Helping out the Bunny: Packing a healthy Easter Basket
If you’re like me, thoughts of the Easter Bunny plague me in the night. Perhaps that was a bit dramatic but I do worry about... Read More
Get Out Of Your Comfort Zone Challenge: Just Say No
I don’t say “no” a lot. I’m just not good at it. I want to make people happy. I want people to know that they... Read More
New Article Series: Get Out Of Your Comfort Zone Challenge
I’m challenging myself. No, not an exercise challenge (not this month anyways). It’s a “Get Out Of Your Comfort Zone Challenge” (GOYCZ). Each week, I’m... Read More
So you want back in. Tips for women on re-entering the workforce.
For a lot of women who chose to go the stay-at-home route, re-entering the workforce is, at best, a lesson in overcoming insecurity, and at... Read More
Green Tip: Pack it in, pack it in…the dishwasher.
Wait to run appliances until you have a full load of laundry or dishes. Choose appropriate water levels and temps (almost ALL laundry gets equally... Read More
Inside Activity: You’ve got mail!
Ages 2-5 What kid doesn’t love pretending he’s delivering or receiving mail, putting letters into a “mailbox” and then finding interesting colored pieces for consumption?... Read More
Lower Water Temperature
Ok, ok, this tip is as old as the hills, but it stands the test of time. Set the water heater to 120°F. There is... Read More
Carbon Monoxide Detectors. Get One Please.
Carbon monoxide is called the silent killer because it’s colorless and odorless. If you have a fuel-burning appliance inside the home, such as a gas... Read More
Green Tip: Mailboxes are soooo last year. Go paperless.
Many companies are offering paperless bill statements that get sent directly to your email InBox. This alleviates the cost of killing trees to send you... Read More
Take a whole round pita, cover with sauce and cheese and bake in the toaster oven (or regular oven) at 400°F until the cheese is... Read More
Cottage Cheese Mixers
Cottage cheese is a good way to add calcium to your child’s meal. The “mixers” can be anything from fruit, diced chicken or turkey, chopped... Read More
Paper or Plastic? Neither. Recyclable Bags Please.
It is nearly impossible to escape the giant displays of recyclable bags in the grocery store these days. They cost about $1 a piece and... Read More
Shine On! Energy-Efficient Light Bulbs
The new energy-efficient light bulbs have gotten a bad rap, but they are improving every day. The light output is getting more natural and yes,... Read More
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