Posts tagged "Cleanse"

Kombucha is good for you

Kombucha is good for you
Kombucha is a 2,000 year old fermented beverage of tea and sugar.  After being fermented, kombucha becomes carbonated and contains vinegar, b-vitamins, enzymes, probiotics and a high concentration of acid which are connected with many benefits.  They include improved digestion, weight loss increased energy, cleansing and detoxification, immune support, reduced joint pain and depression and cancer prevention.... Read more »

Babies in Syria don't deserve this

Babies in Syria don't deserve this
Remember the joy when you or a family member welcomed a newborn baby?  We had a room stocked with diapers, clothes and any other needed supplies we could run out and easily pick up. This has been another devastating week for Syrians.  We have a chance to make a difference in the lives of Syrian moms... Read more »

Taking a social media break

Taking a social media break
It has been some time since I’ve taken a break from social media.  The past five years Facebook and Instagram has been a huge part of everyday.  Somedays it is the first thing I look at in the morning and before I go to bed at night. Recently I learned someone I know was in... Read more »
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My favorite baby boy names

My favorite baby boy names
Thank you for sharing all your favorite baby girl names with me.  As promised, today I am revealing my favorite boy names.  I must admit this one took much longer than the girls list did.  Even though my days of naming children are behind me, I still find it fun to talk names.   Here are... Read more »

Who isn’t in a winter slump?

Who isn’t in a winter slump?
It seems everyone I speak to is feeling down this time of year.  We are now a good two months into winter, experienced at least one major snowstorm, three days of canceled school and are still shivering and slipping wherever we go. I’m not seeing the novelty and the beauty of the snow.  I’m cold... Read more »

8 ways to stay healthy despite the cold weather

8 ways to stay healthy despite the cold weather
It is happening now that the clocks have fallen back and the weatherman is talking snow next week.  The funk of winter is setting in.  It is too cold to go out, so I stay home.  When home and cozy comfort food fits the bill. It is proven, that I feel better when I stay... Read more »
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Emerging from the longest winter ever

Emerging from the longest winter ever
Walking outside is a simple pleasure these days.  We are slowly emerging from the longest and coldest winter in my memory. To be blunt it was brutal. Coinciding with the weather warming, I began my cleanse and since continued keeping my body clean and feel lighter physically, mentally and emotionally. Looking back, I realize I... Read more »

Ten Tips for a Three-Day Juice Cleanse

Ten Tips for a Three-Day Juice Cleanse
This is my second go around at the three day juice cleanse.  Read about day one, two and three here. Although very challenging, this time I have learned a few things that have made the experience more pleasant. 1. Be Ready.  If you are not, wait until you are.  It took me some time to... Read more »

Meatless Monday: No Guilt Pizza for the Whole Family

Meatless Monday: No Guilt Pizza for the Whole Family
My weekly Meatless Monday posts have been few and far between lately.  I have a number of excuses but the biggest is my offspring have developed vegetable detectors.  Spinach can’t be hidden; they sense the mushroom and refuse to come close and they barely will be in the same room as cauliflower. My philosophy is to continue to... Read more »
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The Terror of Stepping on the Scale

 The Terror of Stepping on the Scale
I have never lived in a house with a scale.  I’ve always thought it was unhealthy and would make me obsessive.  Following a yogic approach, I thought weight was feeling healthy not a number. Fast forward to today; I walked into Bed, Bath & Beyond and bought a scale. After cleansing and one week of... Read more »