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gluten free holiday spirits

Gluten Free Holiday Spirits

Holiday spirits will certainly get you in the spirit—unless you sip something that makes you sick. Many people can go with the flow and imbibe their holiday cocktails without worry, but for those of us with celiac, gluten sensitivity, food allergies, or even those of us watching our weight, it can be very challenging. But… Read More


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Slow Food Summer

I’m recommending a Slow Food Summer. C’mon… it’s summertime and the perfect time to experiment with whole, healthy foods and new recipes, gardening and fishing (even scalloping) too! Some of us still have a few weeks left of summer, so why not go ahead and make the most of it. We tend to go for… Read More


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National Poetry Month

Today is April 30 and the last day of National Poetry Month. I’ve been excited to celebrate this monthlong event for many reasons: First, I love poetry! In all its manifestations. Second, it healed me. Third, I met my personal goal to self-publish two illustrated poetry books. And for so many other reasons—especially that poetry… Read More


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Holiday Spirits

The tree is up and the lights are on and shining bright. The star is on top and my holiday spirits lifted. Now bring on the cheer! Honestly every day is Christmas to me: joy, peace, love, hope, serenity, humility, kindness, benevolence, empathy, generosity, truth, compassion, and faith—and these next two weeks are all about… Read More


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San Francisco

My favorite part of San Francisco was being able to walk about town in 70 degree weather for blocks and blocks. Whether we were in Menlo Park, or strolling to the Pier from our hotel on Market and 5th, walking far and soaking in the sights was THE BEST. We stayed at two different hotels:… Read More