Tips & Advice

Prepare The Home For The Incoming Holiday Gifts With These Easy Tasks

Getting a gift of love, time, or experience is hands down the most beneficial for our children. But knowing that isn’t going to stop the flood of toys coming your way this holiday season. It seems impossible to escape all…

Christmas Countdown Ideas Your Kids Are Sure To Love

Moms, it is the most wonderful time of the year, as the Christmas season is upon us! There’s something almost magical about Christmas – the lights, the snow (hopefully!), and the holiday spirit. But most important, Christmas is a time…

New Diet Shows Promise For Menopausal Women

Sometimes it feels like we eat one slice of pizza and we wake up with a belly roll we didn’t notice before. While going through menopause it can be even worse, with hormones going haywire and body changes making us…

Activities That Keep Little Fingers From Picking At The Turkey Too Early

Preparation on Thanksgiving Day is strenuous and vast, making it difficult to attend to the children. If you don’t want little fingers creeping up onto the counter to snag the cookie dough, or throw a lego in the turkey before…

Be Thankful This Thanksgiving With These Sanity-Saving Tips

You rise at 4am to put the turkey in the oven and begin preparing all the side dishes and desserts.  You spend the next twelve hours in a hot kitchen, cooking, washing every pot and pan that you own, and…

Here Are 3 Things You Can Do Instead Of Shopping On Black Friday

Americans and retailers are gearing up for the biggest shopping day of the year. You may have already received “sneak peek” ads and previews of all the upcoming sales and promotions promised to make your life complete. But don’t be…

How To Cook The Perfect Healthy Holiday Meal Without Compromising Flavor

The popular NBC show This Is Us has a holiday episode where the character Toby brings a cooler to Thanksgiving dinner because he is trying to eat healthy. Some of us can relate to this bold, and typically not as…

6 Easy Ways To Show Gratitude This Thanksgiving

When we think of Thanksgiving our minds instinctively go straight to our stomachs with the buffet of delectable pumpkin pies and savory green bean casseroles. But hidden behind the turkey and laughter is a deeper meaning to this special day.…

Older, Wiser, and Still Making Bad Decisions? You May Be Programmed That Way

As we get older, we sometimes look back on past decisions and wonder, “What in the world was I thinking?!” We think that at a certain age, we should finally have enough insight and experience to avoid making poor choices…

How to Eat Healthy When You’re Too Busy to Even Remember to Eat

As a vegan, I always get asked, what do you eat in a typical day?  How do you get your protein? Are you some kind of sadistic self-sabotager?  No, I’ve just always been interested in eating healthy and fascinated with nutrition and…