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Navigating the waters of motherhood and womanhood with an empty nest and a dog.

Do Nutritional Supplements Work?

Do Nutritional Supplements Work? by Sally Wallace Lynch, Functional Nutritionist

Do nutritional supplements actually work? Every morning I shake out capsules from about 7 different bottles of supplements and swallow a handful of pills with a giant glass of water. This routine stopped a few months ago when I decided to go on what I call a “supplements fast”. I thought my body could use a reset since I’d been taking supplements for about 3 years consistently. Plus, I wasn’t sure these pills were worth all the expense and trouble every...

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Waggleview with Terri Webster Schrandt, leisure educator and blogger

Waggleview with Terri Webster Schrandt, leisure educator and blogger

The Dog Owner: Terri Webster Schrandt-University Lecturer. Retired Recreation and Parks Practitioner. Self-Published Author Terri is a leisure educator, self-published author, blogger, and retired recreation and parks practitioner living in Northern California. Second Wind Leisure Perspectives is her blog about living a leisure lifestyle. She is also a dog lover and spends a lot of her leisure time with her dogs Aero and Brodie. Dog type and Name: Aero: Boykin Spaniel/Terrier/Poodle mix 6 years old; Brodie: Boykin Spaniel, 4 months old   Q: Why...

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Honey Peanut Butter Pupcakes

Honey Peanut Butter Pupcakes

It's Louie's birthday! In honor of his day, he got some homemade Honey Peanut Butter Pupcakes. He was so excited! While I was making them he sat patiently in the kitchen staring at me. When they finally came out of the oven, I placed them on the counter to cool and watched Louie drool. He was such a good boy and just looked up at them for 5 minutes. I even walked upstairs and forgot he was down there with the...

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Waggleview with Annie Peters, President and CEO of Pet Partners

Waggleview with Annie Peters, President and CEO of Pet Partners

The Dog Owner: Annie Peters is the President & CEO of Pet Partners, the nation’s largest and most prestigious organization registering multiple species of animals for therapy work. Dog type and Name: Kylie – a rescue. We had her DNA tested and she’s allegedly ¼ bulldog, ¼ beagle, ¼ Great Dane and ¼ too mixed up to tell. At Pet Partners we have a wonderful board member who is a senior level executive at Pet Smart. When describing his own dog,...

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5 Healthy & Tasty Lunches for People Who Hate Salad

5 Healthy & Tasty Lunches for People Who Hate Salad

Today's guest post is from Kathy Mitchell, a writer and avid researcher on beauty, nutrition, and wellness. She is a regular contributor a Consumer Health Digest. Thank you Kathy! For most people, a salad represents the perfect choice for a quick lunch. However, if you are not a fan of salad, it is quite clear that you need to find other lunch ideas. To come to your rescue, here are five healthy and tasty lunches, which will help you get through...

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