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suellen-ocean's picture
Mar.04.2014
Coconut oil is everywhere these days, including natural foods stores. It's popular with food manufacturers because it offers a non-dairy alternative for vegans and it has a better resistance to spoilage, NOT because it's low fat. Coconut oil is an extremely saturated fat, like cream. If you wish to...
red-room-well-red's picture
Nov.17.2013
For a couple of years now it's been my pleasure to edit holiday-themed articles by Red Room authors and members for Huffington Post's various verticals and excerpt them here on Red Room. This year, the theme for Thanksgiving seems to be mindfulness in the midst of celebration. Intention—whether to...
mya-speeks's picture
Jun.28.2013
Imagine a silhouette of me Trying Dying To break free   Pictures Frozen holding on to moments  That no longer speak for me They live in my used to be's   I used to be afraid of me   Afraid  of my beauty   I used to be afraid of me   Afraid  of my passion...
JohnnyOla's picture
May.16.2013
  “I don’t think I can stand another honey bun and Coke,” I disgustedly told my best friend Jimmy, as we surveyed the rack of sweet breads in the small country store just outside of Goodwater, Alabama. It was September of 1974.   I had just started going to Alexander City State Junior...
mya-speeks's picture
Jan.29.2013
I left my husband Consciously, subconsciously, emotionally, financially... physically but most of all spiritually It takes some time and a hell of lot of "you" work to remove yourself from a way of thinking about your life and your marriage. It takes a lot of hurt and a lot of pain to untwist...
suellen-ocean's picture
Nov.23.2012
I had a bumper crop of sweet basil this summer and have been staring at a bowl of the dried herb for over a month. The reason I left it sitting there was because I thought the seeds might be bitter and I didn't know if I should separate them from the leaf before I stored it for my spice cabinet....
jm-cornwell's picture
Apr.05.2012
Free advice, it's the one thing that most people rarely fear to give and balk at accepting for free, the idea that something you've done is wrong or inappropriate, or worse, that you need help, especially with writing. That's what I'm offering this morning, a little free advice. I've been writing...
suellen-ocean's picture
Mar.11.2012
It takes practice but a cast iron skillet is a fabulous way to cook without oil. You can add a tiny bit of water or broth to the skillet. For example, frozen corn and onions on the skillet with a tiny bit of water - cover and simmer a few minutes Before all the water gets cooked out, crack a couple...
raymond-mallette's picture
Mar.10.2012
     How many different nutritionalists have written books and instructions and formulas, and...and...and...? Whew...enough already. There is a secret to fitness, but that secret is not in "dieting" or "15 minutes of exercise three times per week" or any of the other tid-bits...
kristen-houghton's picture
Dec.13.2011
No Woman Diets Alone - There's Always a Man Behind Her Eating a Doughnut is number 16 in the category of marriage humor, number 30 in humor essays! Many, many thanks to all! No Woman Diets Alone - There's Always a Man Behind Her Eating a Doughnut www.amazon.com“Marriage,” said Bill Cosby, “is the...