• May 17, 2021

Healthy food

WHOLE-GRAIN FOODS Whole foods have many benefits over processed foods. Processed foods are often loaded with artificial additives, sugar, and salt. Additionally, processing tends to strip them of many of the vitamins and minerals essential for good health. Avoid: white paste Choose: brown pasta, whole wheat pasta, wheat-free pasta, gluten-free pasta. Avoid: white flour and…

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One of the favorite things about Christmas: gifting

Christmas is just around the corner and everyone wants to adore and enjoy this holiday full of joy. Praising Christ and spending time with family is one of the most essential things that we all love to do. We also take time for special things together with family and friends. The most important thing we…

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Tips for managing wet hair with telogen effluvium (TE)

Many of the emails I receive from people who are battling telogen effluvium ask questions about the best way to deal with hair loss when wet. When we get out of the shower or finish washing and conditioning our hair, it is when we comb it or comb it if it is healthy and does…

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Vintage Sweater Clips: 3 Reasons To Collect And Wear Them

Do you like something a little out of the ordinary in jewelry? Or maybe you would like to experiment with vintage jewelry in a new way. Vintage sweater clips are the answer. They are easy to find, easy to use, and affordable. Here are three reasons why you’ll want to add this versatile item to…

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Does Reiki Work and What’s This Distant Healing Crap?

Here in the West we think of Reiki as a healing therapy, but its roots are in personal and spiritual development. The Reiki practitioner works with the universal energy flow and, through the power of intention, channels the energy to themselves or to others. So can anyone learn Reiki? Yes, anyone can be attuned to…

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Le Bilboquet is a great new addition to Dallas dining

New Yorkers have long enjoyed the always packed but exquisite French bistro The Bilboquet on East 63rd Street near Madison on the Upper East Side. Now you’ve arrived in Dallas, not just in name, but also accompanied by your wonderfully talented chef and some of your New York staff. It occupies that venerable space at…

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You are a biased investor

It never fails. I recently returned from a cruise vacation and of course, being on deck watching the whales, glaciers, and Alaskan coastal terrain drift by, the comments among my small group of fellow travelers boiled down to, what else? ? The stock market, of course. But I noticed something in my cats. Someone would…

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What is it really like to live with the Amish? A book review

Several years ago I went to Lancaster Pennsylvania and spent time visiting Amish country. It was an amazing way of life and very interesting considering our modern age. It was like a scene from the old west where everything was perfect, picturesque, well cared for and people behaved in the best way. It was not…

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Aspen travel deals

So, do you think the words Deals and Aspen in the same sentence constitute an oxymoron? All monetary things are relative, I suppose … but finding “deals” in Aspen is not the test you might suppose. Your travel professional isn’t hiding you or anything (I hope), most of them just don’t have the luxury of…

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An Introduction to Restaurants in Downtown New York City

Midtown restaurants are some of the best places to visit in New York City. There you can enjoy the best of American, Italian, French and Chinese food. Some of the best places in the world are restaurants. Sometimes even better are the places to eat at the opera. There are also many reasons to go…

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