Author Archives: livinginhealthybalance

Saving a Life

This is information on saving a person’s life with the new CPR technique that EVERYONE should pay attention to! I learned how to do this the old way a long time ago, but frankly, I did find it intimidating and … Continue reading

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Fall…. gardens, bears, fishing, and seasonal eating

I think Fall may be my favorite season. My birthday is in the Fall, so maybe there’s some cosmic reason why I like it so much; but those crisp, sunny days with the beautiful foliage are just the best. Even … Continue reading

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End of Summer Bucket-List

OK…. I can feel fall in the air, but we’re having some glorious end-of-summer weather and it’s not time to pull out the wool clothes and jackets yet. There’s still time to accomplish some of your favorite summertime activities. For … Continue reading

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Emily and Julia… Child

When she was in her 20’s, my friend Emily worked as an assistant for Simone Beck (Simca) for awhile in France. ( OMG! What kid out of college wouldn’t want this job??)! Simca was a French cookbook author and teacher … Continue reading

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In the Vegetable Garden

I’ve had a lot of fun in my garden this year. Although I planted these 2 raised beds last year too, they turned into an under-utilized, overgrown mess. Of course, I was out of town most of the summer, but … Continue reading

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Perfect Summer Recipes + Gluten Tutorial

Oooooh…. the following 2 recipes look truly fantastic and perfect for late summer. They’re both from Danielle, at againstallgrain.com, which is a great web-site for people who are either gluten intolerant or who have celiac disease (an auto-immune disease which … Continue reading

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Summer Soups

I love soup. It’s kind of a joke around my house, because my husband says that every time he walks in the door, he smells chicken soup. Well, it’s kind of true. I make bone broth out of chicken bones … Continue reading

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