Power up your Nightstand for a Good Morning

What matters on the side of your bed can make a big difference to your morning. This blog today may make you thing twice about how to decorate your nightstand or not making it a place of clutter. Our bedrooms are a place we go to rest and retreat from the day. Here tucked away […]

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Mindful Living Moment. What invitations are you giving out?

Who doesn’t like to get an invitation to an awesome party? We don’t just give out invitations to physical parties, we give them out to our own life party. I like to call these invitations, internal soul invitations. What do I mean when I say an internal soul invitation? A soul invitation is the things […]

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What’s in a HUG?

According to one expert on the subject, Michael Murphy, Ph.D., post-doctoral research associate at the Laboratory for the Study of Stress, Immunity, and Disease in the Department of Psychology at Carnegie Mellon University, says it’s because touch deactivates the part of the brain that responds to threats, and in turn fewer hormones are released to signal a stress response, and your cardiovascular system experiences less stress.

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Mindful Living moment: Where was this thought born?

Welcome! I want to share more on my blog what setting the table with love is all about for me. It’s not just about the delicious meals we prepare and serve to our families and loved ones, but it’s also about what we are serving them spiritually, emotionally and mentally. I want to share with […]

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The Power of a Hug

I remember growing up and being taught to not talk to strangers, let alone give them a hug and for good reason with the world we live in and all the violence we see happening to our children, but is that the best way? I don’t think we should force our kids to hug people, […]

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Hello Fear, Why are you here?

Feeling afraid is very natural and sometimes very necessary.  Fear ~ an unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain, or a threat. We are wired with fear, it serves a purpose, like all things in our lives.  It’s here to help us be safe, it keeps […]

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What is love? Here’s a thought: just a thought.

Love, what is it really about? Well I have been with my husband for almost 25 years and I have a few failing thoughts on that, which has helped me get to this right here, with time and practice. When you are happy, you make others happy around you. Deal with yourself first. The other […]

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Vegan Spinach Florentine Rice Paper Wraps.

Here’s another recipe that may wow your Valentine’s Day date. 💕It’s so simple, easy, delicious and healthy. I love taking traditional recipes like a spring roll adding non traditional ingredients and allowing my guests to experience something in familiar in a new way. This will make appetizer, before dinner or add some wonderful cheeses, nuts,dried […]

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The Happy Now

Most of us are waiting for happy to show up at our door and knock, we answer with glee, “Hello, Happy I have been waiting for you, now all is well with the world.” Happy looks at you and says with great merriment, sorry is this 52 Henderson Way?  You look with great disappointment and hang […]

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Valentine’s Day Chocolate Heart Shaped Quinoa Coconut Macaroons 

This is one of my favorite holidays. I am such a hopeless romantic. I love Love.❤❤❤ Valentine’s Day can be decadent and nourishing. We usually see quinoa used for savory dishes, but this is one of my favorites. You guys know how much I love quinoa. Check out all the delicious recipes here on my […]

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Soy Free Gluten Free Vegan Sausage, Avocado Scramble and Peaches

My 20 year anniversary is coming up in a few weeks. My husband and I have decided to do a wedding renewal ceremony.  I am very excited, because I did not think I we would have made 20 years. I had kidney disease when we meet and kidney failures 7 years after we had our […]

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Ginger peach Coho salmon salad with warm cinnamon pears

My former yoga teacher sent me this amazing vinegar Alessi White Balsamic Pear Infused vinegar and the sweet note. So she asked me to post what I am going to do with it. I made a ginger pear dressing for the Coho Salmon salad.  I also took the dressing and used it as a marinade for […]

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I love the movie Ratatouille.

I love the movie Ratatouille! These are some of my favorite quotes. I have watched this movie a million times. It inspires me to cook.

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Grilled Peaches with Cinnamon and Cardamom Honey Butter.

This is so good!!! So so very very good!  I had the honor of help cater my best friend’s husband 40th birthday party. They requested my sweet potato biscuits, ( gluten free)! I made this cinnamon and cardamom honey butter to go along with the biscuits but I forgot it at home.  Fortunately that did […]

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A Cookbook inspiration from Love

My friends are amazing! This year I was not in the mood to celebrate my birthday! But they had other plans in mind. My best friends hosted my birthday on the rooftop of one of my dear friends high rise on a beautiful starry summer’s night in Atlanta. We laughed, we cried, we sang, we […]

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