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Along with pumpkins, the fall harvest brings a bounty of orchard fruit as well, like apples: nice crisp cold apples. Though common, apples are extremely nutritious – hence the phrase “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.” Apples have TONS of antioxidants, helpful molecules that prevent our cells from becoming damaged. One in particular, called quercetin, has been shown to reduce the death of neurons, which could improve dementia and other neurological issues. Current research is showing that eating apples regularly may help prevent breast cancer, stroke,…

When it comes to fall, there are two aromas I just love: burning leaves and apples cooking. When we had our house on the market a few years ago, I actually put an apple pie in the oven prior to an open house to give the house that lovely, sugary, cinnamony aroma that everyone loves! I would like to believe that’s why our house sold! We don’t burn leaves anymore, so I just have to succumb to the apples. I love biting into a nice crisp, cold apple….

I cannot believe that we are already through the first week of March! I guess it is true that the older you get, the faster time goes and I really believe it! Easter is fast approaching, and it is earlier this year it seems. Growing up in a suburb Chicago with my big family, Easter meant new everything. My 4 sisters and I always got a brand new dress, shoes, hat, and gloves for Easter Sunday morning! Yes, I know, hat and WHITE gloves! AND all the dress…