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LiveWell Magazine

Couples offer advice for everlasting love

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Want to know how to make love last? Why not ask a handful of couples who have kept it going over 50 years? We did, and we found that one thing the five Concord-area couples agreed on was that there is not just one secret to having a long and happy marriage. Though, marrying a serviceman might be one. Out …

Spicy sauces add an optional flavor

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Getting a healthy meal together quickly can be a challenge. Getting a healthy tasty meal together even more so, especially if you have some finicky eaters in the family. My solution? Take some time on the weekend every now and then to put together delicious, heart-healthy condiments to perk things up. Set them …

Simple tips for winter safety

Thursday, February 4, 2016

I love spending time outdoors in winter. With the right clothing and gear, you can have just as much fun in the winter as you do in the summer. Here are a few safety tips to keep you safe and warm when it is cold outdoors. Dress in layers Adding layers of clothing …

Gardening as your grow older

Thursday, August 6, 2015

As gardeners age, the work to keep a flower garden flourishing seems to take more of a toll on knees and backs. There are a few ways to keep your yard looking vibrant while working within your own …

Delightfully sour pickles

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Humans have been scheming about how to put aside the plentiful food of summer for the lean times of winter for millennia. As early as 7000 b.c., the Chinese had figured out how to ferment fruit and honey …

To buy or not to buy on your school shopping list

Thursday, August 6, 2015

When my daughter was getting ready to start middle school two years ago, she treated the school supply list she received as gospel. Every last item on the list, right down to the compass and protractor, had to …

Getting a pet? Tips to consider

Thursday, August 6, 2015

If you’re thinking about getting a pet, but you’re not sure which one to get, here are a few tips to help in your decision making process. Taking care Pets take time to be properly cared for. All …

A pastime meant to pass the time

Thursday, August 6, 2015

If you’re a Red Sox fan, the last thing you want to do right now is read a piece about how great baseball is. Believe me, I know how you feel. Our beloved team, not even two full …

Book suggestions to keep you reading all summer long

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Suggestions from Katharine Nevins of MainStreet BookEnds in Warner will keep you reading great books all summer long. The Truth According to Us By Annie Barrows – $28 From the co-author of the perfect book The Guernsey Literary …

Prevent Lyme disease

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Are you like me? I came to New Hampshire for the wonderful outdoor opportunities here. From the gorgeous coastline, to lakes both grand and quaint, mountains for skiing and hiking, mountain and road biking and just sitting outside …

Accessorize with the outdoors

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Container plants are beautiful and versatile outdoor accessories. They are easy to care for and are the perfect solution for decks, porches, balconies, gardens and yards. And you can play with these portable mini gardens, moving them around …

Keep your dog safe and happy during noisy celebrations

Thursday, July 2, 2015

The summer can be one of the hardest seasons for dogs and their humans because it is the season for fireworks. The fourth of July is a holiday where fireworks are abundant and sound-sensitive dogs can struggle immensely …

Grill master: Perfectly cooked meat requires the right heat for the right time

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Every barbecue cookbook teaches the same technique for telling how hot the fire is. Hold the palm of your hand several inches above the coals and begin counting, “one Mississippi, two Mississippi . . .” Wherever you are …

Summer’s frozen tradition

Thursday, July 2, 2015

When summer heats up, it’s time to head for a cold, sweet treat. We checked in with a few Concord-area ice cream shops to see which flavors are favorites and which are a bit weird. Arnie’s Place 164 …

The dog days of summer

Thursday, June 4, 2015

It is not just hot for people in the summer, it gets hot for furry companions too. Some days the best way to cool off is to go to the beach or take a dip in one of …