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Eat These Today And You’ll Have Good Luck
New Year's Day means grocery stores in Texas sell a lot of Black Eyed Peas!  We eat 'em on New Year's Day in Texas and they bring us luck.  When good things happen through the year, we can thank the peas.
(We always say "black eyed peas," but have you noticed it's "blackEYE peas" …
Your Signature Drink Says Something About You
Tis the season that many of us have a drink as part of the celebration.  Do you always have a different drink, or is there one favorite drink that you always fall back on?  That may reveal something about your personality.
Going To The Ex’s House For Thanksgiving?
This is my second Thanksgiving as a single lady. My ex and I ended things in the summer of 2013, and with three kids it's been important to us to get along and maintain a good relationship, and let it evolve into something new.
It’s Time To Sign Up For Health Insurance
Last year just a handful of people signed up for health insurance on the first day of the national open enrollment period, and this year as signups began on Saturday, the federal government says 100,000 people signed up.
The open enrollment period this year is a lot shorter, so don't be cau…
Stores Know What They’re Doing With The Free Samples
Can you resist the urge to walk by the free samples in grocery stores without indulging?
Sometimes on those days when I'm starving and trying to squeeze in one more errand on the way home, I'll cross my fingers that the store will have some great free samples to take the edge off my growling stomach.…
Do You Still Read Books? I Mean Actual Books?
You guys and your fancy gadgets and e-readers.  That's one area of technology that I just haven't embraced.
I was on an airplane earlier this month, and I noticed one other woman holding a hard copy of a book besides me.  The rest of the passengers were reading on Kindles or other…
Do You Work Out So You Can Drink More?
My first reaction is to poo poo the idea of working out just so we can justify more drinks.  And then I remember I hit the treadmill for 40 minutes yesterday only to cancel out the benefits with wings and drinks at happy hour last night.
The Washington Post is talking about a study tha…

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