Friday, December 6, 2013
Warmth in a mug for a Friday night
Who doesn’t love a cozy Friday night at home in December? Put the kids in pajamas, pop some corn, turn on one of your favorite holiday movies and hand out mugs of fragrant hot mulled cider.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
December 4 is known as Santa’s List Day. According to various Internet sources, it’s either the day Santa makes his naughty/nice list or the last day children have to get their lists in the mail to the North Pole.
But in the spirit of helping you keep your holiday stress-free, here are a few surprising items that might just fit the bill for people on your list.
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Monday, December 2, 2013
Every year December seems busier and busier. .. and the to-do list gets longer and longer. Here are 10 proven strategies for dealing with stress. Pick one or two that make sense for you, and give them a try.
Friday, November 29, 2013
So, by the Friday after Thanksgiving, especially if the weather has kept you indoors, the kids might be looking for something to do. Instead of hitting the already crowded malls, help the kids make a homemade treat that can be put into pretty containers and given as gifts.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Turkey – Check.
Candles – Check
Parade on TV – Check.
Expressing Gratitude – Not on the List?
Whether it’s a holiday like Thanksgiving or Hanukkah -- in 2013, Thanksgivikkah – or any random day, this simple act seems to bear real physical and mental health benefits, according to researchers.
Monday, November 25, 2013
By Guest Blogger Renee Covey, RD, LD, CDE
With endless amounts of tempting holiday treats, parties to attend and busy schedules, too often weight gain over the holidays seems inevitable. But with a little creativity and planning ahead, you don’t have to go into 2014 with extra pounds.
As a dietitian, I work with people who have had bariatric surgery at the Center for Surgical Weight Management at Gwinnett Medical Center-Duluth. Through their experiences and my own, here are my top tips for navigating the holidays:
Friday, November 22, 2013
A flavorful, seasonal alternative for Thanksgiving
We all love dressing alongside the Thanksgiving turkey. But too often the dressing is mushy and has the same flavors as the turkey. Why not change it up a bit this year? Wild Rice and Apple Dressing’s sage and thyme flavors, along with the more interesting texture is sure to get you rave reviews. Plus it’s healthier...shhh – no one but you will know that it's healthy.
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