Making the Perfect Cup of Hot Tea

Okay, so I realize that not everybody has had the privilege of growing up in the Deep South where people don’t even bother to take drink orders, but simply pass around huge glasses filled with ice tea as soon as your butt hits the restaurant dining table chairs…     So how do you makeContinue reading “Making the Perfect Cup of Hot Tea”

Back Where I’m From, Sweet Tea Flows Like Water

In an earlier post, we had look at the best teas for helping you get to sleep, but this time let’s look at tea as far as helping you stay hydrated. Later as we move up the pyramid, we’ll then look at tea again as we clean out our spice cabinet and learn what’s reallyContinue reading “Back Where I’m From, Sweet Tea Flows Like Water”

Book Review…Healthy Sleep

  Chamomile; German Chamomile; Hungarian Chamomile; Camomile; Matricaria recutita; Chamomilla recutita; Matricaria chamomilla is a member of the Aster Family, Asteraceae or Compositae, the dried flowewrs of which are one of the most well-known herbal teas of commerece, valued for flavor, mild anti-inflammatory activity, and a calming effect. This audiobook is a guide written forContinue reading “Book Review…Healthy Sleep”

Making the Perfect Protein Bites

  Getting adequate amounts of protein is important for all women, not only die-hard athletes. Adequate protein is important for both appearance and long-term health, especially among active women….(okay, now find me one woman who is not active…usually we have more on our plate than one person could possibly handle, right)… So why is proteinContinue reading “Making the Perfect Protein Bites”

Book Review…Essential Oils: The Complete Guide: Essential Oils for Beginners, Aromatherapy and Essential Oil Recipes

    Essential Oils: The Complete Guide: Essential Oils for Beginners, Aromatherapy and Essential Oil Recipes is a guide book about essential oils written to “introduce you to the world of essential oils and aromatherapy.” The book was written primarily for beginners who have absolutely no prior knowledge about using essential oils and carrier oils.toContinue reading “Book Review…Essential Oils: The Complete Guide: Essential Oils for Beginners, Aromatherapy and Essential Oil Recipes”

The Essentials about Essential Oils

Essential oils are perhaps the oldest known element in following a “natural health” regimen…dating back to the ancient Egyptians, who seem to have used them as far back as 3500BC for religious, cosmetic, and health purposes. Essential oils have been called the “life blood” of the plant and are typically extracted from within the many shrubs,Continue reading “The Essentials about Essential Oils”

Book Review…Essential Glow

Essential Glow: Recipes & Tips for Using Essential Oils is an all-inclusive guide to natural beauty written for people who would like to learn how to use essential oils in their daily lives to boost their beauty, home, and general wellness. This book sparked my interest because I am just now starting to use essential oils in myContinue reading “Book Review…Essential Glow”

Twenty-Two Tweaks and Twists

We just covered how to make your own healthy deodorant with healthy natural ingredients… …specifically the baking soda that we actually just bought as we get ready to learn how to deep-fry and make such unhealthy foods as French fries and fried onion rings. But before we continue on our detour off the Raw FoodsContinue reading “Twenty-Two Tweaks and Twists”

And To All A Good Night

My initial goal when starting this blog was to take you on my journey to establishing a bed and breakfast in Oxford, Mississippi…but this dream has taken a sudden backseat as we now find ourselves raising our grandson…becoming a “new mother” at the age of fifty. So this has been a journey, or “Now What,”Continue reading “And To All A Good Night”

Baking with Applesauce

Being the wife of a type 2 diabetic makes you reconsider the old ways that you have learned to cook, not only in WHAT you cook, but also in HOW you cook. You become more aware of the amount of saturated fats, sugar, and calories contained in your baked goods. For example, check out theseContinue reading “Baking with Applesauce”