Happy Autumn, y'all! What a beautiful fall we are having this year and such a treat to divert our attention away from these very uncertain times we have endured so far. I hope you are all safe and sound and keeping busy, active and having some Fall fun! I know some of you have been … Continue reading Autumn in New England
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
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
The new Coronavirus may not show sign of infection for many days. How can one know if he/she is infected? By the time they have fever and/or cough and go to the hospital, the lung is usually 50% Fibrosis and it's too late (Fibrosis is not reversible). Serious excellent advice by Japanese doctors treating COVID-19 … Continue reading Coronavirus (COVID-19)
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
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!
Found everywhere and often treated a weed, Dandelions are natures body cleanser. The leaves, flowers and roots are all edible, tasty and fantastically nutritious! Among other health benefits, they support relief from liver disorders, acne and anemia and are good for supporting weight loss, skin care and maintaining bone health. Dandelion Greens have a spicy, peppery flavor and … Continue reading Dandelions
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!
Hey now! I hope this February Full Moon is finding you with abundant opportunity and infinite potential, options and inspiration. If you saw it last night after the snowfall, you know it was almost full and so bright, the reflection off the snow was dazzling! Tonight, if you have the chance sometime overnight, go outside, … Continue reading Upcoming Fitness Schedule and Full Moon Lore
There is nothing like Autumn in New England. With the change of season, the crisp brightness in the air and the leaves turning colors, what everyone wants now is a nice hot cup of seasonal coffee or tea. Now, you can make your favorite hot or iced coffee-bar style Pumpkin Spice Latte or Coffee easily … Continue reading Nespresso+Aeroccino Pumpkin Spice Latte