Wherever you go, there you are

Wherever you go, there you are
~Jon Kabat-Zinn

I have been thinking a lot about home these days.  A few months ago, I began a project to renovate my house. Going through this process has been both exciting and challenging and has given me the opportunity to think about what it truly means to be “home.”  While physical space can be important, I have realized that home is about so much more than where you live.Read More »

Mindful Moment Challenge

Life is what happens when you are busy making other plans.
~John Lennon

I wake up and the phone is ringing. Is it the cell phone or the home phone? Are the kids up yet? Okay, off to the shower. We have 30 minutes before the kids need to be out the door for school. Are the lunches packed? Is everyone dressed for the weather? Mornings can be a challenge, even for the most organized. Read More »

Why Go For the “Real” Thing

What do you eat in February?  I find that this time of year can create a lack of motivation in the kitchen. Fresh produce is hard to come by, the fascination with root veggies has diminished, and freezer reserves can be low. This can lead to using more processed foods, which can cause all sorts of problems (ie. weight gain, sugar swings, headaches, aches and pains).   Does this sound familiar?Read More »