GLUTEN FREE: The Good, The Bad, and the Healthy?

12 Truths & Essential Tips Revealed from a Long-Time Celiac Sufferer on the REAL Gluten Free Lifestyle Take it from a long-time Celiac, if you don’t have to eat Gluten Free (GF) – don’t bother. BUT if your stomach is always upset, you regularly feel bloated, tired and sluggish, your immune system is shot, and […]

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Pinot Themes & Rosé Dreams

So what is one to do when nature walks, comfort foods, meditation, bubble baths and all those other natural (a.k.a. weak) endorphin boosters won’t work to lift your mood? WINE that’s what. And lots of it. Chardonnays, Pinot Grigios, Malbecs and Merlots; order it by the bottle, don’t be shy, you’re in Okanagan wine country […]

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Saging for Solace

Drained by the takers, the pure soul suffers… Like a magnet Dark is drawn to her spirit aglow Her now radiant light, she soon will not know What she perceives to be love is Dark’s disguised lust, But her heart is so pure, therefore blindly she trusts From her lack of protection by the White […]

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The 15 Most Surprising Foods that Contain Gluten

  As a long-time gluten-free (GF) gal, who discovered she suffered from Celiac years before the term “gluten-free” had even entered the minds of most major food manufacturers, I’ve been unfortunately obligated to become an expert on the subject, simply out of the necessity for my own personal health. Since there are many others out […]

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More Content Coming Soon!!

  I’ve just begun Okanagan Elements and I have lots to share! I can’t wait to post more content for you to connect with after the holidays. Until then… Merry Christmas!! ♡ XO, Melissa

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Dimes From Heaven

Thank you Chris for the dimes in my pocket I keep them close to my heart, enclosed in a locket Sent to me from above in times of despair Instilling some hope, by knowing you’re there During weeks when the pain was too big for my being Desperation and death were all I was seeing The dread of […]

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The Elements ~ In Essence

N A T U R E I S H O M E. It’s OUR home. We, as a collective whole, live here on Earth together. And what a remarkable Earth she is, enveloped in the security of her atmosphere; she provides the protection required to allow her incredibly intricate design of cohesive connectivity to flourish, grow, […]

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