Getting Everyone Back on Track!

Getting the kids back into their schedules is the first step to getting yourself back on track.    I'm sure your calendar is jam-packed with back to school nights,  pick up, drop off, juggling after care for the little angels and squeezing in some volunteer time on top of team sports practices, dance class, gymanstics and …

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Wine for a Cure!

Who likes wine?  Who likes gourmet food? Who wants to help make a difference? Well I'm happy to tell you about a VERY worthwhile and important fundraiser for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, the Third Annual Wine for the Cure.   This September 25th event showcases wines from the Livermore Valley and pairs these wines with culinary …

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Exercise and the Energy Connection

With work, family activities, household and other responsibilities pressing down on you it might seem that beginning an exercise program is just one more energy drain on an already tiring schedule.   The truth is, exercise provides and energy boost by increasing your blood flow and oxygen through your body.  You think more clearly and your …

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The Dirty Dozen

It's no secret that buying organic produce can be a budget buster!  For those of us trying to stretch our food dollar it becomes a matter of determining what foods are better purchased as organic versus those grown conventionally.  Luckily Prevention Magazine (www.prevention.com) comes to the rescue! Check out their Dirty Dozen listed below.  These …

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Self-Indulgent But Worth It

I don't consider myself high maintenance.  I like but don't need expensive jewelry, I like but don't require high end clothing and I enjoy but don't splurge on specialty foods.  One thing that I have been doing for the past few months is have a box of organic fruits and veggies delivered to my front …

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Add Blueberries To Your Diet Today!

Blueberries are a super food.  And not only super tasting, but super good for you!  Whether fresh or frozen start adding them into your day right now!  Here are a few tasty ways to incorporate them into your meals. Add frozen berries to your yogurt.  Viola!  A healthy alternative to ice cream. Toss a handful …

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