Blog Posts by dawn

  • Top 3 Sweet potato recipes

    This recipe calls for Sweet Potatoes, whether freshly mashed, or canned, it will rock your world, southern style! This dessert is absolutely delicious, great to serve for Thanksgiving and Christmas. It is not for the faint of heart and is not low carb or low calorie, or low anything. That being said, it is one of the most scrumptious desserts you will ever taste! See the Top three Sweet Potato recipes here.

  • Gardening tips for zone 8 in Autumn

    If you live in South Carolina you know that the cooler weather is all but here. Many of us spend a good deal of time and money winterizing our homes, however, our gardens, even in zone 8 need some winterizing and planning ahead too. Here's a few tips for tending to your zone 8 garden and lawn right now before winter sets in. Read more here: Gardening tips for zone 8 in Autumn

  • Chilly weather recipes

    If you are looking for a menu full of delicious comfort food to greet the Fall and Winter months, nothing does it like a menu full of satisfying warm dishes. South Carolina got a taste of the chilly weather to come this past week and it looks like summer is winding down. These recipes will get you into the mood for the cool weather ahead. Get the complete menu and recipes here: Chilly weather recipes.

  • Top 10 ways to ruin relationships

    Whether it is with your spouse, relatives or friends, there are many things you can do as an individual to ruin a good thing like a lasting, loving and healthy relationship with the people around you. We are all guilty of the things on the list from time to time, but too much of a bad thing is just that ... too much. If you live in South Carolina and are having family relationship issues see: Marriage Counseling South Carolina.

    1. Using the "you owe me" line -- Parents, if you are using this with your children...
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  • Addiction to Ambien

    Ambien, also known generically as zolpidem is a sedative-hypnotic with effects similar to Valium and Xanax. It is most often prescribed to people for short-term treatment of insomnia. Short term insomnia would be for a duration of around 4 weeks. Physicians are always advised to exclude other possible reasons for insomnia that last longer than this time frame.
    Read more here: Addiction to Ambien.

  • When your low carb diet stops working

    Low carb diets are great, however like any diet, they have their faults and drawbacks..part of this is usually dieter error. Many low carbers start off with a bang and then hit a plateau that they can't seem to breach. There culprit may simply be in the form of that horrible " F " word,.... FAT.
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  • Dealing with teens and other people that know Everything...

    What happens to our bundles of joy? In the beginning, these little delights gave our lives meaning, then suddenly in the blink of an eye they change. Mom and Dad become old and geeky and oblivious to everything relevant in a teens eyes. How did that happen? Moreover, when did we, become our parents?
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    Dealing with teens and other people that know everything...

  • Tips on getting through to an addicted loved one

    First and foremost, getting through to an addict probably will take more than just your efforts alone to accomplish. An addict can not be reasoned with , and there is no way to "win" an argument with a full blown addict either. Their reasoning is skewed by their addictions, and your reasoning will fall on deaf ears.
    This is why so many arguments with an addict yield little benefit to either party. If anything it could spark violence which is another side effect of the disease. Read more on tips for getting through to an addict here

  • First time home buyers guide 101

    In South Carolina, many homes are available in the market for purchase. Like most states in the US, South Carolina has experienced the decline in home sales. Even though it is a buyers market there are still key things that you should know before purchasing your first home.
    Read more here: First time home home buyer guide 101


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