Blackboard Bottle Craft

You know those yummy coffee drinks you can buy at the market?  The ones that come in glass bottles shaped like old fashioned milk bottles?  I’ve always felt somewhat guilty throwing them away even if they can be recycled.  They just seem so...

Sustaining Earth Day Everyday!

I remember when I first saw organic salad mix being sold at Costco.  I thought to myself, “This country has arrived; we are moving towards being greener, and lo’ the planet shall be healed!”  Today shopping through Costco or any store for that matter, you...

Nutrition Series, 3 Vegetarianism

Nutrition, Article 3 Vegetarianism & Vegan Eating Styles, with Brandi Thompson, RD In this third installment focusing in our nutrition series in honor of National Nutrition Month, we are focusing on vegetarianism and vegan eating styles.  Gone are the days of little incense smelling shops filled with flax flour,...

Nutrition Series, 2

Nutrition, Article 2 with Brandi Thompson, RD Ages and Stages: The Nutritional Needs of Children and Seniors The second article for National Nutrition month and our 3 part nutrition series brings us to the nutritional needs of children and senior citizens.  Registered Dietician, Brandi Thomspon of ABCDEat Right, answers...

Leaping FOUR-WARD!

February 29th.  What a special day.  Leap year.  My husband and I know a couple that married on February 29th, they obviously have a great sense of humor and enjoy telling people that they have only been married four years when in reality it’s been...

October: Gourd-geous!

October: Gourd-geous & Fancy Free! The tilt of the earth’s axis heralds in the harvest season. No matter where you live in the northern hemisphere, Autumn is in full motion.  Perhaps you live in a place where the leaves are in their glory; country roads are...

Healthy Living for a Fit Planet

This week I’m launching a series called “Healthy Living for a Fit Planet.”  As an avid newspaper junkie, I have been haunted by the daily deluge of images coming out of the Horn of Africa. The rail thin bodies of young and old alike born...