Living Simply Saturday: Keeping Christmas Simple and some Birthday Party Fun

Happy (American) Thanksgiving!

I was just commenting to my husband last night that my traffic seems oddly low and slow. He wisely said, "Hmm, maybe because it's American Thanksgiving tomorrow." Oh yeah. You think? :) I hope y'all are thoroughly enjoying wonderful times with your loved ones, and please, a second helping of turkey and pumpkin pie, just for me. (Don't think I'm deprived- after all, I did just celebrate American Thanksgiving last Saturday night with all the trimmings, not to mention Canadian Thanksgiving back in October, but […]

Last harvest of the season

Christmas Traditions- the Jesse Tree

You know it might be time to turn on the heat when…

making fruit leather

Couponing- Was it really worth it?

Trace Minerals Make a Major Difference

Sure, we all know that it’s important to get the “biggies” (macrominerals) into our diet: calcium, magnesium, potassium, etc. Did you know, though, that there are over 30 other minerals which our bodies need in minute, trace amounts, but without them it cannot function at it’s full potential and disease may even develop? These minerals, often called “trace minerals“, include well known minerals such as iron, zinc and iodine. They also include many lesser known minerals, like selenium, silicon, manganese, boron, copper, cobalt and even […]