Monthly Archives: July 2011

Tips for saving on your BGE bill

It’s going to be a HOT one again today and I, like many other Peak Reward members, already received a call from BGE to let me know that they do not plan to activate the savings program again today… but … Continue reading

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A local mom on a mission

It is summertime and I am a stay at home Mom with a 7 and a 5-year-old.  This may seem a daunting task to some but I have made it my mission to not hear the words…. “Mom, I’m BORED” this … Continue reading

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Mix up your routine!

People have many complaints about their work outs.  I’ve heard a variety of different issues and can relate to most, if not all, of them.  First, boredom.  “I get so bored doing the same thing, all the time.”  then add this to … Continue reading

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Grilling tips for a delicious burger

July is the peak of grilling season.  Can you count how many burgers and hot dogs you’ve eaten so far?  Now, think back to all of those burgers and try to county how many of them came frozen from a cardboard box versus how … Continue reading

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Seagulls, soaring on the breeze

While most of the country sweltered in the heat, we spent the past week in Cape May keeping an eye out for flying beach umbrellas.  The flap-flapping of a beach full of umbrellas is relaxing until one decides to take off à … Continue reading

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When is the right time to buy almost anything?

One of the very best ways to save money is to plan your purchases in advance.  I know it takes a little time and effort but the difference it will make on your wallet will make all of the hard work worthwhile. I … Continue reading

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The Zone wants YOU!

The Zone is looking for a few guest bloggers.  That’s right, we want to hear what you have to say!  You don’t have to be a professional writer, have a blog of your own or even be of a certain … Continue reading

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Healthier Ideas for Baking

I know we have our Tasty Tuesday Blog and I hate to use Wednesday to bring you yet another recipe, but sticking with our blog title – Wellness Wednesdays – I think teaching you how to modify a recipe, to a … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Pie

Today’s recipe is brought to you courtesy of Nestle’s Toll House, at the request of my children.  This is one of their all time favorite desserts and it’s one of my favorites too because it couldn’t be any easier to make. Ingredients: … Continue reading

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A Tale of Zoysia Grass and Lasagna

Once upon a long, long time, like sixty years ago (before my time, of course), Rheta Potter Harp bought two plugs of hearty zoysia grass for her country yard in the boonies of Hereford.  She bought them downtown and spent fifty cents on … Continue reading

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