Summer checklist | Things to do around the house no school; long, lazy weekends; oodles of vacation days. So now what? Get to work, that’s what. Buck up, bub. Home • Join the fan…

Jun 09, 2011 1,288 Comments

Ah, summertime — no school; long, lazy weekends; oodles of vacation days. So now what? Get to work, that’s what. Buck up, bub. Home • Join the fan club: Install an energy-efficient ceiling fan — it can reduce your summer energy bill up to 40 percent, plus makes an 85 degree room feel like a […]

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Date Activities 9 Ideas for a Summer Romance with Your Husband

Jun 09, 2011 879 Comments

Karaoke Night – Start your summer with the best rendition you can offer of Grease’s “Summer Nights.”  Invite your friends on stage with you to sing back up, “Tell me more, tell me more like did he have a car?”  Nothing gets you in the Summer Lovin’ mood like Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta! Get your […]

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Vegetable Grilling Guide How to grill almost any vegetable you can think of By Derrick Riches

Jun 09, 2011 938 Comments

Grilling vegetables is easy. The fact that more people don’t do it is the strange thing. The general rule is to cut the vegetables into pieces that will cook quickly and evenly. All pieces should be of consistent thickness and no more than about 3/4 to 1 inch thick. Soak vegetables in cold water for […]

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Sun-In: How to Get the Perfect Summer Glow by Dana Oliver

Jun 09, 2011 886 Comments

A golden glow is the ultimate summer must-have, and it’s easy to get without soaking up harmful UV rays, baking in a tanning bed or smoothing on sunless tanners. Take a cue from the bronze beauties that floated down the Spring 2011 runways of Gucci, Donna Karan, Emilio Pucci, and Anna Sui, as well as celebrities like Jennifer Lopez, Beyoncé and Camila Alves who know […]

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Advice For Savvy Shopping

Jun 09, 2011 874 Comments

How to Use Online Coupons to Maximize Savings: 1. Crack the code. If you see a box asking for a promotional code, don’t skip over it or you will miss out on bigsavings.  Search for a code with the retailers name along with the term “promotional code” or go to aggregator sites like www.PromotionalCodes.com, www.CouponWinner.com and www.PromoCodes.com which organize […]

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Top 3 Money Saving Tips for Summertime by Johns Wu

May 31, 2011 939 Comments

Summer is by far my least favorite season. Staying cool can be expensive, especially if you rely on central air conditioning. I’m trying to save some money, so I’ve been doing some research on how to cut back on my energy bill. Tip #1 : Buy a portable air conditioner with a SEER(Seasonal energy efficiency ratio) […]

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6 Best Summer Foods for Weight Loss (Lighten up your diet this summer with these refreshing foods and drinks. )

May 31, 2011 1,381 Comments

Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario, MD You don’t need to starve yourself on a wacky fad diet if you want to look look better in your shorts or swimsuit this summer. The secret to weight loss is to choose healthy foods and take in fewer calories than you burn. And it’s just easier to make better food […]

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Can Your Sex Drive Go Into Hibernation?

May 17, 2011 1,012 Comments

Emily Hebert,Elle Magazine, looks at “how your sex life can be ruled by the seasons.” “Your monthly horoscope may point to astral elements as indicators of your sex life (or lack thereof), but what about seasonal influences? Here, a look at how weather changes can play a role in whether you feel like going on […]

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Extreme Couponing: When Too Much Isn’t Enough Jill Cataldo saves hundreds on groceries by making the most of the common coupon. You can, too. Here’s how.

May 17, 2011 952 Comments

I’ve received thousands of emails from readers since the TLC TV series “Extreme Couponing” began airing, many like the following: “You should write a column about how to do extreme couponing. I want as much free groceries as possible.” And this: “My store limits shoppers to ten like coupons per transaction. How do these people […]

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4 Exercises for Life

Apr 19, 2011 779 Comments

The squat- the closest we can get to a full- body exercise. The Back Extension- Improves mobility in the upper and middle back. The Pelvic Tilt- Strengthens the abdomen while streching the lower back. The Push Up- Helps firm the chest, front of the sholders, and back of arms. Thanks from Joan Pagano

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