Monthly Archives: June 2011

God Bless the USA!

The celebrations of our Independence Day don’t begin for a few more days but here is a little something to rev up that patriotic spirit.   The Zone wishes you a very safe, happy 4th of July.

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Raising “fit” kids

Becoming a mother almost 5 years ago came with its list of concerns.  One of the concerns that crossed my mind, perhaps because I’ve always been involved in fitness in some way, was, “Will my child be athletic?”  Now, I … Continue reading

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Tasty Taco Salad

Tasty Tuesday is here again and a local Hereford woman has shared her super tasty taco salad with us all.  Enjoy! TACO SALAD  Ingredients: 1 head of lettuce 2 tomatoes 1 onion 1 lb ground beef 1 packet taco seasoning 1 bag … Continue reading

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Hydrangeas and lemons

“The span between life as we intend it and life as we receive it is vast.  Our true purpose is worked out in that gap.”                    Mark Buchanan, The Rest of God      Last June the hydrangeas were in bloom for … Continue reading

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Saving money by saving money

It seems like it should be a given that the best way to save money would be by actually saving your money, right?  Unfortunately this isn’t something that is usually mentioned when the topic is brought up.  Instead, we are told … Continue reading

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It was a “Beautiful Day” at the U2 concert

It had been many months of waiting and waiting for this day to come.  I was going to the U2 concert!  I know for some, this doesn’t mean much but for me, as I explained to someone a little older … Continue reading

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Cleaning up Your Diet

I’ve said it once and I’m sure I’ll say it 100 (thousand) more times… Overall wellness is a combination of regular exercise and good nutrition.  If you’re interested in taking another step toward wellness, you need to think about cleaning … Continue reading

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Yummy, cold crab dip

Summer is here and that means it’s time for crabs!  If you have the willpower, the next time to belly up to the steamed crab table, pick a little extra for this recipe. COLD CRAB DIP 1 ¼ cups of … Continue reading

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Life’s a jungle – eat raspberries

Turn your back on things for a bit, watch a few thunderstorms roll through, and the yard becomes a jungle.  Weeds sprout tall and vines creep in, around, and over everything.  Multiply that by a few years and even things you planted … Continue reading

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The art of saving money with coupons

Some people get their adrenaline rush from running a marathon, climbing a mountain or winning the big game.  Me?  I get a rush from saving money.  I know that may sound crazy but there are few things more exciting to … Continue reading

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