Shopping Ahead Can Save You Money: What to Know
4 Ways to Eat Affordably this Summer
(StatePoint) Every procrastinator is familiar with the downsides of last-minute shopping -- parking woes, stress-induced headaches and paying premiums for needed items. But these hassles and expenses are avoidable, say experts.
The Ultimate Summer Dining Out Guide: 10 Tips for a Healthier You
(StatePoint) Summers tend to be jam packed with activity -- from baseball games to trips to the pool to evening strolls through the neighborhood.
Making the Most of Local Produce
(StatePoint) With summer, comes BBQs, beach days and dining out with family and friends. And if you’re trying to lose weight or maintain your healthy lifestyle, a big part of being successful is having the freedom to enjoy the things you love and not feel deprived. Strike the right balance with this ultimate summer dining out guide from Mandi Knowles, dietitian for South Beach Diet.
Wine and Cheese Pairing Tips for Summer Entertaining
(StatePoint) Fresh, local produce is in its prime, making now the perfect time to take part in the farm-to-table movement. Whether you join a community supported agriculture (CSA) group or shop at your local farmers’ market, it’s easy to taste the elevated flavor profile of just-picked fruits and veggies.
4 Vacation Destinations for Wine Lovers
(StatePoint) Summer is a time for picnics, festive garden gatherings and poolside parties. For hot days and warm evening entertaining, keep things cool by creating a delicious, yet easy-to-prepare spread of wines, cheeses, fresh fruits and nuts.
Make Rosé Your Go-To Wine This Summer with These Food Pairings
(StatePoint) Love wine? Build your next vacation around it! Wine regions have delicious food, beautiful views and amazing history.
Don't Let a Vacation Derail Your Diet
(StatePoint) Whether you’re enjoying a sun-drenched brunch with family or hosting an elaborate dinner party for friends, you’ll need a go-to wine for such festive gatherings, and a chilled rosé is a refreshing choice in the summer months.
What You Need to Know Before Firing up the Grill
(StatePoint) Vacation season is here and it’s no surprise that what you eat can have an impact on your weight. In a study from the University of Georgia, 61 percent of the participants gained weight while on vacation, with an average gain of 0.7 pounds. Some even gained up to 7 pounds.
Must-Haves for Summer Pool and Beach Parties
(StatePoint) Summer is officially here and with seven in 10 U.S. adults owning a grill or smoker, according to the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association, for many, that means it’s time to cook up mouth-watering dishes and invite friends and family over for a barbeque.
Easy Ways to Boost Your Family’s Veggie Intake
(State Point) Summer days are all about sun and fun. Here are some tips and accessories to make sure your days spent at the beach, pool or lake are picture-perfect for posting on social media.
4 Favorite Dishes You Didn't Know Pair with Champagne
(StatePoint) Nutritious, delicious and low-calorie, vegetables should be the star player of all your meals. But sometimes providing veggies for your family can be time consuming and costly. Luckily, there are a number of simple ways to boost your veggie intake, and it all starts in your grocery store’s freezer aisle.
Smart, Healthful Snack Tips for People on the Move
(StatePoint) While you may think of Champagne as just for toasting, experts point out that it can actually be quite food-friendly.
Transform Your Home into an Entertaining Haven this Summer
(StatePoint) Does your schedule, have you on-the-move? Check out these easy ways to healthfully keep hunger at bay, no matter where your busy life takes you, including at home!
3 Awesome Backyard Party Ideas
(StatePoint) In warm weather, everything is better done outdoors -- from eating meals to entertaining guests.
Cool Summer Entertaining Tips to Keep Guests Happy
(StatePoint) Throwing a party and need an idea? With just a little planning, you can turn your ordinary backyard into anything you want it to be.
Inspiration and Ideas for Summer Gardening and Home Improvement
(StatePoint) Hosting friends and family for backyard barbecues, picnics and garden parties during summer carries its own challenges. Here are a few tips guaranteed to keep your guests cool, comfortable and happy when you entertain.
5 Ways to Get Your Home Ready for Summer
(StatePoint) With longer days and shorter nights come warm weather opportunities to make home and garden improvements. Become inspired to start working on projects, both indoors and out, with these new seasonal books.
Smart Tips to Keep Your Grill Clean and Safe
(StatePoint) Summertime means backyard barbecues, home decorating updates and more. Want to make all of this happen affordably?
Now Playing: Summer Movie Nights in Your Own Backyard
(StatePoint) Nothing beats barbecues, block parties and al fresco dining. For your family’s safety and for the sake of your grill, here are some pointers on keeping that grill well-maintained all season.
Diet vs. Exercise: Which is Better for Weight Loss?
(StatePoint) Looking for a way to get the most out of your summer evenings? Make it a night at the drive-in at home! With the right equipment and planning, you can easily enjoy your favorite movies under the stars, right in your own backyard. Here are a few simple steps for bringing your new favorite tradition to life.
4 Facts About Seafood and Your Health
(StatePoint) What’s more important: diet or exercise? Anyone who’s tried to lose weight and maintain a healthy lifestyle has likely asked this question.
Innovative New Looks for Your Kitchen Renovation
(StatePoint) We hear a lot about the important nutrients in vegetables and fruits, but the health benefits of eating seafood regularly aren’t always in the spotlight. It should be a no-brainer when it comes to seafood, which is packed with omega-3s. Yet, most Americans only eat one serving of seafood a week.
Is Sugar the Cause of Your Weight Gain? Tips to Cut Back
(StatePoint) Renovating your kitchen? Think about making updates that will add beauty and functionality to one of the most important rooms in the house. Here are a few innovative new looks and ideas to consider including in your plans.
(StatePoint) According to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular disease accounts for about one of every three deaths.