Journey toward happiness

July 14, 2009

Apple Cider Vinegar Fanatic

Filed under: Organic — Tara @ 9:22 pm

For those of you who know me and those who do not, I am a self-proclaimed apple cider vinegar(ACV) fanatic. I do not have any medical training, so this is only MY OPINION. I am a big fan of home remedies and I thought I would share.

Apple cider vinegar is a completely natural product that is made from fermenting apple juice into hard apple cider and then another fermentation into apple cider vinegar.  The product retains all of the natural benifits of apples with added acids and enzymes.  ACV  has been used for home remedies and health benefits since 400BC.

It can be given to pets to deter insects or to relieve skin irritation.

One major advantage of apple cider vinegar is weight loss. (I repeat, I have no medical training. Please do your own research and contact your personal doctor before going on a weight loss regimine)

ACV makes a great non-toxic household cleaner, deodorizer, and disinfectant.

ACV can be used to cure numerous infections, i.e. sinus, bladder, UTI, etc.

My favorite brand is Bragg Organic Apple Cider Vinegar. Here is a link to the Bragg site

According to the Bragg website, apple cider vinegar has the following health benefits:

Internal Benefits:  rich in enzymes and potassium, supports a healthy immune system, helps control weight, promotes digestion and pH balance, helps soothe dry throats, helps remove body sludge toxins

External Benefits: healps maintain healthy skin, helps promote youthful healthy bodies, soothes irritated skin, relieves muscle pain from exercise


Hope this information is useful.

Stay healthy,


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Lovely Summer Flowers

Filed under: Fun, North Carolina — Tags: , — Tara @ 3:27 pm

Just some pretty blooms that I photographed in Burlington over July 4th weekend. I love lillies.

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Make sure you stop to admire the flowers every once in awhile!


July 9, 2009

4th of July Celebration

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tara @ 1:32 pm

What a great time we had in Burlinton over the 4thof  July weekend!  We spent all day Saturday hanging at a pool, paddling a canoe, and letting off fireworks. It was so much fun.

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I’m on a boat…

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Big boom!

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Good times! All I have left to say is “PANTS! PANTS!” Guess you just had to be there:)


July 7, 2009

Great Upcycle Blog

Filed under: environment, Fun, Handmade — Tags: , — Tara @ 1:19 pm

I just saw this on Twitter: Wardrobe Refashion blog about upcycled projects. I am thinking about taking the pledge, although I am not much of a seamstress. Check it out and let me know what you think.

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