Book Review: Potluck Survival Guide, Care & Feeding of the Athletic Supporter by Cherie Kimmons

This is a cookbook full of treasured recipes and ideas for everything from cooking for game days to provide carbohydrates and protein to pick them up before the game and give them strength after the game, to meals for potlucks where you need a large quantity, to daily meals in your kitchen that chil

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Book Review: Persistence is Power! A Real-World Guide for the Newly Disabled Employee

written by: Jeanne Lazo & Carol J. Amato When you unfortunately become disabled the world is spinning and you are overwhelmed by many stresses; including bills, paperwork and fears. You may even be angry and depressed and sometimes these feelings stop us from applying for disability or making th

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Book Review: 2008 CalorieKing Calorie, Fat & Carbohydrate Counter

I hate cooking in the summer months. I do not want to turn on the oven and make my whole house hot, so I find that I end up eating out a lot. I still want to eat well and be informed of calories, sugars, fats etc. in what I am eating, but I am a "woman on the go", and sometimes fast food is my only

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Book Review: Women, Work, and Autoimmune Disease – Keep Working, Girlfriend!

Our friend, Rosalind Joffe recently sent us her new book to review. Before we review the book, we want to just take a moment to congratulate her on this book and all her success! She is a great woman making strides in the heath blogosphere. I personaly admire her work. ___________________________

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Book Review: Win Your Social Security Disability Case: Advance Your SSD Claim and Receive the Benefits You Deserve

Did you know that 75% of Social Security disability claims in the United States are initially denied? The appeals process has become an expected, yet tedious part of this procedure.. When you are sick or disabled this is not something you want to waste time and energy on. It is very easy to get over

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Book Review: The Tea Drinker’s Handbook by Francois Xavier Lelmas, Mathias Minet, Christine Barbaste

This book is amazing. It’s printed on high gloss paper and filled with beautiful photographs. It covers enough about tea that you could write a thesis paper on it! It is all about tea – kinds, places it’s grown, how it’s harvested, the colors of tea, how to brew it, how it tastes, and wh

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Product Review: Great Scrapbooking Magazines to Check Out!

I found a few scrapbooking/ crafting magazines that are definitely worth signing up for, if you are interested in these types of hobbies. It was so exciting to get these in the mail and look for new projects, ideas and lessons. I find scrapbooking and paper crafts a great hobby for those with limite

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Book Review: On Writing Well

by William Zinsser If you are interested in becoming a better writer, I highly recommend this book. Since writing has always been an interest of mine, I have often picked up writing books and found them too lofty and written more along the style of a college textbook. I wanted something down to ea

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Book Review: A Dog Year: Twelve Months, Four Dogs, and Me and The Dogs of Bedlam Farm: An Adventure with Sixteen Sheep, Three Dogs, Two Donkeys, and Me

By: Jon Katz I was given these two books earlier this year as a birthday present by a friend who is a professional dog trainer. I was immediately taken in by the photos of the border collies on the covers, as I know little about the breed but was interested in what makes them tick. I was pleased t

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