40 Years of Marriage

Dale and Grace, 1974 The first time I met my in-laws, I was petrified. Clayton and I were thinking about getting married and we came to ask for their guidance and their blessing. At the airport, as they gave their son a long hug and told him how much they missed him, I thought to myself, "why would they?" We were two crazy kids. Clayton was twenty, a sophomore in college, and I was twenty three. My student visa was expiring, and it was either get married, go long distance, or break up. We were being spontaneous. "So you guys want to get married...", my mother in law finally brings it up as we are ordering food at a nice Italian restaurant. My mouth turns into cotton, but as my heart beats faster and faster I hear myself respond: "Not if you guys think it's a bad idea." [...]

December 29th, 2014|Categories: Healthy Lifestyle|Tags: |0 Comments

Simple Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas

Its almost Christmas time well we've only got nine days.... If you are done gift shopping I applaud you, if you are not join the club! I tend to live life on the wild side around the winter holidays. I swear I don't do it intentionally. I like to be inspired when I get my family and friends gifts. Now that I am working my way through a MS program and blog about food and health, my gifts have taken on a new dimension. Here is what  I mean: Magnesium Lotion - I am stressed, you are stressed, everyone is stressed. Magnesium will help relax your body and especially your cramped, knotted muscles. It is a supplement that is hard to absorb in pill form. Ancient Minerals Magnesium Lotion is a smooth, quickly absorbed emulsion of magnesium chloride in a skin-nourishing base of certified organic oils. I love putting it on my feet! Essential [...]

December 18th, 2014|Categories: Healthy Lifestyle|Tags: , |0 Comments
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