50 Stocking Stuffers that Won’t Ruin Your Health

Here we are . . . just a few days away from the day around which the kid calendar revolves: Christmas. I’ve purchased all but three gifts (well really five, but two have to wait) and then there’s stockings. I usually do one of two things with stockings: over purchase…

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3 Simple Ways to Beat Stress during the Holidays

Stress and how you control stress are significant factors in weight control and overall wellness. With the holiday season upon us, there is ample opportunity to become over stressed. Read on to learn more about how to thrive during this busy season. Constantly Under Stress Modern humans have found was…

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Finding and Financing that Perfect Gift

Keeping things simple can be pretty daunting as well as complicated when you first get started. It doesn’t seem like it should work that way, but that’s the truth. What do I cut from my schedule? How do I simplify my routine? My finances? My health? The answer is planning.…

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Christmas Pageants Should Be Simple

I love children’s Christmas pageants. There’s always chubby angels, shepherds who want to do battle with their staffs rather than herd sheep and a baby doll Jesus that may or may not keep on his swaddling clothes. You can always bet something out of the ordinary will happen and the…

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Christmas Candies for Special Diets (Dye Free, GF, CF, etc.)

I am in the middle of writing four articles; one is a food dye article requiring extensive research. While researching items to help families trying to eliminate food dyes from their diets I came across some really interesting finds. I tend to check Amazon first for things I want or…

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