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My Favorite Fall Recipe: Blogtober Continues!

Happy October!  I’m continuing to participate as often as I can in the DC Ladies Blogtober challenge (check out more info here).  Today I’m checking in with my favorite Fall recipe.  Whether you focus on eating clean and healthy or not (you should…), it’s important … Continue Reading →


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Do you have a fall bucket list?

It’s beautiful outside today in the DC area!  I have always loved the fall season.  Occasionally, having to go back to school got a little bit in the way of my seasonal enjoyment, but I have always loved the crisp air, the need to bundle … Continue Reading →


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How to Deal with Gluten and Glyphosate; Small Changes That Make a Big Difference

Unless you’re hiding under a rock, you’ve probably heard something about the gluten-free craze that’s growing in our country (and other parts of the world).  At the extreme are the people with celiac disease, who cannot have or be exposed to any gluten at all due … Continue Reading →


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If It’s Cheaper, Is That All That Matters?

You know by now that I believe in positive thinking, and making small changes that have big effects in the long run, and assuming good intentions, and caring about people no matter what.  But something is frustrating me today.  I’m curious to know whether this … Continue Reading →


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How Do You Decide To Whom You Listen?

Hello, blogosphere!  Today I am puzzled.  Admittedly, I have not been particularly active with my blog this summer, and I am hoping to change that this fall.  I continue to follow many blogs and subscribe by email to a variety of different health sites, and … Continue Reading →


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Favorite Blog Post this Week: 15 Things to Know About Nutrition

Today I have found some great information for you!  I am a fan of AuthorityNutrition online; author Kris Gunnars focuses on finding the actual research behind health claims, nutrition theories, diet plans, “miracle foods,” etc.  Providing evidence-based information is not easy; if you have done … Continue Reading →


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Clean Eating and Detoxing – How?

Here’s a quick post to let you know that I am starting an online support program on Monday June 30th for Clean Eating and Detoxing.  I find that in the summer we’re often worried about getting into a swimsuit, feeling like we should get healthy … Continue Reading →


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Are You Focusing On the Right Things?

Hi readers!  Long time, no see.  It’s been a month since my last blog post and I apologize for that.  I lost my focus.  Has a loss of focus happened to you?  Do you find yourself turning in circles with regards to job or life … Continue Reading →


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SPRING BREAK! What are you reading?

In my part of the world, spring break starts today.  Students go back to school on Monday April 21st and are thrilled to begin a 10 day relaxation and travel period.  This time tends to represent a slightly more laid back schedule for parents and … Continue Reading →


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Thank You Note Challenge: 30 Days of Thanks

Happy April!  Finally spring is here in my part of the country – I hope it is for you as well.  This week, I have a guest post and a challenge for you.  Jennifer Richwine is a blogger at richandwine.blogspot.com/, an integral part of a well-known … Continue Reading →