My daughter Aspen is a talented artist and Licensed Nail Tech working in northern RI. She graduated from school just before the pandemic hit and worked for a short time at a local salon before everything shut down. Instead of bumming out, she practiced on me and her best friend during lock down, and worked … Continue reading Aspen Does Nails
Holy cow! By the end of August, you can feel the temperature change and the humidity drop. A hint of Autumn is on the breeze, and in our area, apples and peaches are ripening in the orchards. When our local peaches are fresh-picked, they smell a-mazing and you know, without question, that first bite is … Continue reading Raw Peachy Cobbler
Hello again! It is August 2020 this summer has been hotter and more humid than usual, and without much rain. It is still quite warm and humid and we are finally getting some rain these last few days. Hurricane season is more active this year as well, and we lost another tree in the last … Continue reading August Around the Homestead
In association with Halloween, it is hard to steer clear of the lure of colorful bags of candy in all forms in the store and get kids to think differently when all the other kids are indulging heavily. Candy is popular worldwide and mostly made from sugar, artificial flavors, preservatives and food dyes, which provide … Continue reading Healthy Sweet Treat Alternatives to Eating Candy this Halloween
I so enjoy a good peach cobbler, especially raw! You will never miss the crust or the over-cooked, softened peaches. Instead, you will enjoy firm fruit with the syrupy maple undertones of the dates combined with a nice crunch from the pistachios. It is so amazing and one of my seasonal favorites! It requires very … Continue reading Raw Peach Cobbler
Join me for the fun, interesting and enlightening 10-Day Gratefulness Challenge and choose to make life happen on your terms. You are meant to have an amazing life. You are meant to wake up every day filled with inspiration and excitement for the day ahead. If you feel you are not living with excitement and … Continue reading Bloom Where You Are Planted
Oh. My. Goodness. Springtime in New England is wonderful and just as colorful as Autumn! Have you noticed how long the Forsythias stayed in bloom? Those are the bright burst of yellow color we see first in early spring. Have you taken an early morning walk in the damp fog and noticed all that is … Continue reading Rain, Rain, Go Away!
Listen to the things you say under your breath to yourself, about yourself. Are those things negative in any way? You might not think so, but think about it and write down the things you say for even just one day and see what your list reveals. You will be shocked! You are meant to … Continue reading Spring Into Gratefulness
Dear Leader Prospects, The 4 hour leader training has been scheduled for April 25 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM. If you are interested, please read through the requirements below to verify you can take on this commitment. Then, if you are still excited to get started, please email me back to let me know. … Continue reading BoneBuilders of RI Leader Training Starts Soon!
I am so excited to be a part of the Trail Ambassadors team, where we provide guided, group hikes throughout Rhode Island. If you have ever been unsure about following certain trails, or love hiking, but don't want to go it alone, these are the people to be with. They are experienced in the trails … Continue reading Fitness Events with the Blackstone Heritage Corridor VIP Team!