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Things that make me happy

October 4, 2017

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It really is the small things that make life worth living. As we enter the season of cooler days and longer nights, I find it important to find ways to keep my spirits up. Here are some things that make me happy. 1. Trader Joe’s Cold Brew Coconut Coffee. I treat myself to this whenever […]

Irony

January 25, 2017

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I pass this sign on my daily walks and I can’t help but laugh. Notice that there is not one, but TWO dessert places: the Dessert Workshop and the Treat Cupcake Bar. A picture is really worth a thousand words. . .

Healthy herb adventures

September 7, 2016

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I suffer from periodic bouts of gastritis. And as much as I like natural stuff, I’m all for taking a pill to make things better. Except, as with most medicines, the cure can kill you as much as the ailment. So I have been on a quest to find a more natural way to heal. […]

The joy of tea

February 17, 2016

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I love caffeine. When one gets up at 4 am (!) to work out, one needs something more than just a will to get moving. I am getting more and more serious about healthy eating too, but even when I did the Ultimate Yogi 108 Day Challenge, I couldn’t give up caffeine. Come to think […]

Cookies!

January 20, 2016

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So I’m not much of a cook or a baker. Let’s just say that this goes way back, starting when my best friend Lisa and I attempted to make pretzels from a recipe in Seventeen Magazine. The end result? See below. In all fairness, Seventeen Magazine posted a revised recipe the next month, explaining the […]

My latest obsession – Fitbit

January 13, 2016

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My favorite Christmas present was a Fitbit. I got the simplest model, the Fitbit Zip, but it suits me just fine. Of course, who am I kidding, eventually I will be getting the fancier models that even track your sleep. Note the cute little smiley face on the display. If the Fitbit is happy, then […]

The story of pie

October 7, 2015

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Just a simple post this week. I am off to a marketing conference for the rest of the week and didn’t have a chance to prepare anything deeper. Here is a picture of some pies I baked over the weekend. Or rather, I baked them while my Mom supervised. Ever since we had the stove […]