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eMeals Planning is a Life (and Time) Saver!

eMeals Planning is a Life (and Time) Saver!

Halloween is over and we all know what means; the holidays are nigh! The planning, the cooking, the clean up, the shopping, the wrapping, what to get everyone, families, friends, stress, stress and more stress. Stop. Breathe. Take a few more deep breaths. And now I am going to tell you about eMeals. eMeals is meal planning made simple. You get 7 meal recipes each week and an organized shopping list delivered each week via email … Read entire article »

Filed under: Entertaining, entertainment, Food, Health, Nutrition, Parties, Recipes

Falling Off the (Exercise) Wagon

Falling Off the (Exercise) Wagon

Even a billionaire like Oprah, who can afford personal trainers and chefs, has a difficult time staying on the diet and exercise wagon. (Read about Oprah’s recent weight gain here.) It’s even harder for moms– especially if you don’t have a lot of childcare help. My biggest difficulty is finding time to exercise and prepare healthy meals. I am juggling work and volunteer commitments as well as taking care of my son (which is a full-time job … Read entire article »

Filed under: Body After Baby, Books (Advice), Exercise

Sometimes You Just Want a Twinkie

Sometimes You Just Want a Twinkie

Unless you’re blessed with Angelina Jolie’s fast metabolism and perfect genes, breastfeeding alone won’t get you back your pre-baby physique. You’ll still need to eat responsibly and exercise. But after 9 months of giving into your cravings, eating healthy can seem boring. Sometimes you might just want a Twinkie or some other naughty treat. If you find the right substitute for your favorite fatty foods, you’ll be able to treat yourself without derailing your diet. Recently, I … Read entire article »

Filed under: Contests, Health