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TAKING CARE FROM THE INSIDE OUT & OUTSIDE IN

While running from meeting to meeting during my old corporate days, I would often fantasize about stress magically disappear...

I just got back from a whirlwind week in New York and am currently sitting at my kitchen table with a clay mask on, slippers...

I just wrapped up a 2-day catering gig for a wonderful group of teachers from San Francisco.  Every year, these teachers com...

My dear friend Sarah Kate came over for dinner the other night. She and I work together in the kitchen at the Occidental Art...

It has now been a few weeks since our self-care retreat that my dear friend Maggie and I hosted up in West Sonoma County, wh...

I've been feeling a little under the weather lately as the seasons have been shifting from winter to rainy spring.  It's the...

A few months ago, I bought a beautiful 15 lb Musque de Provence Pumpkin from our local farmer's market, intending to use it...

When it comes to self-care, having a morning routine is definitely on my list of priorities. I spent way too many years rush...

In July of 2015, I left my ten year retail career, moved out of my Brooklyn apartment, and booked a one-way ticket to Copenh...

I had a spicy photo session the other day, paying homage to the amazing spices I picked up during my travels.  Incorporating...

I am a sucker for a good farmers market.  I love talking to the local farmers and learning new things about their produce, l...

I have a lot of nervous energy right now and need a release. Some of it is pent up energy from spending the last two days in...

When I’m about to write that life started to unravel after Mike died, I’m sure most people would assume that life unravellin...

Note to self - Buy "Living Beautifully with Uncertainty and Change" by Pema Chodron

"I'm neither doomed nor completely free,...

Nothing is going to be the same after this trip.  Too much has happened.  I'm supposed to head back to New York tonight, but...

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