Physical Activity for Health and Well-Being

Physical Activity for Health and Well-Being

When I was 41 I started experiencing extreme tiredness, stomach troubles and body aches. It got so bad that I spent many an afternoon lying on the couch. After a while I discovered the trouble. The beginning of menopause. I shared some about this time on this blog....
The Need for Movement

The Need for Movement

  Have you heard sitting is the new smoking? “For people who sit most of the day, their risk of heart attack is about the same as smoking” ~ Martha Grogan, cardiologist, Mayo Clinic The scientific community has even dubbed this “sitting disease.”  It’s not...
Natural Ways to Treat Dry Winter Skin

Natural Ways to Treat Dry Winter Skin

Dry winter skin is an unpleasant side effect of the fun of the season. Whether we’re doing the homestead chores, in the mountains snowshoeing, on the ski slope, or just hanging out at home in front of the fire, dry itchy skin can be a real problem. And...
Pastured Poultry 2016

Pastured Poultry 2016

For the last several years we’ve been raising chickens for meat and eggs. Over the years we’ve had an assortment of breeds of egg laying chickens but tend to favor the dual purpose birds such as Buff Orpington or White Rock. These birds are a nice sturdy...

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