Making Peace with Mother Nature

When life gives you rain and wind (and feisty critters), you have to take a deep breath, pick-up, re-pot and get creative. Yesterday a sudden and tumultuous thunderstorm came rumbling through my neighborhood. Between the torrential rains and wind gusts of up to 60mph my garden took a beating. It was my first day back […]

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Simple Two Egg Scramble (ME)

I am a big fan of savory foods in the morning. I love a few bites of sweet added into the mix, but savory and salty satisfies my palate in the mornings. I’ve been making simple scrambles for years with numerous types of ingredients – meats, cheeses, veggies and spices. Below are the basic instructions […]

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Building a Backyard Bird Sanctuary

“Watching the birds in my backyard is a peaceful, quiet easing into the routine of the morning. I forget I am in the middle of a city, and am reminded of my childhood home in the country.” Attracting birds to your home can be a simple, enjoyable and calming experience. By creating a nurturing environment […]

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The Outer Banks

“The Outer Banks is an inspiring locale filled with scenic vistas, multitudes of wildlife and beautiful coastal landscapes dotted with lighthouses and fishing trawlers.” There is a quiet peacefulness that settles in during twilight on the beach. At the Outer Banks in North Carolina the sun sets on the IntraCoastal Waterway to the West, and […]

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Chickens in the City

“Bringing chickens into your backyard is a great way to slow down and bring a little bit more farm and country into your life.” Today I had the pleasure of visiting my friend’s eleven chickens in Vancouver, WA. They live in an adorable little coup he built in his family’s back yard in the city. […]

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    On this site I share my bottomless passion for good food, big adventures and green spaces. You can learn more about my wellness programming, cooking and gardening classes and Ayurvedic offerings here.

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