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Should you Snack Before Bed? According to Dieticians Probably Not, but Maybe.
If you snack at night, you are not alone. A recent survey by the International Food Information Council showed ...
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Science Says, Short Naps are the Best Naps
Has this happened to you? You’ve awakened from a nap and felt more tired than you did before nodding ...
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Sleep Spray – The What, Why & How
On the nightstand next to the bed in our hotel room stood a sleek little bottle. A treat to ...


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Diaphragmatic Breathing – Help Yourself with This Simple Exercise

My kids are athletes – ten times over where I was in my prime – and are constantly looking for ways to boost their cardiovascular ...
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Cold and Flu Season is Here – Boost Your Immune System with these Nutrient Rich Foods

They say food is the best medicine. With the arrival of cold and flu season, why not give your immune system the boost it needs? ...

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I’ve Tested the Best Ways to Store Leftover Wine – And These Are My Favorites

You don’t have to pour money down the drain. And you don’t have to finish the bottle just because you don’t want it to go ...
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A 10-Minute Breather – Yes, We Can All Use Some Zen

It’s easy to become overwhelmed. Stressors may appear from just about anywhere. The question is can we release the steam before the lid pops off? ...

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How to Get Invited Back: 6 Ways to be a Stellar Houseguest

The holiday season is such a special time of year! Family and friends gather to enjoy good cheer, good food and quality time together. Though ...

Don’t Travel Without These in Your Carry-On

We all hope for seamless travel. Your best bet, though, is to be prepared, anytime, anywhere, for anything. Delays, cancellations, and lost checked luggage are ...

Recipes We're Loving

Extra Saucy Braised Salmon & Swiss Chard with Couscous
A Yotem Ottolenghi recipe of similar ingredients, which our family adores, inspired this dish. The secret is in the sauce – a tomato paste and ...
Apricot Mimosa cocktail
Apricot Mimosa
Mimosa’s are fun, festive and require minimal effort, making for excellent party cocktails. But why not deviate from the norm? Since any sort of juice ...
Strawberry Crisp with Honey Vanilla Yogurt
This is one of those dishes that straddles between brunch fare and dessert course. Served with a honey sweetened Greek yogurt as called for in ...
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Brunch Recipes Worth Waking Up For

Brunch has no rules. Healthy, decadent, sweet or savory, a mid-morning feast is beloved for being whatever you want it to be. Personally, I like ...
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Spring Chicken: Easy Recipes for Everyone’s Favorite Protein

I know I’m not alone in my feelings towards chicken breasts. While they may be a crowd pleaser in my family, as in many families, ...
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Hitting the Road? Luggage Organizers Keep you Sane

I love parenting; I am constantly reminded that knowledge is a two way street. For as much guidance that I try to impart upon my ...
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Why You Should Be Eating Brazil Nuts

I am a firm believer that when possible, getting your vitamins and minerals from food sources is the best way to go for optimal absorption ...