to have a well-meaning caregi... Read more
Frozen TV dinners weren’t served often when I was growing up in the 60’s. However, on rare, extra-busy nights, I remember eating my meal out of that small, compartmentalized aluminum tray. They were always heated in the oven (since microw... Read more
Balanced breakfast? Check
Mid-morning snack? Check
Healthy lunch with your co-workers? Check
Passing up your friend's homemade cookies? Check
Coming home in the evening and going on a feeding frenzy? CHECK!!
Does this sound... Read more
Is 10am. SPIN class 5-6, shower, get 1 kid to camp, 1 to daycare (car food: egg & sausage bake, piece of coconut). Clip dog's nails, feed both dogs, sit in traffic, teach a class on government contracting at a Chamber of Commerce. Nap time yet?... Read more
Last night when I went to bed, I was craving food. I used to before I started this program get up and eat fatten stuff. I got up and had some Chinese dry noodles and did log it. How do I break this habit, suggestions??... Read more
Uuuggghhhh! Been entering every single food I touch. Only eating healthy food. Staying well within my calories. I was starting to see results. Got on the scale and hello the pounds are coming back.... Read more
I love crafting and eating but the only thing that is super easy to get to is my fridge. I am going to make my crafting stuff as easy to get to as the food in my fridge. If it was realistic I would store the crafting stuff in there instead of the foo... Read more
love crafting but was sitting in too much clutter to enjoy it. I decided to take 1 room at a time and gave myself a deadline. Toy room, bedrooms, kitchen/utility are done. I have thrown out over a dozen bags of junk and given a lot to charity. Nearl... Read more
I've written about the miracles of the rice sock. This handy low-tech gadget eased an excruciating sinus headache I had a few weeks back. Since I made mine, it had soothed sore knees after yoga, loosened a tight lower back and even warmed cold feet a... Read more
KITCHEN Small Appliances Get rid of anything needing repair—that toaster that only heats one side of the bread—or impulse items you never use, like a yogurt maker. Plastic Containers "Don't hang on to spare li... Read more
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