The Tarnished Necklace!

The Tarnished Necklace! October 17, 2011 By cathy 8 Comments It will be four years this past weekend that I ran my first marathon in San Francisco. I trained for 20 weeks and raised $ 5,000.00 dollars for cancer. I trained for the marathon because I wanted to make a difference. I wanted to show…

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My Dog Was Skunked!

My Dog Was Skunked! October 3, 2011 By cathy 10 Comments We have a Golden Retriever. He is very playful and curious. This is his favorite time of the year. He enjoys pouncing on leaves and chasing them and watching the squirrels and chipmunks. This past  Friday night Shadow was in our vehicle with us.…

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Antibacterial Soaps May Cause Allergies In Children?

Antibacterial Soaps May Cause Allergies In Children? September 26, 2011 By cathy 7 Comments Problems with Antibacterials Through extensive advertising, manufacturers attempt to convince consumers that they are in battle with tiny invaders and must use specific antimicrobial products to protect their health. Studies suggest that the widespread use of microbial chemicals may be causing…

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Does To Clean Cause Allergies?

Does To Clean Cause Allergies? September 19, 2011 By cathy 14 Comments Each day we come in contact with hundreds of ordinary things that can trigger allergic reactions and asthma. Things such as pollen, pet hair, mold, dust mites, and more. More than 50 million Americans have some type of allergy, according to the American…

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Fall Allergies- Causes and Treatment

Fall Allergies- Causes and Treatment September 12, 2011 By cathy 9 Comments Ragweed My children and I struggle with seasonal allergies. My daughter seems to be worse during the fall. I haven’t been so bad, once I determined what causes the discomfort for us and what can I do in my home to improve our…

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Natural Antibacterial Round Up!!!

Natural Antibacterial Round Up!!! June 27, 2011 By cathy 3 Comments During the flu season, I go crazy with wipes on every door knob and light switch and  kitchen cabinet knob. Is there something better to use other than the commercial way that dries my hands out so badly that they bleed, during the cold…

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Junk Mail

Junk Mail March 14, 2011 By cathy Leave a Comment What to do with all that junk mail sent to your home. You can do as I did. I opted out of receiving much of it.Here are some addresses to stop receiving the junk mail. Opt Out Fight Identity Theft Catalog Choice What about those…

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Vodka anyone?

Vodka anyone? March 7, 2011 By cathy 3 Comments No, I don’t drink the stuff but, I have found uses for it and it doesn’t have to be the expensive kind. 1. Put some vodka in a spray bottle to use against insects as a repellant. 2. If you don’t like to do laundry very…

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Household Spray Cleaners – Dangerous

Household Spray Cleaners – Dangerous June 6, 2011 By cathy 2 Comments Unlocked cabinetThe number of injuries to young children caused by exposure to household cleaning products have decreased almost by half over the past two decades. Roughly 12,000 children under the age of 6 are still being treated in U.S. emergency rooms every year…

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