Grow is the Word

Jul 1, 2016

g  r  o  w.   “Though I do not believe that a plant will spring up where no seed has been, I have great faith in a seed. Convince me that you have a seed there, and I am prepared to expect wonders. | Thoreau | Plant seeds. Grow things. Cultivate you. Bloom every way. […]

Kombucha is simple. It’s a fizzy, frothy, fermented beverage. It only has a few ingredients and is surprisingly easy to make. Plus it’s good, I mean really good, and likely really good for you. It is one of just a few drinks we keep around the house. Fresh milk and milk kefir, water and water kefir […]

See. Listen. Be.

May 15, 2016

Spring is a natural at renewing, growing, regrowing. Forgot that New Year’s Resolution? That’s all right. I forgot to make one at all. Oh well, it’s spring. Second chances. Restarts.   Renew. Grow. Regrow. I want to: see listen be this spring.   Let’s: Run less and see more. Talk less and listen more. Worry less […]

simplista:  noun 1. a feminine lover of simplicity, striving to uncomplicate food, family + fashion. 2. you, me. Color is everywhere right now. I’m a little obsessed. Warning: Lots of color-inspired pictures to follow. But first, complementary colors. Do you know what makes a picture or an outfit pop? Complementary colors kissing. Where opposites intersect, magic […]

“Let’s get minimal, minimal I wanna get minimal Let’s get into minimal   A decade before “minimal” and “capsule” were words we all knew, black, charcoal, white and navy were my uniform colors—complete with little stacks of clothes in a bare closet. I got bored. Certainly I’m glad this capsuling idea has so many people’s […]

Did you know this desserty food is healthy food? Yep. Just think, slathering it on antioxidant-rich pumpkin or berry pie or dolloping it on or dipping into it with fresh berries is good for you.   Cream is Magical Food. Raw cream, that is. It has something rare: Vitamin K-2. What’s so special about Vitamin […]

These are moist with a creamy texture—thus Coconut Cream Cookies. Bonus: they have the three key things every meal needs. Yep, you read that right. These cookies are a meal-in-a-cookie.   The three must-haves for every meal are: Protein High-quality, healthy fat Produce   And these cookies have it all. Protein: shredded coconut, coconut milk […]

Packets of potential rest, waiting.   Huddlers for warmth buzz, stretching.   When the equinox rolls around, the sun doesn’t favor one hemisphere over the other. Opposites find their equal. It’s not winter, and it’s not summer.   It’s the middle, the transition, the balance.   Possibility knocks on the door of our winterized selves. […]