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Posture and Back Pain | Improve Your Posture

Posture and Back Pain | Improve Your Posture

I’ve often wondered about the connection between posture and back pain.  I’ve had lower back pain for most of my life and lately I have been wondering if there is a way to improve your posture that will help reduce back pain. Posture is something that I am not really aware of most of the […]

Emergency Preparedness Food Storage List | Reducing Food Waste

Emergency Preparedness Food Storage List | Reducing Food Waste

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Thanksgiving Place Setting Ideas | Cornucopia Crafts

Thanksgiving Place Setting Ideas | Cornucopia Crafts

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of BIC®. All opinions are 100% mine. Since we’re having Thanksgiving at my house this year, I have been trying to come up with some different Thanksgiving place setting ideas. I want something that I can put on the top of each plate that is […]

Easy Asparagus Appetizer | Asparagus Tomato Parmesan Squares

Easy Asparagus Appetizer | Asparagus Tomato Parmesan Squares

This easy asparagus appetizer is perfect for the holidays or even for a light lunch. I first made these Asparagus Tomato Parmesan Squares when I was looking for an easy way to encourage the kids to eat more vegetables. While my kids generally eat veggies, they’d much rather graze on them than sit down to […]

Mango Shrimp Ceviche Recipe | Healthy Holiday Recipes

Mango Shrimp Ceviche Recipe | Healthy Holiday Recipes

We’re having Christmas at my house so I feel the need to find healthy holiday recipes like this Mango Shrimp Ceviche recipe. I know that most people don’t think of Christmas as a time to enjoy healthy holiday recipes but it’s totally possible to make something that’s healthy that will also wow your guests. Stay […]

Christmas Scrapbook Ideas | Holiday Scrapbook Layout

Christmas Scrapbook Ideas | Holiday Scrapbook Layout

You may remember that last month, I organized my Halloween photos of the kids.  I’ve been working on some Christmas scrapbook ideas and a basic holiday scrapbook layout so I can deal with all the other photographs I have from when the kids were little. If I thought I had a bunch of Halloween photographs, […]

11 Easy Ways To Make Your Home Energy Efficient

11 Easy Ways To Make Your Home Energy Efficient

With the arrival of fall and winter comes the return of home heating bills. Rising fuel costs means finding easy ways to make your home energy efficient is even more important now than ever. We live in an old house that was built in 1865. As much as I love the character and charm of an old house, […]

Strawberry Protein Energy Smoothie | High Protein Energy Shake

Strawberry Protein Energy Smoothie | High Protein Energy Shake #GNCPlantProtein

It has officially started. One of the busiest times of the year is really here. November and December are my most stressful months.  My workload really increases. I have tons of holiday preparation to deal with. The rotten weather means more challenges driving, cleaning and dealing with life. My first impulse is to grab a […]

Benefits of Solar Power | Reducing your Carbon Footprint #WinSolar

Benefits of Solar Power | Reducing your Carbon Footprint

There are many benefits of solar power but reducing your carbon footprint is probably the one that stands out the most for me. Years ago, Marty and I looked into ways we could reduce our carbon footprint. We wanted to make choices that were lighter on our planet. We were concerned with how our choices […]

Rural Photography Tips | Easy to Use Action Camera

Rural Photography Tips | Easy to Use Action Camera

I don’t get to the city much. Who am I kidding? I avoid the city like the plague. I’m not the kind of photographer that takes pictures of skyscrapers or crowds of people. You’re much more likely to see me taking photographs of tractors, chickens and rural landscapes. That’s the kind of setting that I […]