Perk Up The Flavor In Foods Without Calories

Have you noticed birds returning to your backyard? I’ve seen some early returning birds checking out the food in our backyard bird feeders. I’ve been looking for sprouts of green grass and the return of my perennial plants. I spotted some daylilies popping up. I love the colors of spring. With a little effort, you…
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5 Tips To Help Shake The Salt Habit

As I was putting away my collection of snowman salt and pepper shakers the other day, I thought about the number of times I’ve recommended that people leave their shakers in the cupboard. I’ve been collecting salt and pepper shakers for many years. The collection includes a bunch of bunnies that are perched on a…
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Are ‘Exergames’ Really Exercise?

The other day, I was cleaning the recreational area of our basement and I came upon some much-wanted video gaming equipment that now is gathering dust. I remember a conversation I had with my daughter several years ago. “Mom, it’s time to do Wii Fit!” my daughter announced. She was about 5 at the time.…
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Dinner Guests Can’t Make It? Now What?

Imagine this: You’re expecting several guests for a dinner party. You’ve been cleaning your house for days in preparation for your party. It looks as good as it’s going to get without any major purchases. Your famous spaghetti sauce has been simmering all day, filling your home with a delicious aroma. The table is set.…
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Men, Your Survey Responses Are Needed

What do you think are the three most common causes of mortality for men? If you are thinking heart disease, cancer and accidents, you are correct. But, can you do anything to decrease your risk for these? Yes, you can! We’d like to help you with some educational resources, but first we need your opinion.…
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