A little muscle definition on a female is very sexy these days. It doesn’t matter what age, toned muscles just look good! And with summer closing in, I’m seeing more and more people in the gym working hard to try to get their muscles in shape. Sadly, most of the people won’t get the results [...]
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Jam season is approaching! The farmers markets have opened and the early spring in Minnesota means early produce. Strawberries will be here before you know it! One of my favorite uses for strawberries is jam. I’ve tried multiple types of jam, but I keep coming back to this one. It is super easy and does [...]
May brings with it the start of one of my favorite activities. The Farmer’s Market. In the twin cities metro, the number of markets has grown immensely in the last few years. There is one in virtually every neighborhood. There is a great listing of markets through the Minnesota Department of Agriculture which you can [...]
My son was diagnosed with a peanut allergy when he was six-months-old. He had been having horrible eczema all over his little body and there was one spot on his cheek that cracked and bled often. Since I was exclusively nursing him, his pediatrician suggested I start eliminating some things from my diet to try and [...]
The founder of analytical psychology Carl Jung wrote, “Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.” This is DEEP – and relates to the nature of emotional triggers. Emotional triggers are events or people that consistently set off intense, emotional reactions within us. If not managed appropriately, triggers can [...]