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Wellness
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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Wellness
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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Relaxation
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 ...

Living

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Wellness

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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Health

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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Hosting

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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Wellness

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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Packing

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 ...
Travel

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 ...

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 ...
Asparagus & Gruyere Tart
Spring cooking doesn’t get more simple than this gorgeous asparagus tart. Store-bought puff pastry means putting this together is a cinch- and fresh, in season ...
Chocolate Crusted Key Lime Bars
When in doubt, add chocolate – it’s the flavor you didn’t know your limes were missing. With a crunchy cookie base, these puckery lime bars ...
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Kitchen

Christmas Cookies Galore

The Best Italian Cookies for your Holiday Platter Etched into my memories of Christmastime as a child is a vision of my grandmother, fresh off ...
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Kitchen

Don’t Sleep on Pears – They Shine in These Seasonal Desserts

Apples and pumpkins seem to get all the glory in the fall and winter months, but pears should not be overlooked. They make for delectable, ...
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Packing

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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Health

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 ...