Tag Archives: Do it yourself

What Progress Looks Like

If you are like me, changing your diet away from the typical Western Diet that is high in carbohydrates, artificial ingredients, and sugar and low in fat and natural nutrients you are looking for signs that you are on the … Continue reading

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Throw It Out World

Did you ever wonder how much food got thrown away back in the day when you had to grow it yourself? If you had to toil away in your summer garden to make sure that you had enough food to … Continue reading

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Time For Plan B

So now I know that I have to come up with a ‘Plan B’ for attending NFL games. The idea of going to the game and not eating and drinking sweets there is just not going to happen. They no … Continue reading

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It’s Not Just You

Today in the New York Times, Mark Bittman discusses the progress that the Chinese are making with regards to obesity and overweight in that country. The Chinese government has a great deal more power over the lives and choices that … Continue reading

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It’s Really Just That Easy

When I started looking around for how to make all of my foods myself, one of the earliest finds was mayonnaise. Mayonnaise looks like a really special kind of sauce. A little sour, completely opaque, I could not imagine the … Continue reading

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…Love Thyself

This weekend we had a chance to see the play “Hairspray” as performed by a local production company. I hadn’t ever heard any part of the story, my knowledge was limited to the fact that John Travolta played a role … Continue reading

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Good Habit Gone, Bad

There was a time, not that long ago, when every other week I would make two gallons of kombucha. It’s not hard to do at all, make enough tea for two, two liter pitchers of tea. Put a half cup … Continue reading

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