Chocolate and coffee contain something called theobromine which is poison for dogs and cats, and lethal if pets eat it in high amounts.
There comes a time in everyone’s life when they must decide what to do about grey hair. It is inevitable and it is ugly. Or is it? Ugly, I mean.
Large decorative flowers can look captivating, and I took some time yesterday to admire the large floor and table bouquets that were being displayed in a nearby decor store. I have always shied away from these, as in the past, I have opted for more subtle decor.
I think part of the challenge is that people don’t see people; they see mental illness. People see differences in behaviour that they don’t understand, and they define people by their mental illness, as if mental illness is who they are, rather than a condition they suffer from that may or may not be permanent.
I have four simple things that I always keep in mind when placing artwork, photographs and wall hangings in a new home. First and second are two simple equations …
Mindful eating isn’t time consuming once you get into the habit. It’s just a matter of making food consumption a priority and changing your lifestyle a bit …
Kind of like a “sampler”, cruises offer a very unique opportunity to get a “snapshot” of different destinations, so the traveller can decide if they want to return and explore further on a lengthier visit.
Knowing the nutrition value of the foods we eat is very important. Can you believe there was a time when we just ate the food that we bought in the supermarket …
In World War II, the average age of a soldier was 26 and many were still only in their teens. That’s too young to understand the world and why you are in it, let alone to add the burden of war to the mix.
The tradition of dressing in costumes is a bit mixed. Some say it started by the Celts wearing demon costumes during Samhain, so that if they ran into a real demon, it would think that the costumed demon was one of them.
Let’s face it. Dieting is no fun. Oh, I know, let’s call it a lifestyle change, or a change in eating habits, and that will make it all better. But will it?
Did you know there’s a scale that measures how food affects your body? The Glycemic Index is a listing of all carbohydrates, and each one is assigned a number from 1 to 100 which corresponds to how high they raise blood sugar levels when eaten.