My dear friend, D. G. Kaye has penned a lovely article about writing to release. Go ahead. Do it! ❤
Writing as therapy to release internal burden and open lines of communication
Source: Writing as therapy
Now, this is something I will try! ❤
Spread a little homemade icing on your sugar cookies to give them a bit of dazzle and flair.
Source: Cookie Icing | Pyure Brands
Martha shares some great tips here. Enjoy! ❤
Weight Loss Strategies for Weight Watchers I just got back from my Weight Watcher’s meeting where the topic for this week was PLEASURE… Taking care of yourself is more than eating healthfully, sleeping eight hours a night, and getting some exercise. It’s about the little things too, that have nothing to do with food or losing weight. These small but powerful bursts of pleasure help you nurture your relationships and balance your life. Make room for moments like these, and you’ll be more likely to follow through on taking care of yourself in every way – including weight loss. And
Source: 5 French Weight Loss Secrets That Can Work for Weight Watchers
I love cooked pumpkin in baked goods. Here is some great information to celebrate our favorite autumn vegetable. ❤
How to cook pumpkin, store pumpkin, and pumpkin recipes from The Old Farmer’s Almanac.
Source: How to Cook Pumpkin | Pumpkin Recipes | The Old Farmer’s Almanac
The benefits of vinegar have long been established. Check out this version:
Learn how to make this Tulsi & Ginger spiced adaptogenic tonic using apple cider vinegar to support a healthy response to stress.*
Source: Tulsi & Ginger Apple Cider Vinegar Tonic – Traditional Medicinals
I truly admire my sister, Martha. She not only has lost the weight she always wanted to lose, but she has been successful at keeping it off for years. I, on the other hand, have continued to struggle. I think the big difference has been, I’m always looking for the ‘quick fix’ or that ‘magic pill’ to do the work for me. Name just about any crazy diet out there, and I’ve tried it. So this time I plan to do it her way, slow and steady. I know I routinely crave sugar and when the cravings set in, look
Source: Letting Go of Cravings With Grapefruit Essential Oil Instead of Food • Simple Nourished Living
When is the Autumnal Equinox 2017? Find out when the first day of fall is and see autumn folklore, facts, photos, and more!
Source: Autumnal Equinox 2017: First Day of Fall | Date, Time, Folklore & More | The Old Farmer’s Almanac
There’s something about a ritual that brings comfort. Check this out:
Bonnie Myotai Treace reviews The One Taste of Truth: Zen and the Art of Drinking Tea, by William Scott Wilson.
Source: Quite a Cup of Tea – Lion’s Roar