Monthly Archives: December 2005

New Year!

December 27, 2005
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This week we prepare our goals for the upcoming year. As tradition around here, we prepare for a big New Year’s party where we will celebrate the year and revisit the highlights as well as re-examine our goals for the last year. Sometimes this re-examination is a bit humbling! Did we do what we said…

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Shonda Parker Books

December 23, 2005
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Excellent and must haves for mommies— I ordered 2 of Shonda Parker’s books off her website and have almost finished The Naturally Healthy Pregnancy, The Essential Guide To Nutritional and Botanical Medicine For The Childbearing Years. Here is the link for the books: Naturally Healthy Website The other book is called Mommy Diagnostics, The Art…

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Healthy Dessert

December 15, 2005
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It is so easy to over do the sweets…especially this time of year! I made a healthy treat that my family yummed up yesterday. Beth’s Frozen Berry Yogurt Large container of healthy plain yogurt. I like the Brown Cow brand but StonyField Farm has a good plain yogurt as well. Frozen Berry Mix (black, red,…

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The Maker’s Diet

December 15, 2005
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I mentioned that I was reading a book called The Maker’s Diet. I am really enjoying it and highly recommend it. It is not just a “diet” book but a health nutrition book. If you are wanting to regain your health or loose weight, you can….but the whole foods, non processed, unrefined way of eating…

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All about Fat

December 2, 2005
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Here is some info I have found in response to some questions about fat and beef: “Research shows that grass-fed beef contains fat that is actually good for you. grass-fed beef has more Omega-3 fatty acids, which reduce the risk of heart disease. Grass-fed also contains more beta-carotene and up to five times as much…

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Cowboy Joe and Davy Crockett

December 1, 2005
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Cowboy Joe and Davy Crockett

This boy is either “Cowboy Joe” or “Davy Crockett” depending his mood. Both shoot bears and attack the enemy.

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Time of Thanks

December 1, 2005
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Time of Thanks

We enjoyed a joyous Thanksgiving holiday. Thanksgiving Eve, we spent the day cooking and baking: Grandmother Davis’ cornbread dressing (passed down from her mother), fresh cranberry sauce, old fashion sweet potatoes with walnut topping, pumpkin pie. We decided that a 16 lb turkey isn’t near enough. We will have to make two turkeys next year…

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