WHERE I’M FROM Format

WHERE I’M FROM Format

Many years ago, around 2005 or so, I participated in a popular writing meme following a template that gave a wonderful result. It combines something of the many “about me” formats, but with a decidedly more aesthetic outcome. So many bloggers were creating...
Start A Game Night For More Fun Family Time

Start A Game Night For More Fun Family Time

Stuck inside the house during bad weather? Find your family barely has time to talk? Kids complain about boredom? I think I have an answer! Family Game Night… Do you have a family game night? Why not? This is a great way to connect together in a positive and fun...

Cardamom Rolls

  Alternate Recipe for Cardamom Rolls 2 packages active dry yeast1 cup unsalted butter, (plus more for buttering pans)1/2 cup Granulated sugar2 large eggs3/4 cup milk4 1/2 cups flour (plus more for kneading)1 teaspoon salt1/2 cup light brown sugar (packed)4...
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...