Family Dinner

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We are all busy. Even our kids have a hectic schedule with schools, sports, social activities etc.. The world just is not the same as it was 10, 20, 30 years ago! People are plugged into their electronics a lot more than their family time. There are … [Read more...]

Moody?

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I get moody, you get moody, we all get moody! There are foods that can help us with this. There are very good reasons to be moody, and the worst thing to do is to give these suggestion to someone while they are in a mood! (warning disclosed!) I look … [Read more...]

Keeping your immune system strong!

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Everything we do puts a burden on our immune system. Stress from work, lack of sleep, too much to eat, not enough to eat, etc.. We are constantly trying to balance ourselves and our immune system is the first man at the battle scene to attempt to … [Read more...]

Volume is as important as frequency

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For a lot of us, we do not have the time (or energy) during the weekdays to workout. There is this phrase, "weekend warrior" that gets thrown around. I guess that means that you hit it hard on the weekends, rather than here and there during the … [Read more...]

Breast Cancer Awareness!

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. You know I like to joke and make 'light' of everything, but this is a serious subject for everyone! It is very important for us all to be screened and also so self exams regularly feeling for lumps. I know … [Read more...]

Cola Kills

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Cola is legally sold anywhere you look, gas stations, grocery stores, restaurants.. everywhere! So it is strange to think that cola can be linked in the same league as taking heroin. These drinks cause more deaths every years than illegal drugs, and … [Read more...]

Don’t put your green thumbs back in your pockets just yet…

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As summer is coming to an end, many of us green thumbs (I'm a wannabe) are putting the garden tools to the side. My brother is a true gardener and is constantly letting me know what I am doing wrong, along with letting me know that this is something … [Read more...]

Packing better lunches for the offspring

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Try to forget about  PB&J for your kids lunch. I am sure they are as tired eating as you are making it. You can have them help make wraps for their lunches with frozen grapes for dessert! I have found out through trial and error, it is not so … [Read more...]

Ways to make your kids smarter!

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It is time for school again! We all hope our kid is the smartest kid in the class, right? Genetics do play a pretty big role in how your kids will turn out. That goes for not only their physical inheritance, but their brains as well. There is the … [Read more...]

Throw back Thursday!

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Here is a delish treat you can make for yourself, and maybe share with the family too.. if they're nice :) You do not have to sacrifice taste just because you are living the low carb … [Read more...]

Fear.. go away!

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Not all fear is bad. It is a good thing when a child that cannot swim,  fears getting into a pool without an adult. In life we need to task risk, reasonable ones at least. Some people's fear can alter their lives in a not so good way though. How can … [Read more...]

I like raccoons, but I do not like looking like one…

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I have fair skin and dark circles under my eyes. In the morning I have to do a double take at the ghost faced raccoon staring back and me. It is not only me, I was lucky enough to pick this feature up from my family. We are a raccoon tribe you could … [Read more...]

Beauty really does come from within.. promise

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Tired of having little left of your paycheck after shopping at costly makeup stores?  If all those late-night summer celebrations and hours in the sun have left your skin looking.. not so sexy, tired, and dry, it’s time to get proactive about your … [Read more...]

Tips to detox

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*Reduce your exposure to toxins- Every day we are exposed to harmful toxins. They can be found in everything from beauty products, cleaning supplies, to cookware and even the air we breath! We are also getting these toxins from processed foods, … [Read more...]

Keeping kids healthy going back to school!

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It’s amazing and a little bittersweet to think that in a few weeks the kids will be off to school again or for the first time! With that in mind, what’s the best way to keep kids healthy given the pool of germs they’re going to plunge into when … [Read more...]