Join me for a Virtual Holiday Cocktail & Cheer Hour through Zoom! Grab your favorite beverage (whether a cocktail, tea, coffee, juice or a smoothie) and your favorite holiday treat and take a little while to sit with me by the fire and spread some good cheer with each other outside of our regular class time and savor the spirit of the … Continue reading Join Me for a Fireside Chat!
Enjoy the winter scenes and my mushrooms and indoor garden photos and a kitty or two!
You know how some people love peas, but not pea soup? Or hummus but not chickpeas? It's funny because I love both peas and pea soup! And, I love a hummus, but not a fan eating just chickpeas by themselves! So weird. However, once I add them to a salad or combine them with other … Continue reading Chickpea Salad
Please enjoy these pictures where you'll find New England scenery, several craft projects, a trip through Logee's Greenhouses in Connecticut and a kitty or two.
I love to use single-ingredient proteins in my recipes including Bob's Red Mill Hemp Powder or Chia Seeds, or I use whole raw nuts to add good fats, protein and fiber to my smoothies and other recipes. Depending on the nut, however, it will add a level of grittiness or creaminess to the recipe depending … Continue reading CRANBERRY CUTIE
Ok, so you all know I love gardening of any kind, and I have been wanting to forage for mushrooms for quite a while now, but never really knew where to go, what to look for and when. I have taken a few seminars and know a few friends who forage mushrooms with great luck … Continue reading Mushrooms Anyone?
I am wicked excited! I just received my 50-Plant Composting Garden Tower 2 yesterday! Many of you know I am an avid gardener and I try new things in my garden each growing season. I put in a hugelkultur a few years ago; self-watering 5 gallon buckets last year; many raised beds; tried a stagnant … Continue reading My Garden Tower® 2 Delivery
You all know what my fitness workspace looks like but are you curious as to what my "other" workspace is like? October starts the last quarter of the year and most retailers are on high alert putting out every seasonal item on an early schedule. Although, Halloween items were minimal in my store, Fall decorations … Continue reading October Highlights
This recipe is made with all natural ingredients to add the nice, warm holiday scent and feel to your home, highlighting all the goodness of the season. When you are finished using this recipe as a Holiday Potpourri, don't throw it away! Sift and strain out all the large, hard bits. Then add some sugar … Continue reading Simmering Scents of the Season
I have been teaching my classes and working hard pretty much seven days a week for the last few months...it is our busy season, and I am grateful for that. However, I finally got a break for a few days this week and I am so happy for the rest. I am so excited to … Continue reading November’s Travels