Monthly Archives: July 2007

Celebrity addiction

In light of all the recent news headlines featuring celebrity problems with drug and alcohol I have to say I am glad no one I know is famous. Every single time I log online it seems there is some new … Continue reading

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Home away from home.

We are avid outdoor enthusiasts. One of our favorite family activities is camping. This year instead of tent camping we have booked a cabin instead. Having a toddler in the house made having a roof overhead seem like a good … Continue reading

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Rest and relaxation.

We head off shortly for a week of much needed rest and relaxation. I am really looking forward to not worrying about the state of the real estate market in our neighborhood. It seems like every single day this month … Continue reading

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A great summer!

This is the first summer in a long time that I have been thrilled with the temperatures. We have had a few really hot days but for the most part the temperature has been absolutely perfect. My husband is even … Continue reading

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Be a role model for healthy living.

A healthy lifestyle is a wonderful gift not just for yourself but for those around you. Living a clean and active lifestyle has so many wonderful benefits. Aside from decreasing stress, improving health, and lowering your risk for disease leading … Continue reading

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What to eat?

For the last couple of weeks I have been trying very hard to eat a lowfat and high protein diet. Quite honestly there is only so much chicken and salad I can eat. I love protein shakes and have been … Continue reading

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Are our bases covered?

The other day it finally hit me that for the first time in our 16 year marriage I am not an equal wage earner to my husband. I know this probably sounds dumb but oh well. You see I have … Continue reading

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Simple works for me.

For most of my life I have been on this eternal quest to get in shape. The problem has always been that for the most part I have looked for “magic bullets” to get me to where I wanted to … Continue reading

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On a quest for new sneakers

I have been walking about 3 miles a day for the last few months. Until now my sneakers would last me a few years simply because they never saw the light of day. Now in just a couple months I … Continue reading

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Financial Stress

So many people are walking around today completely stressed out because of their financial situation. Not knowing how you are going to make ends meets is an overwhelming feeling that I can relate to. Before we looked into student loan … Continue reading

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Check your blinds.

The home we presently own came with a number of items that were included in the sale. Among these were the beautiful blinds that add privacy to each room. These blinds weren’t a concern when we first moved in because … Continue reading

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Have a first aid kit.

The other day we were at the playground and as is typical with playgrounds a child fell and got cut. Considering the number of Mom’s and Dad’s who were present I was really surprised when no one had a bandage … Continue reading

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Bedtime safety

It is often the little things that we overlook that end up being risky to our children. I was discussing kids bedding the other day with my friend and was very surprised to find she has always put her infants … Continue reading

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Homeownership is healthy

I was reading an article about home ownership the other day and found a couple of points very interesting. Did you know that home ownership is healthy for you? This sounded a little far fetched to me. Considering all the … Continue reading

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Be prepared for the outdoors.

For several months my neighbor and I have been walking in the very early morning hours. When we first started walking we were very cautious and prepared for every possibly. As the weather has warmed up we have foolishly gotten … Continue reading

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I need my own tools.

I might have mentioned this before but by profession I am a Doctor of Audiology. Currently, I am on an extended hiatus from my professional career while I prepare to start my own practice. Surprisingly there is very little I … Continue reading

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Help for families in need

When someone you love in the midst of dealing with an addiction problem finding help can seem like an overwhelming process. This is usually the point when life has become completely chaotic and finding qualified treatment quickly is essential. When … Continue reading

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They have no plans…

There are people in my life who it doesn’t surprise me have no plans for the future. I cannot imagine living day to day life not giving a thought to what or where I might be next year or even … Continue reading

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Healthy camping meals?

This year for our vacation we are diverging from the luxury of a vacation home rental and hitting the great outdoors. While I am looking forward to this new adventure I am wondering if dieting and camping go hand in … Continue reading

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