Carol Dicerto

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How To Have A Good Day No Matter What

I like to take small gifts when I go visit the sick or the elderly. Sometimes I take food, other times I take flowers. In honor of my cousin, Martha, who recently died from breast cancer, her daughters hosted a "Be The Good Day" on December 4th which would have been her birthday. Martha often said …

7 secular pilgrimages that could change your life | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Pilgrimages aren't only for the religious.<p>They can be fun and inspiring, challenging yet rewarding and don't necessarily involve prayer.<p>The best ones, however, do involve a bit of a trek.<p>Even if don't "find yourself" along the way, you'll definitely find something to tell your friends about …

Hiking

This Tiny Change to Your Morning Routine Will Supercharge Your Productivity All Day

Words of wisdom from Admiral William H. McRaven: "If you want to change the world, start off by making your bed."<p>Admiral William H. McRaven knows something about high-pressure, high-stakes situations. As head of United States Special Operations Command, he oversaw the raid that resulted in the …

Osama Bin Laden

Why Throwing Yourself Into the Unknown Can Be the Best Thing You Can Do to Yourself

Most of us are scared of diving into the unknown, of uncertainty, of unfamiliarity, of not knowing what's going to happen. We are scared that things could go wrong, that things will be uncomfortable, and that things might not go as expected.<p>But throwing yourself into the unknown can be very …

This Make-Ahead Breakfast Is Guaranteed to Keep You Full Until Lunch

A boring, cold bowl of cereal just won't do for your breakfast. You deserve something warm, wholesome, and satisfying.<p>Whip up a batch of this gluten-free quinoa bake featuring soft, cinnamon-spiced apples; plump raisins; and crunchy almonds. Enjoy yours plain or with a few spoonfuls of creamy Greek …

Breakfast

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Is it really impossible????

We are all victims circumstance, but it is in our reach to supercede it.<p>Jan 3, 2015<p>Yes our past makes us but we have to work hard to overcome our …

Slow Cooker Marsala Beef Stew

<i>This slow cooker marsala beef stew will fill your houses with the smells of marsala – it’s the perfect fall meal, ready and waiting for you!</i>I know …

15 Healthy Foods to Buy at Costco

Those who think that eating healthfully means spending big bucks and shopping at specialty stores and organic markets hasn't been to Costco lately. A recent spin through the aisles turned up a surprising number of wholesome offerings, making a lot of good food accessible and affordable to a lot of …

How to Make a Week’s Worth of Dinners for Under $25

College kids, recent grads and busy young professionals seriously don’t have the time (or the money) to splurge on expensive meals. But that doesn’t mean you have to compromise and sink into a fast food or takeout rut. We’ve created a recipe series that is fast, easy, cheap and takes the guesswork …

111 Ways To Save Money On Household Bills

<b>Brace yourself guys – this article is an absolute monster! But, by being here, you’re telling me that you are looking for ways to save money on</b> …

5 No-Frills Bread Recipes to Help You Unwind

<i>Bread is the closest thing to culinary meditation.</i><p>Bread baking is not technically a religion, no—but when you're in the kitchen, knuckle-deep in a pile of dough, and aren't able to reach for your phone when you get a text, there's a certain serenity that you can allow yourself, even if for just 30 …

65 Pastry Recipes You Should Absolutely Make for Breakfast

From blueberry muffins to maple syrup doughnuts, these pastry recipes are most definitely worth it (and make a great breakfast!).<p><b>We get it: You had a rough week.</b> You've been working hard. You need some damn sugar, butter, or both. We've got the solution: Make some pastries. Eat said pastries for …

Homemade Apple Bread - Amazingly Delicious!

Description<p>This apple bread is dense, it’s delicious and it’s pretty easy to put together.<p>Ingredients<p>2/3 cup white sugar<br>• 1/2 cup butter, softened<br>• 2 …

Dessert

Zucchini bread recipe makes 5 small loaves

It’s that time of year when backyard gardens seem to delight in multiplying the zucchini crop overnight. Turn the surplus into loaves of yummy bread …

Scone Recipes

When you want a baked treat for brunch or afternoon tea, our scone recipe fits the bill. Find our favorite sweet and savory scone recipes, including cheddar-and-chive scones, lemon-cream scones, and more.

40 DIY Ideas on How to Transform Empty Wine Bottles Into Useful Items

It is natural today in this consumerist world to start looking for viable alternatives for resources and practical replacements to usual house hold …

10 Habits That Will Make You Happy Today (Even If Life Isn't Going Your Way)

In 2010, after losing my job and being unable to find another one for close to a year, I fell into a deep depression. During this time I read dozens …

Happiness

Peanut Butter and Jelly Granola

I have a confession to make, I snack A LOT. I’ve always enjoyed snacking, but ever since I’ve started running more it’s gotten much worse. I always …

6 Warm, Fresh-Baked Breads That Steal The Spotlight

These warm, fresh-baked breads and biscuits make a delicious addition to any meal -- don't be surprised if they upstage everything else on the table!<p><b>1. Rosemary Focaccia</b><p>Expecting company? Focaccia is a flavorful and easy-to-make Italian flat bread that feeds a crowd. This classic version is topped …

19 Portable Meals You Can Make in a Muffin Tin

All muffins, all the time. That's our new rallying cry, especially now that we’ve discovered muffins can be healthy. But did you know that your …

Why 'Where Do You See Yourself In Five Years?' Is An Idiotic Interview Question

With all the wonderful words in the English language — the only language, according to the author Bill Bryson, that has or needs a thesaurus — why would job interviewers so often revert to the tired, lame and uncreative standard interview question “Where do you see yourself in five years?”<p>They …

Age of Happiness: The people who refuse to grow old

Think You Can't Knit? You Just Haven't Found This Yet.

Why would you possibly want to knit a sweater when you can just as easily (actually, WAY more easily) pick one out from a store? That's the question my brother asked me over winter break, when he found me curled up in a chair with an armful of yarn and knitting needles. (For the record, he also …

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10 Easy Ways To Free Up A Lot Of Space On Your iPhone

Your iPhone is full of junk you don't need. And a recent class action lawsuit against Apple has brought to light that even if you buy a 16 GB iPhone, you can't actually use all 16 GB of storage.<p>So let's try to make the most of what you have. We have identified 10 simple ways you can manage and …

31 Healthy Breakfast Ideas That Will Promote Weight Loss All Month Long

Time to kick your boring healthy breakfast routine to the curb—with these breakfast ideas, you'll be set for the whole month.<p>By now, you probably have that one healthy breakfast staple that gets you through the day—but who says you have to settle for the same bowl of oatmeal or egg white omelet …

Christmas Morning Casserole Everyone Will Love

Christmas Morning Casserole is perfect for long lazy mornings with family and friends. A super simple casserole made with refrigerated biscuits, eggs, cheese, and bacon.<p>Are you excited for the holidays? <i>I</i> am excited.<p>Christmas morning is obviously the peak of all the holiday excitement, and in our …