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Keto Diet

True confessions…… As we continue to stay home, following our health officials advice on avoiding Covid 19, many of us have added a few pounds to the midsection. With home cooked comfort foods and baked bread and sweets, our favorite carbohydrate snacks etc., it’s been pretty darn easy to fill in our idle time with […]

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HAPPY EASTER!

This is my favorite time of year. It’s a time of renewal. The buds are coming out on the trees, the spring flowers are up in the garden, the animals and birds are giving birth to their babies. The sun is warming up the air. The days are longer. It’s just a great time for […]

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Compliments!

Are you good at giving or getting compliments? Giving compliments to someone really makes their day. You must know that by how you feel when someone compliments you on your new haircut or they like your outfit etc. A compliment is a polite expression of praise or admiration, as defined in the dictionary. Now that […]

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AGING

We are all aging….every second, minute, hour, day, week, month and year….we can’t stop the aging train. It just keeps motoring down the track. Things definitely change as we go through the aging process, physically, emotionally, and mentally. Our bodies don’t work quite as they did when we were in our youth. We have more […]

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TURMERIC

I have written about this spice in the past but it is worth repeating. I consume organic turmeric everyday and have for many years. I get my turmeric in a liquid tincture but you can get it in capsules as well. I do believe it is why I have low inflammation in my joints and […]

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Should I drink cold water?

This is the question of the day. Should I drink ice cold water or should I drink room temperature or warm water. Which is best for my system? I have always preferred room temperature water myself. There are scientific reasons why you should be mindful of the temperature of your drinking water according to “The […]

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Nap Time!

My Mom recently shared an article with me about the benefits of napping. I’m not a napper but there are days when I wish I was able to curl up on the couch for a nap. I know others who can take in a 20 minute power nap during the course of their day and […]

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HERBS of choice!

I love cooking. I don’t follow any cookbooks or recipes per se. I just like to create with what I have on hand in my pantry, fridge, freezer and herb garden. Of course, right now my herb garden is out of season. Lately, it is covered in a blanket of snow. But once the spring […]

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Cold Snap Soup to the Rescue

Wow…..we are in a long and chilly cold snap in most of Canada. Some parts of our beautiful country are in the deep freeze. I spoke to a friend yesterday who’s daughter lives up north of Edmonton and she is in -50’s. Her car won’t start and there is nothing you can do outside without […]

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The Blame Game!

We are in the midst of a pandemic. People are dying of Covid 19 all over the world. Businesses are shuttering up. Unemployment is rising. Homelessness is rising. Hospitals are at capacity. It’s a very sad and very challenging time for all of us. If there is one common thread in all of the media […]

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