Natural Help For Your Miserable Cold

Here is another plug for a product I found very helpful a couple of weeks ago when I was trying to fight off yet another cold. I seem to catch every virus that passes by, so when I started to feel a bit under the weather, I sent my significant other out to the health food store for some oil …

Why Don’t You . . . Make A Pot of Stew

A great idea for this time of year is a healthful, warming stew, chock full of nutritious and delicious vegetables. What I love about cooking is that it is an art, not a science! Setting out to bake requires measuring carefully unless you want to court disaster, but cooking is very forgiving. Throw pretty much anything into good olive oil …

Not Buying It

Today is annual “BUY NOTHING” day. I would like to see this idea expand into more than one day for as many people as possible. We would all be doing something good for ourselves, our families and the environment. Personally, I have been kicking around the idea of a moratorium on shopping for quite some time. Do I really need …

Mental Health Suggestion: A Walk

Upset, mad, frustrated, angry, stressed, anxious, annoyed, perturbed? Go for a walk, briskly and for at least 20 minutes. If it is raining, take an umbrella.If it is cold, wear some long johns and a hat. Feel better? I thought so.

Clear Your Sinuses!

Today I am on the tail end (hopefully) of a miserable cold/flu/sinus infection. After spending a couple of days prostate with a high fever wondering what my kids are up to, I have discovered a fantastic cure for sinus congestion. I have had ongoing issues with this problem and because I am reticent about popping pills. I have tried snorting …

Simplify Your Life

Simplicity is something I both crave and rebel against. Trying to keep up with the information overload we are subject to these days is overwhelming. I have found a few strategies to control the relentless flow of ideas and activities without being completely out of the loop. I have tried to cut my TV viewing to just a few carefully …

Welcome – Come on In!

Okay, so I want to share what I have learned about life with other people. I have two young sons and I would like to guide and help them know more at a younger age than I did about a lot of things I have learned the hard way! I am kind of a jack-of-all-trades. I like creative pursuits such …

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