Meet the Super Sisters! Liz and Sara, runners of GoSupersisters.com are not your average personal trainers. Struggling with weight and unhealthy living throughout their younger lives, Liz and Sara have dedicated themselves to the fit life and helping others realize their potential in fitness and healthy living. The girls’ website features not only awesome home workouts that get your heart pumping, but Liz and Sara have also written a series of healthy eating Ebooks full of enticing recipes that the Sisters created themselves. Residing in sunny Santa Monica, California, Liz and Sara currently work as group fitness instructors and personal trainers. »Read the rest of this page
The tradition ofSaint Nicholas Day, on6 December(19 Decemberin most Orthodox countries), is a festival for children in many countries in Europe related to surviving legends of the saint, and particularly his reputation as a bringer of gifts. The American Santa Claus, as well as the British Father Christmas, derive from these legends. “Santa Claus” is itself derived in part from the Dutch Sinterklaas.
Photo: Mandela celebrates his 86th birthday flanked by his wife Graca Machel, left, and ex-wife Winnie Madikizela Mandela, right, in his home town of Qunu in the Eastern Cape on July 18, 2004. (AFP - Getty Images)
The holiday season is when we quickly approach the end of year. It’s also the time when we spend the last weeks of the year with close friends and family. Now that Thanksgiving is over, Christmas and New Years are up ahead. With the upcoming diet resolutions currently being planned for 2014, take it upon yourself to get a head start by incorporating these healthy eating choices for the holidays.
International Volunteer Day(IVD) offers an opportunity for volunteer organizations and individual volunteers to make visible their contributions - at local, national and international levels - to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
Getting the perfect gift for the person you love can be tricky at times, because there are thousands of items you can pick from. When you follow some tips, you will end up with a gift that will not disappoint. »Read the rest of this page
One of my favorite parts of the holiday season is gathering together with friends and family to reconnect and celebrate at the dinner table. However, for new vegetarians, the task of planning the family dinner seems a little daunting. Below is a recipe for an easy-to-make dish that even your meat-loving family members will enjoy. Try it out and tell us how it goes. »Read the rest of the page
International Day of People with Disabilityis an international observance promoted by the United Nations since 1992. It has been celebrated with varying degrees of success around the planet. The observance of the Day aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. It also seeks to increase awareness of gains to be derived from the integration of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life. It was originally called “International Day of Disabled Persons”. Each year the day focuses on a different issue.
Winter is coming. What are some of your must-have winter apparel items?
Even if you live in a warm state, you’re not spared from the wind chills coming upon us. The weather is certainly getting cooler around the country, and it’s even snowing in some areas. Winter is the time of year where, unfortunately, us warm-weather loving folks have to cover up, but you don’t have to sacrifice fashion in cold weather.
Here are some stylish must-have winter apparel items that you should have this winter. »Read More