Releasing Anxiety – Learning To Say No

Overwhelmed, and over-stressed, not just something must of us only¬†suffer throughout the holiday season, but rather all year long. No matter if you are your own boss, an artists trying to create on your time off, or work in your dream job, stress catches up with everyone of us at least every once in a …

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Celebrating The Week With Gratitude – A Celebrate The Small Things Blog Post

I hope you all had a wonderful week. If you did, why not participate in the “Celebrate The Small Things” Blog Hop and share with us what you are grateful for? What am I grateful for this week: I am grateful that I am back on track with my daily exercise. I try to walk …

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Juniper Berries – An A to Z Blogging Challenge Post

I am a little behind on the challenge this week, so I will post two times today, once more in the afternoon to get caught up. My daughter is getting ready for an out-of-state prom, and I am sending her half way across the US today. Lots of stuff had to be done. (Who thought …

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Ginger – An A to Z Challenge Blog Post

G is for Ginger: Did you know that it takes 9 months for ginger to reach maturity? Not until the flowers appear, the tops have begun to die, is the ginger ready to be harvested. Matches well with: chicken, chocolate, fruit, rice and tomatoes Healing Properties: aids against nausea, colic, menstrual cramps, travel sickness and …

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Fennel – An A to Z Challenge Post

F is for Fennel Fennel looks like a mixture between celery and dill, the thick layers of the stem end in thin dill-like leaves, but it taste like neither, more often referred to as “sweet-anise” in flavor. Often used in mediterranean cooking, the base and stems can also be eaten raw. Matches well with: sausages, …

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Elderberry – An A To Z Challenge Post

E is for Elderberry Elder (Sumbucus) leaves, bark, roots and berries in their raw condition are poisonous. The culinary use lays in its syrup, which is derived from the berries, as well in creations of jams, jellies, sauces and pies. Eating the cooked berries by themselves is not advised as they are bitter on their …

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Finding Time To Write During Stressful Times – 5 Tips

Writers write. It is as simple as that. But there are times, when the world away from our words becomes increasingly ¬†demanding and emergencies arise. Despite it all, you are longing to steal at least a few minutes away to reunite with your stories. Here are some tips on how to do that, and keep …

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Healing With Raw Foods – A Book Review

Title: Healing with Raw Foods Author: Jenny Ross Publisher: Hay House Release Date: Jan. 6th 2015 Rating: 5/5 Stars I am going to begin this review by stating that I am not living on an exclusively vegan raw food diet. I am interested in the recipes and concept, because I am always looking for innovative …

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Celebrate The Small Things – A Weekly Blog Post

Every week a ever-growing list of bloggers join together to celebrate what we are grateful for. This week I have chosen to make it a stand alone post – lately I have been so busy with posting other things, and writing off-line, that I smashed two blog hops together, but not today. I got side …

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Book Review: Change Your Mind – Heal Your Body

Title: Change Your Mind – Heal Your Body Author: Anna Parkinson Publisher: Watkins Publishing Limited Release Date: May 1st, 2014 Rating: 1.5/5 Stars While some people can learn from the mere telling of another ones healing journey, or find at least comfort within the pages of a book that tells one how the Author overcame …

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