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2 Simple Tips for Enjoying Life

  Far too often a lack of funds keeps people from enjoying life. It doesn’t take a lot of money to get out and explore and to have some fun. Here are two simple tips for enjoying life.   Go out for a day hike someplace nearby.   Getting outside in your own backyard, so-to-speak …

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Amazon Prime Day Picks

Amazon Prime Day is here. Did you hear about Amazon’s website difficulties in the midst of Prime Day? Their server crashed or something. Never heard of Amazon Prime Day? It’s a special shopping “day” (which lasts for 2 and a half days-I think) for Amazon Prime members that offers special deals and pricing on select…

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How to Be Real – Live Authentically

In a society that is used to photoshop, editing,   and the appearance of perfection, sometimes it’s difficult to know how to be real.  Many people struggle in an  attempt   to portray a life that is perfect but the truth is that underneath every perfectly staged photograph and every digitally enhanced video, there is a real-life…

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Your Heart Health and Magnesium

Take care of your heart – it’s been good to you. All too often we fail to think about the health of our heart until we are of a certain age, or even worse until we’re in the midst of heart  trouble.  One of the best ways to ensure heart health is to make sure…

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Remedy for Sore Muscles

The other day I worked out in the yard for several hours pulling and hoeing weeds. By the time I was finished, my neck, shoulders and lower back were all protesting. Oh, the joys of getting older. Even after a warm shower, my muscles were still sore. Then I remembered that I had some Magnesium…

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Sometimes, finding the perfect Mother’s Day gift can be a challenge, or so my children say. In order to help ease the angst, I’ve provided some great Mother’s Day gift ideas. Knowing your mom’s interests will help tremendously in the gift selection process and you don’t have to spend a lot of money to impress…

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DNA Test – Finding Out Your Ancestry

For several years now, DNA tests for finding out one’s ancestry have been very popular. I’ve wanted to have mine tested ever since I heard about it.   Well, this past Christmas, Girl1 purchased DNA test kits for both Mr. SBF and me! I was pretty excited when we opened them and wanted to get…

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Easter Traditions – Cascarones (Confetti Eggs)

One of the beautiful things about holidays is that they are steeped in traditions. Some traditions are common worldwide and some are cultural. But the most special ones are family traditions. As a child, Easter traditions were pretty standard in our family. It consisted of dyeing eggs the night before and then on Sunday, getting…

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Drinking Apple Cider Vinegar – Benefits & Recipe

Did you know that fermented foods have many great benefits for our bodies? Fermented foods help with digestion, curbing sugar cravings, and keeping the immune system healthy. They contain probiotics and lactic acid which promotes good bacteria  growth in the intestines. Not sure what fermented foods  are? Think of things like sauerkraut, kombucha, kefir and…

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5 Amazing Benefits to Dry Brushing the Body

Skin is the body’s largest organ.   It protects us against harmful things in the environment such as bacteria, it repels water and other potentially harmful substances, rids the body of toxins (through sweat), minimizes excessive water loss from the body, and protects the important underlying structures such as blood vessels, nerves, and organs. Given its…

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