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Around the World Tuesday: Cook Islands

Another fun family dinner was had by all last night. This week’s international menu came from the Cook Islands in the South Pacific Ocean between French Polynesia and American Samoa. The fifteen-island country is self governing and has a free association with New Zealand. With a combined land mass of just 92 square miles (or […]

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Around the World Tuesday: Jersey, Channel Islands

Hi everyone!  Yesterday’s destination was Jersey, a part of The Channel Islands. Sitting on the bay of Malo 22 Km from the French coast and 137 Km south of the English coast, Jersey is a British Crown Dependency with a population of about 100,000. This week was Demi and Mitch’s turn to cook, and for their menu they chose to […]

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Office location change

Hello! Did you all have a wonderful summer, with the warmer than usual weather? I know I did, and I hope you did too. I want to make sure you all know that the Market on Macleod is closing at the end of September. This means that I must vacate my practice here on Macleod and […]

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Birthday Dinner Tuesday

  As I mentioned earlier, our latest Tuesday night dinner was a birthday celebration for our now 24-year-old. (Where does the time go?!) It was a wonderful family dinner, with lots of love, laughter, and good food. Demi requested Rabbit with Caprese salad and homemade layer cake, and it was as delicious as it looks, […]

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Tuesday nights around the world

Many years ago, when I was still living in Denmark and working in a hospital, my colleagues and good friends shared a monthly meal. Alternating hosting duties, we made our social gatherings more interesting by creating menus from various countries. Each month, the host or hostess would mentally recite the alphabet until one of the others said […]

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Yay for Vinegar! (Cooking)

Say what, vinegar?  Yes, this fermented flavouring (or in Latin vinum acetum meaning wine turned sour) is one of the oldest condiments in the world. It’s tasty and medicinally beneficial to say the least, popular in cooking, curing, and in cleaning. Today’s blog is the first in a three-part series on vinegar, where we start […]

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Omega-3 Benefits

Every day research reports and articles are coming out promoting the incredible benefits of omega 3s fatty acids. From oily fish and algae, we get EPA (or eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (or docosahexaenoic acid), and from some plant sources such as nuts and seeds we get the omega 3 fatty acid ALA (alpha-linolenic acid). Combined, […]

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Essential Oils: Uses and Benefits

Happy 2018! After spending some down time with my family and friends over the holidays, I’m back blogging about all sorts of things.  Christmas reminds me of frankincense and myrrh, which got me wondering about scents and then about essentials oils.  So, this blog is about ‘what is’ essential oils and their benefits. What are […]

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Circulator Foot Massage Mat: the gift that keeps giving

Scratching your head trying to think, ‘what can I give my loved one for the holidays that will promote their health and well-being?’  Consider the Circulator Foot Massage Mat! This devise is excellent for treating tired achy feet, and more!  It strengthens internal organs, increases metabolism, improves memory, boosts sleep quality, and eliminates tension to […]

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