For both students and their parents, this proves a bittersweet time of year. Whether preparing for a small, fifth-grade graduation ceremony, if your high-schooler now faces the summer before college, or whether you’re celebrating the acquisition of that coveted college degree, spring brings not only sunshine but also a lot of reflection and the fears that come with figuring out “what’s next”? It’s graduation season!
No matter the industry, no matter how exciting the company, no matter how stimulating the tasks we may have in front of us, we all hit a wall at a certain point in the workday. We’re all familiar with the feeling that hits us in the middle of the work day, when all we want to do is get back into bed and get the good night’s sleep we were unable to get the night before!
Sometimes, fatigue during the workday is inevitable, but chronic daytime sleepiness can be avoided with these helpful hints on how best to stay awake on the job.
With summer just around the corner, so is our biggest entertaining season – birthdays, graduations, showers, weddings. Allow these creative cupcakes to provide you inspiration, whether you’re a beginner baker or a deft decorator, it’s fun to browse dazzling – and delicious – delectables.
Invite the kids to whip up their ‘take’ on these designs!
Even celebrities, with their high-priced nannies and full-time housekeepers, can struggle with motherhood's trials and tribulations like we do. Reese Witherspoon says that, despite her creativity and effort, her toddler son still won't eat what she makes him.
Many of us find it difficult to say “no” when we’re asked to do something. Perhaps we say “yes” in the first place because we don’t want to hurt the asker’s feelings, or because we lack the confidence to say how we really feel. Whatever the reason, saying “yes” when we really want to say “no” can cause feelings of resentment and dissatisfaction.
My dog, Farley, loves to snack. I think she got that from me. And, just like I try to satisfy my cravings with a healthier option like a piece of fruit or a handful of nuts, I found that a few frozen green beans or carrots can put an end to her whining. I know that, despite the temptation from the office candy dish, eating more natural, healthful foods and less empty calories will better sustain my energy and that the same will be true for Farley.
Many of us have a kitchen stocked with gadgets for any number of uses – some we use all the time, and others that may err on the side of “gimmicky” or under-used! Ease of use, practicality and safety make WUSTHOF, a leading maker of fine cutlery for over 200 years, a brand respected by both professional chefs and home cooks.