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10 April 2012 ~ 4 Comments

Vinegar Cleaner

This week marks the passing of my dear Grandmother, Katie. It’s hard to believe she left us – five years ago now I think it is. Those who have my book, or follow me here on Cat Can Cook, know I loved her dearly, and she taught me so much about cooking and household “stuff.” […]

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04 June 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Make Tea from your Backyard!

Today I took inspiration from the Bakopoulos sisters’ (aka: The Three Greek Sisters) blog, and made some tea from dandelion leaves. Yes, the little yellow “weeds” that we all despise in the spring, are actually an extremely easy way to get a boost of nutrients – who knew? At first, I was very skeptical about […]

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02 December 2009 ~ 0 Comments

The Mustard Plaster

My Grandmother swore that these were the best thing going when faced with a nasty cold, but since we were just little, we weren’t subjected to the mustard plaster. Instead we had to endure the “Vicks Vapo-Rub” session, which being quite ticklish was always very amusing to Gramma I’m sure. I can remember her saying […]

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06 January 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Eat Breakfast!

Image via Wikipedia Have you ever heard the old adage “Eat like a King for Breakfast, a Prince for Lunch and a Pauper for Dinner”?  If you think about it, it really does make sense. In case you missed the point, it’s basically saying that as the day progresses, meals should get progressivley lighter.  Afterall, […]

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02 October 2008 ~ 1 Comment

Naturopathic Cold Remedies

Cold season is upon us again (not only is the temperature outside dropping, but inside, the kids and I are going through Kleenex like it’s going out of style!) Memories of last year’s winter are enough to make me want to hibernate. Honestly, I think from October until April, one member of our family of […]

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12 August 2007 ~ 4 Comments

Getting There

Well, I am in the home-stretch now folks! For those of you who don’t know, or know me personally, or don’t have to endure hours of endless chatter about the merits of the wonderful program called Weight Watchers, I would like to tell you that I am almost at goal! I have (since the birth […]

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19 January 2007 ~ 0 Comments

I’m a loser too!

Yes, it’s true. I am a loser. In a really good way though! Since shortly after Christmas I have begun really working at the weight loss, and so far, I have lost 8 pounds! I am pretty proud of myself as I am doing the “solo weight-watchers” method. In other words, I am too cheap […]

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