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The Scoop on Yogurt

Wednesday, May 11, 2011      8 comments

Remember when you had to make only one decision: fruit on the bottom or mixed in? Today, there are entire aisles dedictated to the stuff. What to look for: Between 90-180 calories. That's per 6-to-8-ounce serving. A parfair can have ove... Read more

Positive Thinking

Monday, May 09, 2011      5 comments

“Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.” —HELEN KELLER, American writer and lecturer emoticonRead more

Proverb

Saturday, May 07, 2011      5 comments

TO ENDURE THE UNENDURABLE IS TRUE ENDURANCE. —Japanese proverb... Read more

IT'S MY BIRTHDAY!

Thursday, May 05, 2011      12 comments

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YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT

Wednesday, May 04, 2011      2 comments

CANDY FACTS • The average American eats 25 pounds of candy each year. Worldwide leader: Denmark, at 36 pounds per person per year. • The melting point of cocoa butter is just below human body temperature, which is why chocolate melts in y... Read more

TAKE A BREATHER

Tuesday, May 03, 2011      2 comments

A full, thoughtful breath is the quickest way to short-circuit your stress response. First, sit up tall and place both feet on the floor. Rest one or both hands on your stomach, just below the navel. Inhale through your nose, taking in as muc... Read more

Eat less at lunch...

Monday, May 02, 2011      8 comments

and still feel full by pulling the plug on distracted eating. Research shows that people who multitask while munching have trouble remembering what they've eaten, don't feel full, and are more likely to snack. I am SO guilty of this mindle... Read more

REAL RESTAURANT NAMES

Sunday, May 01, 2011      4 comments

• Snacks Fifth Avenue • Lawrence of Oregano • Wiener Take All • Jonathan Livingston Seafood • Boogie Woogie Bagel Boy • Just for the Halibut • Grill from Ipanema • The Frying Dutchman • Brew Ha Ha • C... Read more

IF AT FIRST YOU DON'T SUCCEED...

Saturday, April 30, 2011      3 comments

REDEFINE SUCCESS. You're probably familiar with this saying's first cousin: "Winners never quit. Quitters never win." I like the idea of redefining success much better. If you see your sole options as winning, losing or quitting, that l... Read more

Tom Swifties

Thursday, April 28, 2011      3 comments

“Thanks for shredding the cheese,” Tom said gratefully. “Please put some folds in these trousers,” Tom pleaded. “I’ve located the dog star,” Tom said seriously. “You look like a goat,” Tom kidded. “I used to own that gold min... Read more

CELEBRITY SPOTLIGHT

Wednesday, April 27, 2011      3 comments

Walter and Betty Roberts, a young couple in Atlanta, Georgia, gave drama lessons to the children of Coretta Scott and Martin Luther King Jr. in the 1960s. Even though the Robertses were white, they welcomed black children into their home during ... Read more

MOVE FORWARD

Tuesday, April 26, 2011      5 comments

You don't need a map or an itinerary for a personal journey, just a sense of adventure and maybe this reminder: That breathless, soul-quenching feeling of awe you get when you catch a water color sunset never comes during a commercial break. T... Read more

Traveling

Monday, April 25, 2011      1 comments

Heading back home now after a wonderful, albeit short, visit. Hope we get home in time for Dancing with the Stars!! emoticonRead more

Family Time

Sunday, April 24, 2011      4 comments

I just spent a wonderful few hours with my husband's family for a wonderful Easter brunch. We finally got to meet our fantastic, gorgeous little great-niece, Grace. I feel so very fortunate to have married into this family. They truly have... Read more

Easter Trivia

Saturday, April 23, 2011      4 comments

IT’S EASTER! SOME EASTER TRIVIA • According to surveys of kids, the most popular Easter candy is jelly beans, specifically red jelly beans. • 76 percent of people say they eat a chocolate bunny’s ears first. • Chocolate eggs origin... Read more


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