Category: Week 4

Mozzarella, Tomato & Cucumber Salad

Looking for tasty recipes for summer salads? This is the perfect time of year to pull your fresh picked cucumbers, tomatoes, peppers, and onions from your garden and create this healthy, low calorie salad. Health Benefits of Salad The main ingredients for this salad include tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, and mozzarella cheese. These ingredients are full of…
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Have the Best Picnic Ever!

Thinking of our family picnics brings floods of incredibly happy memories. We were picnic freaks. We had picnics everywhere we could think of including our back porch, the backyard, the family room, by the pool, at parks, and a hundred other places. Each was unique and we always had fun. Our girls loved picnics where…
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5 Simple Ways to Reduce Plastic Waste

The two-week countdown to Earth Day, April 22, 2018, has already begun. This year’s theme is “End Plastic Pollution.” Bottle caps, Ziploc bags, and other plastic debris is littering our planet and endangering our lives, the lives of animals, and the planet. You can do your part simply by making small, simple changes to your…
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Effects of Lies and Dishonesty

The effects of lies and dishonesty in our lives can be tremendous. While we live in a culture of dishonesty, in a time of lies, we should strive to rise above it. Lies and Dishonesty Are Everywhere For example, many of us question our government’s honesty. Some before and even more after the faulty and…
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Avocado and Peach Salsa

Do you need a dish to jazz up your party or dinner? Try something unexpected like a homemade peach salsa recipe. It’s a yummy way to celebrate National Peach Month! Avocado and Peach Nutrition Facts Peaches and avocados are not only delicious for summer they are also packed with nutrients that are beneficial for your…
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Container Gardening is a Cinch

Flower and plant containers can dress up the look of your house. They add curb appeal and can even be used to grow herbs, edible flowers, fruits (strawberries), and vegetables for cooking. You can make your own with a few Mindful container gardening tips. Plant containers can be made out of practically anything. You could…
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Dance Your Stress Away

When your workout routine is exciting you are more likely to keep up your exercise regimen. This is why dancing is the perfect Mindful tip for bettering your health. There are numerous health benefits of dancing. Dancing helps you loose weight and it builds up your upper body strength. It gets your blood pumping, which…
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We Need Music Now More Than Ever

There is amazing power absorbed through music. It can help you through heartbreaks, stressful life events, and energize you during exercise sessions. But most importantly, music can bring you joy and inner peace. According to the Greek philosopher Plato, music is a life necessity. A quote from Plato reads: “Music is a moral law. It…
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Live A More Honest Life

When we have lived or are living a life of dishonesty either consciously or unconsciously, we need lots of support. It’s sometimes hard to gain the courage to finally tell the truth and as a result live a more honest life.  The more times a person continues to tell the truth, live the truth, and…
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The Rise of Nature Deficit Disorder

Electronic gadgets, from smartphones to tablets, have become great distractions for most Americans. These gadgets keep us connected to the cyber world as we loose touch with Mother Nature. This has contributed to the rise of “Nature Deficit Disorder.” Defining Nature Deficit Disorder Richard Louv coined the term, “Nature Deficit Disorder,” in his eye-opening book, Last…
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