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Mammogram. Have you had yours this year?

Mammogram. Have you had yours this year? Why not? It’s the painful chore that needs to be done. Yearly. This breast x-ray provides a snapshot of the condition of your breast tissue. The scans are...

5 Essential washing and conditioning habits, for healthy hair

For incredible looking hair which is glossy, clean, split free and frizz-free. It all comes down to washing, conditioning, serums, and treatments. When you have the products at hand, set yourself a schedule, and stick...

4 Secrets to Potted Hydrangeas

Hydrangeas remind me of the hot summer evenings in my Grandmother’s garden. Tall, dense shrubs covered in green, oval leaves with clusters of blue flowers. These hardy shrubs somehow seem old fashioned now. Vintage. Summer...

3 Secrets to keeping a healthy Jade plant

On a balmy summer’s night, I snapped a few stems from a healthy Jade plant growing wild by the side of the road. It was my lucky night. What a find! This succulent will last...

4 Tips to socializing your puppy

For a well-adjusted puppy, it needs socializing with as many dogs, people and surroundings as possible. Here is what is involved......

5 Ways to keep your Cyclamen Plant blooming

I found a cyclamen plant at my parent’s house. Neglected. Just a bulb with dead leaves. I decided to rescue it. Cyclamen plants are very popular as they flower most of the year. Their flowers...

4 Tips to keep Peace Lily Plants alive

I was given a beautiful plant. A gift. Glossy dark green leaves, clumping together with red flowers growing on long stems. It’s a Peace Lily. Peace Lily plants usually have white flowers, which look like...

5 Benefits for giving up dairy

I’ve been told to give up dairy. The food I love. Is my dietician riding on the cultural fad of swapping dairy for soy, coconut milk, and almond lattes? Or is no dairy better for...