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Life Gifts

When I was in the imagining phase of expanding Gluten Free Sage and—at the same time—creating Sage Words as a book, over and over again I would think about how was I going to make this happen?! This big idea of a website and a poetry book had me on the edge of my chair.… Read More


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I’m Sticking Up For You

I wrote this poem in the wake of the heartbreaking news of the Orlando shooting this weekend. This incomprehensible tragedy shocked and saddened me beyond belief. I didn’t think this is where we would be in the world. It’s overwhelming. Whether you’re a parent, an advocate of a child with Autism, defending a friend against… Read More


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Risks… Are Risky

Like so many others in 2008, I lost my job. But this situation is different than what you’d expect. My job was a house full of teenagers that left for college. At the same time, I just finished a 2-year house renovation, as well as a few other entrepreneurial efforts. My husband Mark began some… Read More


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Just Keep Moving Forward…

My friend Lori sent me this quote in a text message. She has Celiac, too, and has been through some of the same trials as me. These little nuggets of inspiration help keep us going throughout the day! Doubt will always exist in one form or another. We can’t avoid it, and we can’t suppress… Read More


Be YOU

One of the keys to having a peaceful life is to be free to be yourself. To express gratitude, enthusiasm, happiness, and love naturally—without being judged. If you have exciting news and you want to share it, go for it! It’s not bragging… it’s spreading joy. Say you have a favorite coffee, or you tried… Read More