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Getting out of the winter…

These long winter months have taken a toll on me.  I found myself craving more comfort foods like chocolate and bread and ditching the healthier options.  You’d think after being raised in the frigid Canadian weather my entire life, I’d be used to it. This winter season has felt different. It has felt longer and […]

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Smile Brilliantly this Year…

“Everyone Smiles in the Same Language” Everyone benefits from the simple voluntary action of smiling.  Not only is smiling contagious it does help improve your mood.  In a study conducted with 170 participants “revealed that all smiling participants, regardless of whether they were aware of smiling, had lower heart rates during stress recovery than the neutral […]

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Nairn’s Cracker’s and…

Finding new ways to make snacks creative in our household is always a fun task for me. I’d like to say our son is the one that is difficult to introduce new food items to but he’s not, it’s the hubby. He is stuck in his ways regarding food yet eventually does come around once […]

Tips to prevent dry skin during the winter months

Tips To Prevent Dry Skin During The…

Winter prevents all sorts of challenges to the skin. And this visual guide from PureSkinTone.com helps to illustrate. From the loss of moisture in the air to the still-harsh rays of sunlight (and the fact that many of us stop wearing sunscreen this time of year) to chilly, hard-blowing winds, it’s really no wonder skin […]

Dasheen / Taro West Indian Style Smoothie

Dasheen / Taro Root West Indian Style…

It’s no secret I enjoy smoothies. Truthfully I really don’t like to chew in the mornings maybe it’s the silly-o’clock time I leave my house in the morning (5:30am). Smoothies have been my saving grace from keeping me from eating my arm by 9am. After drinking many varieties of smoothie combinations I decided it was […]

Swim Your Way To Better Heart Health

Swim Your Way To Better Heart Health…

Last year my friend Loraine told me her Dad had gotten some bad news from his doctor. Her Dad had gained some weight, his blood pressure was higher, and he was at risk for heart disease. The doctor recommended exercise, and she came to me for ideas, since I’m big into workouts. My suggestion was […]