Why I Adopt

Why I Adopt

Dean and I recently added to our family again. Say hello to Dolly: We adopted Dolly from a wonderful animal rescue organization that I volunteer for called Zoe’s Animal Rescue.  Dolly was rescued from the horrific and illegal meat trade in Thailand.  Over there and in parts of Korea and China, dogs are usually stolen from their families or off the street as strays, tortured and slaughtered for their meat. I won’t go into specific details as it’s too horrific to write or think about, but these poor dogs rarely ever see a happy ending.  Thankfully, Dolly was rescued by

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Turning Things Around

Confession time for those who do not know me: I have suffered from an eating disorder.  For years, I suffered from anorexia and exercise bulimia. It started in high school around grade 10 when I ha… Source: Turning Things Around

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My Favourite Crock Pot Recipe: Marinara Chicken and Vegetables

This recipe is simple and easy to make and is great on cold winter nights (assuming you live somewhere where winter exists).  Like the chicken stew recipe, I like to pre cook my chicken so they are no longer pink on the outside.  Also like the chicken stew recipe, if you want to make this vegetarian, you can use chickpeas or lentils instead.  Enjoy! Ingredients  2-4 chicken breasts 2-4 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed 4 chopped tomatoes or one 14.5-ounce can low sodium tomatoes, drained 4 medium ribs, celery, diced (1 cup) 2 small zucchini , diced (2 cups) 1

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