Chocolate Bark- No Recipe Required

Chocolate bark is the easiest (and prettiest) gift you can make, and there are no rules — and no recipe required.  When it comes to candy making, there’s nothing simpler or more satisfying than chocolate bark. There’s no fiddling with wayward candy thermometers, stirring until your arm cramps, or boiling…

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Get More Out of Your Workout

Get More Out of Your Workout Interval training may help you get more out of your exercise routine. It’s a way to exercise by switching back and forth from short bursts of intense activity to periods of lighter activity. You can incorporate interval training into a wide range of activities,…

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Dress Up Popcorn Recipe

Dress Up Your Popcorn Recipe Everyone knows that popcorn is great on its own, but did you know just how many popcorn topping ideas are out there? The options truly are endless! And the wonderful thing about popcorn is that it can be savory or sweet–whatever you are in the…

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Coffee Scrub for the Face?

Coffee Scrub for the Face? To all coffee lovers out there! This is a good one! Many of us are accustomed to the daily ritual of guzzling cup after cup of coffee to stay awake because it is so ingrained in our society that habitually drinking something with caffeine in it…

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Anti-Aging Skin Secrets

Anti-aging skin The skin will be the initial visible sign of aging. This really is why anti-aging skin products, services and treatments focus on maintaining the skin young and youthful. It makes a lot of sense to take care of our skin given that it’s the biggest organ within our…

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Sugar Free Desserts – Plum Berry Crisp

Sugar Free Desserts It’s no secret I love my sweets. But I also like having the energy to play with my kids and run a few miles pushing the jogging stroller – and sugar just makes me feel icky. The kids are happier off sugar too – though they would…

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Tips to Fight Fatigue

fight fatigue There are many simple ways to fight fatigue. It happens to all of us when we least expect it. We might be at work in a really boring meeting, in a class listening to a lecture, driving in a car on a long trip, or just being home…

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DIY – Feather Hair Extensions

How to make feather hair extensions Any of you lovely ladies been to the mall lately? Or the coffee shop? Or just OUT? Well, if you have, then you’ve probably noticed the latest fashion craze for girls: Hair feather extensions! They’re cute, earthy, and they go with everything! Many stars…

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Raise Your Child Emotionally and Mentally Strong

Raise your child emotionally and mentally strong Every parent aspires to raise a child who will be able to deal with the ups and downs of life gracefully. This is no easy feat though. Instilling emotional and mental strength to a child requires a lot of patience and determination from…

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Top 10 Healthy Snacks For Weight Loss

Top 10 Healthy Snacks For Weight Loss Fruit and milk Just about any fruit is going to make a healthy snack for weight loss, but try drinking a glass of milk with your fruit snack to give you some protein too. The protein in milk will make you feel less…

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3 Reasons Eating Fruits and Vegetables is Key to Your Health

Eating Fruits and Vegetables When it comes to health, eating fruits and vegetables are your best friends. Here are three great reasons why you should eat more fruits and vegetables daily. 1- It Reduces Stroke Risk Stroke remains a fourth leading cause of death in United States (Link 1). According…

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How to Make Yummy Zucchini Bread

Here is a yummy bread recipe for after dinner! You’ll be eating vegetables and not even know it! This is what you need to make the bread. Ingredients: 3 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 3…

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10 Teacher Advice Tips You Should Know

Teacher Advice Tips An insider look at some teacher advice tips to help your child succeed in school and in life. Hint to Mom and Dad: Hands off that next project! I became a teacher five years after becoming a mom; just as my son was entering first grade. I…

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6 Money-Saving Tips for Back to School

Save money on tips for back to school shopping while teaching your kids budgeting basics. Dress for Success Lesson No. 1: No teen likes to hear “clothing” and “budget” in the same sentence. Instead, tell your kid that this year she’ll have a clothing allowance and can choose how it’s spent…

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Oooh Rugelach!

I’ve been trying to make rugelach, its really delicious, if you haven’t ever had it I suggest you do because it will take your breath away! Anyways, I’m not sure which recipe to do- and suggestions? Or if you have a better one?      http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=6649570   http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/ina-garten/rugelach-recipe/index.html   http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Rugelach-109475   http://www.goodhousekeeping.com/recipefinder/walnut-cinnamon-rugelach-1531

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Easy Chocolate Cake Recipe

Love chocolate cake anytime of the year? Here is a super easy chocolate cake recipe that you should try. The chocolately taste mixed with the moistness of the cake is divine!

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Awesome Painted Nails

Painted Nails Here’s a great way to do your nails! I call it Awesome Painted Nails. Find your most favorite color and then add these items to create this cool nail design. This is what you will need: 1. A cup of tiny milliliter beads 2. Some craft glitter (because it makes…

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Protecting Girls From Negative Media Influences

As reported by both MSNBC and The New York Daily News, Susanna Barrett — whose daughter appeared on Toddlers & Tiaras — is denouncing TMZ and other news outlets for featuring a video montage that she felt “sexualized” her five-year old. In the video, her daughter Isabella is seen performing…

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Reinvent the PB&J Sandwich

Don’t you just love a good peanut butter and jelly sandwich? It’s sweet, smooth (or crunchy) and it’s a great source of protein. But are you getting a little tired of your average PB&J? There are quite a few ways to turn this ordinary sandwich into an exciting one! How…

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Advice On Anger Management for parents

Have you ever had the urge to give your kid 5 across the eyes because he/she is giving you lip? Have you ever felt so exasperated by your child’s ‘childish behavior”, that you just want to scream and start pulling off your hair? If that is the case I must…

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7 Tips to Make Exercising Fun

An eager puppy can beg you for exercise. Those wide eyes and wagging tail say: “Walk me! Walk me! Walk me!” Your heart can’t make that same plea — but if it could, it would. To stay strong and have a healthy heart, you need to get moving. Exercise is…

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Delicious potato latke recipe

Delicious potato latke recipe In celebration of Rosh Hashana or Hanukah, check out this delicious potato latke recipe. As someone with Celiac Disease, I picked a gluten-free recipe that does not include Matzo Meal. : 4 lbs russet potatoes 1 large onion, peeled 2 teaspoons salt 1 tablespoon white pepper 1 cup gluten-free rice flour mix 3 eggs, beaten olive oil (for frying)…

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