Finding Santosha

Santosha – To be content with what is My sister in law and I have registered for a yoga class once a week for 10 weeks taught by one of my favorite people. I have known this instructor for at least 10 years – I first hired him as an instructor teaching yoga and fitness…

45 Random Facts you Don’t Know about Me – or maybe you do!

Inspired by the idea of revealing more about myself – I am going to veer from the normal posts today. I decided to make a list of some slightly random things you probably don’t know about me and you would have done just fine in life never having known. You know the basics of me…

My New Kitchen Gadget

I got a new toy and I want to shout out to the world…. “THIS THING ROCKS!”  I don’t know about you, but I have always been nervous to try my hand at pressure cooking. I have visions of steaming my face off and not in a relaxing facial kind of way.  I remember our…

So thankful every day, not just on Thanksgiving!

Absolute cooking fail – right here, right now.  I know that it’s shocking, but it’s not all smiles and roses in my kitchen.  I always thought that making pull apart bread would be easy, I mean it looks easy – not so much! To be fair to me and to throw my son under the…

Kahlua Cinnamon Apple Bread and Some Basic Rules I Live By

As you know I have been on a journey since going on Long Term Disability – I don’t know if you have ever done it before but what I didn’t expect was all of the self-reflection that goes along with finding a new normal for yourself so regularly I find myself revisiting the rules or…

Frozen Chocolate Peanut Butter Treats

I’ve been a bit tired the last couple of days and so when that happens, I know that my body is telling me that it’s time to take a little break.  With MS, there is no rhyme or reason of when you feel the effects of your disease.  It may be Regular symptoms flaring up…

My 2 year commitment to science

In January of 2015, I began the process to participate in a Clinical Trial for a controversial procedure for those with Multiple Sclerosis called CCSVI.  What the heck is that you say?  Forgive me, but I have to get technical for a minute if I am to explain it to you.  CCSVI stands for Chronic…

Ready, Set, Action!

You make hundreds of small decisions all day, every day.  What to wear, what to eat, should I buy this, where will I go for lunch, who should I go for a walk with or should I just park it on the couch, who will I love, I’ll answer this call and not answer this…

Tomatillo Salsa and Kale Lime Caesar Salad

It’s a long weekend and it is so hot here that all I want to do is stay in my nice cool house and putter, so that is what I am doing.  It was a perfect opportunity to hang out in my kitchen! Since it has been kind of low key, I thought I would…

Note to Self

I went with the grand kids to the fall fair today.  A place that reminds me of my own childhood – the horses, the cattle, the rabbits, the goats and the sheep, the pies and the sewing exhibits – all of that sums up every one of my summers growing up. Back in the day,…

One of my favorite books of all time

Has there ever been a book that has made a huge impact in your life? First, let me say that there have been a few books that have impacted me and my relationships (How to Win Friends and Influence People, 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, The Secret, Personality Plus to name a few), but…