You got to have Heart…. Healthy Tips for a Healthy Heart!

CDC’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion When you choose healthy behaviors, you can lower your heart disease risk while also preventing other serious chronic conditions like type 2 diabetes and some kinds of cancer. 6 Strategies to Live a Heart-Healthy Lifestyle Learn Your Health History Know your risks and talk to your family and doctor about your health [...]

2021-02-07T11:12:28-05:00Blog|0 Comments

5 Life-Changing New Year’s Resolutions for 2021

For years, the most popular New Year's Resolutions revolved around five basic themes: Exercise to get in shape (19.7%) Diet to lose weight (18.3%) Save Money (14.8%) Eat Healthier in general (11.9%) Something for Self-Care (5.5%)  As 2020 comes to a close, most of us are already feeling defeated. We just experienced a year that has brought so much loss. What we could all [...]

2021-01-05T14:26:34-05:00Blog|0 Comments

Happy New Year Greetings from Sycamore Living…We are here for you!

Sycamore Living would like to wish you and your family all the blessings for a Safe, Healthy, Prosperous New Year !  … letting you know we are here for you! At Sycamore Living, we understand that some individuals may be unable to care for their aging parents directly. If you are considering transitioning your family member to an independent or assisted [...]

2020-12-31T09:06:55-05:00Blog|0 Comments

New Year’s Day Traditions from Around the World…..Grapes, Potatoes, Onions ?

New Year’s Day Traditions from Around the World…..Grapes, Potatoes, Onions ? Brazil: Heading to the beach “In Brazil, people usually go to the beach since it's the summer there. Immediately after midnight, you're supposed to jump seven waves while making seven wishes,” says Hudson Bohr, a Brazilian photographer based in NYC. The tradition is rooted in paying homage to Yemanja, the [...]

2020-12-27T10:15:40-05:00Blog|0 Comments

Family Fun: Bake a Treat for Santa this Christmas Eve

Bake a Treat for Santa this Christmas Eve This year try baking a special treat for St. Nick! …. easy, gluten free, fun!           Candy Cane Secret Kiss Cupcakes!!!  1 box (15 oz) Betty Crocker™ Gluten Free or Regular yellow cake mix follow mixing directions on box. Set up 2 cupcake tins (each holding 12 cupcakes) with paper cupcake liners Fill [...]

2020-12-22T13:43:32-05:00Blog|0 Comments

Winter Solstice 2020 & The Rare Christmas Star

Winter Solstice 2020  & The Rare Christmas Star It's the Winter Solstice today. Traditionally Winter Solstice marks the beginning of Christmas and New Year celebrations worldwide. Winter Solstice is that day of the year when we see fewest hours of daylight. After Winter Solstice, days start becoming longer and nights shorter for people in the Northern Hemisphere and it's just the reverse in the [...]

2020-12-20T11:43:43-05:00Blog|0 Comments

Holidays 2020: Tips with a Twist

Holidays 2020:  Tips with a Twist       This year try getting into the spirit of the season with some of these unique holiday ideas. Take a step outside the box and put your own spin on your holiday plans. Socially Distanced Secret Santa - Whether it is a group of friends that you haven't been able to spend as much time with [...]

2020-12-20T10:46:56-05:00Blog|0 Comments

The Secret History of Gingerbread…. Did you know gingerbread was once declared illegal….???

It’s Holiday Cookie Time … The Secret History of Gingerbread …. Did you know gingerbread was once declared illegal….??? Gingerbread …. originally a Halloween Treat…  In the 19th century gingerbread became a staple of the Christmas Season!  Let’s take a look at how that happened.... The term gingerbread derives from the Old French gigembras for gingered food. Marco Polo brought ginger [...]

2020-12-15T11:53:45-05:00Blog|0 Comments

Christmas Fun Facts: Did you know…. You can thank Prince Albert for your Christmas tree!

Did you know…. Mistletoe is an aphrodisiac! Christmas wasn't always on December 25 While Christmas celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ, there is no mention of December 25 in the Bible. Most historians posit that Jesus was born in the spring. And his birthday itself didn't become the official holiday until the third century. Some historian believe the date was actually [...]

2020-12-03T11:55:56-05:00Blog|0 Comments
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