Archives for April, 2014

Moments

By Ginger Henderson Last month, parents and kids gathered at the Millhopper Branch Library to truly embrace childhood. To celebrate the arrival of spring, kids brought along their favorite stuffed animal and marched together in the Stuffed Animal Parade. Children had a blast showing off their favorite toys, while parents enjoyed swapping stories, sharing memories and admiring the little people …

Zoës Kitchen

If you’re looking for a fresh, fast-casual restaurant that features Mediterranean cuisine with a Southern twist, look no further than Zoës Kitchen. Their made-from-scratch ingredients and home-style hospitality make this unique hotspot Gainesville’s newest favorite.  In addition to their outstanding menu, Zoës Kitchen stands out for three great reasons: They don’t own any fryers or microwaves, their menu includes vegan, …

Arguments for Leasing

By Katie Moss We’ve all been there; your car kicked the bucket and you’re ready for a new ride. As you’re looking at this year’s shiny models and counting your cash, ask yourself: Have you ever consider leasing? As an employee of an automotive website and marketing solutions company, I can tell you that this is a common question. Most …

Self-discipline will make you happier

By Sarah G. Mason As you lick the remnants of that gooey brownie from your fingers, do you feel sorry for your friend who turned it down? After all, one brownie won’t ruin that perfect figure – live a little!  It’s easy to think of the highly self-disciplined as being uptight and miserable, but according to a recent study from …

Surprising Sleep Science

By Sarah G. Mason We all know we’re better off when we get enough sleep at night. It can improve memory, help us heal, spur creativity, improve athletic performance and sharpen our attention. We also know that getting enough sleep can help us maintain a healthy weight. But did you know that having a consistent sleep schedule can also influence …

5 secret Ways to Spend Less

By Sarah G. Mason Keeping your spending in check is easier said than done. Whether you’re trying to save up for something special or you just want to quit your impulsive buying habits, here are five surprising tricks that can help you spend less. 1) Dumb It Down According to a study in the Journal of Marketing Research, it hurts …