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During this holiday season, I find that the most difficult gifts to find are the ones for neighbors, teachers or someone who provides you a regular service, like your hair stylist.  You want   Read More


We’ve officially entered the holiday season and that means your weeknights have gotten a little more hectic.  Added into the usual after work/after school frenzy is holiday   Read More

If you’re like most of the nation, you’ll be spending part of the week prepping for the BIG feast this Thursday.  I know for many of us, this includes the traditional side dish  Read More

November is the time I usually start seeing an abundance of fresh cranberries showing up in the fresh fruit and veggie section of my local supermarket.  This is a wonde  Read More


Ever flipped through the latest issue of any fashion magazine and wonder how those models look so perfect?  Well, wonder no more.  I always knew there was some touch up wor  Read More


It’s hard to believe in just three short weeks we’ll be celebrating Thanksgiving–everyone’s favorite “food” holiday.  One traditional recipe associated with Thanksgi  Read More


This week, we celebrate my favorite holiday with tricks and, most importantly, treats!  In addition to, or in place of the traditional trick-or-treating, many parents and communities ar  Read More


The autumn season brings crisp days, chilly evenings and lots of football!  In our house, a favorite dish we enjoy while watching the game is a hearty  Read More


October is Vegetarian Awareness Month so I thought it would be an ideal time to explore the different types of vegetarian diets, their benefits and how meatless meals can be incorporat  Read More


This week, I welcome Brianna Shales of Stemilt Growers, back for National Apple Month.  Autumn is busy time of year for Stemilt and Brianna has agreed to share her knowledge of the different varieties of ap  Read More

Janet Skibicki's Bio

Janet Skibicki is a working stepmother of teenage twins. Until her mid-30's, she was able to easily work in exercise and healthy eating. Now married with kids, she's found it harder to stay on track with her fitness regime, while trying to instill healthy habits into her family’s daily routine. Janet and h



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