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

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making fruit leather

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Couponing- Was it really worth it?

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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 […]

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Living Simply Saturday: Placing our Trust

This week's chapter (Ch.6) in From Clutter to Clarity hits home with me (though they all do, for the most part). This quote got my attention quickly: "Companies fold. Investments disappoint. Friendships end. The illusion of good health vanishes with one phone call from the doctor. In our ever-changing world, life fluctuates from minute to minute. Only God and his love for us remain the same. Trust is a limited commodity. Every bit that we place in other things leaves us with less to place […]

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Happy Birthday Abbie

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Why I’m getting gray hairs…

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An Experiment in Couponing

We're all after ways to lower our grocery budget, right? Well, I decided to go back and make another attempt at something that I've previously deemed as not worth it. I've been asked before whether or not I coupon, and the answer has always been no. My primary reasons for not doing so are: 1) I live in Canada, where coupons are really not used to nearly the extent that they are in the US. It's time consuming, difficult and in the end, not especially […]

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