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Kitchen adventures: Foster grill

Kitchen adventures: Foster grill

By Darcie Hossack

For more than two years now, we’ve had to content ourselves with visitation rights to our backyard grill.

At first, it seemed like enough.

After all, our grill’s foster family has a big deck, outdoor dining room, hot tub. All the things that an outdoor appliance needs. Including, most critically, a natural gas fitting on the outside of the house. Something we could no longer provide. Continue Reading

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Do you know why you do what you do?

Do you know why you do what you do?

By Chris Hammer, Ph.D., Leadership and Life Coach

I’m going to stick with the theme of motivation for another article; simply because it’s been on my mind lately as I continue to spend the time developing new products and services. This isn’t easy for me to do; I struggle with motivation at times just like the rest of us. Continue Reading

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Wonder-ful Woman Power

Wonder-ful Woman Power

By Christie Mawer

In my book, The Bad Kitty Handbook – A Journey Toward Authentic Female Sensuality, I give a list of the changes that will happen in your life when you truly own your Bad Kitty. Over the next few weeks, we’ll go over some of these in detail.

A Bad Kitty is someone who knows the power of being a girl. Continue Reading

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A surprise adoption came through a chance encounter

A surprise adoption came through a chance encounter

Troy Media – By Stacey A. Lundgren

The thirst for adventure can lead to both positive and negative experiences, and you can learn from both, even when it involves some pain. Continue Reading

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Being a girl rocks – or sucks – your choice

Being a girl rocks – or sucks – your choice

By Christie Mawer

In my book, The Bad Kitty Handbook – A Journey Toward Authentic Female Sensuality, I give a list of the changes that will happen in your life when you truly own your Bad Kitty. Over the next few weeks, we’ll go over some of these in detail.

A Bad Kitty is someone who loves being a girl. Continue Reading

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Kitchen adventures: No grounds, no glory

Kitchen adventures: No grounds, no glory

By Darcie Hossack

It was easier when I didn’t know the difference between good coffee and bad. When a scoop of Swiss Mocha from a tin, dissolved in boiling tap water, was enough to make me feel sophisticated and, well, Swiss. Continue Reading

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Organic food – is it healthier?

Organic food – is it healthier?

By Jennifer House, registered dietitian

I am often asked if organic food is healthier than ‘ conventional’ food. Continue Reading

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Awaken your dreams

Awaken your dreams

By Christie Mawer, The Bad Kitty

In my book, The Bad Kitty Handbook – A Journey Toward Authentic Female Sensuality, I give a list of the changes that will happen in your life when you truly own your Bad Kitty. Over the next few weeks, we’ll go over some of these in detail.

A Bad Kitty is someone who creates her dreams. Continue Reading

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True to self = giving to others

True to self = giving to others

By Christie Mawer, The Bad Kitty

In my book, The Bad Kitty Handbook – A Journey Toward Authentic Female Sensuality, I give a list of changes that will happen in your life when you truly own your Bad Kitty.  Over the next few weeks, we’ll go over some of these in detail.

A Bad Kitty is someone who knows that by being true to herself she has more to give the others in her life. Continue Reading

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Growing up strong

Growing up strong

By Tammy Johnston

I was reading an article early this week about over protective parents and how they are crippling their children.  I couldn’t agree more.  Unfortunately, I see more children being destroyed by over-mothering than ever before.  Under the guise of love and protection these well-meaning people are stealing valuable lessons from the kids. Continue Reading

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