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The Wonders of My Garden, and The Joys of Composting

Will The Real Garden Volunteers Please Stand Out? Back in my June 15 blog, I introduced you to my garden volunteers, who at that time had yet to reveal their identity to me. Well, fast forward to today, and I now have fun and exciting answers. [gallery link="none"...
World Farm Animal Day – October 2

World Farm Animal Day – October 2

While I was searching the internet regarding World Farm Animal Day, I was shocked and appalled at how many images said “Happy World Farm Animal Day”. Contrary to those images, it is anything but happy. In fact, quite the contrary. Bad For You Eating animals is not...

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Tagine to the Rescue!!

Tagine to the Rescue!!

So, last week I introduced you to my tagine, the North African earthenware vessel.  After I delighted in the yumminess that came out of it, I of course washed it and left it to dry au’naturale. The next day was a bit of a flurry as I started the eCornell T. Colin...

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Zucchini, Zucchini, Oh No! More Zucchini!

Zucchini, Zucchini, Oh No! More Zucchini!

Zucchini EVERYWHERE! It’s that time of year when our gardens are overflowing with zucchini.  Right about now, as much as I adore zucchini noodles and zucchini bread, I’ve had my fill.  I needed to find some other alternatives. Now, in my repertoire, I also include...

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Sustanin’ – It’s a Way of Life!

Sustanin’ – It’s a Way of Life!

A Fun Update! Last month I sent out a newsletter letting my peeps know Ahimsa Wellness, LLC dba Veganification had been Certified as a Sustainable Business at the Silver/Innovator level by the Sustainability Alliance.  I am particularly proud of attaining this...

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National Pigs in a Blanket Day

National Pigs in a Blanket Day

The only pigs I wish to see in a blanket are sweet, cute, cuddly sentient beings lovingly lavishing and basking in the warmth of a fleece blanket. Yet, today is a national celebration of a food item which exemplifies the tolerance of phraseology, etc., which minimizes...

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Tattoo Time!! The Mark of a TRUE Vegan

Tattoo Time!! The Mark of a TRUE Vegan

Let's Talk Tattoos! I LOVE BEING VEGAN!  For me, it is not just a diet, it is a lifestyle that embraces the practice of AHIMSA. So, for the longest while, I’ve been wanting to add to my tattoo collection.  I already have four of them, in three of the four most common...

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British Afternoon Tea

British Afternoon Tea

Before I start telling you about my recent culinary demonstration, I must clarify a frequent misnomer about the event which we have come to refer to as ‘High Tea’. It actually isn’t a true ‘High Tea’ at all. In fact, High Tea is something quite different from the...

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The Predicaments With Prickly Pears

The Predicaments With Prickly Pears

For those of us who remember Star Trek, The Trouble With Tribbles provided figurative thorns in Captain Kirk’s side. Not to dissimilar is the predicament with prickly pears, except that they provide literal thorns. Prickly pear cacti, a member of the opuntia genus,...

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Easy Entertaining  — Dinner Party Soiree Made Easy

Easy Entertaining — Dinner Party Soiree Made Easy

      I absolutely adore entertaining and feeding people. But I also want to enjoy their company when they arrive rather than being held captive in the kitchen, thus missing out on all the lively conversation. If you’re like me, I have just the answer...

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Indigo Ruby Tomatoes

Indigo Ruby Tomatoes

Last year, Richard and I built a raised bed garden structure out of pecky cedar. We choose that wood because it is untreated, and thus, was in alignment with our desire to have an organic garden. We built it ourselves and had some much fun in the process. There are 36...

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The Wonders of My Garden, and The Joys of Composting

Will The Real Garden Volunteers Please Stand Out? Back in my June 15 blog, I introduced you to my garden volunteers, who at that time had yet to reveal their identity to me. Well, fast forward to today, and I now have fun and exciting answers. [gallery link="none"...
VEGetariAN Squared – Part Deux

VEGetariAN Squared – Part Deux

The other night, a friend of mine was at home watching "Death to Smoochy" - a dark comedy, but a comedy none the less (which also happens to star not only Ed Norton but also one of my favorite actresses, Catherine Keener, who starred in one of my favorite movies,...

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That Moment You Become an Activist

That Moment You Become an Activist

I was reflecting on life the other day. Looking back on what steps I have taken to get to where I am today and the philosophies I keep and practice daily. This made me think of the blog I wrote a few years back about how it all became crystal clear how and when I...

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Plants for the Planet

Plants for the Planet

It's Coming! Plants for the Planet is way for you to get involved and help a great cause out! Healthy World Sedona is choosing to make a difference this April by encouraging us all to take a positive step each and every day to improve our health, that of the planet...

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Saving the Planet and Looking Good Doing it

Saving the Planet and Looking Good Doing it

The world is in a sorry state due to greenhouse gas emissions. You know to recycle, reduce and reuse, but a girl can't go around looking like a tree-hugging hippie; you must look chic at all times. And that includes every aspect of your green-living life, from the way...

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Lavender – and Oldie, but a Goodie!

Lavender – and Oldie, but a Goodie!

A few years ago, I wrote a blog all about Lavender and how it's gone beyond just an air freshener scent! You'll find below my blog from June, 2013. with a great recipe for Lavender Shortbread Cookies! Enjoy! So, we all know how wonderful lavender smells, right?  It...

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Grilled Avocados and Lemons

Grilled Avocados and Lemons

Betcha Didn't Think of This ... Whether I’m hungry and need to have something delicious and nutritious in a pinch or want to impress guests with an appetizer that I can bet most likely they never even heard of never mind tasted and couldn’t be easier to prepare,...

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