Monthly Archives: October 2010

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Aspartame Is Poisoning You.

Ever meet someone addicted to soda? Someone who has to have it daily? Drinks it with meals? I grew up pop restricted, when it was around it was a REALLY big deal. It was bought bottled, never canned,  and we always … Continue reading

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Bury Me Greenly

This post is for a special spooky Green Mom’s Carnival hosted by Deanna of The Crunchy Chicken! The topic is Green Burials. I first became intrigued by the topic of burial when my cat died.   She had a stroke, … Continue reading

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Sugar Substitutes NOT a Healthy Alternative.

Each October I am reminded of sugar, it’s prevalence in our lives and the health damage it can cause along the way. Some might ask what’s the big deal about sugar. Truthfully, if eaten in moderation absolutely nothing is wrong … Continue reading

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Prairierth Farm Tour

I attended an event at organic Prairierth Farm this weekend. The exquisite farm to fork meal was prepared by Ken of Epiphany Farms. The menu included a vegetable rich beef broth soup with poached egg,  hard crusted garlic bread and salad. … Continue reading

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Do You Have A Sugar Habit?

Breaking the Sugar Habit a huge thank you for nutritionist Barb Lagoni for this wonderful information One of the biggest challenges of eating healthy is removing simple carbohydrates, sugars and empty-calorie snacks from our diet. Sweets, snacks, chips, pasta, crackers, pretzels, … Continue reading

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146 Reasons To Stop Eating Sugar

Tis the beginning of the season of sugar-centric holidays. I personally believe sugar is an addiction. Try this experiment. Stop consuming sugar for 30 days. It’s actually harder than you might think to quit. What’s worse is when you discover how many sugars … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong With Sugar Anyway?

Look at how much sugar consumption has grown? I wonder if this has anything to do with our well being? 1900 – 10 lbs per capita 1985 – 124 lbs 2000 – 160 lbs What happens to our immune systems … Continue reading

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Dryer Challenge Update

Bless me crunchy chicken for I have sinned. I have used my dryer once since the beginning of the October Hang Em Dry challenge. I had used up all the towels again. Between that and the sheets from my son’s … Continue reading

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Documentary – Living Downstream

This afternoon I attended a screening, part of a five city tour, of the documentary Living Downstream. It is described as an exquisite blend of precise science and engaging narrative.  I absolutely have to agree. At the showing was author, … Continue reading

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