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No Matcha For Me. A Newbie's Journey to Change.

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No Matcha For Me. A Newbie's Journey to Change.

I'm proud to say that 'no matcha for me' is not a true statement any longer. As of recent weeks, I've consumed the nutritious green tea powder a number of times. Prior to these recent tastings however, I admittedly had no idea what the heck matcha was. What have I missed and why all the buzz about it? The matcha images I'd seen only added to the mystery. They either resembled a finely ground spice or looked like very thin, green and sometimes frothy soup, none of which appeared appetizing.  So I decided to take matters into my own hands and do some research-not the scientific kind of research-just trying to figure out...

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How Adding Layers Can Improve A Woman's Day

How Adding Layers Can Improve A Woman's Day

Thank goodness for layers, my go-to for a multitude of reasons. And although layers and layers of cake are super yummy and provide comfort in oh so many ways, I'm referring to the layers used when fitting our bodies with clothing, specifically activewear. The approach is simple but the results lend to a calmer, more adaptable schedule and an enhanced you. So let's get dressed, let's get layered and let's put together an ensemble that's effortless and prepares us for the journey of our day. And why should we adorn with layers you ask?  Let's start with temperature regulation. Being from the Midwest, we experience the adventures...

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Fitting In Exercise At The Barre: A Novice's Guide To Getting Started

Fitting In Exercise At The Barre: A Novice's Guide To Getting Started

Let's face it, we all have busy schedules and not enough time in the day to get to it all. Adding one more thing to our list may seem completely overwhelming. We've all been there. And until about three years ago, I hadn't stepped foot into a place that remotely resembled a studio, gym or exercise facility (unless you count my kiddos' school gymnasium) in approximately 9 years. Taking that first step was probably the most challenging for me. What do I do, where do I go, how will I find the time? Four things were integral to getting me started on the right track....

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