9 Tips for a Longer Life that You Shouldn’t Be Following

Extend Your Life “Stop drinking coffee and alcohol.” “Take an aspirin daily.” How many times have you heard that advice for adding years to your life? Turns out, lots of long-held wisdom just isn’t true. Read on to see which suggestions you should ignore and what actually ups longevity.   1. Lay off the java…. Read more »


Recipe Of The Day: Watermelon Salad

Prep Time: 20 Minutes Ready In:  20 Minutes   Ingredients 2 small watermelons 2 apples – peeled, cored and chopped 1 (15 ounce) can canned diced pineapple in juice, drain juice and reserve 2 bananas, cut into bite-size pieces 1 pound seedless grapes   Directions   Cut each watermelon in half ( lengthwise). Using a… Read more »

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Nutrition Is Key To Healthy Hair

The secret to healthy hair isn’t found in a bottle on a drug store shelf. It’s found in the produce section at the supermarket. “Your hair is an outward look at what’s happening on the inside,” says holistic nutritionist Joy McCarthy. “The food you eat everyday provides the raw materials to create healthy, strong and… Read more »


Recipe Of The Day: Best Chili You’ll Ever Make

INGREDIENTS 2 teaspoons oil 2 onions, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 lb lean ground beef 3/4 lb beef sirloin, cubed 1 (14 1/2 ounce) can diced tomatoes 1 can dark beer 1 cup strong coffee 2 (6 ounce) cans tomato paste 1 can beef broth 1/2 cup brown sugar 3 1/2 tablespoons chili sauce… Read more »


Win Denby Products

Established in 1809 Denby has been making pottery in the heart of the English countryside for over two hundred years, taking the lead and setting the standards which others aspire to. We have a rich heritage that we are immensely proud of and which has been built up over many generations. Craftsmen’s skills have been… Read more »


5 Easy Ways to Drop 5 Pounds

I’d like to share five simple strategies with you for shedding five pounds of fat before the holidays. But first let me clear something up. Weight loss can be put into two categories: The first is a fully concentrated effort. This is where you dedicate yourself to counting every calorie and slaving away in the… Read more »

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Houida And Friends – Women And Balance (Part 2)

Houida chats with Stephanie Zekelman, Doris Lapico and Daniella Tartaro about finding balance in you life. These three philanthropic ladies chat about how they do it.   CLICK IMAGE TO VIEW VIDEO


Win Valmont Skin Care

For more than 25 years, the Valmont Group has been helping women and men master the visible signs of aging. Heir to traditional Swiss medicine, the company draws inspiration from the unspoiled natural resources of Switzerland and the latest cellular cosmetic research findings to formulate utmost anti-aging skin care products featuring visible and long-lasting efficacy…. Read more »


Win A Vitamix

Bring home the same power and performance experienced by chefs and restaurants around the globe. This compact design simplifies everyday kitchen tasks and creates whole-food meals, while fitting easily under most kitchen cabinets. Create smoothies, hot soups, and frozen desserts in one machine.  It’s beyond impressive and you could win it! Vitamix inspires the creation… Read more »

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Organization Ideas

Houida and the ladies chat about some neat ideas for your home. CLICK IMAGE TO VIEW VIDEO

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    Recipe Of The Day: Peppered Shrimp Alfredo

    Prep Time: 30 Minutes Cook Time: 20 Minutes Ready In: 50 Minutes Servings:  6 servings   Ingredients   12 ounces penne pasta 1/4 cup butter 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 red bell pepper, diced 1/2 pound portobello mushrooms, diced 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined 1… Read more »

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    14 Magical Female Orgasms

    Some anthropologists say that female orgasm evolved to promote pair bonding. That may be true but with at least 14 ways and places in which she can climax – with or without a partner – a woman’s orgasm has clearly moved beyond mere mating into the realm of pure sensual and sexual pleasure. 1. The… Read more »

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    Recipe Of The Day: Creamy Chicken and Mushroom Pasta

    Ingredients   12 oz (340 g) boneless skinless chicken breasts 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt 1/4 tsp (1 mL) pepper 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil 12 oz (340 g) cremini mushrooms, sliced 4 fresh thyme sprigs 1 cup (250 mL) sodium-reduced chicken broth 1/3 cup (75 mL) whipping cream, (35%) 1/4 cup (60 mL)… Read more »

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    Medical Monday WIth Dr. Peter Bray – All About Butts

    Buttocks are still a relatively new topic of discussion in cosmetic plastic surgery. Some time ago, if I told you we could make your butt bigger; you’d look at me like I was crazy! But in recent times, our society has rediscovered our curves thanks to role models like Jennifer Lopez, The Kardashians and Beyonce…. Read more »

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    8 Ways To Instantly Revive Your Romance

    Whenever I realize I’ve been preoccupied with my daily grind, that life is starting to feel routine, that I’m taking my relationship for granted, I think about that “feeding the tree” idea. And I’ve discovered there are a handful of ways—well, besides the obvious (sex)—to re-ignite our fire. Write a love letter. Call me a… Read more »