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Hello Fall! – Pumpkin Bacon Soup Recipe

Hello Fall! – Pumpkin Bacon Soup Recipe One of the most meditative times of my day is when I’m cooking.                                      ~ Gabrielle Bernstein So it’s fall, cold, crisp air even on the sunny days.  The leaves, if you are lucky … Continue reading

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A Lovely Fall Afternoon

A Lovely Fall Afternoon Autumn is a second spring, when every leaf is a flower. ~ Albert Camus This evening no big lessons, no great realizations just simple gratitude over a really nice day during my favorite time of year.  … Continue reading

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Happiness is Cooking Tofu

Happiness is Cooking Tofu Cooking and baking is both physical and mental therapy. ~ Mary Berry It’s a holiday weekend, so I thought tonight I’d write something a little light for my Sunday night post. My little brother turned vegan … Continue reading

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Holiday Happiness: Happy Foods

Holiday Happiness: Happy Foods I must learn to be content with being happier than I deserve.~ Jane Austen The holidays are a very stressful time for everyone and an exceptionally hard time for some.  So, until the New Year I’ll … Continue reading

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Eating in Oaxaca

Eating in Oaxaca One of the absolute joys of Oaxaca is the food and it’s amazing on a lot of fronts.  There is of course the excitement of the strange, they use insects here, as in many parts of the … Continue reading

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Goodbye Anthony Bourdain

Goodbye Anthony Bourdain I woke up this morning to the news that Anthony Bourdain had died, or more accurately had committed suicide.  It made me incredibly sad, if you read this blog and follow my travels it will come as … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas Happiness: Eleventh Day

Twelve Days of Christmas Happiness: Eleventh Day I must learn to be content with being happier than I deserve.~ Jane Austen Hello my friends, as we push through the holiday season and in our continuing attempts to make this a … Continue reading

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Happiness is Eating Healthy

Happiness is Eating Healthy One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well ~ Virginia Woolf Hello my friends, so a new year has started and many of us have resolved to make some changes … Continue reading

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Alternative New Year’s Eve Celebrations

Alternative New Year’s Eve Celebrations Youth is when you’re allowed to stay up late on New Year’s Eve. Middle age is when you’re forced to. ~ Bill Vaughan So New Year’s Eve is coming, amateur night as I like to … Continue reading

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Happiness is Thanksgiving, Kindness & Gratitude

Happiness is Thanksgiving, Kindness & Gratitude Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.                                  … Continue reading

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