Websites I Love

From time to time, I come across a website that I end up going back to again and again because it is so inspiring and has such great information.  Being entertaining is a plus.  One such site is http://www.youngernextyear.com/, which happens to be the companion site to one of my Read more…

Fruit For All Seasons

Fruits are a delicious basic when it comes to healthy eating – with nutrients vital for health, energy, disease prevention and longevity.  Here in Colorado, fall is when peaches are at their peak.  Apples, too, are at their best this time of year, and there is a wide variety to Read more…

Your Big Question – Why?

Have you been thinking about making a change in yourself, or your circumstances, for a while? Do you question (or maybe even secretly doubt) that making this change is possible? Or have you attempted making a change, maybe more than once, only to find yourself slipping back into old patterns, Read more…

Those Holiday Parties

This time of year, magazines, newspapers and the internet are filled with articles containing tips on how to get through the holidays without gaining weight. What to eat at holiday parties, what not to eat, and just how to deal with all that delicious food that seems to be everywhere Read more…

Bake Some Bread

This is a time of year when lots of us bring out our favorite recipes and get to baking – cookies, pies and breads. A wonderful thing to do is to bake a favorite treat to take to friends, neighbors or the office group. Most everyone appreciates a gift of Read more…

Soup Season

I live in the Rocky Mountains just outside of Denver, Colorado, high up at 8,500 feet – a beautiful spot surrounded by tall trees and the mountains.   Today is one of those winter days – and it’s not even winter yet.  Mother Nature doesn’t seem to care about the date Read more…

A Time for Gratitude

 Much has been written in recent years about gratitude.  How gratitude affects us, the science of gratitude, the power of gratitude and its effects on the mind, spirit and yes, the body, since all are intertwined.  Those who study such things – psychologists and researchers in the area of positive psychology Read more…