Author: Sheri

Finding Fitness and Diet Motivation After Slipping

In 2016 I found myself at my highest weight ever and in desperate need of a weight loss plan. More importantly, I felt as unhealthy as I have ever felt in my life. The combination of asthma and a previous damaging respiratory virus left my lungs functioning the same as someone more than twenty years my senior. Walking short distances left me breathless while simple chores like carrying laundry baskets became daunting. I was also dealing with depression and anxiety, no doubt exacerbated by my health issues. My husband was dealing with his own weight issues so we made...

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Green Living: Become Eco-Friendly At Home With This Advice

All families should want to become eco-friendly at home and limit their impact on the environment. There are many ways in which you could achieve that goal. You might have to invest some money, but it’s worth it in the end. You will protect the planet for your children, and teach them some valuable lessons about sustainability. With that in mind, there are some simple suggestions for you to consider. Take a look at each of them before working out if you can afford the improvements. Each of these ideas should also add value to your property. That means...

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Amazing prizes at the #AFCommunity Twitter Party!

Last summer I was walking the dog when I came across a boy’s bicycle laying on the ground. Upon closer inspection, I realized that this was my son’s bike. I texted my son and asked him to check the garage and sure enough, his bike was missing. We think his bike was stolen when the garage was accidentally left open. If the door from the garage to the house was also open, they could have come right inside our home. Today I don’t have to worry about the garage being left open or the doors left unlocked because we have...

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Dealing with Carb Cravings While Eating Keto

Whenever I tell someone about eating Keto and how my husband and I have lost a combination of over 70 lbs this year, I’m told “I could never do that”. I understand where they are coming from because I would estimate that my diet used to consist of over 80% carbs. I couldn’t imagine eliminating them, but I did, or at least I cut them back dramatically. Cravings still happen and today I’m going to share how I manage some of my most demanding cravings while still maintaining a low carb diet. The biggest challenges that I’m faced with are...

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100 uses for Arm & Hammer Baking Soda

I’m sure you’re all familiar with that little orange box in your fridge, freezer or baking cupboard. Arm & Hammer™ Baking Soda has been helping generations of Canadian families cook and clean for decades, and they are continuing by creating a list of 100 uses for baking soda! Over the years, the team at Arm & Hammer – with the help of their loyal fans – have come up with more than 100 uses for baking soda and I’m sharing some of my favourites here. Baby, baby, baby. Baking soda is an all-natural cleaning product that’s gentle enough for...

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