Aging Gracefully, Facing Challenges, Living Healthier, Uncategorized

Time for Some New (Old Favorites)

Here’s the deal–I’ve discovered that I really like writing this blog!  When I began back in early 2017, I divided my posts into 3 categories:  Aging Gracefully, Living Healthier, & Facing Challenges.  I envisioned the categories getting equal play time as I shared my love of essential oils and cooking real food, bungled my way… Read More Time for Some New (Old Favorites)

Aging Gracefully, Uncategorized

Random Thoughts from My Current Life

Finding joy in the little things becomes easier the more you focus on one day at a time! We all need to remember that we have NO idea what others are going through unless we’ve walked in their shoes, and even then, everyone’s experience is unique. Hope is as necessary as air and water.  A… Read More Random Thoughts from My Current Life

Living Healthier, Uncategorized

Is Everything Fake & Toxic?

Anyone remember when most things were REAL?  Before everything was made of plastic, laminate, particle board, or synthetic fibers? Before every ingredient in our food, body care, and cleaners ended in  -phate, -kyl, or a long abbreviation or number? I know some of you will probably stop reading right now and blow my post off… Read More Is Everything Fake & Toxic?

Living Healthier, Uncategorized

Essential Oils & a few of the reasons I fell in love with them

Essential Oils seem to be the latest craze as they are popping up everywhere!  If you don’t read anything else in this post, please read this:  The EO market is NOT regulated!!  Just because the bottle says that it’s pure, doesn’t mean it is!!!  Just like “Fragrance” on a label basically means “filled with MANY… Read More Essential Oils & a few of the reasons I fell in love with them

Living Healthier, Uncategorized

Recipes of the day

Nothing beats homemade vegetable soup for comfort and nutrition especially if one is on a “stem cell transplant diet” where all the vegetables need to be cooked!  I can make a yummy chicken or vegetarian tortilla soup and a pretty good version of a vegetarian roasted vegetable soup, but for old-fashioned appeal and best taste,… Read More Recipes of the day

Facing Challenges, Uncategorized

Little things mean a lot.

It’s interesting–the older I get the more I realize that I don’t really have control over the big things in my life–that’s up to a much higher power than I.  What I do have power over is the little things.  Control over attitudes and reactions, control over words, control over daily habits.  These are within… Read More Little things mean a lot.