These Websites Will Simplify Your Life #LifeHacks
If your family is anything like our families, we know that finding enough time in the day to do all the things you need to do can be challenging. Do yourself a favor and bookmark these unique and useful websites today.
ManualsLib – This “library” site contains every owner/user manual you can imagine. Have you lost the manual to the your new camera? No worries, you’ll find it here.
TECH TIP: Do you have an iPhone or iPad? You can make any mobile friendly website a web app by saving it to your home screen. Click from Safari and then select “Add to Home Screen.”
SuperCook – This site is for those who just can’t find the time, or energy, to get to the grocery store. All you have to do is enter the ingredients you have on hand and SuperCook comes up with a recipe based on those ingredients. No last-minute grocery run required.
Account Killer – Do you have old email or social media accounts that you don’t use? This simple to use web service works fast to erase your old accounts and their content.
OnlineClock – Set this handy desktop alarm clock to remind you of anything—a deadline, time to take your medication, drink some water, or get up and stretch!
Start.me – Organize your favorite sites, apps, and bookmarks all on your computer with your personalized start screen/dashboard.
Pixlr – This site is for the artist in all of us. Transform your everyday images into works of art with this easy to use program.
Print Friendly – Don’t you hate it when you visit a webpage and want to print something but it prints a blank page? Use this website to create a printer friendly version of any webpage by simply entering the page URL. This website reformats the page so you can print it with ease.
Can I Stream.it – Have you found yourself wanting to watch a specific movie but you don’t know where you can watch it? Can I Stream.it will help. Simply type in the movie title and this site finds if/where you can stream it. It also includes any prices and subscription information for your convenience.
Sleepyti.me – We’re all a little sleep deprived these days. The Sleepyti.me site allows you to input the time you need to wake up and then gives you suggested bed times based on REM sleep cycles. We may not always get 7 hours, but quality counts too.
LucyPhone – Stop wasting time sitting on hold! LucyPhone will wait for you so you can move on to other tasks. This easy to use site calls YOU when an operator answers.
Spend less time on tasks and more time with the Fam!
Cooking and eating heart healthy is all about finding taste bud tantalizing flavors in new places. Check out these yummy holiday recipes that are sure to please any crowd. Whether you celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas or Kwanzaa, we’ve got you covered. Happy Holidays!
Hanukkah Recipe Ideas
Pomegranate-Glazed Turkey with Roasted Fennel – This recipe from EatingWell.com pairs turkey cutlets with roasted fennel and a rich pomegranate pan sauce for a simple yet elegant dish. Garnish with jewel-like fresh heart healthy pomegranate seeds—in season September through January.
Golden Turmeric Latkes with Applesauce – These crispy-on-the-outside-and-tender-on-the-inside latkes from EatingWell.com are delicious paired with a subtly spicy clove-scented applesauce.
Bold Winter Greens Salad – For this delicious cousin of the Caesar salad, from EatingWell.com use a combination of crisp winter greens, such as radicchio and escarole.
Caramelized Pear Bread Pudding – EatingWell.com creates a low-fat heart healthy version of this delicious holiday treat.
EatingWell.com is a great resource for heart healthy and delicious recipes. From simple side dishes to complete meal guides, you are sure to keep your tummy happy and your taste buds will never get bored.
Christmas Recipe Ideas
Rosemary-Orange Roast Turkey – The combination of citrus fruit, rosemary, and turkey from CookingLight.com make this recipe one you’ll make every year.
Green Beans with Dried Cranberries and Hazelnuts – This recipe from CookingLight.com combines green beans with hazelnuts and cranberries—how could you go wrong!
Traditional Sweet Potato Casserole – This traditional holiday favorite from CookingLight.com is sure to make your family smile.
CookingLight.com is your go to place for all things yummy and delicious without the guilt. Vegetarian, gluten-free, dairy-free—they’ve got you covered!
Kwanzaa Recipe Ideas
Vegetable Couscous with Moroccan Pesto – This delicious and nutritious dish from FoodNetwork.com gets a burst of flavor from its fresh cilantro and parsley pesto topping.
North African Spiced Carrots – Taste the trinity of North African seasonings—cumin, coriander and paprika—in this flavorful recipe from EatingWell.com.
Sweet Potato Pie with Candied Pecans and Coconut – This decadent dessert is a Kwanzaa favorite. Sweet potatoes give this pie a hearty texture, while the coconut topping gives it a sweet, light taste. Everything in moderation:)
FoodNetwork.com is a great place to find heart healthy recipes and mouth watering inspiration. Check them out today!
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Children’s Heart Foundation
Save the Date! Walk with the Heart of a Child
Children’s Heart Foundation is pleased to announce their 13th Annual Walk with the Heart of a Child, a fun walk inside the Fashion Show Mall, will take place Saturday, February 27, 2016. 100% of the proceeds benefit Children’s Heart Foundation. Click here for details.
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Mark Your Calendar!
Children’s Heart Center and Children’s Heart Foundation have a lot going on from month to month. Here’s a run down of what’s happening in December.
December 4, 2016
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