Diet Tips for Winter


When hot summer nights turn to fall, more revealing clothing can tempt you to not follow your diet. However, when those winter months are finished, you may find yourself wondering what in the world you were thinking. You can maintain your healthy figure throughout the winter months by following some easy winter diet tips.

Martin Luther King Day: Honoring His Legacy


“We must work unceasingly to uplift this nation that we love to a higher destiny, to a higher plateau of compassion, to a more noble expression of humanness” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Every year on the third Monday of January, we remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights icon who fought tirelessly for freedom, equality and the dignity of all people. And although his life was cut short, his message of change through non-violent action continues to inspire people around the world.

A Dog’s Purpose $150 Visa Gift Card Giveaway


Dog’s are everyone’s best friend and part of the family. This is why we are so excited for the new movie A Dog’s Purpose, coming to theatres January 27. Based on the beloved bestselling novel by W. Bruce Cameron, A Dog’s Purpose, from director Lasse Hallström (The Cider House Rules, Dear John, The 100-Foot Journey), […]

The Legal Docs You Need To Protect Your Family


This following post is written in partnership with Bloomwell. As parents we do everything we can to protect our children. But there is one super important thing that many of us put off doing, and that’s obtaining legal documents to protect our children if we are away from home (like when we use a babysitter […]

5 Ways to Entertain Cooped Up Kids


We all have those days. Those days that seem endless, the days in which our kids won’t stop bickering and you are just about to pull your hair out if one more fit is thrown. These hard days usually start after a long stretch without any outside playtime due to either weather or illness, and can seem incredibly difficult to curtail.

The Best Way to Cook Boneless Shoulder Steak


A boneless shoulder steak is a specific cut of meat that comes from the chuck shoulder roast. The steak is cut about an inch thick and normally weighs around 10 ounces. The cut is quite flavorful and relatively inexpensive; however, it can be a little tough since it contains very little fat. You should not […]

What Are the Functions of Flour in Baking?


Have you ever been in the middle of baking and wondered, “Why does this recipe call for flour? And why does it call for whole wheat flour, or all-purpose flour, or bread flour? And why wheat flour all the time?” The last question is easy to answer. Wheat is plentiful and cheap. The United States […]