12 Steps Towards the Fountain of Youth… August 21…Senior Citizen’s Day

    Today is August 21, is Senior Citizen’s Day…a day to honor senior citizens…and also face the fact that you yourself will probably be a “senior citizen” also…especially now that the age to start calling yourself a senior citizen is 55, which is only seven years away for me. Aging gracefully and feeling healthy requiresContinue reading ” 12 Steps Towards the Fountain of Youth… August 21…Senior Citizen’s Day”

When life gives you lemons, drink them

     August is also National Water Quality Month. Being dehydrated can negatively impact everything from your mental focus to energy and metabolism.     One of the most important purchases you can make when creating a more healthy home and lifestyle is a water filter.  The type of filter that you should buy depends onContinue reading “When life gives you lemons, drink them”

On the Lunch Menu Today…Baked Fish Filet Sandwiches…Better Than McDonald’s

   Baked Crispy Fish Sandwiches Tartar Sauce…1/2C mayonnaise, 3Tbsp pickled relish, 1Tbsp chopped fresh dill, 1Tbsp Dijon mustard, Dash hot sauce 1Tbsp olive oil or butter 1-1/4C panko breadcrumbs 1 pound white fish (halibut, tilapia, cod, etc.) 1tsp salt 1/2tsp pepper 1/2C mayonnaise 1C all-purpose flour 1 tsp garlic powder 1 to 1-1/2 tablespoons vegetableContinue reading “On the Lunch Menu Today…Baked Fish Filet Sandwiches…Better Than McDonald’s”

National Peach Month

   The month of August is National Peach month…a month to honor and enjoy the great flavor of juicy peaches. So… 1.  What exactly is a peach? The peach (Prunus persica) is a deciduous tree native to China that bears an edible juicy fruit also called a peach. The scientific name Persia, as well as anyContinue reading “National Peach Month”

August Dessert of the Month—The Poke Cake

   Poke Cake is more of a process than an actual recipe…and there are as many different variations of Poke Cake as there are… (Different flavors of cake mix) x (Different flavors of Jello or instant pudding… Betty Crocker makes 27 different flavors of SuperMoist cake mix…Jello makes about thirty different flavors of pudding…that aloneContinue reading “August Dessert of the Month—The Poke Cake”

National Eye Exam Month

    August is National Eye Exam Month, the perfect time to schedule annual eye exams for both yourself and everyone else in your family.: National Eye Exam Month, a month dedicated to the importance of eye health and safety, was founded by Sears Optical Eye Exam Month in 1989. Today most ophthalmologists use this asContinue reading “National Eye Exam Month”

August 3-National Underwear Day… Clearing Out Closet Clutter 

   Cleaning out and organizing your clothes closet is a very SMART long-term goal…(much like losing fifty pounds before Christmas, right?!)… that can seem overwhelming and must be broken into several short-term goals… Closets often become a stashing ground-not only for clothes, but also for all kinds of other stuff that you don’t exactly know whatContinue reading “August 3-National Underwear Day… Clearing Out Closet Clutter “