Archive | February, 2012

Weekly Tips for February 27, 2012

Posted on 26. Feb, 2012 in Uncategorized

It is official, the holidays are in the rear view mirror, NO MORE EXCUSES! No more chocolate, sweets, overindulging and must attend parties.  It is time to focus on “2012 the year to get in gear!” How are you going to achieve your goals? (more…)

Meatless Monday with Low Carb? Answer: Vegetable Parmesean

Posted on 26. Feb, 2012 in Food

Recipe courtesy Giada De Laurentiis (more…)

Remember every birthday with the same events.

Posted on 25. Feb, 2012 in For Kids, Uncategorized

How do you celebrate your child’s birthday? (more…)

Healthy Italian Meatloaf

Posted on 20. Feb, 2012 in Food

Ingredients for Meatloaf (more…)

Weekly Tips for Febrary 20, 2012

Posted on 20. Feb, 2012 in Uncategorized

How many of the 100+ snacks have you tried during our Month of Lifestyle Changes (of Snacks)? A new favorite is the cucumber slices with Laughing Cow spreadable cheese. Yum, Yum.

Now with Valentine’s over, the flowers have wilted and the chocolate is either all gone (guilt, guilt, guilt) or thrown out and time to focus or re-focus on our goals to Get In Gear for 2012. (more…)

February is our Healthy Lifestyle Changes to Snacks.

Posted on 15. Feb, 2012 in Food

Here are more to add to the 90 plus I have already listed.

People don’t always associate the microwave oven with healthy homemade snacks. Standard fare from the microwave is usually bought pre-made from the store and loaded with preservatives and artificial flavors. This pre-made food is microwaved and eaten by millions every day, although it is hardly the most nutritious option. Here are healthier recipes for two very popular snacks: popcorn and potato chips. Both are made quickly and easily with the help of your microwave oven. (more…)

Fun and Inexpensive Dates for Valentine’s Day or any Date Night.

Posted on 13. Feb, 2012 in Uncategorized

One of my favorite posts from a few years ago, but still relevant today!

Valentine’s Day is less than 24 hours and we are all wondering, “What can I do with my Valentine?”. And how do I do this reasonably priced? In today’s economy, here are some inexpensive, but fun ideas. Try them out and just enjoy each other!! (more…)

Vodka – it is good for more than just a martini!

Posted on 13. Feb, 2012 in Uncategorized

Vodka, it is not just for drinking.  While it is pricier than rubbing alcohol, this bar staple has the same antiseptic properties making it a clever replacement in a pinch. Grey Goose or Absolut is great to drink, but not to clean. Read on for spirited way to put it to use. (more…)

What a great day!

Posted on 11. Feb, 2012 in Uncategorized, You Go Girl

I ran the Mermaid Series 5K today with great friends and met a new one, Allison Sweeney from the Biggest Loser! She is very friendly and great smiles. 

Run, Hot Yoga and New Lunch!

Posted on 10. Feb, 2012 in Uncategorized

Note to self: Do not run hills and then go to hot yoga! I was delirious after. Came home, wrung out clothes, and made a new yummy lunch. FF refried beans with soy cheese melted on top, top with spinach (it will wilt), on top 2 scrambled eggs with fav salsa. Add some TJ’s flaxseed chips! I am starting to feel alive!

How do you recover when you are feeling flat?