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Entries by Maria Rodale from 02/2010

It's Buffalo Wing Time!

| Posted 02.02.2010 | Healthy Living

Over the years I've tasted wings all over the place, and have learned how to make my own that, frankly, are far superior to anything you can get anywhere else

Choose Life

| Posted 02.03.2010 | Healthy Living

There is something I've been thinking about for quite a while but wasn't ready to blog about until I read, on The New York Times online, about the guy...

The Lodge at Woodloch Brought Me Back to Life

| Posted 02.05.2010 | Healthy Living

I confess, it felt great to have all my dead winter skin scrubbed off, and to have a masseuse attempt to unlock my muscles, tangled from too much working, driving, and just plain living.

Five Things You Find Out When You Go to a Spa

| Posted 02.08.2010 | Healthy Living

Having someone else untangle the stress from your muscles can give you important insight into where you are holding on to your stress, so during stressful times, you can remind yourself to relax or stretch those areas.

The Last Station: Better than Anna Karenina

| Posted 02.10.2010 | Healthy Living

A movie about Tolstoy's struggle to balance his desires as a philosopher and writer with his love for his wife is funny, sad, and quite surprising, and meets highly with my approval.

Pancakes from Scratch in a Pinch

| Posted 02.12.2010 | Healthy Living

The other weekend my daughter had a sleepover, and I needed to redeem myself with breakfast, since the dinner I'd served the night before was...well.....

Beyoncé and the True Cost of Beauty

| Posted 02.17.2010 | Healthy Living

I will be heading out into the world of media makeovers as just myself: Graying, frizzy, slightly fat, and wearing flats. But at least I won't be numb or in pain!

Top 5 Reasons NOT to Drink Soda

| Posted 02.19.2010 | Healthy Living

Talk of a "sugar tax" on soda has people all abuzz about whether it's an American thing to financially punish people for drinking soda or not. I say g...

Eat Organic on a Budget--It Can Be Done!

| Posted 02.22.2010 | Healthy Living

Let's start with full disclosure: I am not by nature a frugal shopper, nor a shopper on a budget. In fact, I've been known to make sales people gawk a...

Fries From Scratch

| Posted 02.24.2010 | Healthy Living

When I am cooking at home and in desperate need of fries, I make this recipe, which is exceedingly simple, easy, and delicious. There have never been leftovers. Ever.

Top 10 Ways to Get a Great Night's Sleep

| Posted 02.26.2010 | Healthy Living

Yesterday I read on Rodale.com that a new study shows that not only are many insomniacs depressed, but also poor sleep might actually cause depression...