Friday, March 22, 2013
Blogger Victoria Mills has some suggestions for avoiding high-fat foods in the grocery store.
OK, you're determined to lose weight. But that chocolate layer cake in the grocery store bakery is calling your name. Westchase Patch blogger Victoria Mills offers some suggestions for getting in and out of the grocery store with your best intentions intact. Read her blog here. Better yet, submit your own diet tips in a blog on Westchase Patch. It's easy to do. Just click here. We're looking for bloggers with a variety of opinions, interests and expertise. So blog away!
Monday, March 4, 2013
In his blog, Rabbi Jason Rosenberg talks about seeing the big picture.
Sometimes we get so wrapped up in the minute details of an argument that we fail to see the big picture. That's the premise of Rabbi Jason Rosenberg's latest blog on Westchase Patch. Rosenberg, the rabbi of Congregation Beth Am in Tampa, a husband, father of two, baseball fan and amateur photographer, believes it's not enough to simply be correct if you make others angry in the process. Read more about what he has to say here. Westchase Patch is looking for bloggers with a wide range of opinions, interests and expertise. If you are interested in blogging, click here.
Sunday, February 24, 2013
Blogger Kelley Prince urges parents to create a contract to deal with an uncooperative child.
If you have a child who is exhibiting inappropriate behavior or is refusing to cooperate, Westchase Patch blogger Kelley Prince suggests making a contract with your child. In her latest blog, Prince says parents should follow the advice of Emily Braff who says a contract between parent and child can alleviate the problem behavior provided the parent and child define the behavior to change, decide on appropriate consequences and then enforce the contract. Read more in Prince's blog. Westchase Patch is seeking bloggers with a variety of experience, expertise and opinions. If you'd like to blog, click here.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
The Tampa Liberty School will be held March 11-15 at Northwest Church of Christ on Sheldon Road.
Children age 8 to 12 will learn more about the U.S. Constitution and their responsibilities as American citizens at the Tampa Liberty School scheduled for Spring Break week March 11-15. According to an event listing posted on Westchase Patch by Karen Jaroch, the school will be held at Northwest Tampa Church of Christ, 7529 Sheldon Rd., Tampa. "It's a great opportunity for children to learn about the founding principles of the United States," said Lukens. "The school is dedicated to educating, enlightening and exciting children to the fundamental principles on which our nation was founded. To found out more, read here. Got an event of your own? Post word of it for free in the Westchase Patch events calendar. ______________ Westchase Patch …
Saturday, February 16, 2013
Blogger Kelley Prince gives some tips on selecting the right school.
Choosing the best school for your child with special needs can be a full-time job, says Westchase Patch blogger Kelley Prince. However, in her latest blog, Prince provides some tips to make the task a bit easier. Among them, Prince said to be sure to tour potential schools and ensure that the campus is secure, that there are behavioral specialists on site and experienced teachers. To read more, click here. If you have some expertise you'd like to share with our readers, consider become a blogger on Westchase Patch. It's easy to do. Simply sign up with your email address and a password. Then go to the homepage and click the button that reads "Start a Blog."
Friday, February 15, 2013
The Better Business Bureau advises consumers to check their credit report for debts you don't owe, inquiries not initiated by you and contact information changed without your approval.
It's your credit report. And the Better Business Bureau wants you to know that you are entitled to obtain a copy free of charge every year. According to a blog posted on Westchase Patch by the BBB, the Fair Credit Reporting Act requires nationwide consumer reporting company -- Equifax, Experian and TransUnion — to provide you with a free copy of your credit report, at your request, once every 12 months. Once you obtain your credit report, be sure to check for these red flags of identity theft: For more information, read here. Westchase Patch is looking for bloggers with a wide range of opinions, interests and expertise. If you are interested in blogging, click here.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Blogger Barbara Gilleece offers a recipe for love.
Planning a romantic evening for two this Valentine's Day? Blogger Barbara Gilleece suggests adding a little "love potion" to the occasion. In her latest blog on Westchase Patch, Gilleece gives a recipe for a Love Potion #9 Martini. Read more and get the recipe here. Do you have a special drink recipe you'd like to share? Consider blogging on Westchase Patch. We're looking for bloggers with a variety of interests, opinions and expertise. Just click here and start blogging.
Sunday, February 10, 2013
The restaurant is offering a romantic evening for couples.
If food is truly an expression of love, then your valentine will appreciate a candlelit dinner featuring a variety of Greek specialties at Little Greek Restaurant. In his blog on Westchase Patch, Neil Heird discusses the merits of this new restauraunt at 12117 W. Linebaugh Ave. For Valentine's Day, the restaurant is featuring a full dinner for two for $24.99, including a hummus and pita appetizer, a choice of chicken, gyro, dolmades or spinach pie for the entree, and homemade rice pudding or baklava for dessert. In addition, each couple will receive a gift of Little Greek Restaurant's new Grecian Hot Sauce. Read more about this popular new restaurant here. If there's a restaurant that you love and would like to feature on Westchase Patch, …