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What do you do with your plastic shopping bags from the grocery store? Do you save them and reuse them? Do you throw them away? Do you use them to pick up after your dog? Prior to Bag-o-Bags and Pill-o-Bags, I used the grocery bags to pick up after my dog and reused them in… Read More

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Sneeze

This year is a particularly bad year for hay fever sufferers. I’m not sure if the lack of rain has much to do with it, but things are pretty bad up here in the Northeast. The amount of dust and pollen being kicked up by my neighbor cutting his lawn caused me to run inside… Read More

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Klingon Romulan Dvorak

Dvorak is not an alien race from Star Trek such as the Romulans or Klingons, neither is it some type of fad new spoken language. Dvorak is a type of keyboard layout. Yes, there is another keyboard layout other than QWERTY. In reading the book, How the Body Knows its Mind, by Sian Beilock, Chapter… Read More

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Drink More Water

You're Thirsty

I recently read the book, Your Body’s Many Cries for Water by Dr. Batmanghelidj, M.D.  As a result, I’ve been drinking more water. I always questioned the requirement to drink 8 8-oz of water daily. Even more outlandish was the requirement to drink the equivalent of ½ of your body weight in ounces of water… Read More

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Kitchen Spray

If you’re one who uses kitchen wipes to keep your counters clean and as bacterial free as possible, why not make your own homemade disinfectant spray and accomplish the same thing for a fraction of the cost. The big difference between your homemade kitchen spray and the store-bought wipes is your homemade spray is non-toxic… Read More

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Mouth Body Connection

Tooth

The mouth is the gateway. It can be a gateway to blessings and health or curses and death. On a physical level, the mouth is the entryway for most of what we ingest. Most of us are aware of what we eat and how it tastes. What we’re not so aware of are the things… Read More

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More Things about Bone Broth

Bone Broth

A little over a month ago I made my first batch of bone broth. Since then I make sure to keep bones brewing daily. When I finish with one batch, I get rid of disintegrating bones and add one or two new bones in place of the old ones and start another batch. Making Bone… Read More

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Low Carb Sleep Benefits

Restroom

It wasn’t until we had an overnight guest over the Thanksgiving weekend did I realize just how much my nightly sleeping has improved. Let me see if I can explain this delicately. My husband and I are of the age where we are feeling the effects of health mistakes we made in our youth. Some… Read More

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Food Plate

Since going low carb I continually look for evidence confirming I’m doing the right thing.  Aside from my improved health, reduced blood pressure and normalization of my blood iron count (previously suffered with bouts of anemia if I forgot to take my iron tablets), I love reading about the benefits of low carb eating.  What… Read More

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Eating Fat and Dropping Carbs

Kabobs

Sometimes when you’re in the process of absorbing a ton of new information, it’s tough to digest it all. Let me see if I can back this up a little. I’ve always been health conscious. Whether or not I did the right thing by eating right and exercising, I was always conscious of it. I… Read More

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