On March 17th, the Irish and Irish-at-heart across the world will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. What first began as a religious feast day for the patron saint of Ireland has now grown to a global festival celebrating Irish culture.
Small town and big city parades, religious services, dancing, festive Irish food, green drinks, and a whole lot of shamrocks always seem to express this Irish holiday celebrated by millions each year.
Regardless of our heritage, St. Patrick’s Day is the one day each year when we all get to be Irish. Do you wear green on March 17th simply to avoid being pinched by family and friends? This year, why not really “live green” for the day rather than just wearing it.
Offer a more meaningful way to be green this St. Paddy’s Day with some truly green ideas suggested from Living Green Magazine.
As a kid, did you tend to run out the door in a hurry on school day mornings in an attempt to avoid sitting down at the breakfast table? Now as an adult, do you still allow your hectic mornings get in the way of eating a wholesome breakfast?
The demands of our daily schedule often make it easier to skip meals, particularly breakfast. How often does your breakfast consist of grabbing a pop tart and cup of coffee at home, or waiting in the early morning Starbucks drive thru line?
There are some things about life, such as how long we get to be here with our loved ones that are simply out of our control. We can’t control our family’s health history and the genetic risk factors that may influence our life span. We however can work towards a healthier tomorrow with certain lifestyle changes such as the foods we eat.
If you are looking to eat and drink for a long and healthy life, it’s important to remember that what you eat and how often you eat it can make a positive difference in your overall health.
Some families look forward to putting their spring cleaning projects into action, while many others dread the annual task each year. Keep in mind that spring cleaning is a great time to help prevent the spread of germs in your home as the seasons change.
As springtime approaches, allergies tend to kick into high gear. Ridding your home of excess dust and bacteria can help manage allergies, and help keep the family healthier during the upcoming busy spring and summer months.
Spring break means an escape from the daily grind. As the warmer weather sets in and spring draws near, make your travel preparations to visit your favorite destinations. The best part of traveling in the spring is that you can enjoy beautiful places before summer prices sky rocket.
Get an early idea of places the family is anxious to see and book in advance to guarantee your travel plans are secured.
Remember to do your research - ask family, friends, and co-workers for destination suggestions. With so many choices, it can be hard to narrow down your spring trip hot spot.
In today’s world of advanced technology, our mobile devices have become an inseparable part of our daily lives. We have come to rely on our cell phones, tablets, and laptops as a convenient way to stay connected with friends, family, and colleagues. These devices have become our primary social connection to the rest of the world.
6 year-old Savannah keeps mom Lacey on her toes year round while being involved in an active schedule of participating on the hip hop dance team, playing soccer, AND is currently an orange belt in karate.
One would never realize this energetic kindergartener lives with moderate asthma and has Absolute IgA Deficiency- the most commonly found immune system deficiency disorder.