The Power of Positivity in Relationships

February 8, 2019

Recently, John and I celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary. We were but wee babes when we began our story together. I personally don't think time together in and of itself is something that warrants public approval, as there are plenty of unhealthy relationships out there that last for decades (and that feels truly tragic). Don't get me wrong, we have ... Read More

A Recipe for You

January 24, 2019

I thought I would share one of our family's favorite soup recipes with you today. Consider it a winter bonus! Years ago, I was "gifted" this recipe in a letter from a dear friend. Don't you love gifts like that? The recipe is for Chunky Minestrone Soup. It is warming. Satisfying. Healthy. And DELICIOUS! The soup is also versatile. I ... Read More

Winter Comforts

January 14, 2019

Winter has taken hold here in Utah. The searing cold (and often grey) days may create or mirror an inner state of malaise in our psyche. A Challenge of Sorts Instead of fighting our urge to slow down, to sleep a bit more, to watch that Netflix series, to play games, to cocoon--I offer an invitation to truly BE with ... Read More

An Alternative Approach to New Year’s Resolutions

January 9, 2019

Photo by Scott Tallman Happy January! Can you believe it is 2019? January seems to be a natural month for reflection as our schedules calm down a bit from the hustle and bustle that so often accompany the holiday season. Winter settles in with cold temperatures and darkness. We may feel a natural desire to slow down. Sleep more. Recover. I am ... Read More

Holiday Wishes

December 21, 2018

The holidays are upon us. We are nearly at the close of a year-- with the beginning of 2019 beckoning us forward! Who is ready for a new year? Thank you for joining me here these past several months. Your comments have brought me such comfort and joy. I am wishing you a holiday break that feels good to you. ... Read More

A Stovetop Simmer Recipe

December 10, 2018

How is Monday feeling to you this morning? I am working from home for part of today. While I have a more active afternoon, it is a lovely thing to be able to sit by the fire and see to the tasks before me. I have just completed my official "power hour" that I use to plan my the week's dinner menu, ... Read More

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