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2012– The Year to Kick It Into Gear!

Posted on 08. Jan, 2012 in Food, Uncategorized

To get back on track or start a new track — Don’t think “DIET TIME!” it will only frustrate you! Think what one thing can I do to be better? Here is your ONE THING for January — BREAKFAST!  Starting tomorrow – the first full week of January 2012 – eat the following every day for breakfast! After a few weeks, it will be second nature. (more…)

Every Morning is a New Chance to get Healthy

Posted on 11. Dec, 2011 in Food, Uncategorized

A friend recently said she needs one week of eating healthy and working out and she will be on track. That is a great achievable goal, but it is definitely going to take more than one week.  Studies show, most people are excited and dedicated to a new “healthy lifestyle” Monday to Wednesday. Then comes Thursday, getting closer to the weekend, Friday with donuts at the office and happy hour. Once the weekend hits, all healthy ideas are out the window. That “one week” is really only about 3 days and it keeps re-starting every Monday. So, in reality you need more than a week. We all know you can’t change everything at once.  Little modifications which once they become habit, then onto the next modification. This week we are starting with our first modification: Eating Healthy. (more…)

Tip for the Week

Posted on 16. Oct, 2011 in Food, Uncategorized

Time for honesty!! I am tired! I am fried! I am exhausted! It has been a long month and extremely long past 72 hours.  I am going to recover the lost 20 hours of sleep this week. So this week’s tips are a little different.   (more…)

Weekly Tips for September 20, 2011

Posted on 18. Sep, 2011 in Uncategorized

Summer may have been over for you when the kids went back to school, but there are still some activities and family fun you can squeeze in. Our family has been very fortunate to be invited to go waterskiing and tubing at two different lakes and 4×4 in the Mojave Desert. It is truly a A-Ha parent moment to watch your babies get behind a ski boat and be taken away. Or jump into a Jeep and take off over the mountains and climb rocks. You want these moments so you can watch them grow and at the same time, grab them – wrap them in their favorite blankie and cuddle them tight! Has your child(ren) done a big kid activity that you just weren’t ready for them to do, yet? (more…)

Snacks for Moms

Posted on 19. Aug, 2011 in Food, Uncategorized

Snacks for Moms

1. Kashi Chewy Granola Bars

These are the chewiest bars going (don’t confuse them with other types of Kashi bars — look for “chewy” on the label). They have 130 to 140 calories each, 4 grams of fiber, 5 g of protein, and they’re made with real nuts and whole grains. And they actually taste good. (more…)

Tuna Waldorf Salad

Posted on 13. Jun, 2011 in Food

Ingredients (more…)

Weekly Tips for February 28, 2011

Posted on 28. Feb, 2011 in Uncategorized

Where did February go? Can it be March already? Time to shake out the cobwebs, open up the house for some fresh clean air and get outside to walk, hike, run or enjoy some “me” time. This week’s tips are Nice, Green, Healthy, Food and Exercise. Check them all out and leave your comments and thoughts. (more…)

Green Goddess Dip with Pita Chips

Posted on 04. Oct, 2010 in Food

Green Goddess Dip with Vegetables & Homemade Pita Chips

 The Situation:
You Need an Impressive (but Easy) Party Dish

Perfect Meal to Make:
Green Goddess Dip with Vegetables & Homemade Pita Chips

OK, so it’s not a meal exactly. But showing up with a crowd-pleasing signature appetizer will always inspire great praise. This surprisingly simple yet elegant dish fits the bill. (more…)

Snacks to Keep You Going!

Posted on 02. Sep, 2010 in Food

While you are out driving those precious ones to school, soccer, dance, football, baseball, piano, violin, karate and underwater basketweaving, you need to keep yourself going.  Some of us leave in the morning to drop the kids off at school and don’t even make it back home until the kids are picked up and it is time for homework.   Here are some keep you going snacks so you don’t crash.

6 Smart On-the-Go Snacks (more…)

Family Fun for Weekend of June 5, 2010 & Upcoming Summer Events

Posted on 03. Jun, 2010 in Fun

Lots to do this weekend!  Fun for the whole family and enjoy the outdoors.

Sat., June 5, 2010 2 pm – 8 pm. San Marcos Rock, Blues and BBQ at Walnut Grove Park. Admission for adults/children.

Sat., June 5, 2010 9am – 12 pm. National Trails Day at Carlsbad Oaks N. Business Park.  celebrate the value of trails in the Carlsbad community through this national event organized by the American Hiking Association.

Sat., June 5, 2010, 8:30 am to 12 pm. Free Family Hike Sunset Park in San Marcos, CA.  Meet at Bradley Park, 1587 Linda Vista Dr., San Marcos, CA. This easy, 4-mile hike will visit the new 19-acre Sunset Park and explore the trails in the west portion of the city. Walking shoes recommended; bring water and trail snacks.

Sat., Jun 5, 2010, 9:30 am to 5:30 pm, World Ocean’s Day with Hornblower Cruises. Free facepainting and storytime of “One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish” by Seuss. 

Sat., Jun 5, 2010, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, Free Screening of  TOY STORY 2 at Museum of San Diego History in Balboa Park.

Sun. June 6, 2010, 2nd Annual Encinitas Enviroment Day in conjunction with Encinitas Enviroment Day Fair.  Free to all!  Bike Parade starts at 9am, fair begins at 10 am at Cottonwood Creek Park on Encinitas Blvd. and Vulcan Ave. on the west side of 5 frwy.

As always, check your local paper section or in San Diego, www.insidesandiego.com.  Have a great weekend.  The Summer Checklist of Activities to do with your kids is being worked on!  Should have it by the end of next week.