Cardamom Spice, Recipes To Warm Your Heart

Cardamom Spice, Recipes To Warm Your Heart

Warming and Flavorful Spice for Your Cooking While better known today because of its addition to Chai drinks and Indian cuisine, cardamom has long been a favorite in Scandinavian kitchens and in my kitchen, too. It add a “je ne sais quoi” to many dishes...
Smart Styles for Silver Hair

Smart Styles for Silver Hair

What makes a style work for you? If you’re looking for a smart style to suggest to your hairdresser next time a haircut is due or just dressing up a bit for a night out. I’m creating a curation of some of my favorites for future reference, here. Maybe they...

Cute Corgi’s on Society6

I’m just starting out on Society6, which is a POD site for artists ( much like Zazzle). Anyway, while seeking to discover how to use the site and create designs that fit its demographic and products I came across some sute Corgi designs. I like the Corgi breed...
What about Supplements, Herbs, and Vitamins?

What about Supplements, Herbs, and Vitamins?

Herbs & Vitamins Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional. All information is offered from my own personal opinions and experience for you to use for informational purposes only. We are responsible for our own health decisions and that includes consulting...

A fireside-even if only in the heart

I love the picture of a warm fireside. I am a cold climate person… was born and lived with cold winters all my life. One of the things that freezing temperatures highlight is the comfort of a fireplace. Whether it includes the view of the fire or not, radiant...
Using Weights To Improve Physical Fitness

Using Weights To Improve Physical Fitness

Strength Training Whatever your age or difficulty, it seems training with weights can help you. Eventually, a whole body regimin could be introduced into your exercise routine, but where (and how limited) would you like to start? I chanced onto Jane Fonda’s...
Exercise Your Way

Exercise Your Way

Exercise and the Christian Woman Follow your heart If you are like many Christians, it is a temptation to make such a division between the spiritual and the physical that the two realms almost seem mutually exclusive. Or you may not have a spiritual emphasis, but an...
Making The Time For Exercise

Making The Time For Exercise

How can I find the time to exercise? This can be tough when your schedule is already full or you have small children at home (duh, same difference). It is terrific to know that small bites of exercise throughout your day are an accomplishment that can give you...
Creating A Fitness Plan

Creating A Fitness Plan

Exercise: Where to Start? I thought about starting here because exercise is so foundational to good health. My equation is HEALTHY=BEAUTIFUL as well as its reverse (I knew it, algebra was worth something!). In the last few years, I’ve been regularly...

3-Step Motivation For Fitness

Get Motivated! Greetings! I’d like to write a few words on motivation before I add new pages to this section. I’m sure it is different for everyone, but sooner or later something trips up our regimen. My Story Some years ago, for me, it was some...
De-stress Yourself

De-stress Yourself

Get Rid of Stress We all need to get rid of excess stress. Few people realize how destructive and debilitating stress really is to their lives. Instead of wishing it different, there are real things we can do to lessen the drain of daily accumulations of stress. We...
Cherry Cobbler, Classic Recipe

Cherry Cobbler, Classic Recipe

National Cherry Cobbler Day is on May 17th, just in case you wondered. History Fact About Cobblers “The earliest meaning of the word “cobbler” refers to one who makes (or “cobbles”) shoes. Sometime later, “to cobble” came to...
Cherry Chipotle Spinach with Cashews

Cherry Chipotle Spinach with Cashews

Use this salad with the menu of roast chicken and get rave reviews. Cherry Chipotle Spinach with Cashews When you want the salad to be something special, serve this. Cherry vinaigrette7 fl. oz. seasoned rice vinegar½ cup cherry concentrate¾ tsp. kosher salt1 oz....