Most people truly want to be healthy. However, wanting to be healthy versus really being healthy are two very different things. In part because truly living a healthy lifestyle isn’t easy. Food is social and can be a deterrent to many people. I mean, how many times don’t people bring in some sort of baked good to work or you go out to dinner where those cheese fries are calling your name? In addition, the time
Chinese New Year, also known as the Lunar New Year, is observed in many Asian countries and communities around the world. The festival begins on the first day of the first month in the traditional lunar calendar. The lunar calendar is based on both the moon phase and the time of the solar year. This year, the celebration will begin on Saturday, January 28. The traditional lunar calendar is associated with the 12 animal signs in
Scoot over new haircut, diet trends and home re-design (sorry Chip and Joanna Gains) but what is trending in 2017 is FOOD! Food feeds our hunger, our curiosity, our social life and our cultural so get your “OpenTable” app open, its fork and knife time!
2017 Food Trends per CNBC
Poke, pronounced “po-kay,” is usually tuna or octopus that is fresh, raw seafood that is cubed and mixed with soy sauce, green onions and sesame oil severed
“Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but the fire is so delightful, and since we’ve no place to go let it snow, let is snow, let it snow.” We are a week shy of Christmas and here in the Midwest we are experiencing our first, true, winters snow. Even though the snow is peaceful and calming, as I watch it fall from window, outside it is truly frightful. Per the “Let is Snow” song, I really
I admit, I went shopping the day after Thanksgiving but not during the wee hours of the morning. Instead, my sister and I woke up, had our breakfast and went to face the masses around 10:00 in the morning. Now, my sister is a shopper. She had a list of stores she wanted to go to with a list of hopeful purchases. Even though we were not super successful on the purchasing side of things we
It is not uncommon to order a light appetizer prior to a meal. It is also not uncommon to have small plates of food with drinks after work. For many, appetizers and Hors d’oeuvres and used interchangeably to describe a type of food consumed prior to a larger meal. However, did you know appetizers and Hors d’oeuvres are actually two different things?
Appetizer –> small portion of food or drink served before or at the beginning of
You can’t argue that the temperatures are changing. Over the last couple of weeks we have opened the windows to the house. This not only circulates fresh air but helps cool down the house. However, at night, the windows stay open which means by the time I wake up the cool, crisp air that circulates the house makes me eager to lounge in sweaters and a blanket to keep me warm. To me, this is a
Whether you are a fan or not, Fall = Football. Football is in full force from middle school athletes through NFL but have you ever thought about what contact football can do to ones body?
Football is a physical sport where collisions between players are part of the game. Even for those athletes who do not play football from middle school through college/professional level, the number of physical contacts from practice, scrimmages, tournaments and games, that one