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
Entertainment makes life, well, entertaining. Unfortunately, it's usually one of those "extras" that get eliminated from the budget when times get a bit tough. When you're watching your wallet, nights out on the town are out, but that... Read more
Entertainment makes life, well, entertaining. Unfortunately, it's usually one of those extras that get eliminated from the budget when times get tough. When you're watching your wallet, nights out on the town are out, but that doesn’t mean the... Read more
During these uncertain economic times, families are combing their budgets in search for extravagances or amenities they can cut.One large, traditional yearly expense--the summer vacation--seems an easy place to save big. After all, a week at the beac... Read more
You may be busy gearing up for fall—packing away the bathing suit, buying fall clothes and school supplies, using the A/C less and opening the windows more—but state parks, swimming pools and campgrounds are all gearing up for the lon... Read more
My son is a life saver he knows my fibro is flaring up big time with this cold weather, I asked him if he'd wash my windows for me and he said okay mom...... He has no idea what a big help that was for me, it's tough hubby is working a part time job... Read more
I am returning to SparkPeople after a long hiatus because I became sole caregiver to my mother. It was probably the most difficult task I have ever undertaken. It was also the worst thing I could have done for my health. In attending a Care Giv... Read more
I am hoping that some of you will join me in this challenge and have some fun together
What a perfect time, between Thanksgiving and New Years !
We get so busy during the holiday season that we tend to forget about ourselves.
This may very wel... Read more
We enjoy many picnics over the summer. When I have to prepare and serve a lot of salads or cold foods outside, I have my husband fill two to three kids wading pools with ice. The salad bowls sit in the ice safely cooled and afterwards the kids can... Read more
Have a Summer Barbecue - Picnic - Cookout survival plan ready to go when those weekend events hit your schedule. Just because we are outdoors, those chips and dips do not have less calories. Try not to go to a picnic hungry. And if you know the me... Read more
As temperatures rise, so do your chances of getting food poisoning. According to the USDA, the number of illnesses surge from May to September, when picnics and cookouts mean food is out in potentially dangerous temperatures. But even though disease-... Read more
By Debba Haupert, creator of GIRLFRIENDOLOGY.com – the online community for women focused on female friendshipWomen are caretakers. We take care of our families, our jobs, our friends and, hopefully, ourselves. The one thing we often don’t have much... Read more
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