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  • Sweet November

    Dena November 12, 2011

    Despite our freak October snowstorm, it has been a beautiful autumn here on our little mountain. Daylight savings always throws me for a loop. I hate leaving the office at 5:00 p.m. and walking out into darkness. Still, the beautiful November twilight skies take my…

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  • Natural Treatments for Depression and Anxiety

    Dena November 8, 2011

    For seven years, I suffered from debilitating depression and anxiety. During that time, I tried many treatments. I spent years in and out of therapist offices, psychiatrist offices, and bouncing from medication to medication. Ultimately, the thing that changed—saved—my life was cognitive behavior therapy (CBT).…

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  • No Alcohol November

    Dena November 1, 2011

    I have a love/hate relationship with alcohol. When I love it, I really love it. When I hate it, I really hate it. Alcoholism runs in my family. Which I’ve found as I’ve gotten older, is much more common than I ever imagined. I definitely…

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  • Happy Halloween!

    Dena October 31, 2011

    Happy Halloween! ♥ I hope that everyone had a spooky, sweet, magical Halloween. Thank heavens that our snow melted and we were able to hit the town for some seriously fun ‘Trick or Treating!’ Check out my little race car driver. Isn’t he just the…

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  • Sunday Sweetness: She believed…

    Dena October 23, 2011

    Hello, friends! I’ve been traveling this morning. I left New Jersey in the wee hours of the morning & hopped on a plane to Charlotte, North Carolina. From here, I’m headed to my final destination, San Antonio, Texas! I’ve got a speaking engagement tomorrow morning.…

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  • What’s in a Name?

    Dena September 22, 2011

    A confession: I love names! I’ve been choosing names for my future child(ren) for as long as I can remember. I don’t know what it is really, I’m just fascinated. I love the sound of names and I especially love to know what names mean.…

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