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50 Good Reasons to Exercise

50 Good Reasons to Exercise

Do you ever have days where you just don’t feel like working out?  Sometimes all it takes is a little push to get started and then we realize it’s not so bad.  Keeping active has a number of benefits, both physical and mental.  Here are 50 great reasons to get out and get that nextContinue Reading

No Can Opener?  No Problem!

No Can Opener? No Problem!

Have you ever needed to open a can but didn’t have a can opener handy?  Ever gone camping and realized you brought canned goods, but no way to open them?  This handy video shows you how to open any can without a can opener. Whether you are preparing for a zombie apocalypse or just want toContinue Reading

Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring Cleaning Tips

While springtime is definitely one of our favorite times of year, spring cleaning is something that not many people look forward to! Here are some handy tips to help you get your spring cleaning done in a jiffy, so that you can get back to enjoying all of the wonderful things about spring! Deal withContinue Reading

Three Tasty Quinoa Recipes

Three Tasty Quinoa Recipes

A lot of people have heard all about how wonderful quinoa is, but when they taste it they are less than impressed. While quinoa itself is actually not that flavorful, some people find that it has a slight bitter taste. Others say that it is slightly nutty.  Some are disappointed that it doesn’t have anyContinue Reading

Running Plan for Beginners

Running Plan for Beginners

If you are a beginning or non-runner and are looking to get started, then it is very important to follow some kind of a plan to make sure you aren’t trying to do to much, too quickly.  Often beginning runners will jump right in and start going too fast or too far, leading to theContinue Reading

Make Your Own Diaper Cake

Make Your Own Diaper Cake

Making a diaper cake for a baby shower gives you a beautiful-looking gift to give, as well as a useful gift, in any budget! Perhaps you have seen them before and thought that they must be very complicated and difficult to make. That couldn’t be further from the truth! To make a diaper cake yourselfContinue Reading

Saline Nasal Sprays – Do They Work?

Saline Nasal Sprays – Do They Work?

Do you suffer from a frequent runny or stuffy nose? Have you seen all of the saline nasal products for your nose available these days and wondered if they really work? The good news is that there is a lot of positive feedback and some research behind these products, and in fact, they can helpContinue Reading

Video of Body Weight Exercises

Video of Body Weight Exercises

I have always been a believer in doing exercises using your body weight.  Most of these types of exercises are compound – meaning they work multiple muscle groups.  You get a much better workout doing these than you would with any machines at the gym.  Body weight workouts are also great for your cardiovascular system. Continue Reading

5 Useful Tips for Traveling With Children

5 Useful Tips for Traveling With Children

Are you planning a road trip or vacation with young children? While it may seem daunting, taking a trip with kids can actually be a fun and rewarding experience – IF you are well-prepared. Here are 5 essential tips for making your next family holiday a true vacation. Snacks are super important. When traveling withContinue Reading

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Benefits of Royal Bee Jelly

Benefits of Royal Bee Jelly

I came across royal jelly about a week ago while researching some possible solutions for some health concerns in our family members. As soon as I started reading about it, I was fascinated. Just the name has you wondering what it could possibly be… Basically it is a special food that is fed to theContinue Reading