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Smart feasting on Thanksgiving

Smart feasting on Thanksgiving

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Sharing a Thanksgiving meal with friends and family can lead to calorie overload. These simple steps will help keep the holiday meal tasty and nutritious, with less guilt.
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Monday, November 24, 2014/Author: Cindy Sue Blair/Number of views (116)/Comments (-)/
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Writing connects us to our past, our present and others

Writing connects us to our past, our present and others

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Taking on a writing project for the first time can be daunting, but it's easy to get started and worth the effort.
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Tuesday, November 18, 2014/Author: Cindy Sue Blair/Number of views (171)/Comments (-)/
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Managing stress is a must to keep the joy in life alive

Managing stress is a must to keep the joy in life alive

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There are many ways to manage stress so it doesn't take the joy out of living.
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Monday, November 10, 2014/Author: Cindy Sue Blair/Number of views (294)/Comments (-)/
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What exactly is fitness anyway?

What exactly is fitness anyway?

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Fitness isn't just for athletes. We all have a reason to be physically fit.
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Tuesday, November 04, 2014/Author: Cindy Sue Blair/Number of views (483)/Comments (-)/
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For some, our best happens after 50!

For some, our best happens after 50!

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Poet Max Ehrmann's most successful works were written after he was retired.
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Monday, October 20, 2014/Author: Cindy Sue Blair/Number of views (471)/Comments (-)/
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Being SMART about fitness plan makes success attainable

Being SMART about fitness plan makes success attainable

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When starting a new exercise routine, it's a good idea to take a serious look at your goals and your definition of success.
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Tuesday, October 14, 2014/Author: Cindy Sue Blair/Number of views (850)/Comments (-)/
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Taking a step back in time is a great reason and way to learn technology

Taking a step back in time is a great reason and way to learn technology

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Looking into your ancestry is even more fun and effective with technology.
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Friday, October 03, 2014/Author: Cindy Sue Blair/Number of views (642)/Comments (-)/
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Bread baked the old-fashioned way is worth the wait

Bread baked the old-fashioned way is worth the wait

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Who doesn't like fresh baked bread? Whether baked from scratch or crafted with a little help from the store, nothing brings people around the kitchen better than a loaf of hot bread.
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Monday, September 22, 2014/Author: Cindy Sue Blair/Number of views (544)/Comments (-)/
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A tight fit leads to new lease on life and health

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Shopping for new clothes can be fun, but when you are struggling with weight gain, the experience is really depressing. The best way to change what we see in that three-way mirror is to start making healthy choices.
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Monday, September 08, 2014/Author: Cindy Sue Blair/Number of views (850)/Comments (-)/
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Corn, nutritious corn ... what's your favorite way to eat it?

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“A light wind swept over the corn, and all nature laughed in the sunshine”, Anne Bronte, British novelist/poet (1820-1849). From the early appearance of the plants in the spring, to the golden stalks of fall, corn has captured the taste buds of the world. Here's a recipe for Chowder Ranchero, created by my husband Tom.
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Tuesday, September 02, 2014/Author: Cindy Sue Blair/Number of views (929)/Comments (-)/
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Take your brain out for a spin now and then ... it will thank you

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It weighs only three pounds yet it is the control center of our body, the human brain. Studies have suggested that like physical fitness, brain fitness can help improve creativity, relaxation and boost your memory. So how can we exercise our brain?
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Tuesday, August 26, 2014/Author: Cindy Sue Blair/Number of views (884)/Comments (-)/
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An experiment in laughter

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“There is one thing in this good old world that is positively sure—happiness is for all who strive to be happy—and those who laugh are happy." The quote is from Hollywood icon, Douglas Fairbanks, from his book Laugh and Live.Though published in 1917, the sentiments expressed in the book are timeless. Laughter is good for you!
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Tuesday, August 19, 2014/Author: Cindy Sue Blair/Number of views (914)/Comments (-)/
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Food safety is no joke

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It was a long-standing joke in my family that when you took something out of the fridge you checked the expiration date. Many items went in the trashcan and my mother would be upset that food was wasted. Joking aside, food-borne illnesses are a serious public health threat that affects millions of Americans each year. Here's what you can do to help avoid them.
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Wednesday, August 13, 2014/Author: Cindy Sue Blair/Number of views (1123)/Comments (-)/
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How to stop and enjoy the world around you? Try birdwatching

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“Alert! Alert!” several of them chirped as others gathered in groups to discuss the intruder. The bird cacophony was directed at the uninvited guest that sat perched on the telephone pole. In this fast paced world, take time to stop and experience nature. Bird or butterfly watching is a simple and relaxing hobby.
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Wednesday, August 06, 2014/Author: Cindy Sue Blair/Number of views (1094)/Comments (-)/

How to help reduce your risk of falling

Simple tips to keep you upright!

Balance is defined as “an even distribution of weight enabling someone or something to remain upright and steady." It sounds simple in theory but everything from quick movements to health issues can impair our ability to remain upright. How can you help prevent falls?
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Monday, July 28, 2014/Author: Cindy Sue Blair/Number of views (1131)/Comments (-)/
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