Do you prefer crowds or your pajamas?

Black Friday. Cyber Monday. The sales have begun. Are you a deal hunter? Research is showing that more and more people are deciding to ditch the early morning shopping hours due to waiting in long lines to get in to a store, and then to make a purchase. Black Friday is dying in the age …

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RecipeCorner – Save Room for Skinny Sweet Potato Casserole this Thanksgiving!

The traditional sweet potato casserole at Thanksgiving is a family favorite. However, trying to eat healthier makes me think twice before spooning up a huge helping this holiday. I am “thankful” I found this healthier version!   Skinny Sweet Potato Casserole Ingredients Filling 3 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks 1/3 cup fat-free …

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Families are like fudge….mostly sweet with a few nuts

With the holidays quickly arriving, Thanksgiving is almost here. Thanksgiving is a chance for families and friends to get together to, reminisce, and possibly watch a little football. Instead of feeling that this is a stressful time with meal prep, a crowded house, family disagreements and sibling rivalry, and eating too much turkey….use the day …

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RecipeCorner – Rice Crispy Treats (original, natural & gluten-free)

Snap, Crackle, Pop – Not only did most of us enjoy Rice Krispies as a morning breakfast cereal….but when we added marshmallows we definitely had a real “treat”. As we try to eat healthier we don’t want to give up our favorite snacks completely. Below are two alternatives to the tried and proven Kellogg’s Rice …

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5 Tips for Creating Your Bedroom Sanctuary

I love spending time in our bedroom. Its my getaway place to read, meditate, sit in our massage chair, and just get recharged. I feel this room is a calming oasis.   Below are 5 top tips to help you make your bedroom a stress free sanctuary. Color –  Make it soothing. My favorite color …

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BooBoos and Ouchies…we have the cure

These DIY homemade ice packs are soft, flexible, and comfortable for icing down body aches and pains. They are more comfortable than a bag of frozen peas and mold better to your body. In addition, you know there are no crazy chemical ingredients, just a few common household items.            Natural, Flexible Ice Packs   Supplies 1 quart …

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RecipeCorner – Simple Chia Pudding

Vanilla, chocolate, tapioca, rice……we all have our favorite pudding. But have you tried Chia pudding? Chia (an ancient Mayan word for “strength” seeds provide sustainable energy. In ancient times chia seeds were widely used. Only recently have they become known as a modern day superfood. Chia seeds are packed with antioxidants and are high in protein, …

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Heat me up with rice socks!

We now know that heated blankets and heating pads release extremely high levels of EMFs (Electro Magnetic Fields). Anything that gives off electricity gives off EMFs, which have been proven to disrupt the body’s natural “flow” and can suppress the immune system. Rather than test this on yourself, try the rice sock method.   DIY Natural …

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Aces are not just good in poker

We all have had job interviews and I’m not sure whether they really get easier or not. But I do recommend preparing and going in with confidence so you can ACE your interview. Following are some examples of what you may expect. Tell me about yourself. Don’t tell your life story, but do describe your …

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RecipeCorner – How to make a Buddha Bowl

Buddha bowls are a quick, colorful, delicious meal served in a big bowl and comprised of healthy ingredients (vegetables, grains, protein). There are infinite possibilities and combinations to making your Buddha bowl. And….there is only one bowl to wash – smile!   You can’t miss up a Buddha bowl. Its pretty much anything goes. You can …

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