A Weekend in Inverness

Our weekend in the Scottish Highlands: Inverness, Loch Ness, Glen Affric, and Aviemore. Our first week in Scotland has been a total blur. But we’re here, alive, and well — though a bit disoriented and jet lagged. The cats, however, seem to be adjusting quite nicely to their new home. I’m already back to work,

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Moving Abroad: The Importance of a Relocation Agent

PSA: Finding a flat to rent — with an ocean betwixt you and it — is really hard. If there is one bit of advice I can give to people in the same shoes as I was a month ago, it would be to find yourself a reputable relocation agent. My husband and I moved

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Why Added Sugar Is Ruining Your Health

This article was originally published on MotivateHealth.com To eat a diet full of added sugar, one does not have to regularly guzzle soda or devour cupcakes. Added sugar is simply that: added. It is added to several unsuspecting products including foods considered “healthy” such as cereals, breads, fruit juices, granola bars, condiments, pasta sauces and

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Easy Vegan Root Vegetable Lasagna

For my farewell party to Scotland this past weekend, I decided to make a vegan lasagna because it is a delicious and easy way to feed a lot of people on a budget. This recipe is labeled *easy* because I chose to use organic frozen veggies from Whole Foods for this particular recipe. When I

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It’s Time to Take a Break From Alcohol — Here’s How

This article was originally published on MotivateHealth.com. It’s no secret that alcohol is toxic to the body. From high blood pressure to lowering your immune system and raising your risk for certain types of cancer, drinking too much – on a single occasion or over time – can seriously derail your health. Read on to

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