It seems everywhere we turn, there's another article touting the health benefits of spices. They've been around for thousands of years but the recent popularity of more "natural" health remedies and whole foods has made the health benefits of spices a subject on shows like Dr. Oz and in health magazines and internet articles. Not only are spices loaded with health benefits, they are tasty and can add a gourmet flare to any meal. While they aren't known to cure illnesses, science and ... Continue Reading
Add a bit of spice to your next dish – for taste and health benefits too!
Opt for a staycation this year, spending your week at home with your family.
With Spring Break taking over March and April, many people are planning their destination of choice - opting for snow or sun or somewhere inbetween. But many families are talking about staying right at home, relaxing via a staycation instead. A few years ago I incorporated the staycation into a learning experience with my children. We expanded it over a summer, but you can easily tailor it down to a week for spring break. Get a Mental Picture The idea of a staycation is to explore a ... Continue Reading
Prevent the spread of germs in your home and at school with these 6 easy steps.
The back to school season is full of excitement, new school supplies, new clothes, meeting new friends and teachers. It's also a time of busier schedules and after school activities. Classrooms filled with kids, an abundance of shared surfaces and less fresh air offer the right environment for sharing germs. Take time this Fall to teach your kids some good habits while sharing the excitement of a new year to make it a healthy season for you and your family. I'm glad I can say that even though ... Continue Reading