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#GivingTuesday #feedthechildren

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Today is December 3. 2019 and is designated as Giving Tuesday. You can make the world a better place by supporting causes that are of importance to you.

Philanthropy- defined as:
noun the desire to promote the welfare of others expressed especially by the generous donation of money to good causes
This is me~ I hope you find it in your heart to be philanthropic and join me in supporting #givingtuesday 
On this one day #givingtuesday, each year it is a global day of giving. If childhood hunger is an issue you feel strongly about as I do, won't you please find it to your heart to donate to @feedthechildren @feedthechildrenorg ?
You will help to make it possible for children in the United States and all over the world to receive the food and nutrients they need to grow and thrive. 
 During the holiday season, our hearts are filled with love for our families, but we can make room for just a little more. Join me won't you and help to raise funds for education, food, and essentials fo…

Pets And Dangerous Foods

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The Holidays Can Put Your Pet In Danger
The holidays are here and so is all the food preparation going on in the kitchen. Your pet can see, hear, and smell what's going on. They are naturally curious and will be happy to quietly sneak around with their noses to the ground and sniff around to further see what they can.
Most domesticated animals are opportunists, meaning "hey if something just so happens to fall on the floor", or an overflowing garbage basket proves too hard to resist, and finally "that darned cat", he's on the counter again, to them there is no 5 second rule; if it's there~ it's gone!

But please beware that the foods you are preparing for your family, may also get Fido and Fluffy sick or even prove to be deadly!
I have a lot of the first-hand knowledge and experience with a curious dog, His name was Frankie. Frankie was our male Yorkie and he knew he was a star. We got him about one year and one day from our Shetland Sheepdog, bette…

Glyphosate In Food and Cancer

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Glyphosate, What Is It?

It's in the news, you're hearing about it all the time, so what is this? Simply put glyphosate is an herbicide. It is applied to the leaves of plants and grasses to control the Broadleaf plant and grasses.
Broadleaf is an invasive weed that can/will overtake plants, crops, and grasses if it is left to grow uncontrollably. Broadleaf will "smother" the plants and crops and starve them for sunlight and water.

Glyphosate is used as a way to regulate this plant growth, and even ripen some crops. It was first introduced in the United States in 1974, and itis the most widely used herbicide in the United States.

Safety

According to the EPA, glyphosate is low in toxicity for people. In December of 2017, the EPA did what they call a Risk Assessment on glyphosate and found the is NOT likely to be a carcinogen to humans. However, pets and other animals may suffer stomach upset if they consumed/ingested or touched plants that had just been sprayed with gl…

Keto Berry Jelly

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I am always on a quest to find recipes that are not only simple to make and are tasty as well. The Ketogenic lifestyle cuts out sugars and high carb foods such as slices of bread and jelly, so breakfast seems a bit lost without it. *Sorry I guess that's me lost without that bit of sweetness and filling from the bread.

I do also like recipes that I can make ahead because let's face it, I enjoy just reaching into the refrigerator and grabbing whatever I need just like the next guy. I also like recipes that I can share with my family too, and that anyone can eat and enjoy it. When making this recipe you can feel good that you would be sharing something that is good for anyone.

Why Chia Seeds

Chia comes from a salvia plant, which is in the mint family of plants. The salvia originated in Central and South America. Chia seeds are in recipes like jelly and pudding because they absorb liquid and in this recipe the chia act as a thickening agent.


Chia Health Benefits

Whether on the Ke…

Earthday.org

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I find subject matter that I hope will make a difference in someone's life or lifestyle. I also love to post things that are for the "greater good" of the world or people. Today I choose to highlight the Earthday.Org website.  https://www.earthday.org/

I learned so much from this website and I thought that this was something I had to pass on. You can become a "Global Citizen". You can become involved by learning, passing on the knowledge, or by taking individual action to make changes yourself.
You can join the world's largest environmental movement. This organization works year-round to solve climate change, end plastic pollution, and to protect the world's endangered species.  The website is user-friendly and will help to educate while broadening your knowledge, and this goes across the globe!
                **THE WEBSITE IS CONVERTIBLE TO 10 DIFFERENT LANGUAGES**
The organization is serving the USA, UK, Canada, India, Australia, Ireland, South Afri…

Frayed Hem Jean Skirt Easy No-sew Wardrobe Update

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I'd love to be on the cusp of fashion-forward all the time, but frankly, I'm not so sure one could afford to be all the time.  I also think that trends change so quickly, it is sometimes near impossible to keep up with them, and finally, I don't need to tell you how much clothing and shoes cost. Of late I have been perusing the aisles at the GoodWill store in my area.

Shop Till You Drop

I oftentimes will come away with a full bag of clothing, and there are times when I will come away with nothing at all. My own clothing journey has been interesting, I have lost quite a bit of weight and literally had only a few items that fit! When you go shopping in thrift or resale and consignment shops, you might even find items with the manufactures tag still attached! Most likely this item was bought and never worn, and like many of our own closets, we have this item hanging in there too! (Could be time to purge out your closet?)

This year a lot of jean skirts were showing up in ads …

Chocolate Fat Bombs (Keto Treats Containing High Fat) My Keto Journey

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One of the hardest things to do for any lifestyle change is to stay with it. So whether it's a dietary change or exercise regime, in order to get the results that you set out to attain, you cannot just give up.

Dietary Changes

Everyone has different motivational factors as to why they adopt any lifestyle change. Some individuals just want to lose weight or they want to get ready for a 5K walk; so they are only in a lifestyle change for a short period of time. Many of us, however, want to change things for the long haul; meaning a lifetime.

Keto Lifestyle

For this post, I am highlighting a really easy recipe. This recipe is part of my own personal Keto journey. The dietary changes I made were for more than one reason. My personal medical issues and weight loss; I simply wanted to feel better. I like most people, didn't overindulge in things, but the things I chose to love just were not loving me. I did enjoy potato chips, Tostitos type chips, how about those yummy sugary desse…