Marketers invest millions to convince us that we need the latest and greatest cleaning spray, detergent, and paper towel, so it’s not surprising that tidying up can quickly become a budgetary mess. In fact, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor... Read more
If you're trying to lighten your caloric load or lose weight, are you destined to days of tasteless cookies, or—worse—a life without sweets and treats?
Of course not! There are plenty of ways you can substitute lower-calorie ingr... Read more
Worried about catching the cold or flu this year—or helping to keep the germs of one sick family member from infecting others in your house?
Beyond hand washing and self-imposed quarantine, some time spent cleaning, disinfecting and saniti... Read more
Sometimes, it’s all you can do to squeeze a workout during your lunch hour or before the evening PTA meeting. In an ideal world, you’d also have time to shower, fix your hair, and dress to impress. But in the real world, you don't alw... Read more
You probably don't think about your teeth that much unless you drink something icy cold or your mom forces you to go to the dentist. However, you should really give your pearly whites a closer look. After all, your teeth are one of the first thin... Read more
Drastic changes in eating. Cut out soda, only drink water. Tracking everything i eat.. I knew i wasnt eating well but i had the kind of mentality that if i didnt SEE how many calories it was it couldnt be that bad.. lol... Read more
I don't drink diet sodas because I'm not a fan. In general, it's better to eat your calories than drink them, since the body doesn't register them the same way. I think the only exception to the rule for me is a smoothie, since it has more substance.... Read more
Spring Clean That Pantry!
The kitchen pantry often ends up a dead zone where cleaning is concerned. Items are tucked away from view, so neglecting to clean the space is easy. A clean, well-organized pantry can improve shopping and cooking effici... Read more
I love to cook. My inspiration comes from fond memories of cooking with my two grandmothers in their respective kitchens. They taught me to cook from scratch and find joy in family recipes that have been passed down from generation to generation.St.... Read more
Summer brings road trips for many of us. When I was young, they meant climbing in the back of the station wagon with my brothers (before we understood the safety of seat belts) with a few games and a large picnic basket for the stop at a roadside re... Read more
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