Plastic Free July – 9 Ways To Minimize Plastic In Your Home

We know it. What are you doing about it? What small step can you take today? Our plastic society is putting the world's ecosystem at risk. Unnecessary plastic is making its way into our homes, and often through the kitchen. Our friends at Food Matters offer a number of ways to reduce, reuse, and recycle … Continue reading Plastic Free July – 9 Ways To Minimize Plastic In Your Home

Research Says Walking This Much Per Week Extends Your Life

I've said it before......our bodies are designed to move. Studies now show that even walking as little as 2 hours a week could begin to reduce the risk of disease and help you live a longer healthier life.......Blue Zone life. The world’s longest-lived people don’t pump iron, run marathons, or join gyms. Instead, they live … Continue reading Research Says Walking This Much Per Week Extends Your Life

Koolaid to Kale- A story to a healthier lifestyle

Koolaid, the cool refreshing summertime drinks; as a child I remember cold frosty jugs of it that were consumed during the summer months of July and August. Gathering nickels and dimes in exchange for a shared glass at neighborhood koolaid stand supervised and run by entrepreneurial 8 year olds. After those years of long active … Continue reading Koolaid to Kale- A story to a healthier lifestyle

One Cup Of Sugar

......or a tablespoon of berbere spice. Facebook post, I got tagged, Ethiopian stew, yum, checked all the boxes-meatless, had all the ingredients, except berbere spice, what's that? I'm Italian, I know garlic, basil, oregano- plus a few others. Try here, nope, not here, or there or there. Finally found it, duh, of course at an … Continue reading One Cup Of Sugar

You Cannot Run Out Of Love

One of the biggest misconceptions about exercise is that it takes away from your energy levels. That's like saying you can't love another person on account you only have so much love to give away. Crazy right. Our bodies are infinitely strong and powerful. Feeling tired? Sluggish? Creatively flat? Experts say that one of the … Continue reading You Cannot Run Out Of Love

Mexican Zucchini Burrito Boats – and beyond

               Look at us getting all creative with yet another zucchini idea. I do love and think it's important to eat local and local right now is lots of zucchini.  It was kind of funny actually, I thought anyhow.....being Italian, Sunday is usually sauce day, yet I found my daughter texting my other daughter who … Continue reading Mexican Zucchini Burrito Boats – and beyond

Goodbye Chocolate, Hello Lemon

For years, and years and years, I have been hiding zucchini in a chocolate loaf.  Then, this weekend, along came lemon zucchini loaf -  there's no turning back. With our zucchini plant still producing daily, I simply have to plant this here (thank you Two Peas & Their Pod), so I can find it again. … Continue reading Goodbye Chocolate, Hello Lemon

What Supp – Some Is Good More Is Better?

I heard on the radio this morning about the value in taking vitamin K.  It’s good for bone health, heart health, brain function, a healthy metabolism, blood clotting AND protects against cancer. The old me, the way back, once upon a time me, would have run out to the store and purchased Vitamin K.  I’ve … Continue reading What Supp – Some Is Good More Is Better?

What Supp – Glucosamine

This week I celebrated the 7 year anniversary of the camping trip where I torn my meniscus.  Never, ever before had I been so crippled in my active lifestyle. Wish I had an exciting story to go along with the tear, but I was just washing the dishes in a KOA campground.  One little turn … Continue reading What Supp – Glucosamine