Delightful Links for the Weekend

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Another quiet week on the blog. I’m saying that a lot lately! I think it’s going to be this way for the next few months at least. There’s too much fun to have away from the computer! This week we visited the aquarium. I always love watching the jellyfish. They are simply amazing. One update […]

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How to Make a Chef’s Salad

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One of my favorite healthy meals is a Chef’s salad. It’s so easy to put together and can be tweaked to use whatever ingredients are on hand (including leftovers). A traditional Chef’s salad includes a bed of lettuce topped with meat (such as turkey, ham, or chicken), cheese, tomato and a hard-boiled egg. When making […]

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Delightful Links for the Weekend

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I shared this picture of my little workout spot on Instagram last night. It makes me happy! Our house is fairly small, so I’m excited to have carved out a place to exercise. It’s not big, but I can do a lot there! Now to keep the laundry piles out of it. This week I […]

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Vintage Remedies Skin Care Course

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The Vintage Remedies Foundations of Botanical Skincare course is packed with information and practical tutorials. I have studied through a similar (now discontinued course) at Vintage Remedies and enjoyed it very much. In this course you will learn: a foundation of dermatology and skin physiology how to formulate your own skin care products why and how the skin […]

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Health Benefits of Strawberries & 45 Strawberry Recipes

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Strawberries are the favorite fruit of many. This delightfully sweet berry is not only delicious, it contains a number of health benefits. According to the Encylopedia of Healing Foods, strawberries are an excellent source of vitamins C and K, dietary fiber, and also a good source of manganese, pantothenic acid, vitamin B1, and iodine. Strawberries […]

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Simple Lavender Salve

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This lavender salve is one of my all-time favorite things to make. It smells divine, but is not over powering. Perfect for dry hands, it also relieves rough patches on elbows and knees. The best part: it is EASY to make. This recipe only contains 4 ingredients and a few simple steps. If you have been intimidated […]

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Delightful Links for the Weekend

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Some highlights of this week (from the top left, clockwise) – Discovering a yummy new tea (that has some caffeine) since I’m now allergic to coffee. – Playing with my youngest daughter’s hair. She’s always had very short, wispy hair. But, it’s growing and it’s neat to do different things with it. Although, none of […]

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$300 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway!

Great things happen when bloggers unite… like this giveaway, for instance. Are you ready to win a $300 Amazon Gift Card? We can hear your inner voice: “Well, duh! How do I enter?” Step 1: Click on the link below Amazon.com If you were to win the gift card, what would you purchase? Let us […]

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Delightful Links and My Food Allergy Results!

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I hope you had a lovely week. Mine was good, except for one major discovery. . . I got my food allergy test results and I’M ALLERGIC TO COFFEE! Yes, you can feel sorry for me! It was an interesting find since in looking back, I can see that my health got worse after I […]

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Are you sick and don’t know why?

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Some time last year I noticed that I wasn’t feeling well. My ability to function on a daily basis was dwindling. I came close to tears while pushing my cart at the grocery store. I wanted to crumble in a heap when someone asked me to do the smallest thing. I gained weight and could […]

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