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Books – Nearly All Things
Summer Must-Read: The Vanishing Half
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The Vanishing Half by New York Best Selling Author Brit Bennett is a beautifully written book that describes the lives of twins Desiree and Stella Vignes growing up in Mallard, Louisiana in the 1950s.   Mallard was a small town resurrected … Read More

Under Pressure by Lisa Damour, Ph.D.
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A couple of nights ago, we were lucky enough to have a PTO sponsored speaker at our high school.  Even luckier, that speaker was Lisa Damour, Ph.D. , psychologist and bestselling author of Untangled.  She is also a monthly New … Read More

3 Ways to Help Your Struggling Teen
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With the start of the school year fast approaching, we know our teens are going to face struggles with school, friends, sports, and social pressure.  We decided to seek out expert advice from Life Coach, Kristen Goodman to help us … Read More

Summer Reads
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Three Summer Book Picks Looking for a book to read this summer?  Here are three top picks showcasing four very different women and the tough choices they must make when faced with adversity.       Where the Crawdads Sing A … Read More

Why You Should Watch Brené Brown: The Call to Courage Next on Netflix
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The other day I stumbled upon the Netflix movie Brené Brown: The Call to Courage.  I vaguely remembered watching an inspiring Ted Talk by Brené Brown so I was intrigued and pressed play. Sooooo glad I did. Dr. Brené Brown is a … Read More

Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows
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Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows by Balli Kaur Jaswal is a warm and funny book about one woman’s quest to break free from her culture’s conservative attitude of women and live a modern, independent life in the U.K.  Struggling to … Read More

Love Real Food – Cookbook Review
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I few years back after reading The China Study and watching documentaries like Food Inc.,  I swore off meat….well, chicken, red beef and pork.  I had to draw the line at fish – I love me some salmon :).  In … Read More

A Great Book Club Read
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  Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover is a remarkable retelling of a young girl’s struggle to escape a repressive father, abusive brother, and a mother who ultimately puts the needs of her husband over the safety of her daughter.  … Read More

Book Review: Let Go of Emotional Overeating
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I thought I already knew a lot about how to avoid emotional overeating and what I was suppose to do.  And so, I must admit it took some time for me to pick up this book. But, here in black … Read More

Simple Green Meals Cookbook
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If you are looking for a cookbook that has fresh ideas on healthy, plant-based recipes and includes great pictures for each, then we’ve found it for you!  Simple Green Meals by Jen Hansard (author of Simple Green Smoothies) is a … Read More

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