Author Archives: Renee

Raise Children With a Focus on Their Heart and Their Spirit

Raise Children With a Focus on Their Heart and Their Spirit

  When I heard the Dalai Lama quote, “It is vital that when educating our children’s brains that we do not neglect to educate their hearts”, it really spoke to me because, in a sentence, he summarized something I’m very passionate about when it comes to nurturing children. I am blessed to be the mother toContinue Reading

What is GMO and Why Is It Important You Know?

What is GMO and Why Is It Important You Know?

You’ve probably seen products with the label “GMO-free” or “contains only non-GMO ingredients” while shopping at the grocery store.  The acronym GMO stands for Genetically Modified Organisms and refers to any food product that has been altered at the gene level. Genetically modified foods are also known as “genetically engineered”, “genetically altered” or “genetically manipulated.”Continue Reading

Attitude of Gratitude

Attitude of Gratitude

Have you ever found yourself feeling like there has to be more to life? Have you experienced a gnawing discontent that you can’t understand? You may ‘have it all’ from the world’s perspective … money, houses, travel …. so why aren’t you feeling gratitude, joy and content like you thought you would once you achievedContinue Reading

Flat Belly Water

Flat Belly Water

This water is not only very tasty, it has some great health benefits, one being that it helps give you a flat belly! Make your own Flat Belly Water 2 liters of water 1 teaspoon of freshly grated ginger 1 medium cucumber peeled and thinly sliced 1 medium lemon thinly sliced 12 small spearmint leaves PutContinue Reading

Is The Fluoride In Your Toothpaste Making You Sick?

Is The Fluoride In Your Toothpaste Making You Sick?

Is The Fluoride in Toothpaste Deadly? Did you know that the fluoride in your toothpaste could be making you sick? Please watch this video and take it to heart. Naturally, everyone of us desires to have a delightful smile with our pearly whites sparkling. That is why we sometimes try any and all sorts ofContinue Reading

Lady Bug Snacks – Fun Hors d’oeuvres for Your Summer Parties

Lady Bug Snacks – Fun Hors d’oeuvres for Your Summer Parties

  These Lady Bug Snacks are so cute and even more fun to make!  The cherry tomatoes and black olives make adorable lady bugs. The base is made up of : Sliced baguettes Cream cheese Smoked salmon Flat leafed parsley Dots on body can be ground black pepper or cut pieces of olives Eyes are dotsContinue Reading

The Youth of Today and Their Parents Need a Reality Check!

The Youth of Today and Their Parents Need a Reality Check!

  The fact that the youth of today, teenagers and young adults,  walk around with the attitude that the world owes them a favor has been eating at me for along time. As the mother of six beautiful children, this concern is near and dear to my heart. So what do I mean when IContinue Reading

Frosty Paws Dog Treats

Frosty Paws Dog Treats

Looking for an easy and CHEAP way to keep your dogs cool this summer. Try homemade “Frosty Paws” style treats. You only need 4 ingredients and dogs love them! If your dog can not have dairy there are many variations using chicken broth. Here is a quick and easy recipe your dogs will enjoy! TheContinue Reading

Are you Part of the Baby Boomer Generation?

Are you Part of the Baby Boomer Generation?

  Every day I run into a Baby Boomer who seems to be obsessed with their age, with their changing bodies and with their overall physical looks. Why is it that so many of them, especially women, feel inadequate and insecure about their age? Why are they afraid and/or embarrassed to tell their real age?Continue Reading

My Road Trip to Visit Rachel Jackson

My Road Trip to Visit Rachel Jackson

Every once in a while you wake up just knowing that it is going to be a great day because of the events you have planned. I had one of those special days this weekend because of a scheduled road trip to Buffalo, TX to meet up with my friend and mentor, Rachel Jackson (manyContinue Reading