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3 Ways to Use Up Ripe Produce Quickly

3 Ways to Use Up Ripe Produce Quickly

Eating quantities of produce is part of being healthy!  This is the season of abundant produce at the farmer's market and, if you garden, from your garden. Even if you do not have a garden or shop at the farmer's market, you may, in spite of all your efforts not to...

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5 Reasons We Enjoy Misfits Market

5 Reasons We Enjoy Misfits Market

Last year our family signed up for a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) box.  We were excited to support a local farmer and to eat more produce.  The box we received was said to have enough food for two people who ate a lot of produce. I wish that I could say that...

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5 Benefits of an Early Bed Time

5 Benefits of an Early Bed Time

It's 2 pm, and you are ready for a nap.  Last night you stayed up til 1 am again, and your alarm reminded you that it was time to be getting ready for the day at 5:30.  You hit snooze twice and finally wake up 15 minutes before you need to be out the door. You are...

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5 Tips for Tasty Sandwiches

5 Tips for Tasty Sandwiches

Sandwiches can make a fast, easy meal, but they can quickly become boring as well. Sandwiches are quite versatile and do not need to become boring, especially during the summer when it's warm enough without heating up the house to make a meal. Furthermore, sandwiches...

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7 Inspiring Quotes about Books

7 Inspiring Quotes about Books

Reading has changed my life.  As a young person I loved to read.  Between the busyness of high school, college, and working multiple jobs, I rarely read.  A few years ago I made a goal to read one book a month.  That twelve-book goal was met by the beginning of March,...

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5 Benefits of Early Rising

5 Benefits of Early Rising

  "Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise."  - Benjamin Franklin Waking up later in the day can cause stress, tardiness, lack of focus, and a general feeling of being "behind."  If you want to have more successful days, you may consider...

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3 Times Your Immune System Is under Attack

3 Times Your Immune System Is under Attack

Sometimes it is easy to get caught off guard and to become ill.  If you have been reading my blog for a while, you know I emphasize the importance of avoiding illness rather than reacting when you become ill.  While you may not be able to avoid every time of illness,...

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