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fun time

During warm weather everyone is light hearted, ready to go. Families get together, people travel, yards are made pretty with flowers and shrub. Let's not forget the luscious food that comes from home grown gardens. Don't you wish you could take half of that energy, togetherness and pull it over to ...

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Drink Water!

When you get that urge to grab an ice cold soda from the fridge take the water instead. The sugar high from soda only last for a little while but with water you get a whole new burst of energy. Then what? Go do something! Exercise. Clean. Go for a walk. Water is the best choice!

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If you must finish the day with a sweet

I get my sweet craving at night after dinner. I don't feel like i've finished eating for the day until I have had a taste of something sweet - so I have 2 stand bys: Dark (70%) Chocolate and Gummy Vitamins. I don't have the chocolate every night, but I do have the vitamins! I take 2 gummy multis...

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Measure your Progress!

I keep a couple of sets each of measuring spoons and measuring cups. That way, if I'm cooking and my teaspoon gets wet, or full of sour cream, I don't have to stop, run to the sink, wash and dry it. I just grab another one and keep going.

Liquid Measuring Cups. Splurge. Buy the glass ones. It...

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Flexible Food Prep

Instead of a traditional cutting board, I have a thin, flexible, light-weight silicon cutting "sheet". It's easy to move around the kitchen, easy to transfer cut food with (it flexes!), and easy to clean.

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Always believe

You go to stores buy things, use them , eat them and something is not right. You call to see if you can bring it back, some say yes, others store credit, or replace. Others buy it, it is yours. Today i found out it is best to ask, I belong to the Wine club and we buy 1 wine a month, taste report pr...

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Water intake

I consume 24 oz of water in 1 hour to make sure that get my 8oz of water right away. Then I continue to refill the glass. I use the same cup every day while I am work and make sure I drink it all.

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Reach Out to Those You Love

Reach out to your family and friends for motivation and just to keep in touch. It'll left you and your friends up and show how uch you appreicate and think of them!

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Cleaning Up

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Go for the grains

Not ready for Twigs & Rocks cereal? Sprinkle on a few tablespoons of wheat germ or oat bran. Work up to 3/4 cup of low-sugar whole-grain cereal with at least three grams of fiber per serving, and you'll pass on that Danish.

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