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“Instructions for living a life: Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it.” ― Mary Oliver

Preparing for Thanksgiving

The busy holiday season is upon us. Of course, I’m aware that it seems all of the seasons are the “busy ones” these days. If you don’t believe me, just … Continue reading

November 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bon appétit!

Those who know my husband and I at all know that our travels are usually very food-centric… many times we plan itineraries, if not the entire destination, based on what and … Continue reading

November 1, 2013 · 2 Comments

Detoxed and loving it!

I just concluded my first juice cleanse this week, using a 3-day plan from The Juice Works here in the Twin Cities. It actually turned into almost a four day cleanse because … Continue reading

January 25, 2013 · 7 Comments

Test driving a juice cleanse

Been feeling sluggish since the holidays kicked off (and I mean Thanksgiving, not Christmas). Too much of everything — coffee, bakery goodies, red meat, frozen yogurt, wine, champagne, G&Ts, and … Continue reading

January 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

A New York state of mind…

Sending thoughts and prayers to the entire east coast affected by the super storm Sandy. Especially thinking of New Jersey as we have family there and are so relieved they … Continue reading

October 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Keep the main thing the main thing

As I get older, I’m increasingly aware of the how many “grown up” people around me seem to survive life, rather than love it. It’s almost like  life is something to … Continue reading

October 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Month two of my giving challenge

It’s been a while, friends, but yeah, I’m still here. And yes, my challenge to get my spending in line with my values is still on! Happy to report that … Continue reading

October 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

Regrets, I’ve had a few…

And most of them are hanging around my closet!  Actually, I’m only half-joking, because in talking not long ago with some friends about what we might regret from our past, … Continue reading

September 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

It’s the little things

I started to mention something in my last post about how my challenge to focus more on others with my spending has influenced (positively!) a lot of other little things. … Continue reading

August 18, 2012 · 4 Comments

Crunching the numbers: can I stick to a budget?

First, thanks to all of you who read my last post and gave your encouragement either here or on Facebook! But I know what is really of interest is HOW … Continue reading

August 13, 2012 · 2 Comments