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Wednesday January 11, 2012 10:35

Macrobiotics: Calm and Clear

by Amy Plouf I am feeling a lot more calm lately. That is one of the purported results of the macrobiotic lifestyle. We still aren’t 100% macro around here, but we are enjoying the process. I am sure my kids are too! In December, my face resembled that of a teenager. And I don’t mean the [...]

Wednesday November 30, 2011 10:02

I Love it When My Chicks Agree

So….. I have a couple of chicks that are influential to me. I have yet to meet either of them, yet that is. First there is the Flylady.  She helps me keep my house clean when I listen to her.  Then there is Alicia Silverstone who’s book The Kind Diet has been a real help [...]

Wednesday November 30, 2011 07:24

Bye Bye Booze…. But Not Tonight

Another temptation that is winning is alcohol! Jabie and I are forever trying to completely quit drinking to no avail. I was doing so well yesterday and today until he suggested we split a bottle of red wine tonight. I personally have no problem with drinking red wine. I don’t looooove it, so I rarely [...]

Tuesday November 29, 2011 10:06

Nightshade Vegetables

Nightshade veggies include potatoes, tomatoes, eggplant and peppers. These are kind of a no no on the macrobiotic diet. Which kind of stinks because I really love ratatouille. This isn’t a problem for me within my daily cravings. I can cook plenty of yummy foods from the vast macro library I am assembling. God bless [...]

Monday November 28, 2011 10:06

Macrobiotics : The Answer to She Wants it All

Jabie and I have decided to embark on a new way of life. We have been studying the macrobiotic diet since September, and have been trying to implement it since mid October. We took a break while traveling to LA for our Days of our Lives blog DaysTalk. It was our goal to remain macro [...]

Thursday December 30, 2010 13:09

New Year’s Resolutions

OK Ladies, it’s that time of year. New Year’s Resolutions need to be made. And kept! This article from the Post Standard might help you get the ball rolling. I am a bit of a nut. I love the idea of self improvement. Hence the theme of this blog. I literally have pages of resolutions [...]

Monday September 13, 2010 09:51

Hello Stress, It’s You or Me

The following series of posts will be about goals we can make to improve our health. Will You Take One Step to Handle Your Stress?survey software I have allowed myself to succumb to stress lately. I have decided I will win this battle over stress. I am going to follow the 11 Easy Ways to Handle Stress [...]

Tuesday August 10, 2010 04:48

Have a Happy Tuesday

Quote of the Day: Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim  and end of human existence. Aristotle This struck a chord in me. I have recently revised my parenting plan.  Until 9 days ago, I  spent a lot of time honing my drill sergeant skills. It occurred to me, my [...]