Grab Bag Healthy Eating Tips:
• For ease of use and cleaning, as well as boosting your source of iron, invest in a cast-iron grill pan which can be used stove-top. Grill veggies, chicken, fish and low-fat beef. Just watch the blackened, charred bits… not healthy to eat those.
• To release a nuttier, richer flavor, toast quinoa, brown rice or bulgar wheat in a dry skillet on the stove before steaming.
• Healthy eating is a lot like real estate, in that there is a central theme to work from. In real estate, it’s location, location, location. For health conscious eating, it’s portion control, portion control, portion control.
The fast food/restaurant culture has duped our sensibilities into thinking that huge is normal.
So get real, use smaller plates, bowls and glasses, and if you are still confused, check out
Grab Bag Biker Chicks:
These girls probably practiced for, like, at least a week or two….
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Grab Bag Deal Tip:
You know we all pay a premium for the latest electronic must-have gadget. So does our environment.
If you’re looking for a deal and willing to consider a refurbished item, not only will you find big savings, but you will be contributing to boosting the recycling market, which keeps more perfectly useable parts out of landfills, and uses far less natural resources.
A good analysis of the advantages and possible problems with purchasing refurbished items can be found at this link.
Grab Bag Fitness Crowbar:
Sometimes we just need a new perspective, a different voice (internal or external), a new set of motivators. I kinda like what’s going on over at Zen to Fitness. Might be worth following for a nudge at just the right moment, when all reasoning to exercise escapes you in the face of a bowl of ice cream and a movie...
Grab Bag Sweet Stuff:
Grab Bag Brain Game:
Cool!! A 3-D version of the classic game of Concentration. Originally made for the iPhone, you can spin the graphic by clicking and dragging rather than a finger-tip gesture.
Grab Bag Funny Stuff:
A paraprosdokian is a figure of speech in which the latter part of a sentence or phrase is surprising or unexpected in a way that causes the reader or listener to re-frame or reinterpret the first part. It is frequently used for humorous or dramatic effect, sometimes producing an anticlimax.
• I used to be indecisive. Now I’m not sure.
• I always take life with a grain of salt, plus a slice of lemon, and a shot of tequila.
• When tempted to fight fire with fire, remember that the Fire Department usually uses water.
• You’re never too old to learn something stupid.
• To be sure of hitting the target, shoot first and call whatever you hit the target.
• Nostalgia isn’t what it used to be.
• Some people hear voices. Some see invisible people. Others have no imagination whatsoever.
• A bus is a vehicle that runs twice as fast when you are after it as when you are in it.
• If you are supposed to learn from your mistakes, why do some people have more than one child?
• Change is inevitable, except from a vending machine.
• Why does someone believe you when you say there are four billion stars, but check when you say the paint is wet?
• Women will never be equal to men until they can walk down the street with a bald head and a beer gut, and still think they are sexy.
• Why do Americans choose from just two people to run for president and 50 for Miss America?
• Behind every successful man is his woman. Behind the fall of a successful man is usually another woman.
• A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory.
• You do not need a parachute to skydive. You only need a parachute to skydive twice..
• The voices in my head may not be real, but they have some good ideas!
• Always borrow money from a pessimist. He won’t expect it back.
• A diplomat is someone who can tell you to go to hell in such a way that you will look forward to the trip.
• Hospitality is making your guests feel like they’re at home, even if you wish they were.
• Money can’t buy happiness, but it sure makes misery easier to live with.
Thanks to Tally D for these.