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Another year, another word. Actually, I had decided not to choose a word this year partly because I’ve been thinking about moving away from having a website. So, this is a heads up to follow me on Facebook and Instagram, which might become the main platforms I use to communicate... Read More
It’s January 6, 2022.  Maybe I’m just weary, but I haven’t felt like choosing a word for the year or writing about it. The news has been filled with the horrible events of January 6, 2021, and it’s been hard to find something positive to fill my thoughts. Fortunately today... Read More
Strong bones are very important if we want to stay active as we age. However, we rarely think about it until we get a warning from the doctor that our bones are losing density. Then we panic and suddenly start exercising more and drinking more milk. But is this the... Read More
With all of the upcoming holiday parties, it’s best to use some self-control, not just with alcohol, but with rich foods and sweets too. However, just in case you overdo it, why not give your liver a little extra support this season? Milk thistle, also known as silybum marianum, has... Read More
I just remembered that I’d better clip some rosemary to dry for the winter before it gets any colder outside! Fall is a good time to dry rosemary or bring it inside. It can be a great addition to fall foods like soups, squash, pumpkin, warm breads, and even baked... Read More
My husband told me it was time to cut back the oregano since we had to step over it to get into our garage. The oregano seems to love this spot–a place I didn’t even plant it! I don’t even recall where it started, but it has migrated over to... Read More
May is just about over and so are my SSS (Stretch and Strengthen with Scripture) classes that focus on Proverbs 31 and what it means to be a good or virtuous woman today. I hope you read or will read my previous post that goes over that in detail, but... Read More
A few months ago I heard someone mention that they didn’t like Proverbs 31. I didn’t pursue it, but I could definitely understand why. Personally, I have found many of the verses to be very encouraging, but there are some that seem quite dated. Since I was preparing my May... Read More
If you’re not familiar with tarragon, then I highly recommend you give it a try. It has a lovely, delicate flavor that blends beautifully with egg dishes in particular. Tarragon has a slight hint of licorice, but don’t let that scare you away. It’s nothing like licorice candy. Add tarragon... Read More
As you may know, my word for 2021 is SPEAK, and in case you haven’t noticed, there’s a lot of hateful speech floating around these days. However, hateful speech is something I really want to avoid both from others and from my own mouth. This is all about controlling what... Read More