Quick tip #57 ~ Winter's here and chances are your vitamin D isn't!
Saturday, January 07, 2012 8 comments
Okay Sparkers... 'Tis the season of colds and flu... and a waning supply's of Nature's sunshine vitamin, vitamin D3. D3 for those that don't know, is made from cholesterol precusors in your skin when its exposed to the UVB rays found in sun... Read more
Tasty tip #10... Yummy way to add potassium, fiber and Omega3s any time of the day!
Friday, January 06, 2012 21 comments
To get the benefits listed, simply pour a portion of chia seed into a small bowl, and dip a ripe banana into it. The chia sticks nicely to the banana, adds crunch, fiber and Omega 3s. Dip, roll, bite, repeat! Fun for the kids to... Read more
Mad scientist experiments in Texas... my Kefir adventures!
Tuesday, December 27, 2011 17 comments
Okay, Sparkers... So the stars aligned, tea leaves were read and the verdict was that Kefir ascended to the top of my "health bucket list". So what's Kefir, you ask? Kefir is... * a probiotic drink mix of beneficial bacteria and y... Read more
Quicktip #56~ What's for dinner?Check in with the World's Healthiest Foods!
Wednesday, December 21, 2011 14 comments
Good morning Sparkers! This one's for those of you looking to expand your culinary prowess and stay healthy while doin it! George Mateljan runs a fabulous resource site called "the World's Healthiest Foods". Nice to know, but its even... Read more
Tasty tip #9~ Fresh, super easy-to- make nut butters!
Wednesday, December 07, 2011 10 comments
Okay, so I decided I wanted some peanut butter, but not the stuff that's filled with heavens knows what. So I made my own. Its super duper easy, yummy and I bet it would be a fun project to do with the kiddos this Xmas Holiday when you... Read more
Quick Tip #55 ~ How Skepticism led to Softer Hair...
Tuesday, December 06, 2011 8 comments
If you're like me, you're often left wondering what percentage of Glam Factor is actually in the health and beauty aid you're considering buying.... and if the purchase price truly is worth it... never mind if " YOU'RE worth it". (Insert eyeroll... Read more
Quick tip #54 ~ When you're just soooo done with slow browsers
Monday, December 05, 2011 9 comments
For longer than I care to admit, I've been struggling with a slow running computer. The Spark website was the absolute worse. I simply didn't have time to sit there looking at a frozen computer while it took a coupla minutes to get its a... Read more
Quick Tip #53~ 15% off on Bloodwork at Healthcheckusa for the next 5 days...
Thursday, November 24, 2011 6 comments
For those of you that don't have insurance and are looking for bloodtests for your thyroid, a CBC or CMP... Healthcheckusa is having a 15% off sale. You can order your tests now, for the upcoming year... they don't have to be used right aw... Read more
Getting serious about downsizing....
Tuesday, November 01, 2011 12 comments
Ran across this slideshow and thought I'd share. I would think it fun to have one of these on some acreage away from the madding crowd for a weekend retreat or even as a place to spend a summer.... www.houselogic.com/photo... Read more
Monday funnies~ One of the best ads I've seen....
Monday, October 03, 2011 12 comments
Bet you can't figure out what this is an ad for, before the final frames of this short... Pretty clever stuff... vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?
byline=0&show_portrait=0&c... Read more
Tasty Tip#8~ Sweet and Savory Turkey Thighs
Tuesday, September 20, 2011 45 comments
Quick Tip #52~ Eliminating Yellow Jackets without Pesticides...
Thursday, September 15, 2011 15 comments
I think I should preface this by admitting that I rather like wasps. For the most part I've had an amicable relationship with them. I have never been attacked by a wasp. I've worked around them and their paper combs without incident. ... Read more
Words for thought #14~ DHA, alcohol cravings and bipolar mice...
Thursday, September 15, 2011 6 comments
Thought this would be of interest to those that love a glass every now and again. Just another reason to take your fish oil... www.sciencedaily.com/rel
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