Category Archives: Health and Wellness

How to Make a Therapeutic Heating Bag – Wonderful Idea for Christmas Gifts

Are you looking for ideas to make for Christmas gifts? My friend, Maria Cisneros Toth, just uploaded this video tutorial explaining how to make a therapeutic heating bag. They’re something everyone will like, and if we use colorful, fun fabric … Continue reading

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Down the Rabbit Hole Part 1 – The Spot Found in a Random X-ray

Hello readers. This is the first in a series about my husband’s lung cancer. The last thing I want to do is depress people, so I will sprinkle these posts with the three H’s: humor (the best medicine),  hope (the secret to … Continue reading

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The Heirloom Vacuum – Slice of Life Real Story Plus Why I’ve Been MIA the Past Year

Hello friends. I’m hoping to get back to blogging again. The past year has been overwhelming, heartbreaking, and mind boggling, so much so that I’ve wondered if my hubby George and I have been thrust into an alternate universe. Basically, … Continue reading

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Benefits of Learning to Juggle

  When I discovered all the benefits of learning to juggle, I had to give it a try and I’m so glad I did. It’s great fun and feels wonderful to conquer each baby step along the way. I’m in … Continue reading

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The Gift of Health

Years ago, Dr. William Sears, world-renowned pediatrician and father of eight, was talking with other parents about what they could do to help their children succeed in life. “A good education” was mentioned, along with money, self-discipline, and other things … Continue reading

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Laugh and Live Longer

Welcome to Health and Wellness Wednesday. Perhaps you’ve heard the saying, “Laughter is the best medicine,” but do you know how important laughter actually is to your well-being? My fourth Toastmasters speech is about laughter. Here’s the video, but for … Continue reading

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Reaching Goals Using Creative Visualization

This is a different kind of post on health and wellness. Dreaming, setting goals, and working toward those goals plays an important role in our overall well-being. I have a lot of goals these days, and I’m applying creative visualization … Continue reading

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The Skinny on Kale

Welcome to the second Health and Wellness Wednesday. Today, I’m honored to have Karen McFarland guest posting. She’s got lots of tips and great info to share with us about kale. Take it away Karen. Thanks, Lynn. It seems that … Continue reading

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Cheers for Chickpeas – Garbanzo Beans

Welcome to the first post in my new blog series, “Health and Wellness Wednesday.” I’m on a wonderful adventure cruising down the road to optimal health and well-being. Wow, what a difference to actually feel good and have a normal, … Continue reading

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