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Post date: May 23, 2011


Growing up, it seemed like the more rules there were, the more we wanted to break them. And while our rebellion subsides...
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Post date: May 20, 2011


With the economy still in a state of flux, we are all looking for ways to save money here and stretch our food dollars a little further....

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Post date: May 19, 2011
There has been an explosion of single-serving snacks in recent years and you can find just about everything from chips to cookies to cereal in a pre-packaged form. 100 calorie snack packs are a lifesaver for those trying to lose weight because they take the guess work out of portion sizes. However, this convenience comes with a cost because these packs are often much more expensive than an equivalent item purchased in a larger package. While portion control is a great thing, you don't...
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Post date: May 18, 2011


We all have our favorite brands of food. For some of us, it is about taste or value of the product. For others, there is a sense of nostalgia...

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Post date: May 17, 2011
Now that spring has arrived, farmers' markets are popping in cities and small towns throughout the country. You will find great deals on fresh produce that is in season, as well as herbs, baked goods and more. While you may find that some things are a little higher priced, on the whole, you will be getting quality items that are very affordable.
 
Urbana's Market at the Square at Lincoln Square Mall is one of...
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Post date: May 16, 2011

When you have a limited budget, the thought of preparing tasty, healthy meals can be daunting. Not...

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Post date: May 13, 2011


Adequate, good quality sleep is important to so many aspects of our lives: keeping us at a healthy weight, giving us enough energy to work throughout the...

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Post date: May 13, 2011


Adequate, good quality sleep is important to so many aspects of our lives: keeping us at a healthy weight, giving us enough energy to work throughout the...

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Post date: May 13, 2011


Adequate, good quality sleep is important to so many aspects of our lives: keeping us at a healthy weight, giving us enough energy to work throughout the...

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Post date: May 12, 2011

When was the last time you had some good, old-fashioned fun?

If you can't even remember, this might be one of the reasons you are stressed. If you would try to use some fun stress-relief games in between your work and home duties, you will definitely be able to relieve some of the stress that surrounds your life.

Fun stress-relief games can include all sorts of games, from class board games such as Monopoly to chess to Trivial Pursuit. You will find yourself...
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