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Eight Outdoor Winter Activities for Kids

Posted on November 21st, 2014

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger There may be a chill in the air, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to let the kiddos hibernate. Instead, welcome the impending winter weather by playing with them outside. Outdoor winter activities for kids introduce the youngest children to new textures, like fluffy snow and smooth icicles, and […]

Eight Days of Charitable Giving

Posted on November 20th, 2014

Posted by Rebecca Desfosse, guest blogger Hanukkah, the festival of lights, commemorates the story of a miracle that gave light and hope to a group of people thousands of years ago. Today, we can still shine a light and provide some hope for a person in need. Here are eight ideas for charitable giving you and […]

Going Green for Black Friday Shopping

Posted on November 19th, 2014

Posted by Karen Lac, guest blogger Black Friday shopping can be an exciting reminder of upcoming holidays, but many shoppers are now concerned about the environmental effect of consumerism. The manufacturing (and eventual throwing away) of consumer goods takes a toll on the environment through phenomena such as the greenhouse effect, landfill waste, and excessive […]

Six Healthy Juice Recipes for the Holidays

Posted on November 18th, 2014

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger Does your morning routine faithfully include a creamy latte and a glazed doughnut? It’s time to ditch those calorie bombs and venture into healthy juice recipes this holiday season. If you shy away from fruits and vegetables at mealtime, juicing can be an appealing way to get produce into […]

A Look at the Barre Method: What is Barre?

Posted on November 17th, 2014

Posted by Laura Agadoni, guest blogger You may have heard about a new type of exercise class that uses the barre method to achieve results, so it’s natural to wonder what it’s all about. Although this ballet-inspired practice is all the rage today, it’s not just a passing fad. Barre classes derive from Lottie Berk, a […]