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Monthly Archives: September, 2012

Baked Potato Fries with Curry

I am getting a weekly farm box again and it immediately sparked some creativity. I’m getting organic fruits and vegis from Full Circle which brings me beautiful local produce from a variety of farms. Love buying from the local guys! It came with the most beautiful Yukon Gold potatoes. I had recently seen a recipe for …

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Massage Works

  This cute card I found on BodyworkBuddy is funny but it also rings true. We have had clients have major breakthroughs and great ideas for work problems or personal issues come up during their body work session. A great massage is good for your body, mind and spirit on so many different levels. If you’re …

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Stretch of the Week – Neck Stretches

Our necks do quite a big job for us by supporting our head! And we abuse it with poor posture more then we should. You don’t want to become one of those people that has to turn their whole bodies to see over their shoulder. Stretching our necks daily is something we often over look. …

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Monkey Bread Baked Oatmeal

As soon as the weather turns cooler… and this is California so 60ish is cooler to me. I start to crave oatmeal in the morning. And in particular I love the hearty Steel Cut Oats. Only problem is they take forever to cook in the morning. Then I saw a recipe on OH She Glows …

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Need to Get More Sleep?

Getting enough sleep seems such a simple thing to do. But with our fast paced stressful lifestyles sleep is often the first thing to go. Which puts your body under additional stress. And I have overheard conversations where it’s almost a badge of honor who can function on the least sleep. I must admit I …

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Airport Massage

My husband and I are on our way home from a long weekend in Tennessee for a wedding. It was a beautiful trip we had so much fun. But we were busy travelling around to fit in much relaxation. I always try to get a massage when I’m on vacation. I get to have some …

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Stretch of the Week- Side Lying Quad Stretch

The quadriceps are the large group of muscle on the front of the thigh. They are strong muscles and attach to the hip bones. What we see a lot on our massage therapy client is overly contracted quad muscle that pull the pelvis forward causing low back pain. So though it may seem strange to …

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Homemade Salsa

Make your own salsa in a flash. Do you have some extra tomatoes around now that summer is coming to an end and all the tomatoes and peppers are ripe? It is so easy to make your own salsa that there really is no excuse not to. You can just pop all the ingredients into …

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Stretch of the Week- Reclining Twist

This weeks stretch helps to  to relieve low back stiffness and pain. It is a very relaxing stretch and is a wonderful way to relieve compression after a long day of sitting. Here is a wonderful description of how to perform the stretch by Christine Wushke. I challenge you to do this stretch once a …

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Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

I found this recipe on the fabulous Pinterest and made it as an alternative to traditional cookies last week. They turned out soft and delicious! Just what we needed for a chocolate chip cookie fix! I of course changed the recipe up. It is from a gluten free blog that is new to me but …

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