Eat more vegetables!

Practicing what I Preach

It has been a week since I posted Twelve Ways to Celebrate and I thought it would be a good idea to examine myself and see how well I have been following my own advice. Being a teacher, a mom,

Eat more vegetables!

Practicing what I Preach

It has been a week since I posted Twelve Ways to Celebrate and I thought it would be a good idea to examine myself and see how well I have been following my own advice. Being a teacher, a mom,

Twelve ways to Celebrate in Health

Here we are in the midst of the “most wonderful time of the year” ; a time that for many of us is also one of the most dangerous. Cookies, candies, and pies abound. Company parties, family get-togethers, cookie swaps

Twelve ways to Celebrate in Health

Here we are in the midst of the “most wonderful time of the year” ; a time that for many of us is also one of the most dangerous. Cookies, candies, and pies abound. Company parties, family get-togethers, cookie swaps

There is no turning back from my path to health

No Turning Back

  I’m sitting in O’Hare airport (on my way to celebrate Thanksgiving with my daughters and their families) and I’m thinking about a woman who preceded me up the stairs from where the shuttle bus left us on the tarmac.

There is no turning back from my path to health

No Turning Back

  I’m sitting in O’Hare airport (on my way to celebrate Thanksgiving with my daughters and their families) and I’m thinking about a woman who preceded me up the stairs from where the shuttle bus left us on the tarmac.

Growing cool-weather greens during the winter.

My $100 Greenhouse

I have to say, there is nothing quite like springtime in November, and that’s the kind of weather we had today in Maine. It was glorious, and I spent the better part of my morning puttering in and around my

Growing cool-weather greens during the winter.

My $100 Greenhouse

I have to say, there is nothing quite like springtime in November, and that’s the kind of weather we had today in Maine. It was glorious, and I spent the better part of my morning puttering in and around my

Stocking Up With Local Produce

I cashed in on a really good deal on spaghetti squash at one of the local farm stands on Monday. Various squashes were available for 49 cents per pound with a coupon printed in the local paper. That is 50%

Stocking Up With Local Produce

I cashed in on a really good deal on spaghetti squash at one of the local farm stands on Monday. Various squashes were available for 49 cents per pound with a coupon printed in the local paper. That is 50%

Starting Over

Well…it has been a long time. I did not give up on health or health research, but I think I became overwhelmed by the task I had set for myself on this blog. In attempting to provide you with well-researched

Starting Over

Well…it has been a long time. I did not give up on health or health research, but I think I became overwhelmed by the task I had set for myself on this blog. In attempting to provide you with well-researched

Week 18 – Buy Local Produce and Meat

I love this time of year. My garden is producing (a little – I’m really not very good at gardening) and the local farm stands and farmers’ markets are overflowing with produce. This is the time of year for shunning

Week 18 – Buy Local Produce and Meat

I love this time of year. My garden is producing (a little – I’m really not very good at gardening) and the local farm stands and farmers’ markets are overflowing with produce. This is the time of year for shunning