Hot Flashes 101 ~ Hot Flashes and Menopause

Photo credit: Gary Soup via Visual Hunt / CC BY Hot flashes and menopause -- it's almost impossible to think of one without the other. Hot flashes are the most common symptom of perimenopausal and menopausal women; according to some studies, affecting about 85% of these women.  Most women have mild to moderate hot flashes, but about 10–15% of women experience such severe hot flashes that they seek medical attention. When you're having a hot flash, you may experience: a feeling of … [Read more...]

Red’s Round-the-World Extravaganza ~ Fundy National Park

Red's Round-the-World Extravaganza Fundy National Park, New Brunswick, Canada The Bay of Fundy Tides At Fundy National Park the difference between high and low tide can be as much as 12 metres. At the head of the bay, the tide can rise 16 metres, the height of a four-story building. Walking on the bottom of the bay is a favourite pastime of visitors. This is, of course, best done at low tide in the intertidal zone! At Alma Beach at the time of low tide, you can walk more than a kilometre … [Read more...]

The Stylish Blogger Award ~ A Wonderful Surprise!

{Feb 27, 2011} I'm so completely honoured; I was given the Stylish Blogger Award!!  A huge thank-you to Monica from "A Mother's Touch”, be sure to check out her amazing blog at, you won't be disappointed!!                                Stylish Blogger Award I am so honoured!  I've been selected by Kortney at, to again receive this award!  A big thank-you to Kortney for selecting my blog!!  Make sure … [Read more...]

Living Green, One Tip at a Time {Tip # 2}

Living Green, One Tip at a Time -   Tip # 2 - Wear it or use it more than once -     Photo credit: via Visual Hunt / CC BY OK...I'm not talking about your underwear and socks, but there are many items of clothing we just automatically remove and toss in the laundry.  (Personally, I wish I could wear my jeans for a couple of weeks before I had to wash them!!)  And what about those big fluffy bath towels....hang them on a hook...they don't need to be … [Read more...]