What Is Your Mantra?

What Is Your Mantra?

What is your mantra?   Mantra: /ˈmantrə/ (noun) - a statement or slogan repeated frequently. The origin of the word mantra is Sanskrit and its literal meaning is "a thought behind speech or action". Recently I read quite a few posts about having a personal mantra and then I skimmed  read through quite a bit more. The [...]

Moments of Gratitude

Moments of Gratitude

  Moments of Gratitude.   Reflect (verb) | think deeply or carefully about. Gratitude (noun) | the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. I am the reflecting type. If you've been following my blog for some time then that statement will come as no surprise to you. I [...]

In Search of Simplicity

In Search of Simplicity

Simplicity Lately, I've been thinking a lot about simplicity. Actually, I've been thinking about it steadily for over a year. KonMari. I heard about the KonMari method around that time, even talked about it here.  I'm a KonMari dropout... I made it through books and clothes, maybe even dabbled into the next section...and then nothing. [...]

Mimosa?  Yes, please!

Mimosa. Sparkling wine....orange juice....and....strawberries.  During these long days of summer this sounds like a little slice of heaven. I know, I know... Wait, it's supposed to be champagne.  No,  there's triple sec.  Is that a Buck's Fizz?  Are you sure you have it right? I think mimosa sounds nicer whether there is triple sec, Grand [...]

Sweet Potato Meatloaf

I've decided that maybe I'll be Paleo-ish.  Yes, I like this term better.  You might remember that when I decided to go wheat-free, my husband decided to jump on my healthy bandwagon, but he prefers the paleo version of life.  Well, I cook the meals and while I am mostly trying to accommodate (sorry, but [...]