Healthy Lifestyle

Autumn Purge for a Peaceful Season

Purge (v) to remove or eliminate an unwanted element
             (n) the act or process of purging
A dear friend of mine happens to also be a professional organizer. When she visited recently, I took the opportunity to enlist her help in creating some order in my home. She was tough on me and made me focus […]

How Much Sugar Are You Consuming?

Surveys completed by the USDA show that sugar consumption has increased almost annually since 1982. Sources of this sugar commonly include cane sugar, beet sugar, corn syrup, and corn sugar. The cause of this increase is greatly related to added sugars within a wide variety of popular soft drinks and processed junk foods.

Soda consumption has […]

Protect your skin from the sun

Protecting our skin from the sun is important, but there is plenty to know about SPF before applying it to your skin. SPF stands for Sun Protection Factor and a common myth is that the higher the SPF, the better it is for your skin. SPF values above 50 may coax you into believing they […]

Make Your Way to the Farmer’s Market

Local food is best. We all know that to be true, but so often we find ourselves in our local grocery store instead of supporting our local farmers. Farmer’s market produce is picked at its peak ripeness. Food that is freshly pulled from the ground or picked from the tree from a farm near you […]