I love this, but I'd make one change. I'd exchange "educated" for "mature." It is the mark of a MATURE mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. Something to think about during this election year we're in. You know, the one in which maturity is in such short supply. . . .
SkinnyKitchen.com is my go-to meal planning site, hands down. Run by my friend, Nancy Fox, it's the best website around for finding delicious healthy, low-calorie meal ideas that are simple to prepare. Guaranteed. I've never made a single dish from her site that wasn't absolutely yummy. So I . . .
Maybe like us, you have way too many ornaments. Our Christmas tree last year was over-the-top laden with ornaments, but this year, we wanted to do something different. We wanted to trim the tree with only the special ornaments acquired on our travels. Because when we travel, we always buy a special . . .
Maybe like me, you do more sitting around than you did in your youth. After mid-life, many of us complain about the spread that comes from sitting on our rear ends in front of a screen or with a book or two or three. Maybe, like me, you like doing things that are naturally sedentary. Or maybe, like . . .
No, there's nothing wrong with it. It's just got loads of beta-carotene: 25 percent more Vitamin A than other our familiar white cauliflower. It was originally a mutant, discovered in 1970 and bred with its white cousins. The result can be any shade of yellow or orange--as you can see, the one that . . .
NOTE: SATIRE AHEAD! The head-spinning proliferation of social media outlets makes some of us want to retreat into a cave with no devices or internet at all. Well, ok, that's probably not ever going to happen. But most of us acknowledge that social media can be a time-suck. So we pick and choose . . .
Gratitude is everywhere. EVERY-where. Challenges. Blog posts. TED talks. Well, the Divine's been talking and I've been listening. Here's what it's saying: Enough gratitude already! I get it. I know you're grateful. I heard you the first time. Most of you clearly appreciate the blessings that . . .
What does the holiday spirit really mean? As you buy your holiday gifts, consider using part of your gift budget to help the world be a better place. Even a small gift-- $10 even--can be helpful. And it feels so good to do something for someone else. So here are a few ways to stay in the holiday . . .
Every Saturday in Santa Fe I woke up early and excited because it was Farmers Market day. Between the incredible produce, of which we purchased liberal quantities and enjoyed every bite, the wide-range of shops selling shawls, cards and coffee, books, aprons, socks and I could go on, well, Santa Fe . . .
Still looking for that perfect last-minute gift? Let me help. For the adventurous soul: make it experiential: A skydiving session. A balloon ride. A sailing lesson. A day of kayaking. Whalewatching. A surfing lesson. The sky's the limit--literally! For someone who needs to laugh their ass . . .