Monthly Archives: March 2015

Monday Musings: Quick Avocado-Parm Pasta Lunch for Two

I love to strip recipes down to their very-best ingredients. When I was really little, my favorite foods were macaroni and cheese and grilled chicken in mushroom alfredo pasta. I loved and still love all things creamy. But I know that with that creamy texture comes calories, fat, sodium and sugar. So, I’ve finally come up with a solution to… Read more →

Science Sunday: Alzheimer’s, Aging and Ethics of Editing the Human Genome

  Its Science Sunday, again! This week, I’ve pulled a few interesting articles involving Alzheimer’s disease, aging and editing the human genome.   A new research article published this month in Science Transitional Medicine shows fully restored memory in mice with Alzheimer’s disease by using a repetitive ultrasound scanning technique to remove accumulated amounts of one of Alzheimer’s known toxins, amyloid-beta. Although not a… Read more →

Science Sunday: “Thought Germs”, Longevity & Aging Drug Class, and Optogenetics

The links in my Science Sunday roundup this week are a mix of some lab research on longevity and aging, social science and mental hygiene as well as futuristic-sounding (but surprisingly practical) proposed solutions for correction and prevention of brain disorders. “Thought Germs” and Why Those Hot Issues Go So Viral on Social Media One of the better 5 minute breaks I spent watching Youtube this week… Read more →

Clipping Coupons in Canada: Real Canadian Superstore (plus, my savings at RCSS this week!)

It is another sweet day of savings in the Nelson household featuring today’s main stop, Real Canadian Superstore. The deals are so good this week, I couldn’t help but share what all I snagged today in hopes that you can save on some of the same exact deals going on this week. Every Wednesday, new deals are updated on my favorite savings… Read more →