Monthly Archives: July 2013

Contact Me

I’d love to hear from you!  You can reach me via the Contact Form below or simply by emailing me at nestfullofnew@gmail.com. [contact_form] Read more…

Wash It This Way, Not That!

If you’re like me, what you know about washing and drying clothes is what you learned from your mother, your grandmother, your aunt, sister, or Home Economics teacher. Unfortunately, some of those hints you learned while doing chores as a kid might be damaging the clothes you wear now.  Here […] Read more…

Part 3 of 4 Steps to Managing Diabetes for Life

via the National Diabetes Education Program Step 3: Learn how to live with diabetes. It is common to feel overwhelmed, sad, or angry when you are living with diabetes. You may know the steps you should take to stay healthy, but have trouble sticking with your plan over time. This […] Read more…

Part 4 of 4 Steps to Managing Diabetes for Life

via the National Diabetes Education Program Step 4: Get routine care to stay healthy. See your health care team at least twice a year to find and treat any problems early. At each visit, be sure you have a: blood pressure check foot check weight check review of your self-care […] Read more…

Part 2 of 4 Steps to Managing Diabetes for Life

Diabetes Cloud

via the National Diabetes Education Program Managing diabetes every day is important for maintaining your health. Step 2: Know your diabetes ABCs. Talk to your health care team about how to manage your A1C, Blood pressure, and Cholesterol. This can help lower your chances of having a heart attack, stroke, […] Read more…

Part 1 of 4 Steps to Managing Diabetes for Life

National Diabetes Education Program

via the National Diabetes Education Program Step 1: Learn about diabetes. What is diabetes?  There are three main types of diabetes: Type 1 diabetes – Your body does not make insulin. This is a problem because you need insulin to take the sugar (glucose) from the foods you eat and […] Read more…

Peach Cobbler with Blackberries

Ipsy Glam Bag, July 2013

IPSY – What are these Glam Bags all about? Cost: $10/month includes shipping Ipsy was created by some of the top beauty bloggers and youtuber beauty girls.  Ipsy subscribers receive a Glam Bag makeup bag every month that contains 4-5 deluxe samples and full-size products. Subscribers all get the same basic […] Read more…

Summertime = Berry Picking Time!

How amazing is fruit during the summer?! I always feel like I can prepare healthier and more delicious meals at this time of year, simply because I can go to a local farm or market and hand pick the most glorious fruits and veggies.  We’ve just come off a really […] Read more…

Pick Your Own Fruit

My favorite site for everything about canning, preserving and picking is Pick Your Own.  I’ve gleaned the best picking tips and tricks from there and from my own experience.  You can also visit their website for links to local farms in most states. First, the availability of different fruits and […] Read more…

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