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Easy Goal Setting For Health In The New Year

Here it is folks, 2013 is drawing to a close. You may have reached some of your goals, you may have fallen far below the bar that you set for yourself, but either way you are headed in 2014. How do you want 2014 to look? How do you want to feel in 2014? I  am a natural goal setter, …

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Clutter Free Christmas Gifts

If you are like me and do Christmas last minute and hate buying things that people won’t use, I’ve got some ideas for you for great, clutter free gifts. Everyone loves to get a gift, but no body likes clutter. Instead of just getting your loved one’s any little thing, why not get them something they can actually use? I’m …

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Simple Homeschooling Tips

  I remember when I started homeschooling my first son, I was so frantic and stressed out about it. I was just sure I would screw him up entirely! I really just wanted to see how someone else did it so I could get a picture of what it was supposed to look like. I know some of you are …

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Simple Homeschool Helps: Bob Books

I love Bob Books! They are so excellent for beginning readers because they encourage them with success. Every Bob Book introduces only a few sounds or new words, so the child can easily get through the entire book. Building a child’s confidence when teaching them how to read is very important. If your child thinks they can do it, they …

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Natural Relief for Chicken Pox

I wanted to share some things about our experience getting the Chicken Pox, just in case it might help someone else out there.  BIG disclaimer!!! I am not a medical professional, do not use this to diagnose or treat an illness without talking with a medical professional.   That being said, I will share what worked for my family.   Honestly, I …

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Green Popsicles

Green Popsicles Makes 6 pops 1/2 cup organic spinach 1/4 cup organic kale 1 1/2 bananas 1/2 of a whole pineapple, peeled and cut into chunks 2/3-3/4 cup water ( you know I always use alkaline, but use whatever clean filtered water you have). Combine first 4 ingredients in a blender and purée. Add water and purée a second time. Pour …

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Simple Summer Strawberry Avocado Salad

When it’s hot outside, I try to not be over the stove, so we make simple dinners with fresh ingredients that cool us down. Here’s a simple summer salad: 1 head romaine 1 avocado strawberries, washed and sliced thin 6 basil leaves, washed and sliced thin feta cheese Assemble all the ingredients and toss in a big bowl. Serve with …

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Strawberry Feta Basil Pizza

Sometimes it pays to think outside the box. I was putting together our sourdough pizza’s the other night, and just thought to try this and man was it delicious!!! Strawberry Feta Basil Pizza 1 pizza dough ( I used a sourdough crust that my mom made for us, but you could use any kind you want, gluten-free or anything else) …

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Healthy Snack- Cherry Granola Bars

Another recipe submitted by Abigail and Bryant Callahan from www.bryantcallahan.com. This one looks tasty! The beautiful thing about this recipe is you can customize the ingredients. Don’t have almond butter? Use peanut. Don’t have coconut oil? Use butter. Seriously, use this as a launching pad for your own creations!       Cherry Oat Bars – yields 9 bars Coconut …