What healthy choices do you make?

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If you know Bill and I in real life, you will know that we have been on a weight loss challenge. I lost 80 lbs. 2 years ago, and then my thyroid quit working last summer and I put on 35 lbs. I've been working with my doctor to lose that weight and then some. In May, Bill ruptured a disc in his neck. One of the things that his pain doctor told us was that he … [Read more...]

Pocket-Sized Summer Travel Essentials from Carmex

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With summer finally here you’re probably packing your bags to hit the beach, the road or just your back yard. Now you can ensure your pucker is always on point this summer with these pocket-sized travel essentials from Carmex®. Soaring temps can leave your lips dehydrated because your lips don't have any oil-producing or sebaceous glands so the only … [Read more...]

Summer Brain-Power Boost With Netflix #StreamTeam

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We are now ending the end of summer, and school will be starting soon. Have your kids started their brain drain yet? For the perfect way to beat the heat and indulge in some screen time, introduce your kids to something new with Netflix - whether it's a documentary about dinosaurs or the moon, you can keep your little ones' brains active all summer long. … [Read more...]

Stay Cool This Summer With These Ice Cream Treats

I don't know about you, but it has been nothing but hot, hot, hot here. Between the humidity and the heat, it is enough to drive you crazy. (Plus, here in Chicago we keep getting rain that makes it all the more humid). Not everyone has central air or air conditioning (or even a cool basement to go to) to get away from this unbearable heat. That is why I … [Read more...]