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Isabelle at Home

Gym Etiquette and Reese’s Peanut Butter Bread

Gym Etiquette and Reese’s Peanut Butter Bread

Why together? Well, since this is pretty much me ranting and complaining about poor gym etiquette, I figured I should end with something delicious. This is to make you forget that I have pet peeves that are somewhat compulsive and over the top. Please enjoy the 7 deadly sins (as per Isabelle) of gym etiquette. […]

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Isabelle at Home

Eggplant Parmesan: no brainer!

Eggplant Parmesan: no brainer!

Classic basic version is all I have to offer. But it is so good and a perfect meal for a special guest, a sick friend or when you might just need some comfort food.

Please note: this is NOT a Yummo Rachael Ray 30 minutes meal. Although I do love her 30 minute ideas, this requires patience and a little time. It is worth it….trust me….oh and the leftovers…OH MY! It might be wise to hide a small plate in the back of the fridge while you are serving everyone else….as a back up! […]

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Isabelle at Home

Cream Cheese Muffins

Cream Cheese Muffins

I thought this recipe would be all over the internet…it isn’t! So I had to do some homework!

I received a text from my friend Aislinn, well in fact it was from her oldest boy Junior (one of Bear’s best friend) and it said: “hi, this is Junior”. I replied: “hi, buddy, how was your day at school?” He: “great, thank you (so polite), could you please find the recipe for Meijer’s Cream Cheese Muffins?” Direct and to the point, I love that! […]

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Dead or Alive: Gauge the health of your trees with these easy tips

Dead or Alive
Gauge the health of your trees with these easy tips

Johnson County LIVING WELL Magazine

Kansas, along with the rest of the central plains region, has been experiencing an extreme heat wave. According to the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 2012 has been the warmest year on record thus far. January – March 2012 has been the warmest on record since 1895 and according to The Weather Channel, Kansas experienced its third warmest April ever. […]

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The benefits of volunteering

VOLUNTEER. IT’S GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH—ESPECIALLY IF YOU’RE A BABY BOOMER

By Barbara Raynor, East Denver LIVING WELL Magazine
The Corporation for National and Community Service recently released another report concluding that volunteering was good for your health—particularly if you’re 50 years of age or older. This report was one of a growing number of studies that prove there is a clear connection between volunteering and lower mortality rates, lower rates of depression, fewer physical limitations, and higher levels of wellbeing among Adults 50+. […]

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Get active, get healthy – Humana, LIVING WELL Magazine

Get Active, Get Healthy!

By Randa Anderson-Stice, regional president of Senior Products for Humana in Colorado, Colorado Springs LIVING WELL Magazine

Regular exercise is important to the physical and mental health of everyone, and becomes increasingly essential as we age. Physical fitness not only produces long-term health benefits but also boosts energy levels, improves mood and increases confidence. […]