Monthly Archives: March 2013

Delish and Healthy! – Carrot and Zucchini Cookies & Zucchini Muffins

When I first mentioned this healthy snack to my children I did not receive the reaction I had hoped for, a wrinkling of noses and the assertion that they would “never, ever, not-never “ eat anything containing the “scustulous zucchini”. … Continue reading

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Running – Couch 2 5K Week 3

For reasons best known to my MP3 player, when I updated my podcasts this morning, it decided to delete week 2. I had no alternative but to move on to week 3.  Even though I wanted to keep on Week … Continue reading

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New Years Resolution – This Is The Year I will Run – Couch 2 5K

A couple of years ago I started running with the Couch to 5K program which helps people start running 3-5k regularly.  I found it to be quite transforming. I have never been much of a runner, despite the fact that … Continue reading

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Aspirin Shown To Help Protect Older Women Against Melanoma

When you think of taking aspirin on a daily basis you’re probably thinking about the patients who have been directed by their doctors to start a daily dose of aspirin in order to reduce the risk of heart attack.  In … Continue reading

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How To Buy Ski Boots – Do’s And Don’ts

Ah, winter the best time of the year for those that love to hit the slopes!  If you have a serious passion for skiing then you know the importance of having the right gear and what better way to stock … Continue reading

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Planning Your Landscaping – Which Are The Best Trees For Shade?

At the end of last year we took out our massive Ficus tree as it’s thirsty roots were a danger to our plumbing, and its weighty branches and even bigger danger to ours and our neighbors houses. However this will … Continue reading

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Which Are The Best Fish For Vitamin D?

Although the days are getting longer, for many it will still be several weeks until their arms and legs will finally be unwrapped from winter woollies.  covering up through the long winter months makes getting sufficient sun exposure, needed for … Continue reading

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