Monthly Archives: June 2015

The Time is Ripe for Raspberry Chocolate Drops!

Summertime…and the pickin’ is easy.  The raspberries are luscious, abundant and nearly jumping off their canes into your hand, or mouth if you place your head just right. Berries and chocolate were made for each other and in this recipe, they team up for a delightfully fresh and easy dessert or treat. Here’s how to… Read more »

My Energy Drink? Water.

How’s this for a scary fact: ER visits are way up – especially in men over 40.  Want to know why?  Massive consumption of energy drinks.  You know the ones I’m talking about – the super sweet, caffeine-jacked “beverages” that give you a false sense of increased energy. Drinking one of these seems like it… Read more »

Hot Weather Health Tips

Make sure you don’t get as red as this tree over the weekend! The hottest weather of the year so far is upon us with temps reaching over 90 in the next couple of days.  Stay smart when it comes to venturing out into the heat; it can save your life and that of those… Read more »

Veggie Broth from Your Freezer

You’re steaming your veggies, right?  Keep that water once the veggies are done because you are going to have the yummiest, most nutritious, and positively cheapest – FREE! – veggie stock without any more fuss or cooking. Here’s the trick: Once the steaming water has cooled, add it to a quart container, lid it, then… Read more »

World’s Best Permission Slip

It was a rough and simultaneously beautiful couple of months in Heatherville: a friend died in March knocking me on my butt and popping the grief pool wide open.  With March also being when my beloved Milagro and other dear ones passed over the years, it gets a little crowded in the grief arena during… Read more »