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Mythical Creature Monday: Pixiu – China

Name(s): Bixie, Pixiu, Tiān lù, Mengshou Origin: China Appearance: It has the body of a lion, the head of a dragon, and feathered wings. The female has two antlers, and the male has only one. Lore: The Tiān lù is the male and brings wealth, whereas the Bixie is the

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Mythical Creature Monday: Dragon – Worldwide

Name(s): Dragon, Wyvern, Hydra, many more Origin: Everywhere Appearance: Most often reptilian or serpentine, but feathered variations also exist in some cultures. Lore: Dragons of one type or another have existed in virtually every culture. There are stories and legends about them from North America to the Far East and

Oat Breakfast Muffins

Healthy (and Tasty) Oat Breakfast Muffins Recipe

These muffins are low calorie (126 each), oil free, wheat free (no kidding), dairy free, vitamin packed, loaded with metabolism boosting stuff … AND they actually taste good. Here’s the story. Briana has a habit of making requests for me to cook things that I’ve never done before. Usually it’s