Spicy Aromas

Spicy Aromas   What are your favorite smells of Fall?   What are your favorite smells of Fall?  Crisp clean air, the smell of the woodstove burning and Pumpkin pie cooking. Well, here in Northern California we are having the crisp clean air.  It is still a little too warm in the afternoons to be lighting […]

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Use Oil of Oregano to Beat a Cold

   – Make sure you like Forever Beautiful by Marguerite on Facebook –   Oil of Oregano is a wonderful stimulating and warming Essential Oil Fall is here and I already had a summer cold so I do plan to pick up some Oil of Oregano to add to my herbal arsenal. While doing some […]

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Beef Broth Gelatin

Home made Beef Broth Gelatin – I have not set out to make home made beef broth – gelatin for probably over 20 years.  I have made and saved some for use when I have cooked a roast or something like that.  Anyway….I bought some Powdered Gelatin and in doing my research I was reminded […]

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Coconut Oil

Coconut Oil

I have fallen in love with Coconut oil!!! I absolutely love this oil.  I have been using it for oil pulling (teeth).  I have been rubbing it on a section of my gums in the hope it will give it some added nutrition and help it grow back a little.  (I brushed too hard and caused […]

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Slow Cooker Roast

Slow Cooker Roast – Slow Cooker Roast is a fantastic Fall/Winter food!! The mornings are starting to cool off, it is getting darker earlier, Fall is right around the corner.  I say this with mixed emotions.  I Love Summer! With Fall this year also brings my first purchase of a half of Grass Fed Local […]

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Gelatin Face Mask

Gelatin Face Mask In doing my research to share information about the wonderful benefits of Gelatin,  (Affiliate Link) I ran across some recipes for DIY Face Masks. This is what I decided to try. DIY Gelatin Face Mask 1 tablespoon Powdered Gelatin 2 tablespoons Almond Milk   (Amendment: Next time I will try 1 tbl. of […]

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Gelatin

Gelatin – It’s many benefits

Gelatin – It’s many benefits A while ago I started researching for the next thing to stop my skin from ageing.   I have hit my mid 50’s and though I have used high quality skin care since my mid 20’s I am still beginning to see some sag happening.  Oh NO!!!! What I ran into is […]

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Rubbermaid glass

Glass Containers – no BPA

Glass Containers – no BPA A few years ago I switched out my cheap plastic storage containers to some BPA free plastic ones.  I thought I was doing a great thing.  And I still feel it was a better choice.  Now I am reading that what they have changed out the BPA for, BPS, is nearly […]

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Spinach vs Kale

Spinach vs Kale

Spinach vs Kale I love this article that Nature’s Sunshine has put out. Kale – I have tried to eat Kale many times.  I don’t particularly “like” it.  I grow it in Spring and add it to my salads.  I will put it in my morning smoothies, but it has not become a vegetable that […]

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Tomatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes!

Tomatoes –       Do you have too many? We planted tomatoes plants again this year, both in our garden and on our patio.  We planted Early Girls, Roma’s, Cherries and Big Boys. It took them awhile to get started but then for about three weeks I could just not keep up.  We were eating this […]

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