Holiday Gift Guide for Book Lovers

It takes time and effort to find that perfect gift. It is hard to figure out what to get the person who has everything. Books make an ideal gift. They are modest in cost, and their topics vary. First, determine the person’s interests so you can figure out what they might want to read. What … Read more

Healthy Holiday Dessert Recipes

We want to cook healthier desserts, but we want to keep that rich, delicious flavor. I’ve perfected these recipes and hope you enjoy them. My favorite is Granny Sue’s Cranberry Muffins. These muffins are filled with fresh cranberries and pecans. Both ingredients are ripe in the winter, so the holidays are the perfect time to … Read more

Tips for Holiday Gift-Giving

How does it feel when you receive the perfect gift? It feels even better when you’re able to give that special gift to someone else. Yes, giving is powerful! Research found that when you give to others your stress level lowers, and your mood improves. Studies showed that people are happier when they spent money … Read more

Healthy Eating After the Holidays

Did you overindulge on holiday foods? I did. Last night while playing Monopoly with my three children I noticed I was quite indecisive and slow. I realized this was due to the large intake of sugar and delicious wheat products I had been eating during the month of December. Generally, I avoid sugar and wheat, … Read more

How to Stay Centered and Healthy During the Holidays

The holidays are a joyous but stressful time of year. Many of us strive to accomplish everything on our “To-Do List” and “Shopping List.” As overachievers, we end up rattled and worn out. However, you can successfully navigate the season to ensure you stay centered and healthy. Here are some guidelines to achieve that goal. … Read more