Month: August 2018

National Trail Mix Day

Whether you’re enjoying the great outdoors or looking for a 2 p.m. snack to increase work productivity, trail mix makes for the perfect snack. Trail mix is the perfect combination of grains, nuts, dried fruit, seeds, and sweet ingredients (such as honey, maple syrup, or chocolate chunks). For National Trail Mix Day, you can custom make…
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National Hero’s Day

Who was your greatest hero when you were growing up? What virtue did they possess that made them your hero? Who are your current hero’s and why?

Get Inspired by Nature Walks

We can all do with a walk every now and then, but taking the Mindful approach to your exercise routine can turn your nature walk into eco-therapy. Nature walks have been used to treat an array of medical conditions like hypertension, headaches, stress, depression, diabetes, and digestive disorders. Walking releases endorphins in your body that…
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DIY: Infuse Your Honey

If you have a sweet tooth this is the month for you! September is right around the corner and it is National Honey Month and one of the most delicious ways to celebrate is with homemade flavored honey. You can make your own infused honey with just two ingredients: honey and an herb or spice.…
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Creating Your Own Sacred Space

While pilgrims have fled to the most famous sacred places in the world like Stonehenge, Fatima, and Lourdes, many of us have found our own sacred space right at our feet. These places have the power to heal our bodies, enlighten our minds, and awaken our souls. Our culture says we can have it all,…
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Fair-Trade Shopping Made Easy

Shopping is a great American pastime that even those on a tight budget can manage to enjoy every now and again. Fortunately, more consumers are participating in ethical shopping, better known as fair trade. This trend of shopping continues to do the world of good. Fair trade products promote international equality. These products are made…
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Frico Cups for Everyone

Take a vacation to Italy without leaving home with these delicious and quite different salads. Frico is what Italians call the wafer like crisp that forms when you bake or fry shredded cheese. The frico is the crisp wafer cup that holds any of these three yummy, light salads. Each salad is loaded with nutrition.…
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Harmful Over-the-Counter Flea and Tick Products

Summer is approaching and so are those pesky pests such as fleas and ticks.  There are various methods for controlling these pests, but please keep your pet’s health in mind and check with your veterinarian for the best choice for your dog. Beware not to over medicate or chemicalize your pets with over the counter…
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Myth Busting on Pet Adoptions

When we decide to bring a pet into our family what makes use pick the animals that we finally choose? Is it a special connection or are conscious and subconscious factors at play? Five to seven million companion animals enter shelters nationwide every year. Unfortunately, three to four million are euthanized. Most of the millions…
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Mindful Moving Tips for Your Family

Are you moving to Washington D.C., Phoenix or Seattle? According to real estate reports, those are three of top 5 cities people are moving to in 2012. Moving can be a stressful and time consuming for the whole family, but is easier with these mindful moving tips.Taking a more mindful approach can ease the transitioning…
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