Make Your Own

Happy New Year! I hope you had a wonderful holiday with all the special people in your life.  We enjoyed a restful and relaxing time with the whole family – it’s always a real treat for me to have all of my kids under my roof. So here we are… January 3!  It’s minus 10 degrees outside, and it’s been snowing for almost 2 days straight.  While a few members of my...
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What you need right now

Have you noticed it too?  In the first week of January, the “D” words are everywhere.  You can’t find a newspaper, magazine or website that isn’t preaching the gospel of “dieting” or worse, “detoxing” right now.  Sorry, folks; I’m not jumping on that bandwagon! As I’ve said before, the best approach to health is to take it one...
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You didn’t . . . did you??

Well, here we are.  It’s hard to believe we have arrived at the beginning of another shiny new year.  By now, the streamers and confetti have been swept away, and the after-effects of your New Year’s celebration should have worn off.  For many, January second is the day when the reality of the heady events of New Years Eve begins to set in, with an accompanying sense of dread and...
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Diet Tip: How to eat an elephant

Okay, the Rainbow Plate philosophy absolutely supports a diet with a wide variety of foods, but I’m not going to go that far! This is a different type of tip. Did you make a New Year’s resolution this year? If you did, you’re not alone. So many of us are inspired by the rolling over of the calendar (not to mention a few extra rolls courtesy of holiday eating and partying!) to...
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