Category: Articles

An Apple A Day Keeps The Doctor Away
6

An Apple A Day Keeps The Doctor Away

Photo by YO$HIMI via Flickr Whenever you feel the urge for something sweet, don’t reach for that plate of cookies or brownies.  Reach for an apple instead.  Eating an apple will not only satisfy your sweet tooth and make you feel full, but it is also much more nutritious.  Both your taste buds and body […]

Eggs: Color Doesn't Matter
8

Eggs: Color Doesn’t Matter

Photo by woodleywonderworks via Flickr Whenever I go to the grocery store, I buy organic, free-range eggs. No matter where I get them, the eggs are always brown. The non-organic eggs tend to be white. I’ve always heard that brown eggs are healthier than white eggs. I know that the chickens that supply my eggs […]

Blueberries: Tiny Berries, Big Benefits
5

Blueberries: Tiny Berries, Big Benefits

Photo by sub_lime79 via Flickr Almost every morning, I eat steel cut oatmeal with a handful of blueberries for breakfast.  I am a big fan of blueberries.  They add a lot to my breakfast.  They make my breakfast taste great because they’re mildly sweet and flavorful.  Plus, they are bursting with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, […]

Houseplants: Fresh Air From a Pot!
8

Houseplants: Fresh Air From a Pot!

Photo by madaise via Flickr During the winter months, when it is really cold outside, most of us don’t want to open our windows to get some fresh air.  Doing that would make us cold and uncomfortable.  Instead, we invest our money in storm windows, weather stripping and sealers to make sure that no heat […]

Here's Your Glass of Water. Drink Up!
5

Here’s Your Glass of Water. Drink Up!

Photo by Snap via Flickr There are many things that we want in life, but only a few things that we actually need. Water is one of those things that we need for survival. We can only live a few days without it. If our bodies don’t get enough water, they won’t function properly. The […]

Achieving Your New Year's Resolution
5

Achieving Your New Year’s Resolution

Photo by mudpig via Flickr As we ring in the New Year, many of us look at the coming year as the chance for a new beginning.  It’s a time to set new goals to achieve.  A time to begin making our dreams a reality.  A time for a new life journey! For many people, […]

Cinnamon: Want A Little Spice In Your Life?
10

Cinnamon: Want A Little Spice In Your Life?

Photo by jslander via Flickr There is something about the sweet smell of cinnamon during the cold winter months that brings back happy memories from childhood and infuses your house with comfort and warmth. Not only does cinnamon have a magnificent aroma, it also has a wonderful flavor that makes it a perfect spice to […]

Come On Everyone! Soup's On!
5

Come On Everyone! Soup’s On!

Photo by pointnshoot via Flickr I’m a firm believer that one of the most satisfying things to eat on a cold, winter day is soup.  It helps warm us up from the inside and brings a sense of comfort while nourishing us.  Soup is a very popular lunch or dinner item all year round.  You […]

Hot Cocoa Please, Hold the Whipped Cream
4

Hot Cocoa Please, Hold the Whipped Cream

Photo by morbuto via Flickr On a cold winter day, it feels so good to curl up on the couch and sip a hot drink.  My favorite drinks to sip in front of the fire while wrapped in my favorite blanket are hot cocoa or hot chocolate.  Not only does it warm me up, but […]

Not All Candles Are Created Equal
2

Not All Candles Are Created Equal

Photo by Idcross via Flickr Candles are a key component of many romantic evenings.  They help set the mood while you have a romantic dinner with some gourmet food and possibly a bottle of wine.  Their pleasant fragrances calm our senses and add a touch of elegance and romance to a setting. Even a nice […]

It Is Better To Give Than To Receive
3

It Is Better To Give Than To Receive

Have you ever noticed how good it feels to give to others?  You know, that warm feeling you get when you write a check to your favorite charity or lend a helping hand to a friend or someone in need?  The Grinch, a character from that Dr. Seuss book, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” had […]

The Holiday Treats Are Here: Learn What You're Up Against!
5

The Holiday Treats Are Here: Learn What You’re Up Against!

Photo by wrestlingentropy via Flickr The holidays have arrived. It is time for festivities with family and friends, gift giving and, of course, food. For many people the holiday season is when the gingerbread cookies, candy canes and fruit cakes start coming out of the pantry and the eggnog flows freely. Yummy as we might […]

It's What's Inside That Counts!
3

It’s What’s Inside That Counts!

Photo by Patrick J. Lynch via Flickr You read that headline correctly.  I said it’s what’s inside that counts.  Now I know you’re all thinking I’m talking about beauty.  I’m not.  I’m talking about health.  People spend a lot of time trying to look better, but not necessarily to be healthier.  Let me make an […]

Eat Everything On Your Plate....Not!
5

Eat Everything On Your Plate….Not!

Photo by peasap via Flickr So, you went to a restaurant the other day.  When they brought your dinner out, it was huge. By the time you finished half of it, you were full.  You wanted to stop eating, but subconsciously you remembered what your dear old mom always said about finishing everything on your […]

Are You Lifting Weights Correctly?
3

Are You Lifting Weights Correctly?

Photo by jason.lengstrof via Flickr More and more people lift weights everyday.  What does that mean?  It means that more and more people are out there lifting weights incorrectly everyday.  That could be at the gym, or it could be at home.  Either way, those people are getting less out of their workouts than they […]

Page 13 of 15« First...1112131415