Fueled by the promise of a fresh start, it’s easy to whip together a list of resolutions in late December, but sticking to them when the novelty wears off in February is the real test. Don't let that deter you from committing to self-improv... Read more
Summer is the season for fresh produce—from your garden, the local farmers market, or nearby farms. It can be so tempting to buy in bulk—after all, you've waited all year for the perfect strawberry or tomato—and when you grow yo... Read more
Every bride wants to look her best on her big day. After all, you're spending a boatload of cash on a great gown, an awesome party, and the best photographer you can afford, so it's natural to want every detail to be perfect, right down to th... Read more
Wake up your taste buds! Cooking with herbs and spices will enhance the flavor of healthy foods without adding fat, salt, sugar, or calories. Herbs and spices contribute bright color, savory taste and sensational aroma.
Tips for using herbs and... Read more
Dating isn’t easy. In the beginning stages, deciding what to wear, where to go, and whether you should or shouldn't kiss can be stressful. Then, once you start to get more serious, you have big decisions to make, such as whether to be exclu... Read more
Today was my first goal date. From 269 on June 8th to 230 today. During this time I was sick and took two, 10 day vacations where I didn't exercise or track food. I am so pleased and happy that I weighed in just 1lb off at 231. Next goal, 200lbs.... Read more
Today I start the long process of getting my weight and diet under control!! Any support is greatly appreciated!! I am a full time nursing student, part time Nurse tech, single mom...trying to fit health and fitness in is going to be a struggle!!... Read more
When frozen bags of fruit get too expensive I turn to canned fruits. I place them in the freezer, then I make a fruit smoothie using only plain yogurt! So delicious & still healthy. Enjoying a mandarin orange smoothie now! Try one today!... Read more
What Are Dates Good For?Dates Nutrition FactsWhile dates don't appear to be particularly special with their oddly wrinkled, brown exterior, they're satisfyingly chewy and flavorful. Undoubtedly a favorite since the Garden of Eden, dates are considere... Read more
When I buy canned fruit or vegetables, I take a permanent marker and put the date bought on the lid. Even with an expiration date, I still use this system to let me know just how long that particular item has been in my pantry.... Read more
For people starting the adoption process, or for parents of adopted children, or adult adoptees. We also welcome foster parents as many of our members have adopted through the foster system.... Read more
Walk into any grocery store, and you'll find aisle after aisle of energy bars. Some claim that they will boost exercise performance, while others boast organic labels and all-natural ingredients. In recent years, energy bars made with a simple co... Read more
When you go to the grocery store, you probably check several labels and tags. First, you check the shelf price tag and look for any specials. You might also compare the cost per ounce, which is also listed on the shelf tag. Many of us check the nutri... Read more
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