Archive for the ‘joy’ Category

There’s Joy in Planning for the Future

April 19, 2010

Life Changes: Plan for It. That’s the motto of the law firm of Morgan and DiSalvo. I visited Loraine DiSalvo this week to get more information about how to best plan for the future. We talked about wills, advance health directives (the new term in Georgia for the living will), durable power of attorney (now part of the Advanced Health Care directive), and more.

If you would obtain more information about the law firm of Morgan and DiSalvo, P.C., please visit their website by clicking here. If you would like to review documents on will and estate planning, please check out the online library of Morgan and DiSalvo by clicking here.For a printable version (PDF format) of the script for this video, click here.

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There’s Joy in Volunteering: Make-A-Wish Foundation

March 23, 2010

If you would like to discover the rewards of giving back, and need some ideas about great places to start, this month I’m doing a series highlighting two worthy organizations: Make-A-Wish Foundation and CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children). This episode focuses on the Make-A-Wish Foundation, which grants the wishes of chidren who have life threatening conditions. Kim Judy, the Volunteer Manager in the Georgia/Alabama region, explains more about the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and how to get involved. If you would like to learn more about the Make-A-Wish Foundation, please visit their national website by clicking here. If you are a resident of Georgia or Alabama, please visit their local website by clicking here.

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There’s Joy in Refreshing Your Wardrobe

March 8, 2010

With spring on the way, it’s time to refresh your wardrobe! So I wouldn’t break my budget, I visited a high end consignment shop, Alexis Suitcase, with very reasonably priced clothing, including brands like Banana Republic, Ann Taylor, and even Prada! All accessories, including pocketbooks, jewelry, belts, and shoes are available here too. Come join me to take a look at some of the newest items at the store, which are also incredible bargains! If you would like more information on consignment shopping in Atlanta, please visit Alexis’ Suitcase by clicking here.

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There’s Joy in Having a Healthy Heart

March 1, 2010

Since February is Heart Month, I visited the American Heart Association’s office in Atlanta, Georgia, and spoke to Sharon Masinelli, a physician’s assistant, to learn more about heart issues in women and how they can be prevented. More women die of heart disease than men now, and it is the number one killer of women.

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There’s Joy in Sharing Sweets with Your Sweetheart

February 14, 2010

In this episode of There’s Joy in the House, my husband Richard and I make chocolate hot pots together.  Click here for the recipe for the hot pots, as well as truffles and strawberries dipped in chocolate.  Afterwards, Ida and Wayne Spangler, who have been married for 59 years, come over and share their feelings about how they have managed to stay together so long, without killing each other!

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There’s Joy in Caring for Your Skin: Part II

January 26, 2010

My visit to the skin care spa continues in this episode, as I receive a facial treatment, including proper makeup removal, toner with kojic acid and vitamin C,eye gel, hydrating serum with peptides, a three tea moisturizer, and sunscreen. I am also briefly introduced to the tools for machine assisted skin care, and learn the difference between hair removal using electrolysis compared with laser removal. For a printable version of the contents of the video, including information on facial treatments, click here.

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The Institut DERMed website is located at http://www.idermed.com/, and Lyn Ross, our guest this week, can be emailed at lross@idermed.com.

There’s Joy in Caring for Your Skin: Part I

January 1, 2010

I visit a skin care spa, and learn all about how skin care varies for different age groups. I also discover what the key ingredients are in the formulations, and where they can be obtained. For a printable version of the contents of the video, including information on skin care changes and needs for each age group, click here.

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The Institut DERMed website is located at http://www.idermed.com/, and Lyn Ross, our guest this week, can be emailed at lross@idermed.com.

There’s Joy in a Christmas Party

December 24, 2009

Joy gives a fantastic Christmas dinner party, which is highlighted by outstanding carol singing, perfomed by Katie Stinnett and a trio, including Joy Boone, Carrie Aleman, and Trudy Daffron. Among the songs included are Holly Jolly Christmas and Do You Hear What I Hear?

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How to Stay Safe Over the Holidays

December 3, 2009

Have you heard on the news about the car break-ins and package thefts at the mall? Packages stolen from right under the Christmas tree? Watch this video to get loads of safety tips on how to avoid all of that over your holiday this year!

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Holiday Traditions Show: Pumpkin Pie

November 16, 2009

Joy’s friends show how to create a perfect pie crust, and bake a scrumptious pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving dinner in this video. The video also includes a unique discussion of various holiday traditions for one family.

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