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Gym

After my startling discovery of gaining 15 pounds, I knew I had to do something.  The snow and ice prevented me from going out for much of a run (this is the worst winter I’ve seen in years), so I realized I needed an alternative. Finding a Gym Last year I joined a local gym. … Read More

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Omega Juicer

I’ve decided to jump start my health so I pulled my juicers out of the cupboard.  No, that wasn’t a typo.  I’ve got two juicers. They each have their on specific uses. I cannot and will not choose one over the other.  Together they’re a dynamic duo. Jack LaLanne Juicer I use the Jack LaLanne… Read More

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Aging Gracefully

There’s nothing  for me to say in this post. The video says it all. Here’s to a Happy and Healthy New Year… Read More

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Heartburn and the Holidays

Heartburn

Let me start this post by saying that I do not have a medical degree nor am I a medical practitioner.  I’m writing this post as one who used to suffer terribly from heartburn during the holiday season.  Year after year it seemed like I had an internal the alarm clock that was set to… Read More

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I’m “Doing” Old

Doing Old

This Thanksgiving was very enlightening for me. My enlightenment had nothing to do with how to make a creamier cheesecake or the fact that my turkey brine resulted in a very moist tasty turkey, it had to do with how we age. According to my kids, I’m as old as dirt.  They asked me, “What… Read More

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Kitchen Sponge

A few years ago I wrote a post on disinfecting the kitchen sponge. It included using hydrogen peroxide and soaking the sponge in the liquid until it stopped foaming. Very recently I found a much cheaper and easier (and embarrassingly obvious) way to disinfect the kitchen sponge. I can’t believe that I overlooked such an… Read More

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The other day as I was wandering around the internet and I came across Earthtones.com. Earth Tones offers wireless phone service, long distance phone service and internet access.  The real kicker with Earth Tones is that they donate 100% of their profits to organizations that help to make the environment better. Earth Tones Wireless Service… Read More

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Oh the Aching Cuboid!

Cuboid

As recently as three days ago I didn’t know what a cuboid was. After all, it’s a funny sounding name and when folks complain of aches and pains, you never hear about the cuboid. Well, after my hubby’s recent experience with a wandering cuboid, I hope and pray my cuboid remains in place forever.  Here’s… Read More

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Ankle Fracture

Over the summer I fractured a bone in my ankle.  I was doing some yard work, stepped in a gopher hole, twisted my ankle, fractured a bone and I was out of commission for about a month or so. Before fracturing my ankle, I was involved in laying down decorative rock around the pool, painting… Read More

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As a parent who tries very hard to live simple and green, it important to me that my toddler learns the same. Sustainable living is all about ensuring that we create the least amount of impact on our environment while fulfilling our own needs and requirements. While it may seem tough or challenging to explain… Read More

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