4 Things I’m Doing Right Now to Feel Lighter in 2016

Tropical Blast Smoothie

For most of my life, I have made it a priority to take care of myself physically. To mostly eat nourishing food. (Notice I said, “mostly.”) To exercise enough to keep my body strong and energized. No rock hard abs but enough to wear the same pair of jeans year after year. But then about […]

Green Smoothies for Spring Cleaning

I’m in the thick of “spring cleaning.” My “cleaning” is different than the one you may be envisioning. No, I’m not beating my rugs with a broom, or dusting my refrigerator coils. What I’m doing is giving the insides of this ole body some TLC now that the hibernating months are over. Each spring, I […]

A Late Winter’s Screensaver for You

Don’t ask what the world needs; ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.  -Howard Thurman A new screensaver/desktop photo for you, my friends. Thought it might lend a bit of calm and clarity to start the week. Use the […]

Blueberry Smoothies and the Lego Saga

Blueberry smoothie

I don’t do well with chaos. Not shopping malls. Not county fairs. Not kids pounding up and down stairs. Not legos strewn throughout my house. I’m definitely a “go outside and play!” type of Mom. I know I shared with you back in March that I was triumphant. After months of organizing and purging, I […]

Won’t You Join Me in My Hiding Place?

My hiding place

Sometimes the whole process of writing a story, taking the photographs, editing the photographs, testing a recipe, writing a recipe, putting the whole thing together on the computer and then, hitting the publish button…can be, well, overwhelming. Today I wanted to keep it simple. A bank of fluffy gray clouds sit above my head here […]