Keeping Energized

Keeping Energized

When it comes to keeping energized, we really are what we eat. Making sure we consume balanced meals and snacks throughout the day is part of the solution to helping us feel our best. Different food groups provide different nutrients, which are broken down and used at different rates. This is why we need a combination of foods to keep us energized throughout the day. Since carbohydrates, protein and fat move through the stomach at different rates, eating meals and snacks that provide a combination of these nutrients helps us get a steady supply of energy.

Carbohydrates: Found in

By |January 10th, 2016|Fitness|0 Comments

Birthday Superstitions

Birthday Superstitions
Many of the cherished rituals performed during children birthday parties actually have their origins in ancient superstitions.

Wishing on Candles.
The offering the ancient Greeks made to Artemis – the protector of the young and the goddess of the moon, the hunt, and childbirth – was in the form of a round honey cake with a candle on top. German bakers, who invented the modern birthday cake during the Middle Ages, encircled the cake with lit candles. The custom was refined over the years, and the cake itself came to be decorated with one candle for each year of life.

By |January 1st, 2016|This 'n That|0 Comments

Holiday Poppers Project

Holiday Poppers Project
Enjoy creating with the holiday poppers project during the holidays. Use colors appropriate to any holiday. These are fun to do for kids of all ages and make a great Christmas treat on the fly.

Valentine’s poppers can be made in pretty red, pink and white and Easter, of course, in pretty pastels. For Halloween you could create unique sweet treats using orange and black tissue paper and Halloween candies! Makes 8 poppers.
For your holiday poppers you will need:

2 (16 x 27-inch) sheets red tissue paper
2 (16 x 27-inch) sheets green tissue paper
Red curling ribbon
Green curling ribbon
Gold curling

By |December 18th, 2015|This 'n That|0 Comments

3 Safety Tips for Cosmetic Botox Injections

3 Safety Tips for Cosmetic Botox Injections
A lot of cosmetic solutions have been sought by people who want to keep their skin looking young and healthy. None of these solutions however can beat Botox treatments in terms of popularity and effectiveness. In the US alone, it is the most common cosmetic procedure undertaken with an estimated 4.6 million cosmetic Botox treatments done every year. The rising demand for an effective and quick-acting solution to wrinkles has driven up the popularity of the treatment.

Lately however, there have been increased cases of botched Botox treatments either due to the inexperience of

By |December 15th, 2015|This 'n That|0 Comments

Chapped Lips

Chapped Lips
The skin on your lips is much more sensitive than the rest of your face. The lips do not contain oil glands like your skin does. This is why the chap so easily.

Lips will crack easily in cold air, sun or wind. When this happens, resist the temptation to pick the peeling skin off your chapped lips.

Mouth breathing can also cause chapped lips. The air that is constantly passing over your lips serves to dry them out.

Toothpaste can be another cause of dry lips due to the ingredient sodium lauryl sulfate. Check your toothpaste label(s). You may also

By |October 9th, 2015|This 'n That|0 Comments

Study Tips to Train the Brain

Study Tips to Train the Brain

Let’s take a look at some quick study tips that will help you train your brain for all your studies throughout the school year and beyond!

Brains don’t run on hot air. Eat breakfast.
Pay attention, don’t get attention. Listen in class.
Every new word deserves ink. Write facts, words and questions in a notebook.
Write down assignments, every word. No shortcuts!
Use down time during the day to read, write or do a math problem. You might be through home work before school is out.
Get team study spirit! Have a study partner who helps you with one subject

Vodka for Foot Odors?

Vodka for Foot Odors?
Vodka is a popular beverage which is generally composed of ethanol and water. Now you can use it for hygienic purposes, as well!


If your feet smell less than swell, wipe them down with a vodka-soaked wash cloth to get rid of the stench.

It’s the same principle as rubbing alcohol (which works equally well if you’d rather drink your Grey Goose).
How Does Vodka Destroy Foot Odors?
Vodka contains alcohol, which is antiseptic and drying, so it destroys odor-causing fungus and bacteria and dries out the moisture that lets these organisms grow.
Vodka Ice Packs
Freeze a plastic bag filled

By |September 10th, 2015|Fitness, This 'n That|0 Comments

Drug Abuse Problem

The Drug Abuse Problem
Drug abuse problem is one of the major problems facing many young people today. National surveys indicate that persons in the age group of 18 to 25 are most likely to use illegal drugs.

Why do young people, or why does anyone, young or old, use drugs? Studies reveal that responses such as the following are common.

“They make me feel good.”
“My friends all do it.”
“I’m more relaxed and friendly when I’m high.”
“I was curious.”

Unfortunately, the drug user’s life sooner or later becomes disrupted. Drugs can cause a wide variety of physiological and psychological problems. Drug abuse can

By |September 1st, 2015|Fitness|0 Comments

Fall Recipe Cards Free

Fall Recipe Cards Free
Fall is upon us – or darn close. In my neck of the woods it’s so chilly right now it feels like Halloween! THat got me in the mood for some fall goodies and what is better than a fun fall freebie?

So… I have a couple of fall recipe cards free you can download right now and use as wish. Print as many as you’d like. Digital cards are great to have on hand. Spill something on one and you can print a fresh new copy right away.

The cards are in PDF files. Each PDF file

Biting Backaches?

Biting Backaches?
Backaches are awful. If you have serious back pain, always see a doctor. However, if your back pain is from strain or bending more than usual – those everyday twinges and aches, perhaps some of the following tips can help you.
Biting Backaches: Prevention

Avoid any sudden strain. Exercise regularly to limber the back and strengthen its supporting abdominal muscles.
If you sit for long periods, make sure your back is property supported. Place a small roll in the arch of your lower spine (at belt height) to maintain its normal S-curve. Stuff the inside of a paper towel roll with

By |August 16th, 2015|Fitness|0 Comments