During the hot summer months, we automatically add salads to our menu plans. A big bowl of crisp lettuce, cool cucumbers and sun-ripened tomatoes tossed lightly with an oil-and-vinegar dressing is always refreshing during the warmest time of the year... Read more
Snow enthusiasts everywhere are counting down the days until they can hit the slopes. Both skiing and snowboarding are fun and exciting winter pursuits. But these demanding physical activities also pose high risks. Without proper training, you won... Read more
We eat them in pies, pick them for fun, carve them and paint them. Their illuminated faces light our porches every year. Cinderella even rode to the ball in one!
We have a thing for pumpkins, especially this time of year. But did you know that p... Read more
Imagine that it’s April. The weather is warming up and it’s time to pull your spring clothes out of storage, including the bathing suit you shoved in the back of your closet in September. While doing your spring cleaning, you start to try... Read more
Winter is in full force. As the days get shorter and the nights get colder, even the best of us can get a little down. The "winter blues" are characterized by the mild depression, lack of motivation, and low energy that many people experien... Read more
I always have a hard time finding stocking stuffers for my hubby.He doesn't really like candy except for a bag of Reisen and some black licorice. A bag a year of each and he is happy.
Also the funkiest duct tape I can find (running joke, last ye... Read more
I have a history of night eating and it was suggested that I eat a snack about 2 hours before bedtime so that I don't wake up hungry in the night.
Anyone else solved this problem? Any ideas for snacks that work for you?... Read more
Aside from biking 3 miles a day, as far as weight lifting goes I only have dumb bells. I was wondering if anyone out there could help me find a program that only uses dumb bells that works the while body? I am working on both trying to trim fat and b... Read more
Weather today? Partly cloudy and mid 60's. Weather tomorrow? 20's and expecting 3-5" of ice and snow. Gotta love weather in the midwest! So not ready for this lol. Anyone else expecting to be hit by winter storms this week?... Read more
Saving money is a must in today socialty. Groceries we my family waste money, avoid to buy lots of food that are fresh is better to go every other day walking distance and avoid to go to business like smart and final , costco etc. if you go there lim... Read more
When the temperature drops, so can your motivation to get outside and get moving. So how do you resist the temptation to stay curled up under a blanket until spring arrives? According to a poll of SparkPeople.com members, 76% of exerciser... Read more
With much of the country experiencing unseasonably colder temperatures, as well as snow and ice this winter, these conditions can make it more of a challenge to hit the trails to get in your daily run in, especially when it would be so much easier... Read more
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