Fall Seasonal Vitamin Recommendations

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"Disclosure: Compensation was provided by Walgreens via Mode Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of my own and are not indicative of the opinions of Walgreens."   People often wonder why they get so many colds in the cooler … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Caramel Cheesecake

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There’s nothing cooler than going directly from a midlife crisis into a cheesecake baking bender. Little else lifts the spirits like the smell of pumpkin baking in the oven–especially in a cheesecake. And now, thanks to Ideal Sweetener, options … [Read more...]

Losing weight and looking great!

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I would like to share an inspiring message I received last week from a reader named Ashley. She has lost over 9" and she looks amazing! Ashley says she is about 1/3 of the way to her goal, how about we all give her a big congrats on her current … [Read more...]

Low-carb iced coffee!

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In an ongoing series devoted to keeping money in wallets during the impending recession while still enabling eyeballs to bulge from caffeinated sockets all over the world, following is a standard low-carb iced coffee recipe. Quick tip: Using ice … [Read more...]

National Coffee Day

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Just in case you needed an excuse to have a cup of coffee, or two, maybe even three... It is National Coffee Day you know!   … [Read more...]

Staying cool and succeeding under pressure

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4 Principles for Staying Cool Under Pressure – and Succeeding We all ask ourselves the same desperate question from time to time: How am I going to make this work?! No matter how well we’ve done laying the groundwork for everything to run … [Read more...]

Cream Cheese Puff with Roasted Bacon Emulsion

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You might think I went bonkers. A what what with a what? An emulsion? I haven’t had one of those since I saw the doctor in 2004. Let me ‘splain. I’ve basically deconstructed an omelet to bring you something new, fun and fresh. A sandwich. But not … [Read more...]

Dating in the age of the “Selfie”

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Dating in the age of the "Selfie" It is Friday, and for married folk like me, what I am most excited about is that I might get caught up on sleep this weekend, exciting huh?! For you single people that are dating, you might be anticipating a hot … [Read more...]

World Alzheimer’s Month

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5 Brain-Health Tips There are several, multi-billion dollar industries out there dedicated to burning fat and building muscle; cognitive health, on the other hand, has been largely overlooked. Of course, any good health expert is quick to remind … [Read more...]

Sip some summertime sweetness.. while you still can!

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Summer is slowly slipping away. One thing I love about summer, is cooling down with a nice cold cup of lemonade. For some reason it just not seem right sipping this cold delicious drink in the winter, that is when hot chocolate is due to be consumed. … [Read more...]

Training Myths

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5 Training Myths What You Don’t Know – and What You Think You Know – Can Hurt You! While big chunks of America’s population continue to be ravaged by obesity, causing other problems such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes, there are many … [Read more...]

Free stuff Friday!

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School just started back up for my youngsters, so after an action packed summer of fun, it is time for me to get back to work! It has been brought to my attention that twitter, pinterest, and instagram are the new and mandatory social media trends … [Read more...]

Tots are not just for the youngsters!

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Only two ingredients; three or four with spices. It doesn’t get much easier. While you know it’s cauliflower (you’re not going to fool anyone into thinking they’re potatoes), the Parmesan cheese adds a layer of flavor and helps brown the outside of … [Read more...]

6 HELPFUL TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL LOW CARB SUMMER! – FROM LC FOODS

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IT'S SUMMER BBQ & PICNIC SEASON! 6 HELPFUL TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL LOW CARB SUMMER! - FROM LC FOODS     BRING YOUR OWN HOTDOG AND HAMBURGER ROLLS LC Foods Roll Mix is perfect for making your own hotdog and hamburger rolls at … [Read more...]

Free stuff Friday!

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These aprons sure come in handy, want one? When you purchase 1 apron from http://shop.yourlighterside.com/ you will get 1 mug with stirring spoon for FREE! Let us not forget that shipping is free as well! These sale of these goodies support the … [Read more...]