Our Vegan World

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Up until five months ago, if you had asked me if I could eat a vegan diet, I would have said “No way! Give up cheese?!” Yet here I am, happy, healthy and cheese-less. It has been an easy transition and I can only ask myself why it took so long. The damage to my […]

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Losing Weight Made Easy

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Losing weight is a numbers game. I could end this post with that one sentence. If you eat fewer calories than you burn, you will lose weight. I know; I did it. Here’s a picture of me from September of 2010, just 15 months ago. I was 220 pounds, prediabetic, taking medication for high blood […]

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Game Review: Castle Ravenloft

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If you are looking for a different board game for the family, take a look at the Wizards of the Coast board game Castle Ravenloft. The villains (including big bad himself, the vampire Strahd) are gray. Some monsters are brown; others are white. As you can see in the picture, the heroes are in blue. […]

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Things to know before buying a Home Security System

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Everyone wants to feel that his home is safe. With the growing consciousness of safety, there is also a growing demand for home security systems. Most home owners prefer the burglar alarm as a security measure to protect their homes from theft and robbery. Security alarms have been in place for a long time now […]

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Slovenian Wine

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I love to travel and I love wine. A trip to Slovenia combines these two passions. Slovenia is in Central Europe, just north of Croatia. It borders Italy to the west and the Alps, to the north provide a natural dividing line between Slovenia and Austria. It is a beautiful country, with sharp snow covered […]

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How to Meet Women

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You’re looking for Ms. Right, but where is she? How do you meet women these days? Is there a sure fire method? If you’re serious about settling down, and lots of guys are, here is some advice to help you meet the woman of your dreams. First, do you know what you want in a […]

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Parenting Books

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Whether you want how-to manuals, memoirs or theory, there is a parenting book for you. From time to time I will do a roundup of books I like on a subject. Parenting is a good place to begin as there are a lot of great parenting books out there right now. How-To Manuals The how-to […]

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Book Review: Think and Grow Rich

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Think and Grow Rich, by Napoleon Hill (edited and annotated by Ross Cornwell) When Napoleon Hill’s book Think and Grow Rich was first published in 1937 it sold out of its print run in three weeks. It has been in print continuously ever since. All that success doesn’t mean it’s an easy to book to […]

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