Harvest and Herbal Musings

It’s that time of year again! Fall is in full swing and it is time to harvest what has flourished and begin putting the gardens to bed.

This year I have been lucky enough to have a bigger garden and several raised beds, so I have quite a stock of culinary and medicinal herbs and plants. That means time in the kitchen preparing and preserving them, so nothing goes to waste.

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I'm an O.Q! Are You?

I am an O.Q.  I admit it. 

I love being an O.Q. I think it’s the smartest route in today’s world of mixed information and confusing media about health and happiness. Being an O.Q. saves me a lot of hassle and makes my life easier, more enjoyable, and more consciously attuned to sustainable living in a modern world.

What exactly is an O.Q. and how can you become one?

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Preventing Disease with Your P.O.L.

How's your health?

Have you visited your doctor lately with complaints of  insomnia,  depression, unexplained  weight gain, mystery aches and pains  (just to name a few...)?

How many meals a day do you eat in your car? Or at your desk? Or over the kitchen sink? How often do you have a conference call while running an errand? Do you check your email or facebook or twitter or any other form of social media while also having a conversation with someone? Maybe even watching television or a movie at the same time? Or better yet, how about eating a meal in front of the television as you are talking on the phone and checking email on your laptop? Sound familiar at all?  Sound exhausting at all?  (In fact, did reading this paragraph stress you out?)

If you said 'yes' to any of the opening questions then more than likely your  P.O.L. is out of control and it's time to recalibrate.

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