April 1, we all know, is April Fool's Day. It's also my friend Judy's 65th birthday. You might expect she's been the victim of a few birthday pranks through the years. This year, Judy already has made her birthday wishes known. It's for everyone to complete a Random Act of Kindness. That's #RAK, if you post to social media and know what a hashtag is. She made her request on … [Read more...] about Instead of an April Fools Prank, How About Acts of Kindness?
If you’ve ever enjoyed a McCafe Shamrock Shake at McDonald’s, you’re likely well aware that it’s back in season. Only available for a few weeks leading up to St. Patrick’s Day, the shake has developed a cult-like following since it was introduced in the 1970s. But something seemingly so straightforward as a milkshake, which should just contain a few ingredients, isn't as simple as it first … [Read more...] about Make Your Own: A Healthy Take on the Shamrock Shake
The thought of doing a "cleanse" did not thrill me in the least. I had visions of being permanently affixed to the toilet for the entire time. But after some friends had success with one, I mustered up the courage to try it. That was 18 months ago, and after just completing it for the fourth time, I'm sharing my experience in case you were considering trying a cleanse, too. First off, I'm … [Read more...] about My Journey Through A 3-Day Cleanse