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Cook It Up!

While our children were home, we concerned ourselves with cooking nutritious meals for them on a regular basis.  We knew their growth, stamina, and concentration depended on it.  Fresh fruits, raw vegetables, and meats were all a part of teaching them to eat healthy when they became adults. So what happened to all of that […]

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Simplify And De-Clutter Your Life

If you’re like many of the rest of us over fifty, we’ve gathered a lot of “stuff” over the years. Let’s be honest for most of us the only times we have a really good clear out of things we no longer use or need is when we move. Even then many of us just […]

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Preparing Your Garden For Fall

Fall season is considered as the best season for harvest. This is also an ideal time to arrange your flower beds and to clean up in preparation for winter. Of course depending on where you are living in the world and your climate this will dictate how much protection your plants and shrubs will need, […]

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Cooking For Two

If you’ve been used to cooking for a family, it can take a while to make the adjustment of cooking for just one or two people again. On the plus side you can cook meals that you really like as well as preparing meals in advance. So many grocery stores cater to families with those […]

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Feng Shui-Is It For You?

If you’re not familiar with Feng Shui you can be forgiven for thinking it sounds like some form of oriental cuisine. Feng Shui is an ancient Chinese practice that began around 3000 years ago. It is based on the chi, the energy that surrounds all of life. It is based on the Yin-Yang theory and […]

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How Does Your Garden Grow

You don’t need to have a green thumb to grow plants.  Most of us began our households with a philodendron or ivy simply because they were given to us by our mothers or older friends.  They already knew that plants in the home have benefits and wanted us to experience some of them. Yet, as […]

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Simple Safe Tips To A Great Barbeque

Barbequing has been a very popular way to cook and entertain friends and family for many years. It’s been especially popular in North America and Australia.  Many love to BBQ year round, but once the warmer weather comes you can often smell the outdoor cooking around the neighbourhoods. Over the past few years it has […]

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