Ann's Blog

Whether you’re busy weeding the garden or sitting on the deck, nothing disturbs the calm serenity faster than a mosquito buzzing around your head. You can always spray an insect repellent but I prefer something more natural. How about adding some mosquito-repelling plants to...
About eighty-three percent of folks in the U.S. drink coffee. That means that we have a lot of coffee grounds to contend/play with. The good news is that we can re-use the grounds for a number of other things. Pest Repellant … Having trouble with ants? Trace the little bugs back...
OMG … I just saw Dr. Oz share this recipe for reducing the appearance of cellulite … The seaweed, in the recipe, stimulates circulation and flushes toxins, which helps to reduce the appearance of cellulite … Let’s try it! Ingredients 3 tbsp ground (powdered) seaweed 1/4 cup sea...
It’s so hard to stay on a diet when we’re stuck indoors most of the time. If you have the television on it’s even harder. Advertisers are always pushing sandwiches, cookies, and nachos we’re not hungry for until they show them to us. Most of us walk into our houses from the...
You’ve played board games, cleaned the closets, sipped hot chocolate until you don’t want to have another cup for another year … now what? How about gardening? There are a number of foods you can grow now … from food … “Lemon flower very pretty … and the lemon flower is sweet...
Have you ever read about someone passing away and think … omg … that person was living right here … did all those things … and … I never got to talk with him/her? Or … how many times have you been asked, who in history would you like to hop in a time machine and visit? I once...
When was the last time you looked in the mirror and thought … omg … the skin under my chin is sagging? Unfortunately, that’s part of aging. However, there is something we can do to stop the sag. Our miracle cure comes from the fruit that makes us pucker … the lemon. Just mix...
I love when something natural can be used in place of chemicals. So, here’s something to try if you’re having trouble sleeping at night. Pot a Gerbera Daisy and put it on you nightstand next to your bed. NASA says the plant gives off oxygen overnight … which is said to improve...
Spice up your life and live healthier … what a tasty way to get healthy … Spices and herbs have real medicinal properties. Study after study shows the benefits of distinct herbs and spices. For example, one 2003 trial of 60 people with type 2 diabetes reported that consuming as...