Count Colors Not Calories! A Guide to Fruits and Veggies That Should be in Your Grocery Cart

Are you shopping through the produce section based on taste, cost, and convenience? As recent studies show, maybe you should be shopping by color instead! If you often stick to colors like beige or tan, you may be missing out on key vitamins, minerals, fibers, and phytochemicals.  So what’s with all the color? Phytochemicals! Phytochemicals are chemicals…… Continue reading Count Colors Not Calories! A Guide to Fruits and Veggies That Should be in Your Grocery Cart

Keep Your Kids Safe This Summer!

  We all need Vitamin D in our lives–even a little time out in the sunshine gives us a dose of Vitamin D that helps us absorb calcium for stronger, healthier bones. Yet as vital as Vitamin D is to a healthy lifestyle  (especially after this East Coast winter), repeated and unprotected exposure to the sun’s hot summer rays can cause damaging, long-term…… Continue reading Keep Your Kids Safe This Summer!

Get Crafty This Father’s Day!

  “One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters…” -George Herbert, poet __________________________________________ This quote makes a valid point–we love our schools, but father figures are some of the most important teachers in our lives as well. Although we should be appreciative of them everyday, Father’s Day is a day set aside just for these special guys. This year, we wanted to…… Continue reading Get Crafty This Father’s Day!