My Birthday Boy

How do you celebrate birthdays? Do you do anything special for your family? Your loved ones? Your friends?  I certainly do.  I love to go all out and make my loved one’s birthday special.  It brings me so much joy in doing so.  Today, we are celebrating our son’s 18th birthday.  Our special birthday boy.   And...

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Fitting In Your Fitness

Are you a busy mom? A busy Wife? Or simply unable to organize your day to fit in ‘you’ time? I know I have been there.  Some days, by the time I am up, have organized the household, get to work, home from work and meal plan – by the end...

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Summer Staycation

Summer is fast approaching which means kids home from school and holidays.  What do you normally do for your summer holidays? Do you travel far? Head to a cottage? Or, stay close to home?   We have done a mixture of everything for our summer holidays?  We have travelled to Ireland (check out...

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Peanut Butter Perfection

Have you ever fell upon a recipe that you just cannot wait to try out?  I certainly have! One that I recently discovered (On National Peanut Butter Day no less), were these scrumptious, mouthwatering peanut butter perfection cookies. Cookies make the world a better place….. This recipe came across my Facebook...

A Heart Attack

How is the health of your heart? Is it hurting?  It is joyful?  Is it hardened?  Or even broken? The health of your heart is not only indicative of your physical health (how and what you eat or how often your exercise), but rather, the health of your heart is indicative of the...

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When Life Gives You Lemons… Drink Water!

Summer is just around the corner and if you are like me, your thirst increases in the heat.  However, do you have a hard time drinking enough water?  I know I do.  I know I should be drinking multiple glasses of water each day, but at the end of the day, I have...

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Happy Mother’s Day

Mother’s day is fast approaching.  Depending on the stage of life you are in, Mother’s Day may have a different meaning or approach to you.  Do you have little ones? Able-bodied teenagers? Or adult children who do not live at home anymore? Regardless of your life ‘stage’ – Mother’s Day is a...

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Avocado Awesomeness

Do you get excited when you discover a new tasty find?  I do.  An added bonus is when I find out the fantastic health benefits of it as well. That for me, is the fantastic avocado. It’s simply a whole lot of avocado awesomeness. If life gives you avocados, make guacomole. A...

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Feeling Drained

Do you wake up exhausted or find you need a nap by 1pm?  Is your head full or are you just feeling drained all the time?  If you answered YES to any of these, read on for a few simple daily habit changes that could restore your energy levels. Lately, I am...

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On The Plus Side

If you overheard others talking about you, what would you hear?  If you could see your own funeral, what would others speak or write about you?  How do you wake up in the morning? Go about your day? If you sat quietly and thought about it, do you tend to look on...