Erin go bragh! It’s that time of year again, when the doldrums of winter give way to the bright green of spring, and even if there’s still snow on the ground where you live, there will surely be plenty of … Continue reading
The holidays are upon us, and with them comes temptation in the form of a seemingly endless stream of holiday goodies brought into the office. When you’re working hard, trying to meet end-of-the-year deadlines, it’s easy to find yourself reaching for a little treat, a little something to reward yourself (or to quiet your growling stomach after you accidentally worked through your lunch break again). But there’s got to be a better afternoon snack than another gingerbread man or piece of fudge, especially since you’re bound to regret those snacking decisions when you get on the scale. I’ve found some good ideas for things you can bring in to eat at your desk that make much healthier alternatives to those holiday goodies. Here are some of my favorites:
Turkey Day is almost upon us, and with it comes a lot of pressure. After all, this is an event that only comes once a year, and it’s steeped in tradition, so everything needs to be just right and just as people expect it to be: You’d better not mess up Grandma’s sweet potato casserole recipe when she’s sitting at your table! The pressure turns up another notch if your dinner guests are staying for the whole day or even multiple days. And that’s not to mention the added stress of prepping dinner under your mother-in-law’s watchful eye! Thankfully, there are a few things you can do to minimize the headaches and maximize your enjoyment of the holiday.
Going home for the holidays isn’t as simple as getting in the car when you live in New York but your family is in Minnesota. But while I won’t be road-tripping home for Thanksgiving, I know plenty of people who are planning on heading upstate to see their families for the holiday. For them, I’ve put together a few tips to help their trips go smoothly. Hopefully, the only thing they’ll have to worry about will be indigestion!