Author Archives: Chicz

Decorating for Valentine’s Day

By Lori Mork Are you planning a romantic night at home for Valentine’s Day? Why not give your dinner some special touches? For your table, add a few special touches. Set out your good china and glassware on a pretty … Continue reading

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A guyz perspective: Working out through winter

By Eric Morken It’s strange that January is the month that so many people set the goal of exercising more, if only because it’s a time when being active is that much more difficult. New Year’s resolutions are what they … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day: Not just for couples

By Jessica Sly Calling all single gals! That dreaded day (for some) is coming. The day of traded cards, excessive hand-holding and movie watching, with heart patterns applied to absolutely everything possible. Yep. It’s Valentine’s Day. So you’re single, huh? … Continue reading

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As seen on TV: Bare Minerals Foundation

By Jamie Kakach Product: Bare Minerals Foundation Claim: Lightweight mineral makeup that is so good for your skin – you can sleep in it! Grade: A+ Review: If you are like me, you have tried numerous different foundations in search … Continue reading

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Great reads

Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult It’s been a long time since I’ve picked up a Jodi Picoult novel, but I am so glad I decided to read her latest, Leaving Time. For anyone who loves a good missing person mystery, … Continue reading

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10 uses for coconut oil

By Lori Mork The number of ways in which coconut oil can be used are seemingly limitless. Here are just 10: 1. Cooking oil substitute. Coconut oil is 90 percent saturated fat, but it’s a medium-chain fatty acid, meaning it … Continue reading

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The single Chic: Living a healthy life independently

By Annie Harman Living on your own for the first time can be a frightening adjustment. During this strange transition, you have to learn how to keep yourself alive without completely depending on your parents for support. I found this … Continue reading

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Six best tips for a healthy dog

By Dr. Florian Ledermann We all desire to have a long healthy life. Here are some tips that can improve your dog’s health as well. 1. Exercise your dog at least once a day. Walking your dog or providing an … Continue reading

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Real chicz of Douglas County: A lifetime of feeling good

Exercise and good nutrition make life easier By Tara Bitzan Tammy Welle of Alexandria learned at a young age that she simply felt better if she was physically active. That realization led her to a career of motivating others to … Continue reading

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He sez…she sez: I miss bachelor food…

Brandon: I’ve had time to daydream lately and take a few trips down memory lane. One long-gone memory that recently popped into my head was “bachelor food.” The Chef Boyardee line of cuisine comes to mind. I think the reason … Continue reading

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