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elfscapades

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Pinterest board information Need some ideas for your own elf this Christmas? Follow LiveWell on Pinterest and check out our Elf Ideas board: pinterest.com/LiveWellNH/elf-ideas/. if your elf or mensch does something cool, pin it and send it to us on Pinterest! …

Day trip: Keene

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Forget about pumpkins! Keene’s lively community is active all year round, but especially so during the Christmas season. The downtown area has a wonderfully eclectic array of small, independently owned shops and eateries. Even better, most are within walking distance of Keene’s iconic Central Square. In fact, a day trip to Keene might …

Thursday, December 11, 2014

The problem with Christmas elves is that only people who celebrate Christmas can enjoy them. Enter Mensch on a Bench. Created by Neal Hoffman, a Jewish father who wanted a way to teach his sons about Hanukkhah while adding a new tradition to his family, the Mensch comes with a book and a …

Many smokers don’t know help is available

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Most people who smoke want to quit, and the 2010 health-care law is supposed to make it easier for them by requiring many insurance plans to cover smoking-cessation treatments with no out-of-pocket cost to members. But a recent study found that details about what’s covered and who pays …

Resolutions you can live with: 10 positive changes to make in your life for 2013

Friday, January 11, 2013

You gotta love the can-do American attitude behind New Year’s Resolutions, the stubborn, chimerical, try-try-again sentiment that besets the best of us around the time we start bagging the crumpled wrapping paper and sealing leftover pies in plastic …

Fresh ginger brings a little heat to New Hampshire’s coldest months

Friday, January 11, 2013

I live in the kind of old house that charitable people describe as “airy.” No matter how many honeycomb blinds and heavy curtains we hang – or how many walls we re-insulate – my house is freezing in …

For ‘LiveWell,’ new year means endless possibilities

Friday, January 11, 2013

The start of the new year is always bursting with positive energy and forward thinking. This is the time – this is the year – when we make those changes we’ve always dreamed about. Whether it’s learning to ski, dropping a pants size or taking up cake decorating, …

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Monday, October 22, 2012

It's okay to ask for help

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

As difficult as it can be to admit our weaknesses, admitting our children's weaknesses can be even tougher. We want to think they represent the very best of who we are; we want to believe that, with enough love, enough hard work, enough whole grains and Omega 3s, …

Garlic gardening

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

If you'd like to grow your own garlic, now is the time to scout local farmers markets for the biggest, healthiest, best-tasting heads of garlic you can find. Do be sure to ask the seller if they've had any insect or disease trouble with their garlic crop before …

Day trip to Keene

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Local legend has it that Keene has the widest and most welcoming downtown area in New Hampshire. I guarantee that after you've strolled the shaded sidewalks, popped into a shop or three and stopped for a bite to eat at one of the many outdoor cafes, you'll swear …

Football for mommies

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Soccer moms (and dads) have it easy. Even if you've never so much as laid eyes on a soccer field, it likely won't take you long to figure out what's going on out there. You may not know the difference between a "give and go" and a "takeover," …

A special LiveWell note

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Avid readers will notice that this is the second issue of LiveWell New Hampshire to come out in as many weeks. That's because we've changed our publication date. You'll now see LiveWell in the paper on the first Friday of each month rather than the third Friday. Why …