Life Choices

This week I turned 43 and have been thinking for sometime how I am getting older and my lifestyle choices haven’t always been the best. My weight has fluctuated up and down from 120 up to almost 180 and back down and back up since I was 20. My eating habits have also fluctuated from…

Summertime

It ‘s been a pretty amazing summer! It has been tough not having a paycheck coming in, but it has been amazing to have time with my family. This summer, I am trying to focus on¬†growing food, being creative, cooking good, healthy, natural food, and living a good mindful life. Am I doing what I…

Meal Planning

As my summer sabbatical continues, I am finding myself not doing what I had hoped I would be doing. One of my goals was to get more organized. Now, to be fair, it is only 3 weeks in and the first 2 weeks the kids were home. The kids have been in school for 1…

Careers

I am now into week 3 of my summer sabbatical. Maybe if I put it like that, it will sound a little more professional than, ¬†“I quit my job for the summer”. I have varied reasons for taking this time off. I have been lucky and have been able to be home with my kids…

Summer Mindfulness

It’s the 4th of July weekend and I have been out of work for 2 weeks now. I have to say that I am using this time to really enjoy life. The simple act of sitting in my backyard is now a great experience, where as before, I was always looking to outside places for…