Healthy and Beauty: Yoga Right About Now

Parts of the weekend didnt’ turn out how I expected – with my stress level elevating to highs so out-of-control that my body simply shut down. This is of course stress upon stress of every-day life and  some not-so-normal  nonsense. I realized after taking a step back and deep breaths, that I needed to re-start […]

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Lifestyle: Personality Traits – The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

I do countless hours of self-reflecting – especially after every incident, good or bad, in my life. I wonder if my handling of a situation was the best approach. Or the fact,  why is it people are intimated by me, then there are days, I feel as if I am not getting through to anyone. […]

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Lifestyle: Changes Your Body Undergoes When Heartbroken

Four weeks later, and I am still experiencing sadness over the early-passing of a beloved family pet. What sucks the most is that I wake up in a cold sweat in the middle of the night, wondering if there was more any of us could have done to prevent it. But then after a good […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Spicy Tomato Soup and Grilled Cheese

My favorite, after spaghetti of course, is the combo – tomato soup and a grilled cheese sandwich and the recipe I found here for the soup is a nice touch – spicy – something I’ve never considered before. The rest of the suggestions are up to you. Here we go: Ingredients: 4 tablespoons olive oil […]

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Tea Party With The Girls

I love a tea party – where a group of friends get together on a Saturday mid-afternoon for tea and goodies. You know, a collection of cakes and pastries everyone brings to the gathering. My mother, her sisters, and even sister’s in law hosted a tea-party in rotation. Each month we would get dressed up […]

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Friday Fun Reads On Your Way To A Long Weekend

I just realized this is a long weekend for Americans – celebrating ‘President’s Day’ for some and rushing off somewhere for a quick getaway for others – normally attaching today as an extended mini-vacation. So, if you are stuck in a car as a passenger, or on a flight taking you away from your norm, […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Salmon Burger

Variation is key to a successful dinner get-together – even for a busy family – who sometimes can’t sit down together for a proper meal. I say, create a menu and put it on display in the kitchen and see just how quickly everyone shifts their schedules around to be present for dinner. Here’s one […]

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Decor: Simple and Elegant

Simple is the way to go when streamline and efforts to keep the house looking clean at all times is your goal. And these decor ideas offer up some great options: You might also like learning about how to paint your living space

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Romantic Dinner Prepared By You

Going out to dinner on Valentine’s Day is over-rated and simply too expensive and less personal. I mean the idea of sharing a romantic dinner with 50-75 other couples, all dressed up in like colors, in the past had me giggling the second my loved-one and I were ushered to our table. I think the […]

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Olive Oil – Facts and Myth

Seriously, when I saw this article about olive oil, my jaw dropped – what do you mean  “Light olive oil” is a misnomer and a marketing ploy that actually means the oil has been refined and treated with heat to strip away odor and flavor.” Although I do not ever consider “LIGHT’ for the olive-oil I buy […]

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Travel: Switzerland All-Season

Just the other day I was remembering my trip to Switzerland late 2016 with a friend who accompanied me on the trip. I found the country simply peaceful, elegant, relaxing and believe it or not, one of the best inspirations for decor – in terms of color-pairing.  This article shares my sentiment

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Travel: For The Adventurist at Heart

For some people the norm is boring – you know the week long island vacation, sipping a tropical drink by the poolside, or a 7-day museum pass for Paris to spend a week indoors, staring at art and then there is the pasta lovers trip that’s been overdone – according to some. So, if you […]

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