Watch for the Signs of Bait and Switch

  It’s a fact. We all want to get a good deal. Unfortunately that desire to get the most value for your dollar increases the likelihood that you’ll be a victim of bait and switch; an ugly practice that is unethical and in some cases illegal. The most common bait and switch tactic is to […]

Dealing with the Flu

It’s that time of year again–flu season is here. Each year as many as 30 million people contract the flu in the United States, leading to 20,000 deaths a year. At most risk are the elderly, those with chronic disease like diabetes, asthma, or heart disease, and infants.  The flu is like a cold in […]

Winter Skin Care

Are you finding that your skin is getting dry and irritated more often? It could be the weather. Winter air is drier than normal and cold winds can remove moisture from your skin. Keep these tips in mind to keep your skin protected and healthy this season. Even though the sun is not blazing, your […]

App of the Month: Lumosity

Want to train your brain? Lumosity may be the perfect app for you. Developed by neuroscientists, Lumosity is already used by over 60 million people around the world. Just as you might head to the gym to exercise your body, Lumosity provides a way for you to exercise your brain. Every day you get three […]

Color Tips for Room Decorating

You may not realize it, but the colors in your room can make all the difference. Color can influence the mood and tone of a room. Blues: Cool, calming, and a sense of restfulness. Reds: Exciting and stimulating. Greens: Cool, reflective, and relaxing. Yellows: Bright and cheery, energetic and expansive. Whites: Clean and inviting. Choose […]

Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

  Ingredients: 2/3 cup water 1/3 cup uncooked white rice 8 cabbage leaves 1 pound lean ground beef 1/4 cup chopped onion 1 egg, slightly beaten 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed tomato soup Directions: In a medium saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add rice and stir. […]