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5 Painless Ways to Eat a Little Healthier

We all know that we should eat healthier. But it seems like so much WORK, right? Most of us don’t have the time to make everything from scratch or the budget to pay for TV dinners that cost $5 each. A lot of nutritionists will lecture you about CHOICES, which in reality they are spot ..
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White Willow Bark: Fun Facts and How to Use White Willow Bark

History Willow bark is one of the most fascinating of medicinal herbs, just because it has an extensive history. Willow bark is one of the oldest known pain killers in history. In fact, it was known to be used by ancient Egyptians and appears in the medical writings of Hippocrates from back around 400 B.C. where ..
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6 Easy “Must Know Hacks” for Eating Dairy-Free

  USA Today claims that 60% of adults suffer from dairy allergies (you might want to buy stock in Lactaid right now). Yet, dairy products are in the vast majority of most products. But – who wants to pop a pill every time they eat? Plus, they are expensive – usually .25 to .50 per pill. ..
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Hanging Icicle Lights and Keeping them Straight

Step 1: Measure your roof line BEFORE you go buy the lights. I know lights can be a spontaneous purchase in the store with dreams of how pretty your house will look. And if you did buy the lights before you measured …. well, we love you anyway. But, you may find that you don’t ..
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How a Dog Explained Death

written by anonymous A sick man turned to his doctor, as he was preparing to leave the examination room and said, “Doctor, I am afraid to die. Tell me what lies on the other side.” Very quietly, the doctor said, “I don’t know.” “You don’t know? You, a Christian man, do not know what is ..
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Bible in a Year – New International Version – Downloadable MP3s

Thank you for joining me for Bible in a Year! The backstory behind this project was an incident that reminded me of long ago, when I was barely a teenager, and Granny (my Great Grandmother) was ill and her eyes had mostly left her for things like small print. She asked me to read the bible ..
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Carrots, Eggs, and Coffee – Which are You?

  This is a story that my grandmother shared with me many years ago… written by anonymous   A young woman went to her mother and told her about her life and how things were so hard for her. She did not know how she was going to make it and wanted to give up ..
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Christian Sand Sculptures by Chuck Ritchey, Sr.

These pictures are from a beach in Maryland. The man creates new ones each day, as the ocean washes away his work every day.   This is Chuck Ritchey, Sr. from Ocean City , MD. Thousands of people, in the course of a day, view his work and watch as he crafts his treasures.   ..
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Kwanzaa Statistics

It is estimated 20 million people celebrate Kwanzaa worldwide (18 million in the US alone). Kwanzaa was originally limited to smaller merchants, however the holiday has now been recognized by larger retailers. Kwanzaa gifts tend to move away from electronics and instead lean toward sentimental, thoughtful gifts. About 15% of what is spent on Christmas ..
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The Quest for Healthy Cereal Bars

I stood in front of the cupboard looking at what appeared to be quite a bit of Count Chocula. Unfortunately, I really like Count Chocula, but rarely take the time actually sit down with a bowl and milk. My mind wandered to a video I had watched recently of breakfast hacks and they had suggested cereal ..
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