Who out there remembers Harry Belafonte's song Day-o?  You know...Come, mister tally man, tally me banana, daylight come and me wan' go home!  Or the ever popular song written in 1923, ….Yes, we have no bananas, we have no bananas today!!  Then there is always the poor guy in the movies that slips on a … Continue reading Let’s GO BANANAS!!

Life is about moments

Well, we made it through the first phase of the holiday season.  I don't know about you, but, I'm still feeling the effects of the sugar cookies, pies, stuffing and turkey!  Yes, I know, I write about staying on a healthy diet, but, what can I say?  I'm a sucker for all the yummy things! … Continue reading Life is about moments

Planning for success

The holidays are just around the corner, are you prepared?  Planning and remembering all the things you need to do with the regard to food safety is a key point in a successful holiday meal. No matter if you are planning an intimate dinner for two or planning a meal for 50, food safety is … Continue reading Planning for success

WARNING! Don’t feed that to your dog!

As you know, I talk about human nutrition, but, today, I'd like you share with you a little information about what is good and bad, even dangerous to feed your fur-babies. If you have 4 legged babies at your house, I'm sure they sit and watch you eat and beg for a taste of your … Continue reading WARNING! Don’t feed that to your dog!

What everybody ought to know about Thanksgiving!

Halloween is over and Christmas decorations are up all over in the stores.  What happened to Thanksgiving? Yes, everyone loves Christmas, a time to celebrate love, peace, sing songs about a new-born king....but let's face it, it's mostly about PRESENTS!!  And I'll tell you a little more about that later. So ok, what is Thanksgiving?  … Continue reading What everybody ought to know about Thanksgiving!

Unbelievable stories of the paranormal

  Halloween is at our door once more.  It's time for parties, candy, and costumes, but why? Halloween was part of the ancient Celtic religion over 2000 years ago.  It was practiced in the regions that now are Ireland, the UK and northern France.  This day marked the end of summer and the harvest and … Continue reading Unbelievable stories of the paranormal

Is your mood affecting your life?

So, it's MONDAY AGAIN!  The alarm rings, you hit snooze and hope for 5 more minutes of bliss.  After the second snooze alarm, you throw back the blankets and head for the shower.  By the time you're dressed, the coffee is ready and you reach for that glorious first sip!  Then off to work you … Continue reading Is your mood affecting your life?

Pull the trigger on ADHD

Did you know, 8.7% of children age 3-17 years, suffer from ADHD according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention? So?  What is ADHD?  Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder is thought to be caused by developmental differences in the brain that affects the parts controlling attention, concentration, impulsivity, activity levels and memory. Symptoms can include, over … Continue reading Pull the trigger on ADHD

Magnesium, who knew??

Isn't it crazy that we all run to the doctor for a "quick fix" pill for our aches and pains, when in reality, our problems just might boil down to the foods we consume, or don't consume?  Eating healthy isn't just a gimmick.  Eating the right foods that contain the right vitamins and minerals can … Continue reading Magnesium, who knew??

The season for change

Can you believe August is coming to an end?  I have no idea where the summer went, but, I think, I might have missed it!  I've noticed the days are getting shorter, the nights, cooler, and before you know it, Jack Frost will be knocking at the window pane. So, now that the summer vacations … Continue reading The season for change