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September 2014

Pesto Perfecto

I love pesto. Actually, my entire family does. And since it’s full of greens and good fat, we eat it regularly. Don’t bother with the jarred stuff, homemade pesto is the way to go. Luckily, making your own could not…

Friday with FEED Project + West Elm

FEED Project  +  West Elm  =  A W E S O M E Check out the FEED Project and West Elm collaboration. With the purchase of each piece, meals will be provided to hungry Americans. I’ll take one of everything,…

Must it always end?

I would be supremely happy with an eternal summer. The hot sun, warm(ish) water, long days and festive nights make for the best time. So, when the Autumnal Equinox rolls around, which it does every single year, I get a little weepy.…

This Year’s Best Decision

What would you do if money didn’t matter and you weren’t concerned with what other people thought of you? We were discussing this over dinner recently with a few old friends. Our responses were all different, as was our…

Friday with The Danger of Silence

In 4 minutes, slam poet Clint Smith tells his truth – it’s a brilliant and powerfully spoken word. I will live every day as if there were a microphone tucked under my tongue, a stage on the underside of my inhibition. Because who…

Quick and Easy Banana Muffins

Reece and Vera love making their Papa (my dad) muffins. Which is great, because my dad spells “love” with the letters D-E-S-S-E-R-T. Not really, but he sure appreciates cookies, ice cream, muffins, cake, etc. With an hour free, and…

Unleash the Cardio Bunny

I was in need of a good cardio session this morning. Since I only had an hour to workout AND get ready for church, it had to be a quick and intense workout. So, I grabbed a playlist and headed over…

Friday with The Mindy Project

The Mindy Project makes me laugh like a hysterical puppy. It’s one of two shows (the other is Homeland) that I prefer to watch by myself – I like to soak up all of Mindy’s goodness without having to…

Equinox Raises the Bar

On Saturday, I went to the gym for the first time in almost a year. I was visiting my in-laws in Thousand Oaks area and was too much of a wuss to run in the heat, which is my…

Self-Talk

I talk to myself (a lot). And so do you. We all do – it’s not just for the crazies. Self-talk is powerful. Yet, our thoughts fall on a spectrum – from honoring to destructive. The voice we hear…