BE the Grill Master

You’ve got the grill, the tools, and the menu — now what? Here’s a list of grilling tips, courtesy of Food Network, to get you started on your way to becoming a true grillmaster — plus, a great rub recipe from Bobby Flay Start with a clean grill. Don’t move the food around. Don’t squeeze […] read more

The Thrill of the Grill

Between the pool parties, outdoor entertaining, and the desire to ditch the hot, confining kitchen — summer is prime grilling season! And while seafood and vegetables are perfectly respectable options, nothing beats carnivorous cuisine. You could certainly head over to your nearby chain grocery store for a basic meat selection, but for those special occasions […] read more

Refresh Your Exercise Regimen

Variety is not only the spice of life, it’s the key to keep from getting bored with your fitness routine, and reaching the dreaded fitness plateau. For a challenging and healthy exercise regimen, it’s important to diversify your workouts and include the five main elements of fitness: aerobic exercise, strength training, core exercises, balance training, […] read more

Brush Up on First Aid & CPR for Summer

Summer’s rising temperatures and increase in outdoor sports and activities can present problems on their own, but combine them, and you’ve got a whole new set of circumstances that could lead to illness and injury. According to WebMD, there are the top 7 summer hazards: Lawnmower injuries Boating accidents Dehydration Sunburn Picnic food poisoning Fireworks […] read more

Caring for Summer Skin

As you enjoy all of summer’s outdoor activities and, heaven forbid, sunbathing — don’t neglect your skin! Summer can be brutal on the epidermis, but you can take some simple steps to protect and soothe your delicate outer layer. Keep skin hydrated with moisturizers and revitalizing toner spritzes Exfoliate for smoother skin that more easily […] read more