Homeopathy – What is it and How does it work?

Homeopathy - What is it and How does it work? Homeopathy is the system of medicine which has been around for over 200 years and is used widely in Europe, India, Africa and the United States. Worldwide, it is the second most commonly used form of medicine after...

Healthy Smashed Chickpeas

Healthy Smashed Chickpeas 1 Can chic peas washed Handful fresh basil chopped 5 Tablespoons Grated Parmesan Cheese Juice of one Lemon Rind of one Lemon grated Handful toasted pine nuts 2 Tomatoes 1/2 small red onion A good Drizzle of Olive Oil Salt and Pepper In a...

Spicy Plum Sauce

Spicy Plum Sauce I hope you are enjoying your summer and taking advantage to the fact we live in an amazing place full of fruit and the  plums are going crazy!  Everywhere I look there seems to be ripe plums!  Our trees did well this year so I decided to make a bit...

Fresh Pasta Sauce

Fresh Pasta Sauce There is something about the smell of Tomatoes growin in the Garden..These are my Dad’s Italian Tomatoes..He loaded me up and I had fun trying to get these back on the plane. When I got home I made a fresh salsa rossa.. Taste even better the next...

Fun for kids – Lemonade Stand

Fun for kids - Lemonade Stand A lemonade stand is a great opportunity for your kids to work on their money skills, but it’s also a good opportunity for them to make a difference this summer.  Work with your children to choose a charity that they really care about, and...

Fun things to do with Toddlers

Fun things to do with Toddlers Do Yard Work Together Toddlers can help pull weeds and sprinkle the flowers with a tiny watering can. Have a kid-size rake and a bubble-blowing lawn mower on hand. Play Dress-Up Collect funny hats, gloves, purses, flowing gowns, and...

Jar pumps up Radio Sound

Jar pumps up Radio Sound “Transistor radios produce a deeper, more melodious tone when placed speaker-down on top of an open fruit jar.” This worked in February 1961. And it works today for an...

Plump up your Cushions

Plump up your Cushions Put them outside in the sun for a few hours, flipping them halfway through. (Be careful―leaving them out too long may fade the fabric.) The sun will help evaporate the moisture that gets into the filling over time, and the cushions should plump...

Social Media Confusion

Social Media Confusion TWITTER, LINKED IN, FACE BOOK, INSTAGRAM…WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN…AND DO? Ah the old dilemma of social media. Which “bit” of social media to use and how might it work for you? Facebook, Linked In, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest and Instagram (and new...

Back to Basics

Back to Basics We are well into spring and the usual rush of gardening related injuries is beginning. Have you ever got up from weeding or planting or even sitting in a chair and felt like you have aged 10 years, taking a little while to straighten up properly? This...

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