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It’s Hygge Time

The Danish have a word for the feeling you get when you are cozy. The word is hygge (pronounced HOOG-gah). And because the 2017 World Happiness Report gives Denmark one of the highest happiness scores, I wanted to learn more. I checked out a blog about design and hygge, which [...]

By | December 12th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Couch Potato Fitness in Minutes

This is a good season to find creative ways to exercise. “Every hour-long television program contains approximately six commercial breaks that last three minutes each, so you can get a total body workout without missing a scene,” according to Sarah Robertson writing about couch potato exercises in Prevention magazine. [...]

By | November 17th, 2017|Tags: , , |

Pillowcase Halloween Costumes

Losing sleep over coming up with a creative idea for your kid’s Halloween costume? You might be tossing and turning on the solution. I just discovered Sherry Osborn’s oldie-but-goodie About Family Crafts blog post featuring 18 costumes you can make from a pillowcase. You’ll find photos and inspiration for [...]

By | October 25th, 2017|Tags: , , |

Poor Sleep Can Ruin Relationships

Lack of sleep can hurt your relationships—and your health, according to new research conducted by The Ohio State Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research. People who don’t sleep well or don’t get enough sleep tend to be grouchier, moodier and more likely to pick a fight. The study analyzed couples’ [...]

By | October 11th, 2017|Tags: , , , |