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Why the Entire Planet Needs Bees to Thrive

  There has been a lot of talk about bees recently, and the die off of bees.  Ecosystems are a complex series of interconnected life forms that depend upon each other.  Ecosystems exist in a state of balance and it is extremely important for us to note that when one component is affected, the whole […]

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Healthy Apple Dessert Ideas

So many apple desserts involve large amounts of sugar, butter, shortening, or white flour – or all four of these! It’s really too bad, since naturally-sweet apples make excellent, healthy desserts without all of the added ingredients.  Here are some recipes for healthy apple desserts that everyone in the family can enjoy.   1. Jellied […]

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Navigating Your Inner Matrix (Free Tele-Event)

  Do you have a desire to integrate your spiritual life with your worldly life, but struggle to sustain that connection as you engage with the busy-ness of the day?   In our fast paced modern world, it is easy to lose touch with our most essential connection.  But the downside to losing this connection […]

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Back To School Sanity Savers

  **This post contains affiliate links.  I may receive a small compensation if you make a purchase after clicking on one of my links. By the end of the summer, your kids will probably be looking forward to going back to school and seeing old friends, making new ones, and learning new things.  It’s still […]

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8 Benefits of the Barefoot Experience

It is well into summer now, and many people enjoy the sandal season – I love sandals too, but I have to say, I am a huge proponent of barefoot season!  It used to be customary for children especially to go barefoot in the spring and summer, I know I sure did, and I still […]

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Alternative Energy 101: Wind, Solar & Geothermal

Wind, solar, and geothermal energy are probably terms your are familiar with. But you may not know about the pros and cons, set-up costs, potential savings, and other details. Here are some of the basics about these types of alternative energy. 1. Wind Energy Wind is a renewable energy source. Even though it comes and […]

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8 Benefits of the Barefoot Experience

It is well into summer now, and many people enjoy the sandal season – I love sandals too, but I have to say, I am a huge proponent of barefoot season!  It used to be customary for children especially to go barefoot in the spring and summer, I know I sure did, and I still […]

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5 Fabulous Benefits of Color Therapy

  What’s your favorite color? Most of us get asked that question at various points throughout our lives.  It is worth considering why we ask this – could it be that what color we associate with the most has some sort of effect on us, or says something about our personality? Color therapy taps into […]

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10 Houseplants That Clean Indoor Air

In the late 1980s, NASA researched indoor plants to see if they would cleanse the air in tightly-sealed space stations.  The good news is, you can benefit from their discoveries in your home. It is true that houseplants improve indoor air quality. They absorb some of the toxic chemicals that out-gas from building materials. Some […]

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Carrot Apple Ginger Smoothie

This afternoon, I decided to use two slow cookers.  One for the scalloped potatoes, and the other for the main course of pork with green curry.  And as they are wont to do, the little ones were squealing for something yummy BEFORE dinner. Alright, I thought … we are going to create something for the […]

Christmas Trees & Power Shakes

Yesterday was a fabulous Saturday.  We got all of the Christmas decorations up, with much thanks to Hubby who left the tree mostly intact from last year by covering it with a hoodie and storing it that way in the basement.  So it was really just a matter of reorganizing the ornaments and pulling out […]

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Post Workout Smoothie Recipe

Post-Workout Smoothie Recipe to Cleanse and Detox You know that feeling right after you finish a workout, like you can take on the world?  Sure your muscles might be taxed, but the gratification you feel for pushing yourself, for having a great yoga session, for beating your bestie at tennis — whatever it is — […]

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How To Incorporate Chia Seeds into Your Daily Diet

  Instead of growing your chia seeds into a pet, try eating them instead.  We are finally beginning to rediscover what ancient Aztecs and Mayans have known for centuries – chia seeds are a healthy, nutritious food.  Native to Mexico, chia seeds (salvia hispanica) are said to sustain the body through strenuous exercise and physical […]

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Decor We Adore at One Kings Lane

**This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. It’s that time again, another weekly sale at One Kings Lane!  This is one that I jumped on straight away to let you know about, because of all the crystal and gemstone items available in […]

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Share Your #ModSummer Adventures with ModCloth!

**The links in this post are affiliate links and I will receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on my link.  No biggie, but I appreciate the love! The season of BBQs, vacations, and outdoor festivities is upon us, and ModCloth wants you to share your summer memories with them! Include the hashtag […]

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Tea Collection Sale – Morocco Line!

  Tea Collection’s Semi-Annual Sale: Up to 50% Off Entire Morocco Line **This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. It is here! Just in time for pool parties, backyard barbecues and summer adventures; Tea Collection’s Semi-Annual Sale is featuring the entire Morocco […]

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