Pick Three Goals for a Healthy New Year!

Happy New Year! I hope your 2011 is off to a fantastic start. Do New Year’s resolutions work? How many years have you made ‘em and broken ‘em fairly quickly? Don’t worry...I’m right there with you! Let’s face it. Resolutions are one of those “better in concept than reality” sorts of deals. I’ve pondered many a resolution and even created a few columns about them over the years and have yet to … [Read more...]

Happy Belated New Year!

Better late than never, right! Well it may look as if I've disappeared, I've been around...just very, very unplugged. I can't quite explain it except to say that my holiday unplugged vacation was so vacation it's take a bit longer than usually to get plugged back in and back into the swing of plugged in life, except for a bit of work here and there. I hope your 2011 is off to a fantastic start. … [Read more...]

Toys For The Season

‘Tis the season for gift buying! Whether shopping for a holiday gift as many of us are doing these days or contemplating a special birthday gift, shopping for kids is not always easy, especially as they get older. Confounding the issue is the vast amount of options for toys and products as well as the price range. Raising my own teen daughters as well has having shopped for many nieces and … [Read more...]

Smart Holiday Decorating

While decorating the house is at the core of what makes holiday gatherings so wonderful, the very items that bring the winter holidays to life also contain a great many dangers. Thanksgiving marks the start of the holiday decorating season. From there, holiday gatherings become the norm and houses become adorned with signs of the season marking the traditions important to each of us. It truly can … [Read more...]