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Southwestern Stuffed Acorn Squash

There is nothing more wonderful than a hot lunch on a cold and rainy day.   I’ve been working new recipes and admittingly I’ve been a bit intimated to work with Acorn Squash.  Not any longer, in fact, I am searching for other ways to cook with it so we can enjoy more of it…

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Boosting Productivity with Regular Breaks

Sometimes life can get overwhelming and we find ourselves overcome by the stresses of knowing all that we have left to do.   When we are motivated to make great changes but we find that there is a lot of work to be done, it can cause us to sometimes stall out and freeze.  …

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10 Ways To Develop A Positive Thinking Habit

Do you have negative thoughts that ruminate in your mind?    Did you know that it is possible to change your negative thoughts?     Dr. Amen calls them A.N.T.S. or Automatic Negative Thoughts. He says that Automatic Negative Thoughts (ANTs) can make it difficult to make decisions; lower your self-esteem; strain relationships; and can lead to depression, anxiety, and even…

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Protein Packed GF Blueberry Muffins

Last year was our first winter in Olympia, Washington.  We rented a small studio while we were looking for a permanent place to live.    We ended up getting pummeled by four snow storms that were not expected, it soon became known as “Snowmageddon.” Apparently it was the snowiest February since 1949 according to Weather…

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The Power of Being on a Mission

We are sure you know people who are highly motivated and driven.    It seems that no matter what they work on, whether it is a task in their job/business or doing something around the house, that there is a sense of purpose and “mission” to what they do.   They always want to do…

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