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Make Resolutions That Matter

— Turning over the calendar is a great time to make personal resolutions for the coming year. Resolutions can be made throughout the year, but if you have been thinking about several new ones for the coming year, here are tips to not only help you make resolutions, but to keep them! I Resolve To… Okay,... Read More

Amazing Health Benefits of Tea

— Tea tastes excellent and is a versatile drink, but can also be extremely healthy for you. Many of the health benefits of tea come from EGCG, which is an extremely powerful natural antioxidant. Antioxidants work to rid your body of harmful free radicals, which can damage the cells in your body. The EGCG in your... Read More

Flu Season – Bah Humbug!

— The flu hits thousands of people every year, so every time you leave the house you run the risk of encountering someone with the flu. How should you protect yourself and stay healthy? Strengthen your immune system. Get plenty of exercise, which keeps you fit and also strengthens your immune system. Eating fruits and vegetables... Read More

Why Crafts Are A Wonderful Holiday Gift Idea

— Crafts are almost always cherished more than store-bought items, and many options are available to create for that special someone. Try your hand at the following types of craft work: Needle work, including sewing, embroidery, or other such needle arts. Depending on the occasion, you may choose something small, such as cloth napkins and potholders... Read More

Overcome Your Winter Depression

— In North America, it is estimated that 50 to 60 percent of the population is affected by winter depression. There is a broad spectrum of symptoms that arise, from a change in sleep patterns to weight gain. This means about half of the people you know are depressed in the wintertime! People who live in... Read More

Sparkling Snowflake Cookies

— Ingredients: 1 (18.25 ounce) box white cake mix 1/2 pound (2 sticks) butter or margarine 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups quick or old-fashioned oats, uncooked Assorted colored sugars, candy sprinkles Small candies or decorator icings Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In large bowl, combine half the dry cake mix with... Read More

Eating Healthy Made Easy

— When snacking, make it a point to serve yourself a portion of the snack in a bowl. If you eat out of the bag or box that the snack came in, then it is more likely that you will end up consuming more than the recommended serving size. Remember to eat often throughout the course... Read More

How to Prepare for Cold and Flu Season with a Strong Immune System

— Cold and flu season will be upon us soon and there is no better time to protect yourself than right now with a strong immune system. What is the immune system? Very simply, our immune system is like a shield that protects our body from the germs, bacteria and viruses that can cause illness. The... Read More

10 Tips to Stop Smoking

— Most people are readily aware that stopping smoking can improve their health, but learning how to really conquer the urges to smoke is not easy. You need a good reason to quit. Simply deciding to quit because the sky is blue is not a sufficient reason. Look for small rewards that you can give yourself... Read More

When Do You Give Thanks?

— Do you wait until Thanksgiving Day to thank those that you love and those that have helped you? It’s important to be thankful during this special holiday. However, it shouldn’t be the only time you demonstrate your love and appreciation to others. There are some great reasons to thank people throughout the year; not just... Read More