Spring is coming! The temperature is creeping above 32 degrees and birds are chirping away every morning. It's the perfect time to start making plans for growing, cooking, eating, and healing with all things green and fresh.
Publishers Weekly chimed in at just the right time with a pitch-perfect review of one of our newly released books: The Wild & Weedy Apothecary. Described as "well-considered alphabetic valentine to natural healing," author Doreen Shababy proves her graceful and extensive knowledge of herbs. From manicotti to tinctures, from homemade yogurt to healing salve, Shababy gracefully walks us through her lifelong love of spiritual and culinary herbal applications. PW
It's that time of year again -- Girl Scout Cookie season, which has been part of our culture for more than 80 years. With so many nostalgic and nearly-addictive cookies in the line-up, it's hard not to overindulge. It helps that they go oh-so-well with a cup of coffee or tea and support a great cause. If ever there was a good reason to eat a cookie, I'd say this is it.
While they taste so good, these kinds of indulgences can also jeopardize our best-laid healthy eating plans. A dietian at WebMD offers her perspective on Surviving Girl Scout Cookie Season, which includes a nutritional analysis of each cookie and a few tips for conscientious ways to eat them. "Believe it or not," she
The latest edition of Martha Stewart's Body & Soul magazine features a story called "Hooked on Psychics." It's an intimate, first-person account of the author becoming more or less "addicted" to psychic readings.
At her worst, the author admits to having called as many as 10 psychics in one day--and at $1.99 to $19.99 an hour, this habit became a terribly expensive addiction. She eventually had to hide it from her friends and family and find the resources to recover from it, one step at a time.
What is it about getting a psychic reading that is so alluring? The path of life can be challenging and full of an overwhelming number of options that we never had before. A psychic
Dating can be such a tricky game. It too often seems that each sex is innately wired to drive the other a mild form of crazy. Too often, indirect communication and clever one-upsmanship are common ways in which men and women communicate. How often are wonderful first dates never followed up on? How often do women call their friends to help them decipher what a man "really" means?
On top of all that, there's the little question of your own level of interest to contend with when it comes to dating. Is he really the potential partner worth fussing about? When a lot of the people you know are married, does it become difficult to trust your own instincts?
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