Daily Life

Top Five Favorites: Kitchen Appliances

  I am asked on a regular basis what I use in my kitchen.  This, I hope, is the first of many of these posts because I believe a well-stocked kitchen is a useable kitchen and there are just so many items that can make our lives much easier when...

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Healthy Entertaining

  Summer is the perfect time for outdoor entertaining! There are so many opportunities to enjoy people’s company and eat delicious food together. With extended daylight hours and what seems like a more relaxed schedule, we seem to have many more porch nights that extend late into the evening.   With...

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Friday Favorites at the Farmer’s Market

  If you are local to Richmond, this post will help you a lot when it comes to shopping at the farmers market. These are some of my personal favorite vendors but to be honest there are amazing farmers all over the place here now! It’s amazing to see people...

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Friday Favorites: Spring Edition

  Spring is here!!!! Friday favorites are back for my special Spring edition. The sun is shining and I think we all feel a bit more invigorated and well. I’m excited to share these 5 things that I feel make life more enjoyable and bring joy to the everyday!  ...

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Travel Tips for Health

  The biggest struggle for me when it comes to traveling is immunity. My body is very sensitive and when I am not on my normal schedule of eating, sleep and exercise my immunity is always compromised. While you are traveling it is very difficult to know what you will...

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Why I Teach

Every time I teach or counsel I have an opportunity to be a witness in a person’s life. That is an incredible privilege and I am honored I get to do this for my work. Change doesn’t always happen all at once, (although those “ah hah!” moments are so exciting),...

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Gatherings and Hospitality

There are very few things that feed my heart and soul in the way the hosting a gathering in my home does. It is an aspect of who I am and it is even part of my self-care. While it is true there are lots of things I like to...

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Holiday Gift Guide

I love Christmas and I also love practical gifts.  I love everything about daily living that most of my gift suggestions will center around what we need to sustain a healthy and happy life. I love to give and receive things that I will use day to day for years...

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Friday Favorites: Gratitude

This Friday Favorites post is going to be a little different than the last ones that I have done. I want to take a moment to express my gratitude because at this time of year we can easily forget that life is not all about us. As I am sitting...

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A Personal Note on Stress

Stress! How come we can’t always recognize it? I am resurfacing after 2 months of an incredibly busy schedule. At first, during this time, I felt good and excited about all that was going on in my life: my business, my family, my marriage, my daughter’s wedding…. all were doing...

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