Jun 3

June 3, 2014

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Letting go of “The Land of Perfect”

I remember a Walgreen’s commercial several years ago that talked about a town called Perfect.  It went on to say how wonderful life was in this town because everything was, well, perfect.  I used to laugh with my husband about that commercial and we have a running joke now about “The Land of Perfect” and how we wished we lived there.  In The Land of Perfect everything would be shiny, happy and wonderful. There would be no worries of any…

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Feb 20

February 20, 2014


How I make homemade chicken and vegetable broth

Making your own broth is embarrassingly easy.  Whether it’s chicken, beef or vegetable–nothing could be simpler.  Store bought canned broth has lots of undesirables in it–chemicals, artificial flavorings, things I can’t pronounce…….you get the idea.  When you make your own broth you control what goes into it, not some person in a factory assembly line.  One of the things I like about making my own broth is that not only is it better for us health-wise it’s also a form of recycling!…

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Feb 8

February 8, 2014


Coconut oil…..where, oh where have you been all my life?

When I decided to green my life there was so many things I wanted to do and try. One of the things I kept reading about was coconut oil. Prior to my enlightenment on natural living I really didn’t know much about it. OK, that’s not REALLY true. Truthfully, I didn’t even know coconut oil existed. I thought it was just the coconut and the coconut milk inside. The most I had ever been around coconuts was the one we…

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Jan 20

January 20, 2014


Finding my way home…..where I was always meant to be

There are many different definitions for the word home.  For this story, though, the definition I want to use is this: Home is not always a brick and mortar place, but rather a place where you feel that you belong.  Home can be a spiritual place…..…like church. Home can also be a way of life……..finding where you fit in.   For me, “finding my way home” was a several-step process.  Read on…. Once upon a time, there was a gal who loved convenience.  She had an absolute…

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Jan 18

January 18, 2014


Hello world!

I’m almost there!

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