How to Avoid Wasting Food and Save on Your Grocery Bill

Government reports and attention in the media consistently point to the growing issue of obesity in America. We are well aware of recommendations that encourage us to spend a good portion of our food budget in the produce department. Many of us avoid buying too many fresh vegetables and fruits because they spoil too fast and frequent visits to the grocery store can cut into valuable time and cause overspending.

In an effort to make healthier choices for my family, I found myself buying way more produce than I could use before it would spoil. I had good intentions of using every item in my cart, but very often by the time I would reach for that fresh tomato, it already had mold on it. As I emptied the produce bins in my refrigerator I felt sickened by the amount of waste that occurred due to overbuying and nonuse. read more

Fitness Friday: Flipbelt

Happy Memorial  Day Weekend (if you are in the U.S.)! I am looking forward to a long weekend with beautiful weather, a chance to get outside, maybe do some golfing and having a girls night. There is something a bright sunny and warm days that motivates me to workout. And this week has been a pretty fantastic week for workouts, I pushed myself hard and felt so good. read more

Why Home Health Care is Advantageous to Cystic Fibrosis Children

Cystic fibrosis is a complex health condition that progresses and worsens over time. For many CF patients, the health complications of cystic fibrosis often lead to decreased quality of life and many hours and days spent in medical facilities, trying to manage disease and symptoms.

If your child has cystic fibrosis, it is important to become familiar with spectrum of healthcare services that can be offered for this challenging respiratory condition. For many children, recover from a spike in symptoms comes more readily when alternatives to traditional cystic fibrosis care are considered. read more

Road Food: Snacks

The best snacks for road trips

I am leaving this afternoon for a quick 2 day trip to Chicago for work, it is day three and I am already jumping in and traveling and I get to go to one of my favorite cities. I will not have a chance to get downtown but I get to head to a large retailers headquarters and hopefully enjoy a great dinner out tonight. read more