Archive for November, 2009

Namaste – Nov/Dec Issue

Namaste – Nov/Dec Issue

Namaste! Hello Everyone. We are moving into the colder months of the year here on the East Coast of the United States and I couldn’t be happier. I am not one for hot, sticky days. Yoga Bean Magazine has been very busy getting ready to roll out its new website (it is so beautiful!) on [&hellip

Being Grateful

I recall saying this every year but I can’t believe it’s the end of the year already! Another year to look back and contemplate the efforts you made toward your goals. Did I drink enough water? Did I work hard enough at my business to reach my fiscal goals? Did I treat people the way [&hellip

Pumpkin is Good for You

Pumpkin is Good for You

By Dr. Joseph Russo Anyone who has resided in America, even for a short while, would have no trouble identifying a pumpkin in a lineup of suspicious vegetables. Pumpkins are pretty much ubiquitous; they are enjoyed in most countries around the world. The word pumpkin originated from the Greek word “pepon” which means large melon. [&hellip

Spider Questions

Spider Questions

A letter from a reader: Hi Bryn, I am a long time Yoga Bean subscriber and I very much enjoy your articles on gardening. I have a somewhat strange question for you, but here goes… We recently set up a playhouse for my 2 year old daughter that she loves. What she does not love [&hellip

Beauty

By Kristen Ashley Russo Beauty Beauty is anything Beauty is everything Beauty is not what is on the outside, but what is on the inside. Beauty is like a seed, so much life in it, though no one knows what it’s to become. Maybe a tiny, weak shrub or a tall, strong sequoia. Or perhaps [&hellip

Teething Tools

As I type, I have a horrible toothache, so I thought that I might write something about teething. I feel for you babies! Teething can be painful for babies, but please resist the temptation to buy your child a plastic teething toy, no matter how colorful and cute. Plastics contain PVC’s, phthalates, and other toxins [&hellip

Salt in the Winter!

Salt devastates plants! So don’t throw salt down to accelerate ice thaw on your driveway or steps, particularly if they are near by beds or borders. Salt is most dangerous in late Fall and late Winter because feeder roots of your plants are not fully dormant and it can kill them. Use an alternative such [&hellip

The Deep Freeze!

The Deep Freeze!

Freezing seasonal food can be a great way to enjoy it during the Winter months. Here are some things you should know about how to freeze your food or what frozen food is best to buy. * Fresher doesn’t always mean healthier!- Sometimes frozen foods can be much cheaper and healthier than fresh! One study [&hellip