Throw the Kids out of the House

Throw the Kids out of the House

According to a report on Fox & Friends on March 29, 2019, kids are having more surgeries for sports injuries than professionally athletes. Why – because we aren’t throwing them out of the house. Okay, maybe that wasn’t what they said. But it was close. Kids aren’t free playing anymore. The aggressive sports players do …

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Girl, Stop Washing Your Hair

Girl, Stop Washing Your Hair

Confession time! I gave up shampoo three years ago and haven’t looked back. I used to tell people that I quit washing my hair, but it made my husband uncomfortable. “You DO wash your hair,” he kept insisting. It’s true. I wash my hair, just not with anything you might expect. It all started with …

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Blue Tropic Smoothie

Blue Tropic Smoothie

(makes approx.. 16 ounces of drink) 1 cup blueberries (frozen or fresh) ¼ cup almonds ½ tsp cinnamon 1 tbsp coconut oil (not necessary but adds to the health value) 1 cup liquid (or until you reach your desired consistency) The first time I made this smoothie I used my regular blender. It doesn’t have …

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Green Tropics Smoothie

Green Tropics Smoothie

(makes approx. 16 oz.) 1 cup pineapple (fresh or frozen) 2 cups kale (one cup at a time) 1 tsp fresh ginger (ground if possible) 1 tbsp. coconut oil 1 cup liquid (water or 100% juice) I confess that I DO NOT like kale. I do not like it on a boat. I do not …

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Simple Ideas for Easy Holiday Meals

Simple Ideas for Easy Holiday Meals

This year things were different for our Thanksgiving because of all the changes that have occurred in recent weeks. I was still determined to make the holiday great. I wanted the boys to have a positive memory from this holiday time AND it will be the last Thanksgiving where they will all be living under …

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