Expect The Best!

It is a great feeling to intentionally expect the best each day!   Spring time keeps me mindful of rising to new life, and  to new expectations.  This goes hand in hand with spring clearing and spring cleaning.   Yes, we must toss the old to make way for the new.  Clearing clutter also has an incredibly special…

Spring in Bloom!

Hope you are staying in good health, good spirits  and thriving amidst all that surrounds us currently. Isn’t it wonderful to see the trees in bloom, the beautiful blossoms allow us to track nature’s unfolding.  We can see the shedding of winter and the new energy being released for the seasons ahead.   New season,…

Welcoming Spring 2021

Spring is here and I toast it with this hearty  green juice and a enthusiastic  spirit! Spring  is always a special time.  The spring season ushers in the rebirth of nature. It’s a fresh beginning; a time to clear, reflect, and begin anew. In the organizing business, Spring is a time for seasonal organizing (clearing clutter,…

Marching into March, 2021

As the seasons are shifting a new dawn is appearing.   In Michigan we KNOW snow may come, again,  before the season totally dozes off.   Even in the chilly wind of March  I can  sense an upgrade  in the atmosphere. Time to get our glow back, and more pep to our step.     January and February…

New Year 2021!

Happy New Year 2021, even through visions of 2020 may still be dancing in our head.  The new year is starting off quite different from previous years.   The rush to write New Year’s goals (resolutions) is taking a back seat for many, except possibility  HEALTH and WELLNESS goals. For plant-based, health-wise recipes and lifestyle information…

Make the Season Merry!

With everything the year 2020 represents, I am celebrating the year end. The winter season ( especially in Michigan) can be bare and beautiful at the same time. Many people welcome the winter months as a time to hibernate and rest, reflect and retool. As you carry your thoughts, reflections, aspirations, goals and Great Food…

Welcome Fall Season 2020

Nature’s seasonal cycle continues even when other things may be floundering. This indicates to me that Order is fundamental to the universe. Being in harmony with the rhythm of nature can (in many ways) help us to establish and maintain a sense of order in our personal lives. Here is a thought to ponder. Observe…

Final Days of Summer, 2020

It has been a busy season!  I have truly missed blogging.  Hope you are eating good and staying well!  As  summer ends  we still can enjoy summer veggies.  Here is a new vegetable I have grown to love this year,  Okra! Okra is a vegetable that has a place in the heart of community.   Good…

Spring Edible Dandelions + Pineapple Fruit of Spring

Spring edible young dandelions are available and welcome this time of the year.  In early spring these healthy bitter greens are on the scène.  Dandelions are full of the essential minerals; such as potassium, folic acid and magnesium.  They often are included in seasonal detox salads, as well as in smoothies ( pineapple, dandelion, ginger…

Health and Order

This unprecedented time is sending a clear message –  increase health in your body and order in your home.  Establishing order, can reap rewards for you in good as well as challenging times. These organic golden beets were fresh and healthy looking with greens intact at the market. Considering their high fiber and rich flavor…