Meeting Deborah Madison

Meeting Deborah Madison

Hi friends! Today, we're taking a trip to Melissa's Produce to meet award-winning Author (of 14 different cookbooks!) Deborah Madison. Deborah Madison is an advocate for farmers and local farmers markets. She is well known for her seasonal and vegetable based cooking. Her latest cookbook "In My Kitchen" takes you…

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52 to 50 Project – Week 51 Learn to Crochet!

52 To 50 Project – Week 51 Learn To Crochet!

Hi friends! After last weeks "big rock" of joining a gym, I needed something that appealed to the creative and artistic side of my brain. So, for Week 51, I took a crochet class. Why crochet? Well, there was a picture circulating on Facebook of this adorable little fox shawl,…

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52 to 50 Project – Week 52 Join a Gym!

52 To 50 Project – Week 52 Join A Gym!

Hi friends! It's Week 52 of the #52to50 Project and we're starting BIG! Are you familiar with the concept of putting the "big rocks" first? Basically, it's a way to focus on important things (the big rocks) and not let the little things (pebbles or sand) distract you from what…

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52 to 50! My Birthday Project!

52 To 50!  My Birthday Project!

Hi friends! Yesterday, I went to sleep as a 48 year old. Today, I woke up 49. It’s hitting home I’m only a year away from 50. 50!! Half a Century. How the hell did that happen so quickly? I’m fairly certain my children are already stockpiling the “Over the…

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Wednesday Ramblings

Wednesday Ramblings

Hi friends! How many times have we made the same resolution, only to end up with the same outcome? Even though we wanted (and were hoping for) a different ending? For me, it happens all the time. ALL. THE. TIME! It's crazy! Insane even. Albert Einstein defined insanity as: Just…

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Happy New Year! Goodbye 2016!

Happy New Year!  Goodbye 2016!

Hi friends! It's Saturday, December 31st. Happy New Year! As I sit at my desk, sipping on a cup of coffee, I find myself reflecting on the joys and blessings, sorrow and tears of 2016. It's been a hell of a ride, hasn't it? In the midst of the memories,…

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25 Things You Don’t Know About Me!

25 Things You Don’t Know About Me!

Hi friends! I've seen a bunch of people lately sharing posts titled, "25 Things You Don't Know About Me." They're so much fun to read! I like getting to know people a little better. Some things people share, can be a little strange, but that's what makes it interesting, right?…

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Arizona Adventures – The Grand Canyon

Arizona Adventures – The Grand Canyon

Hi friends! Today, I'm sharing a little trip down memory lane. Childhood is a funny thing. The memories you carry with you last forever. Recently, I went camping near the Grand Canyon. The last time I was there was in 1980. When we were in 1980, my thoughts ran along…

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Arizona Blogging Conference Travels

Arizona Blogging Conference Travels

Recently, I went to a blogging conference in Arizona, called Blended. Traveling brings me so much joy. Staying in hotels, flying on airplanes, attending conferences, navigating new cities on my own, learning new things, meeting new people and experiencing places I've never been before, I love it! This conference was…

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San Joaquin Valley Farm Water Tour

San Joaquin Valley Farm Water Tour

July was a crazy month, that's for sure! Fortunately, among the crazy was a weekend of learning and fun. I was able to go on a Farm Tour of the San Joaquin Valley with the California Farm Water Coalition. We spent the weekend touring several different farms and learning a…

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