One Step at a Time

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One Step at a Time

When the gyms shut down, I knew I had to do something to keep myself sane since I was used to cardio at the gym. Those endorphins are pretty addictive and make you feel great. So, to keep myself mentally healthy, I forced myself to get out and walk. I was a little bored by […]

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Beauty is an Inside Job

How do you define true beauty? Beauty comes from the inside, not the outside. Many times we think of beauty as all the outwardly obvious thing—a flawless face, flat tummy, trim waste, long legs, and the perfect hair. That’s completely false though. Have you ever met someone who you thought was gorgeous on the outside […]

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It’s All About the Eyes

Your eyes are the only thing people can see when you are wearing a mask and vice-versa. You can barely tell if someone is smiling at you. When the corners of their eyes go up a bit or they squint, it might be a smile. But why not have fun with your eye makeup and […]

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Keeping Kids Creative at Home

Left to their own devices, many kids can happily entertain themselves for hours. Getting them off their devices can be a little bit trickier. Sometimes, creativity gets lost in the mix. During this pandemic, when all eyes seem to turn to our computer screens, we need more ways to keep our kids stimulated both on […]

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Let’s Get Our Kids Cooking

Kids as young as 18 months can start to help in the kitchen with simple recipes. They may not be ready yet to measure ingredients and chop, but they can pour it in a bowl and mix it up. Involving your kids at an early age in the kitchen will help them on a path […]

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Saying Goodbye Is Never Easy

Have you ever thought about moving your home sweet home to another state? Have you ever talked to your CPA or lawyer about it? A word to the wise: Talk to a professional about applicable tax and legal details involved before you move. State tax authorities in California do not make it easy to say […]

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So I Invented All This Technology

As much as some of you might dislike technology, it has been a must-have for education during the pandemic. Most of our schools moved to online platforms for learning and will most likely continue to do so going into the fall semester. Technology companies have provided the means to video conference with programs like Zoom, […]

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Grow Your Own Victory Garden At Home

Victory Gardens became popular during World Wars I and II at residences and local parks when food was scarce. They still thrive today. Why not plant one in your own backyard? During these uncertain times, the only thing more comforting than cooking your favorite meals at home may be creating them with vegetables and herbs […]

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Experiencing the Grandeur or Zion

Utah’s First National Park There’s no time like the present to experience one of Mother Earth’s most splendid creations, Zion National Park in Southwest Utah. Stunning red rock towers dotted by fragrant pines beckon outdoor lovers of all ages. Whether you rent an RV, overnight at the comfy Zion National Park Lodge, camp beneath a […]

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C Style: Does 2020 Deserve a Bonus?

I’ve been getting a lot of calls recently about long-held-off projects that are now being fast-tracked because of the new normal of spending more time indoors. Many of the calls are regarding finally converting that unused room or rooms into any of a variety of “bonus” rooms or spaces, even for when COVID-19 is long […]

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Dancing in the Narrows

A Mother Daughter Odyssey Topanga author, healer, and mother Anna Penenberg spends her days writing, hiking, gardening, reading, dancing, and practicing Kundalini Yoga. It wasn’t always so. Her daughter Dana contracted a mysterious disease as a teenager that turned their world upside down. After entering the labyrinth in search of healing, they would eventually learn […]

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Dear Cancer, It’s Me. Essay Contest

8th Annual High School Essay Contest winners expressed their cancer experiences through writing. Living with cancer or having a loved one with cancer can be an enormous challenge and these teens express their feelings through writing.

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