LIFESTYLE

  Spring is on the way and outdoor activities are beginning. One of my most enjoyable activities is hiking. Why you may ask? It requires no equipment, you don’t have to carry anything except your water with you and anyone at any age can participate. A good pair of shoes and a nice day are…

TREATS CHOCOLATE DIPPED FRUIT

CHOCOLATE DIPPED FRUIT Would you like to be able to create a tasty treat at a moments notice? These Chocolate Dipped Fruit slices are simple, easy and delicious. So how do we make these lovely treats? Collect the fruits you would like to use. Try apples, pears, figs, dates, bananas,pretzels and nuts. I am sure…

Lifestyle

Why do words matter? This is a great question. Words have always mattered but I think that we have gotten out of the habit of looking at words as if they have power. Let me explain that. Have you ever had someone say something to you that hurt you, that took away your joy or…

Lifestyle

Like the changing of the seasons we too need to change as we age. There are moments in our lives where it is obvious we need to change. Moving from elementary school to high school, university/college student to employment. We are constantly evolving in one way or another. But then comes the day we realize…

FOOD SCIENCE

Science + Food = Health I have often wondered how food affects us and what is a good and bad reaction to food for our bodies. I would like to share some of the information I have learned over the years. There is much talk in the media about diabetes, heart disease and obesity. How…

LIFESTYLE

STOP THAT!!   Yes, I mean you. I get told everyday about things people have eliminated from their diets so they can loose weight. I have to say that loosing weight is not about what you take out of your diet but how you treat the food you eat every day. Bread is fine to…

Lifestyle

BUSY, BUSY, BUSY!!    Does anyone else get so busy that they forget to breathe? That is how I have felt over the past couple of weeks. I have gotten so busy that I forgot to look at all the beauty around me and appreciate the small wonders that are there everyday. Shame on me!…

Lifelong Learning

WHEN SHOULD LEARNING STOP? This is a question I have often wondered myself. Do you remember the saying, “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks!” I don’t believe this to be true. I think if you have a willingness to learn, have at it! Do you have a hobby you are passionate about? Are…