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LiveWell Magazine

Pinterest pops

Thursday, July 10, 2014

That’s right, LiveWell New Hampshire is on Pinterest. The plan is to find cool things to try and then share them with you. It seemed fitting to give popsicles a go for this issue. They are the perfect summer treat, after all. Here are three recipes I found on Pinterest and made at home. They all passed the kid test. … 0

Day trip Pittsburg

Thursday, July 10, 2014

The best way to visit Pittsburg is to go fully armed with information. Luckily for all of us, the Town of Pittsburg has a robust website loaded with I-gotta-see-that-myself images of moose, fish, woodland and lakeside scenery and links to lodging, dining and more. So before you do anything else, visit pittsburg-nh.com and … 1

Attention adult video-gamers: Livewell wants you

Thursday, November 21, 2013

We know there’s a population of adults out there burning the midnight oil in front of their PlayStations and Xboxes and Wiis, making game-winning plays or battling an army of zombies while the kids sleep peacefully upstairs. Now’s your chance to stand up and be counted. We want to hear from adult video-gamers for a story that will be published in an issue … 0

Attention adult video-gamers: ‘LiveWell’ wants you

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

We know there’s a population of adults out there burning the midnight oil in front of their PlayStations and Xboxes and Wiis, making game-winning plays or battling an army of zombies while the kids sleep peacefully upstairs. Now’s your chance to stand up and be counted. We want … 0

If you want to eat healthfully, try adding food, not subtracting it

Friday, August 2, 2013

Our country has a funny way of promoting health. When a typical American says he is getting healthy, his approach is often to cut “bad” foods or to eat less. But when we try not to think about something, we usually think about it more. And when we … 0

Keeping tabs on your money

Thursday, June 13, 2013

There are several apps available to those in need of a little help with personal finance. Here’s a look at two of them: A hands-on approach   to saving, spending If you need a hands-on way to look at where your money’s going each month, consider CoinKeeper. Starting … 1

You can have fabulous floors

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Several months ago I made the unfortunate mistake of coating my well-past-their-prime kitchen and bathroom floors with floor shine product. Oh, what a mistake! They looked great, for maybe two days, and then all the dirt and grime … 0

On the lookout

Thursday, June 13, 2013

They’re the squiggles in the corners of our children’s earliest paintings, the harbingers of spring in New England, the thieves of our sandwiches at the ocean. They’re the stuff of proverbs, horror movies and family feasts. They wake … 0

Brighten up

Thursday, June 13, 2013

The neon brights that peppered the 1980s are back, in fashion and décor. Highlighter hues and glow-in-the-dark tints provide a shot of adrenaline after a few seasons of mellow, mushroom-y color palettes. Of course, these colors aren’t for … 0

Health insurance’s vanishing deductibles may be . . . vanishing

Thursday, June 13, 2013

There is no free lunch. As more people buy high-deductible health plans, they’re discovering that while premiums for such plans are more affordable, the trade-off can be high out-of-pocket costs before coverage kicks in. However, some plans sold on the individual market offer a way for healthy people … 1

Fairweather sweets

Thursday, June 13, 2013

The weather in early June is fickle. One moment it’s an oppressive 90 degrees, the next cloudy, drizzling and 50. Which makes planning a dinner party tricky: Opt for a barbecue and it’s bound to rain; set the … 0

Avoiding diabetes

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Over the past 30 years the number of Americans diagnosed with diabetes has skyrocketed, from about 6 million in 1980 to almost 19 million today. As this problem spirals out of control, researchers are racing to find new treatments for this devastating disease. Recently, scientists at Newcastle University … 0

Cruise into savings

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Americans love driving - and pay dearly for it. Last year, it cost more than $8,500 to drive a midsize sedan 15,000 miles, according to the American Automobile Association, which factored in gasoline, maintenance, insurance and depreciation. Car expenses run second only to housing costs in the United … 0

Something for everyone

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

OFFER. WANTED. TAKEN.     With those three words, Deron Beal of Tucson, Ariz., helped move the yard sale online, only with no money changing hands. Beal is the founder of The Freecycle Network, or Freecycle.org. It's a grassroots gifting network that - thanks to the sour economy and a … 0

What to do

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

The early days of fall, with their colorful palette and exhilarating chill, are like a brightly painted invitation to get outside and play. And winter is a blank white canvas for drawing adventures with blades, boards and sleek plastic sleds. But right now, in these bare-boned weeks bereft … 0