Wellness & Well-being

I need a minute

Things in our world are crazy. It’s perfectly okay to take a minute, take a breath, take your time. It’s okay, even healthy, to recognize that you need to take

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Before we called them Blogs

Back in the 90’s, after my Mother passed away, well before Live Journal, WordPress and other blog sites, I had a blog I called Pieces: The Gallery it was born

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Cooking with love

SPAM Musubi – my version

I was born in Hawaii, and given that my parents lived on Oahu for six years, some of the Hawaiian culture slipped into our family life. One of those pieces

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Roasted sweet potato
Cooking with love

A sweet Thanksgiving

This holiday season I was blessed with having both of my kids home for Thanksgiving having survived 20+ Thanksgiving dinners both kids wanted to keep their requests for dinner simple

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Cod & Kale Soup
Cooking with love

For the Love of Cod!

It was my pleasure today to find some creative inspiration at my local grocery store in the form of a half of a pound of cod. I’d been recently wondering

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make the oatmeal from scratch it's the Guide to Living
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Basic Oatmeal from Rolled Oats

My take on a recipe from The Captious Vegitarian – updated August 2012 Bring to a boil in a small saucepan: 1 cup rolled oats just under 2 cups of

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