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Never miss a chance…

I've had a very full summer and just recently returned from Montréal where I had another week of Essentrics training.  But when I realized my mom didn't have much going on for her birthday this past weekend, I decided I [...]

Spring Gifts from the garden

Look what I found under the melting snow of our garden! There were several and they are delicious. But only one had this cool visual to offer-The lemon just gives you a sense of size. ;)

First signs of spring

What a treat for me to see these first signs of spring appear in the mountains! Believe it or not, I'm not sick of ski season yet; in fact, I was bummed to miss a powder day yesterday since I [...]

When It’s Time To Let Go…of Life

As a non-fiction writer,  I have a great appreciation for those who write fiction.  It sounds overwhelmingly difficult to me!  While reading one of my favorite authors recently, Alice Hoffman, I came across a great paragraph which makes me think [...]

Keep Moving!

Moving too fast without proper warm-up got me in trouble yesterday; I had the mother of all back spasms that made my cry out in pain every minute or more regardless of whether I was moving or stationary.   First, [...]

December Daze

How do you feel at this point in December? Relieved? Exhausted? A bit depressed due to another New Year's Eve alone or with way too many "over-imbibed" people? Time for serious self-care. I have no complaints about spending the first [...]

Making do…40 Green Tomatoes

We had nearly 40 green tomatoes on one plant when the freeze was about to hit, so plucked them and stored them in the basement in brown paper bags to ripen.  It works well, although I must admit they aren't [...]

Herbal Cordial Recipe

Cordial in Process If you didn't receive my recent newsletter on the benefits of making and drinking herbal cordials, I hope you sign up soon here on my website. When I'm on top of things, you'll get your [...]

Saying Goodbye…

Maggie After three months of email challenges, I've come across something much tougher:  saying goodbye to my darling kitty-cat, Maggie, on September 18th, 2013.  She taught me a lot during her 17 years on the planet, but I [...]

Pumpkin Blossom Fritters

These pumpkin blossom fritters are a delicious way to get a broad spectrum of nutrients into your diet (via a broad spectrum of colors in your fruits and vegetables) and are a great way to celebrate the last days of [...]