Monday, December 31, 2012
Here are five tips to help you keep your resolution.
Are you making a resolution this year? Do you want to lose weight, gain a new skill or organize your house? Whatever your resolution is, here are some tips to help you stick to it throughout the year . 1. Make it attainable. Be sure that your resolution is attainable. Sticking to your monthly budget is attainable—making a million dollars may not be. 2. Tell everyone. If you tell everyone about your resolution, you are more likely to keep it. If you want to quit smoking, you can even go as far as telling your friends that you'll give them $50 if they catch you lighting up. 3. Be specific. If you want to get fit in the new year, set a specific goal. For example, instead of saying you want to get fit, say you want to lose 10 pounds and tone …
Saturday, December 22, 2012
The best of this year's 'Going Green' tips.
During the course of the year, I've covered many aspects of how you can be more eco-friendly in your daily life. I've talked to you about super simple changes you can make, and I've talked about things that might mean stepping a little outside of your comfort zone. But, I've done it all because I wanted to show you that you can save money, conserve energy, create less waste and reduce the impact that you have on your environment, without having to dramatically overhaul your life. Here are some of our favorite "Going Green" columns from 2012. Way back in March we talked about donating clothing items that that no longer fit, no longer get worn or were just taking up space. Charitable donations are still one of my favorite tips of the year. …
Monday, December 27, 2010
'Read in the New Year' to be held at the township branch on Dec. 30.
Children of all ages can ring in the new year a little early at parties hosted by the Camden County Library System. The "Read in the New Year" celebrations will include a countdown, crafts and stories. The celebrations will be held Dec. 30 at the following times and branches: Gloucester Township, 15 S. Black Horse Pike, 11:30 a.m.; Bellmawr, 35 E. Browning Rd., 2:30 p.m.; Haddon Township, 15 MacArthur Boulevard, 11 a.m.; South County, 35 Coopers Folly Rd., Winslow, 11 a.m.; and Voorhees, 203 Laurel Rd., 11:15 a.m. Admission is free, and a library membership is not required to attend the celebrations. For more information call (856) 772-1636, or go to www.camdencountylibrary.org.