Turnips

With our Thanksgiving fresh in my mind, I’m reminded of a vegetable that we don’t include in our weekly rotation of vegetables very often.  It is often served at holidays along with the festive roast turkey dinner.  I never would have thought that this rarely eaten vegetable would be so good for you.  Time to start […]

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Thankful at Thanksgiving

Thankful at Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving everyone. I hope you find yourself surrounded by family and/or friends this weekend as we count our blessings. We live in a crazy world at this time.  It’s comforting to know that we don’t have all the noise and chaos of our neighbours to the south.   The world is at a crossroad. […]

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There’s No Place Like HOME!

Your home is your sanctuary….your temple. Home is where you can really be yourself. I think we all agree on that statement “there’s no place like home”. We are currently shopping and planning for our new home, and I look so forward to making it our sanctuary.  Right now we are living in our motor […]

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Fall Cooking

I love fall.  I love the crisp air, the colours on the trees as the leaves get ready to fall to the ground, lighting candles to add warmth to my home, sitting by the fire with wooly socks on and a homemade blanket from my Mom over my lap. I love fall for the changes […]

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The Brave Face of a Strong Woman

The Brave Face of a Strong Woman

I get newsletters from a site called “LESSONS LEARNED IN LIFE”.  I enjoy reading both short quotes and longer messages like the one I’m about to share with you today. I receive messages from this site daily and it seems that when I need a pick-me-up or a reminder to be strong, I open up […]

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Oregano Oil

I love this oil.   It’s strong and tough and works hard for me.  It’s an antiviral, antifungal, antibacterial, antiparasitic, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, digestive, anti-allergenic and more. Oregano oil goes with me everywhere.  It is in a tiny little bottle easy to carry in my purse.   A little bit goes a very long way.   It […]

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Broccoli is the best.

There is just no denying it….broccoli is the best veggie for our health. Broccoli has been studied extensivily and there’s no question that it is the most potent vegetable on our plate. Broccoli is a cruciferous vegetable in the family containing cauliflower, cabbage, kale, bok Choy, Brussels sprouts and similar green leafy vegetables. We should […]

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Top 10 Poisins in the Daily Diet!

Top 10 Poisins in the Daily Diet!

I thought this was an appropriate follow up post to last weeks post about “Daily Diet Habits”. There are many toxic additives in our food today.  In our fast paced world where everything has to be convenient and ready at the push of a microwave button, we need to be very mindful of what we […]

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Daily Diet Tips

Daily Diet Tips

I’ve posted about “daily diet tips” before.  It is always a good topic to revisit for myself and for you.  It reminds you and me of what we need to include in our daily nutrition arsenal to strive for good health. What we put on our plates is a good indicator of health and longevity. […]

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Country Living

Awe….that peaceful, natural country life. It has been proven that life in the country is way better for our health than living in the rat race of a city. Two very different lifestyles…we’ve tried both in our lifetime.  I have to say that “country living” wins hands down. There are pros and cons to both […]

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