My Happy Life for Sale

Clothing

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Clothing

As my research about nutrition expanded, I learned from several different sources that our skin absorbs much of what is put on it (like administered drugs through transdermal patches) and should be considered as much as what we put in our mouths! About this same time I learned that around 75% of the world’s pesticide use is for cotton. I thought why would I spend this much time, money, and energy finding impeccably pure and nutritious food to eat if what I am putting on my skin (my largest organ) is causing harm to my body!? So the next stage...

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Finding Albergues

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Finding Albergues

As I was researching online and starting to contact albergues and to make reservations, I discovered the website www.urcamino.com. This became my favorite source for finding albergues. I looked at detailed pictures, read reviews and all contact information and direct links were included there in one place. It was heavenly! I usually chose an albergue based on the rating system, location to accommodate daily miles and the sleeping arrangements. Sometimes I changed the whole route and plan if I discovered an alluring comment about a town and/or albergue. It worked really well, because I was so happy staying in every...

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closer

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closer

“Virtuous thoughts bring us happiness. Instead of separating us and making us feel more cut off and afraid, they bring us closer to others.” -Pema Chödrön

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Happy Summer! Another Happy Week No 111

Happy Summer! Another Happy Week No 111

Herbs and flowers and long days oh my! #happysummer #summersolstice  Everything is blooming and quadrupling in size!!! So grateful for the heirloom, organic, non-GMO seed from seedsavers.org and botanicalinterests.com! And organic plants from Sogn Valley Farm! #thankyousomuch #sograteful I've been infusing fresh herbs from the garden into meat marinades with traditionally-made olive oil and mineral-rich sea salt! A summer favorite! So easy! Just salt thawed meat, massage olive oil into the meat and finish by covering the meat with fresh herbs. Store in the fridge and wait...take meat out of the fridge (between an hour and a day or more)...

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Happiness Class: Coconut Oil and Fats in History

Happiness Class

Happiness Class: Coconut Oil and Fats in History

"So what actually constituted a 'high-fat' diet back in the 1800s until the 1940s? Basically butter, eggs, nuts and animal fats such as lard and beef tallow. margarines, which were introduced in the 1860s, were butter substitutes made with animal fats such as lard and tallow or the saturated vegetable oils from coconut oil and palm oils. These high-fat diets, considered then to be healthy, were rich in saturated fats, today seen by many as the worst possible fat one can consume. However, drastically reducing saturated fats from the modern diet has not solved any health problems, and statistics show...

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