After being cooped up in a stuffy house all winter long, it’s finally time to fling open the windows, shoo away the cobwebs, and take on your annual spring cleaning. But often, the chemicals found in conventional cleaning products can be more d... Read more
What “fitness feat” have you always wanted to accomplish? I think we all have something in mind, a seemingly insurmountable task that we just wish, for whatever reason, we could do. You see other people accomplish it with ease, and you se... Read more
Seasonal allergies affect more than 35 million people in the United States. Often prompted by sensitivities to outdoor allergens such as molds and pollens, seasonal allergy sufferers are prone to sneezing, congestion and itchy, watery eyes.
Alle... Read more
The job of cleaning house is never finished. It reminds me of a motivational poster I once saw that had a picture of a man running on a road that was disappearing into the far distance ahead of him. The caption read, "There is no finish line.&qu... Read more
If your pet is well-socialized and enjoys playing with other animals, a trip to the dog park is a great way to help him get some exercise and meet new four-legged friends. But before you head out the door there are several rules and precautions to co... Read more
Please help. The Community pull down is so slow I am beginning to not want to even deal with it. It takes forever to pull up. I know its not my computer because everything else does ok. Even the Nutrition Tracker seems ok. Is there anyway you could h... Read more
For anyone out there who follows a clean eating diet, or is familiar with what it entails, I'm trying this out for the first time and am not sure if some of the foods I have in my fridge and pantry are OK to eat. I am trying to eat lots of veggies, f... Read more
I downloaded Sparkpeople app a year ago but dismissed it after realizing it was all about counting calories (or so I thought). I didn't need to count calories- I needed to just eat healthier- why make it so complicated? Well here I am back and gettin... Read more
This is going to sound like kind of a dumb question.....but what is clean eating exactly? I've done a little research on it (very little) I know Jillian Michaels recommends it in her books but I'm not sure if it is eating no processed foods like box... Read more
Well today I got on the scale after a few weeks. I knew it would be bad because of the way I have been eating lately. Lots of stress eating!! I realize that my weight is just adding more stress. The only successful program I used in the past (abo... Read more
Buy a decorative hanging basket that can be turned upside down and hang your dangling ornaments like crystals, sun catchers and small wind chimes etc on it. Christmas tree bauble hooks are ideal to hang them up with.. Arrange them around the edge and... Read more
When I am baking or doing a lot of cooking, I spread a clean garbage bad out on my counter. At clean up time, I just pick up the garbage bag and pull up and the mess is inside and the counter clean.30... Read more
If you are Texas born, got here as soon as you could,or just WISH you where here; WELCOME to a family of friends! So, wherever you hang your hat, join in the fun and lets reach our goals together!
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Forget about big organizing overhauls. (Who has the energy?) The slow-and-steady approach is much more effective for time-pressed moms. Tackle just a couple of our 30 super-simple projects: that pile of jumbled cords in the family room today, the ove... Read more
These eco-friendly tips (and some elbow grease) will help you clean your home inexpensively. For fresh-smelling clothes, hang laundry on an outdoor clothesline and let the sunshine dry it. (To prevent fading, turn garments inside out.) Ther... Read more
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