Archive August, 2013


CONSISTENT INCONSISTENCIES

Strengthen yourselves so that you will live here on earth doing what God wants.  1 Peter 4:2   I suspect the most consistent thing about life has to be its inconsistency…     It’s this eerie inconsistency that keeps all of us, to one degree or another, living our lives on the edge of our chairs.     Yet, it […]

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What are the Benefits of Iron?

What are the Benefits of Iron? Iron is an extremely important mineral to the human body, and provides a great number of benefits. One of the most abundant metals on the planet, iron is essential to the human diet and serves multiple functions in the body. The main function of Iron is aiding hemoglobin inside […]

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Using a Slow Cooker

More time to enjoy the beautiful weather outside and a homemade meal that’s ready when you return home?  Save on groceries, use less electricity, and enjoy the flavor of healthy food?  Absolutely!! With a slow cooker, you don’t even have to be there while your dinner cooks. When the Crock-Pot® in the 1970s was invented, cooks everywhere […]

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Basil From Cuttings

Many of us have taken clippings from a neighbor or family members’ plant to grow their own at home or in the garden. Did you know you can do the same thing with Basil? Apparently so, according to Homesteading.com. This makes us wonder if the same thing can be done with others. Has anyone tried […]

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Soup in August?

  Trish: “You made SOUP in the middle of August??” Denise: “Well, we’re having an unusual “cool” spell here in the Carolinas’.  Loving it!!  It gets a little cool outside and the first thing I did . . .  make soup!  🙂 I just fixed a lovely Vegan soup.  This is a recipe from Dr. Fuhrman, […]

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Grilled Zucchini Pesto Rolls

Do you have any zucchini left over from yesterday’s recipe? These are perfect little appetizers, but they could easily be served as a side dish, snacks for the kids, or just to have a healthy alternative for your family when they need a little ‘pick me up’ in the afternoon. The best part is you grill […]

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No Plastic Water Bottle in Your Car Please!

Leaving plastic bottled water or drinks in your car is dangerous! Many of you may have heard this before, but this topic never gets old because new generations need to be informed as well at a young age. It’s never a good idea to leave a plastic water bottle in your car, but especially during the […]

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26 Tips to Help Manage Stress

There are stress triggers all around us. Stress is the reason for a lot of the health problems people suffer from today. Although we may not be able to remove all the factors that create our stress, (work, school, kids) we can take steps to reduce the negative effects it has on us. Beginning with […]

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Reduce – Reuse- Recycle

We’ve posted an idea using a pallet to make an herb garden recently.  But it seems there is no end to the many things you can repurpose an old (or new) pallet into. Here are a couple more ideas. Depending on the state and style of your pallet, you wouldn’t have to do much more than […]

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Food Buyers Help Shape Our World

Thanks to Grow Food, Not Lawns!  

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