Tag: holidays

December 05, 2019
Pies, cakes, cookies, and candy—oh my! What are we to do? ‘Tis the season for overeating, weight gain, and discomfort. All of which typically results in the short-lived, but oh-so-necessary, “New Year’s resolution.” A resolution is a great idea if you can stick with it, but we often find ourselves triggered by negative thoughts and questioning why we tried to have a resolution in the first place. Fortunately, you really… [...]
November 04, 2019
When it comes to Thanksgiving dinner, knowing what you can make ahead and what needs to be made day-of can be a big challenge… and quite overwhelming! Chef Gary shares his game plan to reduce stress so you can focus on what matters most on Thanksgiving—cherishing family and friends. In the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving, create your menu. Decide if you are going to: Make everything from scratch Buy… [...]
November 19, 2015
Talk about stressful. The average American spends 42 hours on holiday activities ─ adding the equivalent of a full week of work on top of already busy schedules. Not surprisingly, research shows that women feel more holiday stress than men ─ and parents, in general, feel more pressure than others. Kids react, too, when their normal routines are disrupted. With that in mind, here are a few tips from the… [...]