• Sleep! Oh How I Miss You

    If you have been on Peanut Butter and Whine for a while, you know that I complain WHINE about not sleeping well. WELL, I’m hear to whine some more. Is it my age? Is it the mattress? Is it the pillow? Is it The Husband? (Yes, I do like to blame him for everything. WHY not this??) All I know is I wake up tired. I wake up with my back hurting. My neck hurting, and the dog is snoring. I think the only one in the bed getting a good night’s sleep IS THE DOG!! (she does NOT look amused at the early morning photo shoot) A doctor’s visit…

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    Solutions for a Silent Night: 5 Effective Snoring Remedies

    Snoring disrupts not only the snorer’s own rest but also the sleep of anyone within earshot. The noisy and abrasive sounds make it difficult to achieve sound slumber. Fortunately, there are solutions that can help reduce or even eliminate snoring altogether. By identifying the root cause and trying tailored remedies, snorers can regain peaceful and quiet sleep. 1. Experiment with Ideal Sleep Positions Sometimes simple adjustments in sleep position can help stop noisy snoring. The effects of gravity on throat tissue can lead to airway obstruction. For example, sleeping on the back allows the tongue to fall backward into the airway, narrowing breathing passages. The tissues vibrate more intensely in…

  • Not Sleeping Well? 7 Factors Affecting Sleep and Your Sleep Quality

    In the hustle and bustle of modern life, a good night’s sleep is often overlooked, yet it plays a crucial role in our overall well-being. Many factors can affect the quality of our sleep, leading to restless nights and groggy mornings. Understanding these factors is the first step toward reclaiming a peaceful and restorative slumber. In this exploration, we delve into seven common elements that impact the quality of your sleep, shedding light on how to address them for a rejuvenated and refreshing rest. 1. Screen Time Before Bed: Excessive screen time before bed, especially on electronic devices like smartphones and computers, exposes your eyes to blue light, disrupting your…

  • Sleep Deprivation!?!?

    Everyone has experience sleep deprivation at some point in their lives. You might have felt the effects of not getting enough sleep, whether due to a late-night work shift or a restless baby. But do you know just how much of an impact sleep deprivation can have on your life? 35% of Americans don’t get enough sleep, leading to mental and physical health problems. Lack of sleep can cause anxiety and depression, impair cognitive function, weaken the immune system, and increase the risk of obesity and chronic illnesses. Poor sleep habits can also lead to relationship conflict, decrease work performance and productivity, and make one look tired and dull. To…

  • Tips To Help You Have Better Sleep!

    Ever wonder about those guys that work until late and are among the first to arrive at the office and looking refreshed? We all envy them and wonder what’s special about them. How do they do it? We all need to sleep at some point. Sleeping is vital to our health and overall well-being. But in as much as we should get plenty of shut-eye, it does not mean that we quit our jobs because we have to be up early to get to the office, or that we forgo certain activities such as the weeknight concert. What matters is not so much the quantity of sleep you get but…

  • ORBit Relaxation Lamp Giveaway

    This Giveaway Is Closed Check the sidebar at the right for my $50 Your Way Giveaway. I’ve told you guys over and over how much trouble I have sleeping at night. I can’t quiet my mind, I toss and turn and then I’m a zombie the next day. Chasing a 3-year-old zombie style is NOT fun!! I was thrilled to be able to review the ORBit Relaxation Lamp from Verilux. This is the most unique lamp; the perfect way to unwind and relax. So, what is an ORBit Relaxation Lamp? It’s a wireless, battery operated ORBit that speeds up your slow down. The light is very mesmerizing and relaxing. The…

  • BioTerra Herbs Shush!!

    This business appears to have closed. BUMMER! I liked these products. I will try and find something suitable to replace it. When I do, you’ll hear about it. Trust me. Disclosure: I got this product as part of an advertorial. From the second I opened BioTerra Herbs page I was intrigued!! From their quirky and fun opening paragraph: We have the most ridiculously awesome herbal supplements on planet Earth and do so with a wicked sense of humor. Our products are vegan, 100% natural, and our herbs are perfectly engulfed in vegetarian capsules. We provide healthy, drug-free supplements that are as active as you are. We believe in honesty, eco-sustainability,…