Find Out Why Digital Screens May Be Giving You A Terrible Sleep!

September 25, 2014
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Similar to the lives of so many others, my life is filled with screens. I begin, continue, and end my day by checking my phone for emails, doing professional work on my computer and researching on my tablet.  I sometimes think of how unique my lifestyle is in comparison to past generations, but beyond that, […]

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Considering the Health Benefits of Red Wine

July 30, 2014
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Wine has long been one of my favorite indulgences, and during the cold winter months, I find a glass of red wine to be especially satisfying.  Since I drink wine anyway, and have heard news stories about the benefits of resveratrol in red wine, I decided to look deeper into the issue to see if there were […]

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Tips for Buying the Right Air Purifier

July 8, 2014
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While researching tips for choosing a new water filter, I also started to gather information on selecting the best air purifiers. Just like water filters, I found this subject to be complicated and time consuming!  With so many options on the market for consumers, it can be difficult to choose the best fit.  For those searching […]

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Making Natural Dyes For Easter: A Health-Minded Science Project

April 15, 2014
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When it comes to Easter traditions, one of the most iconic is the dying of Easter eggs – and since there is no wrong way to decorate these holiday favorites, dying eggs is a perfect activity for the young ones in our families to enjoy. What many parents find not so perfect, however, are the chemicals […]

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Tips for Buying the Right Water Filter

March 26, 2014
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If you have ever looked into buying a water filter for your home, you know that choosing one can be immensely complicated.  There is an incredible amount of information to sift through, and there are tough questions that need to be answered in order to find the right fit.  While trying to figure out the […]

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Fresh Herbs: Great for Taste AND Health!

March 12, 2014
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  One of my greatest simple joys is having a constant supply of fresh herbs in my kitchen.  For me, fresh herbs send the overall flavor of my food to the next level, and quickly become the highlight to many of my “famous” dishes.  It’s easy to love herbs for their taste and versatility, but […]

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Why Do Wolfgang Puck, Michael Pollan and Alice Waters Recommend Buying Local Produce? Because of the Taste!

March 4, 2014
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One of my family’s many joys of the summer and fall season is shopping at farmers’ markets.  For us, going to the market is more than just stocking up on our favorite fruits and veggies, but is a pleasant outing where we feel more connected to nature and the community.  I always felt like there […]

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Tart Cherries for a Better Sleep

February 24, 2014
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Like so many adults, I have trouble sleeping.   While I don’t have trouble actually falling asleep, I spend the night tossing and turning, and waking up 3 – 4 times throughout the night.  The next day, I find myself exhausted! For the longest time I have been looking for ways to promote a better […]

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Finding a Link Between Happiness and Health

February 18, 2014
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Like so many of us social media users, I am addicted to Pinterest.  I’m addicted for many different reasons, but lately, I’ve been spending my time browsing inspirational quotes, and repinning my favorites so I can revisit them when I need a motivational pick-me-up.  Recently I came across a pin that I found particularly striking: […]

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Spaghetti Squash: the Easy Alternative to Pasta!

February 12, 2014
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If you have been keeping up with The S File, you know that this is an exciting time for us.  Ms. S. is busy writing her first book, and this time is particularly exciting for me, as I’ll be getting married in less than two months!  As you can imagine with only a few weeks […]

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