What Are Anxiety Disorders or Panic Attacks?

  I write a lot about anxiety and panic attacks.  It occurred to me that few people may know what the definitions and symptoms are. Even definitions since I was first diagnosed have changed.  While the wheel in mental health has not been reinvented it has been refined.  It evolves, and continues to evolve as […]

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5 Ways to Help the Environment

Helping the environment.  Doing what is right for the environment is such a political act these days.  Should it be? No one wants to drink tainted water, or breathe polluted air. So here are some ideas to do your part to help the environment survive just a little bit longer. Recycle those batteries!  Batteries contain […]

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5 Self Care Ideas

Self care is something I really struggle with.  There is too much to do, and not enough time to get things done. Of course, I always think that I am the only one that can do these tasks.  Problem is, I am often the only one.  I don’t deal with stress well.  I feel it […]

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Things to Declutter

Here are 5 things to declutter this month.  Why not 10 you say?  Normally I will do 10, but August is a busy month for everyone.  I usually do this post at the beginning of the month.  So here is the condensed version. Go through all your child’s papers from last year. Go through school […]

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Journaling Prompts for August

1. Back to school ads are in session.  What do you think when you see them? 2. As a journaler what school supplies do you buy when August hits? 3. Did you enjoy going back to school when you were in mandatory schooling? 4. What would you like to change about your mandatory education (K-12)? […]

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Life Update

Life happens.  I think my life is happening a little too much at the moment.  I had to take some time off due to events.  I can’t seem to catch a break or relax enough.  Right now I do what needs to be done, then I just can’t do anymore.  I just listen to music […]

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10 Fashion Terms to Know

Abraded Yarn: A continuous filament of man made yarn which has been rubbed to raise fuzz which increases bulk.  Then the yarn is twisted into two-ply. Two-ply yarn: A yarn made by combining two lightly twisted single yarns into one yarn. This makes the yarn stronger and durable. Baby Bunting: An infant’s outdoor sack that […]

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How To Get A Pen Pal.

I love writing letters.  There is something about getting a letter in your mailbox that is exciting.  A handwritten letter is always so much longer and involved than an email or tweet. If you take the time to write a letter, you care.  You take the time to choose what to say.  I love to […]

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A Delicious Banana Cake Recipe

I love this banana cake recipe.  Just so you know, the frosting is what makes this cake.  A great use of bananas! This recipe is taken from www.spendwithpennies.com and was written by Holly. CAKE 1 and 1/3 cup mashed bananas 2 and 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice, divided 1 and 1/2 cups milk 3 cups flour […]

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Great Zucchini Muffins

  Zucchini Muffins Receipe taken from Simply Recipes. com Ingredients: 2 Large Eggs 1 1/3 cup of sugar 2 Teaspoons vanilla extract 3 cups packed grated fresh zucchini 3/4 cups unsalted butter, melted 2 3/4 cups all purpose flower 1 Teaspoon baking soda 1 Teaspoon baking powder 1/4 Teaspoon Salt 2 Teaspoons Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon […]

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